1 Thessalonians 2:3

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile:
New King James Version

For our exhortation did not come from deceit or uncleanness, nor was it in guile.
New American Standard Bible

For our exhortation does not come from error or impurity or by way of deceit;
New International Version

For the appeal we make does not spring from error or impure motives, nor are we trying to trick you.
The Amplified Bible

For our appeal [in preaching] does not [originate] from delusion or error or impure purpose or motive, nor in fraud or deceit.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

For our exhortation did not have its source in error nor even in immorality, nor even in deceit,
Phillips’ Modern English

Our message to you is true, our motives are pure, our conduct is absolutely above board.
Williams’ Language of the People

For our appeal did not originate from a delusion or an impure motive; it was not made in fraud;
1 Ths. 2:2 π 1 Ths. 2:4
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