2 Corinthians 11:8

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

I robbed other ekklesias, taking wages of them, to do you service.
New King James Version

I robbed other ekklesias, taking wages from them to minister to you.
New American Standard Bible

I robbed other ekklesias, taking wages from them to serve you;
New International Version

I robbed other ekklesias by receiving support from them so as to serve you.
The Amplified Bible

Other ekklesias I have robbed by accepting [more than their share of] support for my ministry [from them in order] to serve you.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

I robbed other assemblies, having taken wages from them, accepting from them more than their share of my support in order to minister to you.
Phillips’ Modern English

As a matter of fact I was only able to do this by “robbing” other ekklesias, for it was what they paid me that made it possible to minister to you.
Williams’ Language of the People

I sponged (Greek, took money without working for it) on other ekklesias by taking pay from them to render service to you,
2 Cor. 11:7 π 2 Cor. 11:9
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  1. Ekklesia - A Word Study - Neil Girrard Reading the Scriptures with the word “church” in them has done centuries of damage to the body of Christ. A simple reading of these Scriptures with the Greek word “ekklesia” re-inserted can be a real eye-opener.

  2. First Fruits, Tithes and Offerings - Darryl Samuels - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) A brother confronted with erroneous and false teachings about tithes and offerings, especially the “first fruits,” shares the results of his decision to research the Bible for himself.

  3. I Have Not Sent ThemNeil Girrard By what means can we test the men and women who come along claiming to be “apostles” sent by the Lord to proclaim the way of the Lord?

  4. 8. The Question of Finance; The Normal Christian Church Life - Watchman Nee Though the Book of Acts supplies many minute details regarding the work of an apostle, the one subject which from a human standpoint is of paramount importance in the carrying on of any work is not dealt with at all.

  5. Spiritual Fathers – 1 Corinthians 4:15; Twisted Scriptures - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) From a very scant Scriptural base, a whole system of teaching has evolved that concocts a “one size fits all” false doctrine that results in tyranny, oppression, persecution, exclusion, favoritism and a host of other evils.
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