New Living Translation
I don't say this because I want a gift from you. Rather, I want you to receive a reward for your kindness.
King James Bible
Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.
Darby Bible Translation
Not that I seek gift, but I seek fruit abounding to your account.
World English Bible
Not that I seek for the gift, but I seek for the fruit that increases to your account.
Young's Literal Translation
not that I seek after the gift, but I seek after the fruit that is overflowing to your account;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:17 Not that I desire - For my own sake, the very gift which I receive of you.
LibraryA Tender Exhortation
'Therefore, my brethren, dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.'--PHIL. iv. 1. The words I have chosen set forth very simply and beautifully the bond which knit Paul and these Philippian Christians together, and the chief desire which his Apostolic love had for them. I venture to apply them to ourselves, and I speak now especially to the members of my own church and congregation. I. Let us note, then, first, the personal bond which gives force …
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The Warrior Peace
1 Corinthians 9:11
Since we have planted spiritual seed among you, aren't we entitled to a harvest of physical food and drink?
2 Corinthians 9:5
So I thought I should send these brothers ahead of me to make sure the gift you promised is ready. But I want it to be a willing gift, not one given grudgingly.
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