New International Version
We put no stumbling block in anyone's path, so that our ministry will not be discredited.
King James Bible
Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:
Darby Bible Translation
giving no manner of offence in anything, that the ministry be not blamed;
World English Bible
We give no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our service may not be blamed,
Young's Literal Translation
in nothing giving any cause of offence, that the ministration may be not blamed,
2 Corinthians 6:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Giving no offense - The word προσκοπη, read προσκομμα, Romans 14:13, signifies a stumbling block in general, or any thing over which a man stumbles or falls; and here means any transgression or scandal that might take place among the ministers, or the Christians themselves, whereby either Jews or Gentiles might take occasion of offense, and vilify the Gospel of Christ.
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LibraryBlessed Prosperity Meditations on the First Psalm.
INTRODUCTORY. There is a prosperity which is not blessed: it comes not from above but from beneath, and it leads away from, not towards heaven. This prosperity of the wicked is often a sore perplexity to the servants of GOD; they need to be reminded of the exhortation, "Fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass." Many besides the Psalmist have been envious at the foolish when seeing the prosperity of the wicked, and have been …
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There is danger not only that our trade will lose its good name, but also that the temple of the great goddess Artemis will be discredited; and the goddess herself, who is worshiped throughout the province of Asia and the world, will be robbed of her divine majesty."
1 Corinthians 8:9
Be careful, however, that the exercise of your rights does not become a stumbling block to the weak.
1 Corinthians 8:13
Therefore, if what I eat causes my brother or sister to fall into sin, I will never eat meat again, so that I will not cause them to fall.
1 Corinthians 9:12
If others have this right of support from you, shouldn't we have it all the more? But we did not use this right. On the contrary, we put up with anything rather than hinder the gospel of Christ.
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