New Living Translation
I "robbed" other churches by accepting their contributions so I could serve you at no cost.
King James Bible
I robbed other churches, taking wages of them, to do you service.
Darby Bible Translation
I spoiled other assemblies, receiving hire for ministry towards you.
World English Bible
I robbed other assemblies, taking wages from them that I might serve you.
Young's Literal Translation
other assemblies I did rob, having taken wages, for your ministration;
2 Corinthians 11:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:8 I spoiled other churches - I, as it were, took the spoils of them: it is a military term. Taking wages (or pay, another military word) of them - When I came to you at first. And when I was present with you, and wanted - My work not quite supplying my necessities. I was chargeable to no man - Of Corinth.
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Or is it only Barnabas and I who have to work to support ourselves?
As you know, you Philippians were the only ones who gave me financial help when I first brought you the Good News and then traveled on from Macedonia. No other church did this.
At the moment I have all I need--and more! I am generously supplied with the gifts you sent me with Epaphroditus. They are a sweet-smelling sacrifice that is acceptable and pleasing to God.
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