1 Thessalonians 2:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3777 [e]οὔτε
oute
NeverConj
1063 [e]γάρ
gar
forConj
4218 [e]ποτε
pote
at any timePrtcl
1722 [e]ἐν
en
withPrep
3056 [e]λόγῳ
logō
wordN-DMS
2850 [e]κολακείας*
kolakeias
of flatteryN-GFS
1096 [e]ἐγενήθημεν,
egenēthēmen
were we,V-AIP-1P
2531 [e]καθὼς
kathōs
just asAdv
1492 [e]οἴδατε,
oidate
you know,V-RIA-2P
3777 [e]οὔτε
oute
norConj
1722 [e]ἐν
en
withPrep
4392 [e]προφάσει
prophasei
a pretextN-DFS
4124 [e]πλεονεξίας,
pleonexias
for greed — N-GFS
2316 [e]Θεὸς
Theos
God [is]N-NMS
3144 [e]μάρτυς,
martys
witness — N-NMS









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:5 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
οὔτε γάρ ποτε ἐν λόγῳ κολακίας ἐγενήθημεν, καθὼς οἴδατε, οὔτε ἐν προφάσει πλεονεξίας, Θεὸς μάρτυς,

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
οὔτε γάρ ποτε ἐν λόγῳ κολακίας ἐγενήθημεν, καθὼς οἴδατε, οὔτε προφάσει πλεονεξίας, θεὸς μάρτυς,

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
οὔτε γάρ ποτε ἐν λόγῳ κολακίας / κολακείας ἐγενήθημεν, καθὼς οἴδατε, οὔτε [ἐν] προφάσει πλεονεξίας, θεὸς μάρτυς,

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:5 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Οὔτε γάρ ποτε ἐν λόγῳ κολακείας ἐγενήθημεν, καθὼς οἴδατε, οὔτε ἐν προφάσει πλεονεξίας· θεὸς μάρτυς·

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:5 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
οὔτε γάρ ποτε ἐν λόγῳ κολακείας ἐγενήθημεν, καθὼς οἴδατε, οὔτε ἐν προφάσει πλεονεξίας, Θεὸς μάρτυς,

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:5 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
οὔτε γάρ ποτέ ἐν λόγος κολακεία γίνομαι καθώς εἴδω οὔτε ἐν πρόφασις πλεονεξία θεός μάρτυς

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:5 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
οὔτε γάρ ποτε ἐν λόγῳ κολακείας ἐγενήθημεν, καθὼς οἴδατε, οὔτε ἐν προφάσει πλεονεξίας· Θεὸς μάρτυς·

ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ Α΄ 2:5 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
οὔτε γάρ ποτε ἐν λόγῳ κολακείας ἐγενήθημεν καθὼς οἴδατε οὔτε ἐν προφάσει πλεονεξίας θεὸς μάρτυς

1 Thessalonians 2:5 Hebrew Bible
כי מעולם לא דברנו בשפת חלקות כאשר ידעתם וגם לא למען בצע בצע האלהים עד׃

1 Thessalonians 2:5 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܦܠܐ ܓܝܪ ܡܡܬܘܡ ܐܬܚܫܚܢ ܒܡܡܠܠܐ ܫܕܠܐ ܐܝܟ ܕܝܕܥܝܢ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܘܠܐ ܒܥܠܬܐ ܕܝܥܢܘܬܐ ܐܠܗܐ ܤܗܕ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For we never came with flattering speech, as you know, nor with a pretext for greed-- God is witness--

King James Bible
For neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know, nor a cloke of covetousness; God is witness:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For we never used flattering speech, as you know, or had greedy motives--God is our witness--
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

used.

Job 17:5 He that speaks flattery to his friends, even the eyes of his children …

Job 32:21,22 Let me not, I pray you, accept any man's person, neither let me give …

Psalm 12:2,3 They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips …

Proverbs 20:19 He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets: therefore meddle …

Proverbs 26:28 A lying tongue hates those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering …

Proverbs 28:23 He that rebukes a man afterwards shall find more favor than he that …

Isaiah 30:10 Which say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not …

Matthew 22:16 And they sent out to him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, …

2 Peter 2:18 For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through …

a cloke.

Isaiah 56:11 Yes, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are …

Jeremiah 6:13 For from the least of them even to the greatest of them every one …

Jeremiah 8:10 Therefore will I give their wives to others, and their fields to …

Micah 3:5 Thus said the LORD concerning the prophets that make my people err, …

Malachi 1:10 Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nothing? …

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows' …

Acts 20:33 I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.

Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly…

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of …

2 Corinthians 4:2 But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in …

2 Corinthians 7:2 Receive us; we have wronged no man, we have corrupted no man, we …

2 Corinthians 12:17 Did I make a gain of you by any of them whom I sent to you?

1 Timothy 3:3,8 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, …

Titus 1:7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, …

1 Peter 5:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, …

2 Peter 2:3,14,15 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise …

Jude 1:11 Woe to them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily …

Revelation 18:12,13 The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of …

God.

Romans 1:9 For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son…

Romans 9:1 I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing …

Galatians 1:20 Now the things which I write to you, behold, before God, I lie not.

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