2 Corinthians 8:20

“Avoiding this, that no man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Corinthians 8:20

Auoyding this, that no man should blame vs in this aboundance which is administred by vs.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

taking precaution so that no one will discredit us in our administration of this generous gift;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Avoiding this, that any man should blame us in `the matter of' this bounty which is ministered by us:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And so that no man might be able to say anything against us in the business of this giving which has been put into our hands:
- Basic English Bible

avoiding this, that any one should blame us in this abundance [which is] administered by us;
- Darby Bible

Avoiding this, that no man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us:
- Webster's Bible

For against one thing we are on our guard--I mean against blame being thrown upon us in respect to these large and liberal contributions which are under our charge.
- Weymouth Bible

We are avoiding this, that any man should blame us concerning this abundance which is administered by us.
- World English Bible

eschewynge this thing, that no man blame vs in this plente, that is mynystrid of vs to the glorye of the Lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

avoiding this, lest any one may blame us in this abundance that is ministered by us,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Corinthians 8:20

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 8:20


8:18 We - I and Timothy. The brother - The ancients generally supposed this was St. Luke. Whose praise - For faithfully dispensing the gospel, is through all the churches.

8:19 He was appointed by the churches - Of Macedonia. With this gift - Which they were carrying from Macedonia to Jerusalem. For the declaration of our ready mind - That of Paul and his fellow - traveller, ready to be the servants of all.

8:22 With them - With Titus and Luke. Our brother - Perhaps Apollos.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 8:20


2Co 8:20 That no man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us. There were evil-minded persons who might charge that the apostle had used the gifts of his own advantage unless the messengers could report just how the funds were used.

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