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2 Corinthians 2:17

17 Unlike so many, we do not peddle the word of God for profit.x On the contrary, in Christ we speak before God with sincerity,y as those sent from God.z

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2 Corinthians 2:17 — English Standard Version (ESV)

17 For we are not, like so many, peddlers of God’s word, but as men of sincerity, as commissioned by God, in the sight of God we speak in Christ.

2 Corinthians 2:17 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

17 For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

2 Corinthians 2:17 — New Living Translation (NLT)

17 You see, we are not like the many hucksters who preach for personal profit. We preach the word of God with sincerity and with Christ’s authority, knowing that God is watching us.

2 Corinthians 2:17 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

17 For we are not, as so many, peddling the word of God; but as of sincerity, but as from God, we speak in the sight of God in Christ.

2 Corinthians 2:17 — New Century Version (NCV)

17 We do not sell the word of God for a profit as many other people do. But in Christ we speak the truth before God, as messengers of God.

2 Corinthians 2:17 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

17 For we are not as the many, corrupting the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God, speak we in Christ.

2 Corinthians 2:17 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

17 For we do not, as the many, make a trade of the word of God; but as of sincerity, but as of God, before God, we speak in Christ.

2 Corinthians 2:17 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

17 At least we don’t go around selling an impure word of God like many others. The opposite is true. As Christ’s spokesmen and in God’s presence, we speak the pure message that comes from God.

2 Corinthians 2:17 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 For we are not like the many who market God’s message for profit. On the contrary, we speak with sincerity in Christ, as from God and before God.

2 Corinthians 2:17 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 For we are not peddlers of God’s word like so many; but in Christ we speak as persons of sincerity, as persons sent from God and standing in his presence.

2 Corinthians 2:17 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

17 For we are not like the majority who peddle the word of God, but as from pure motives—but as from God—we speak before God in Christ.

2 Corinthians 2:17 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

17 Unlike many people, we aren’t selling God’s word to make money. In fact, it is just the opposite. Because of Christ we speak honestly before God. We speak like people God has sent.

2 Corinthians 2:17 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

17 For we are not like many, peddling the word of God, but as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ in the sight of God.