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1 Thessalonians 2:5

sFor we never came with words of flattery,2 as you know, nor with a pretext for greed—tGod is witness.

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1 Thessalonians 2:5 — The New International Version (NIV)

You know we never used flattery, nor did we put on a mask to cover up greed—God is our witness.

1 Thessalonians 2:5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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

1 Thessalonians 2:5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Never once did we try to win you with flattery, as you well know. And God is our witness that we were not pretending to be your friends just to get your money!

1 Thessalonians 2:5 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

For neither at any time did we use flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak for covetousness—God is witness.

1 Thessalonians 2:5 — New Century Version (NCV)

You know that we never tried to influence you by saying nice things about you. We were not trying to get your money; we had no selfishness to hide from you. God knows that this is true.

1 Thessalonians 2:5 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

For neither at any time were we found using words of flattery, as ye know, nor a cloak of covetousness, God is witness;

1 Thessalonians 2:5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

For we have not at any time been among you with flattering discourse, even as ye know, nor with a pretext for covetousness, God is witness;

1 Thessalonians 2:5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

As you know, we never used flattery or schemes to make money. God is our witness!

1 Thessalonians 2:5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

For we never used flattering speech, as you know, or had greedy motives —God is our witness —

1 Thessalonians 2:5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

As you know and as God is our witness, we never came with words of flattery or with a pretext for greed;

1 Thessalonians 2:5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

For never did we come with a word of flattery, just as you know, nor with a pretext of greediness (God is witness),

1 Thessalonians 2:5 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

As you know, we never praised you if we didn’t mean it. We didn’t put on a mask to cover up any sinful longing. God is our witness that this is true.

1 Thessalonians 2:5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

For we never came with flattering speech, as you know, nor with a pretext for greedGod is witness