Giving no occasion of stumbling in any thing (mhdemian en mhdeni didonte proskophn). Proskoph, late word (Polybius, LXX), from proskoptw, to strike against, to stumble. Only here in N.T. Note double negative in the Greek. That the ministry be not blamed (ina mh mwmhqh h diakonia). Negative purpose (ina mh). First aorist passive subjunctive of old verb mwmaomai from mwmo, blot, blemish. One can read with profit J. A. Hutton's Warrack Lectures, That the Ministry Be Not Blamed.