Romans 15:20
In this way, I have aspired to preach the gospel where Christ was not known, so that I would not be building on someone else's foundation.
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2 Corinthians 10:14-16
We are not overstepping our bounds, as if we had not come to you. Indeed, we were the first to reach you with the gospel of Christ. . . .


1 Corinthians 3:9-15
For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building. . . .

2 Corinthians 10:13-16
We, however, will not boast beyond our limits, but only within the field of influence that God has assigned to us--a field that reaches even to you. . . .

Ephesians 2:20-22
built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the cornerstone. . . .

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New American Standard Bible
And thus I aspired to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, so that I would not build on another man's foundation;

King James Bible
Yea, so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My aim is to evangelize where Christ has not been named, so that I will not build on someone else's foundation,

International Standard Version
My one ambition is to proclaim the gospel where the name of the Messiah is not known, so I don't build on someone else's foundation.

NET Bible
And in this way I desire to preach where Christ has not been named, so as not to build on another person's foundation,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
While I take pains to preach The Good News, not where the name of The Messiah is invoked, lest I build on an unusual foundation.
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