2 Corinthians 6:3

Paul’s Hardships

3 We put no stumbling block in anyone’s path, so that our ministry will not be discredited.

2 Corinthians 6:3 in Other Translations

KJV
3 Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:
ESV
3 We put no obstacle in anyone's way, so that no fault may be found with our ministry,
NLT
3 We live in such a way that no one will stumble because of us, and no one will find fault with our ministry.
MSG
3 Don't put it off; don't frustrate God's work by showing up late, throwing a question mark over everything we're doing.
CSB
3 We give no opportunity for stumbling to anyone, so that the ministry will not be blamed.

2 Corinthians 6:3 In-Context

1 As God’s co-workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain.
2 For he says, “In the time of my favor I heard you, and in the day of salvation I helped you.”I tell you, now is the time of God’s favor, now is the day of salvation.
3 We put no stumbling block in anyone’s path, so that our ministry will not be discredited.
4 Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses;
5 in beatings, imprisonments and riots; in hard work, sleepless nights and hunger;

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Matthew 5:29; Romans 14:13,20; 1 Corinthians 8:9,13; 1 Corinthians 9:12; 1 Corinthians 10:32
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