I am saying this for your benefit, not to place a limitation on you, but so that without distraction you may give notable and constant service to the Lord.
I am saying this for your own good, not to restrict you, but that you may live in a right way in undivided devotion to the Lord.
This I say for your own benefit; not to put a restraint upon you, but to promote what is appropriate and to secure undistracted devotion to the Lord.
I am saying this for your benefit, not to place restrictions on you. I want you to do whatever will help you serve the Lord best, with as few distractions as possible.
I'm trying to be helpful and make it as easy as possible for you, not make things harder. All I want is for you to be able to develop a way of life in which you can spend plenty of time together with the Master without a lot of distractions.
Now I say this for your profit; not to make things hard for you, but because of what is right, and so that you may be able to give all your attention to the things of the Lord.
I say this for your own benefit, not to put any restraint upon you, but to promote good order and unhindered devotion to the Lord.
And this I say for your own profit, not that I may put a leash on you, but for what is proper, and that you may serve the Lord without distraction.
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that ye may attend upon
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I am saying
so that without distraction
you may give notable
to the Lord.
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