2 Corinthians: Chapter 06

The Second Epistle to the Corinthians. The 6th Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
6:1 But we helping you in work and word admonish you, that ye receive not the grace of God in vain. We as helpers therefore exhort you, that ye receive not the grace of god in vain. So we therefore as workers together beseech you, that ye receive not the grace of God in vain. We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also, that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.
6:2 For he saith, In time accepted, I have heard thee, and in the day of health I have helped thee. Lo! now a time acceptable, lo! now a day of health. For he saith: I have heard thee in a time accepted: and in the day of health, have I succoured thee. Behold now is that well accepted time: behold now is that day of health. For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold now the accepted time, behold now the day of salvation. (For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time, behold, now is the day of salvation)
6:3 To no man giving any offence, that our ministry be not reproved; Let us give no man occasion of evil, that in our office be found no fault: We give no occasion of offence in any thing, that our ministry should not be reprehended. Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:
6:4 but in all things give we ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in tribulations, in needs, in anguishes, but in all things let us behave ourselves as the ministers of God. In much patience, in afflictions, in necessity, in anguish, But in all things we approve ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, But in all things approving ourselves, as the Ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
6:5 in scourgings, in prisons, in dissensions within, in travails, in wakings, in fastings, in stripes, in prisonment, in strife, in labour, in watch, in fasting, In stripes, in prisons, in tumults, in labours, By watchings, by fastings, In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings,
6:6 in chastity, in science, in long abiding, in sweetness, in the Holy Ghost, in charity not feigned, in pureness, in knowledge, in long suffering, in kindness, in the holy ghost, in love unfeigned, by purity, by knowledge, by long suffering, by kindness, by the holy Ghost, by love unfeigned, By pureness, by knowledge, by long suffering, by kindness, by the holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,
6:7 in the word of truth, in the virtue of God; by armours of rightwiseness on the right half and on the left half; in the words of truth, in the power of God, by the armour of rightwiseness on the right hand and on the left hand, By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left, By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness, on the right hand, and on the left,
6:8 by glory and unnobility; by evil fame and good fame; as deceivers, and true men; in honour and dishonour, in evil report and good report, as deceivers and yet true, By honour, and dishonour, by evil report & good report, as deceivers, and yet true: By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report, as deceivers and yet true:
6:9 as they that be unknown and known; as men dying, and lo! we live; as chastised, and not made dead; as unknown, and yet known: as dying and behold we yet live: as chastened and not killed: As unknown, and yet known: as dying, and behold, we live: as chastened, and yet not killed: As unknown, & yet well known: as dying, and behold, we live: as chastened, and not killed:
6:10 as sorrowful, but evermore joying; as needy men, soothly making many rich; as nothing having, and wielding all things. as sorrowing and yet alway merry: as poor and yet make many rich: as having nothing and yet possessing all things. As sorrowing, & yet alway rejoicing: as poor, and yet make many rich: as having nothing, and yet possessing all things. As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing: as poor, yet making many rich: as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
6:11 O! ye Corinthians, our mouth is open to you, our heart is alarged; O ye Corinthians, our mouth is open unto you. our heart is made large: O Corinthians, our mouth is open unto you: our heart is made large. O ye Corinthians, our mouth is open unto you, our heart is enlarged.
6:12 ye be not made strait in us, but ye be made strait in your entrails. ye are not brought into cumbrance by us, though that ye vex yourselves of a true meaning. Ye are not kept strait in us, but ye are kept strait in your own bowels. Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own bowels.
6:13 Forsooth, we having the same reward, I say as to sons, and be ye alarged. I speak unto you as unto children, which have like reward with us: stretch yourselves therefore out. Now for the same recompense, I speak as to my children, Be you also enlarged. Now for a recompense in the same, (I speak as unto my children) be ye also enlarged.
6:14 Do not ye bear the yoke with unfaithful men. Soothly what parting of rightwiseness with wickedness? or what fellowship of light to darknesses? bear not the yoke with the unbelievers. For what fellowship hath rightwiseness with unrightwiseness? What company hath light with darkness? Be not unequally yoked with the infidels: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?
6:15 and what according of Christ to Belial? or what part of a faithful man with the unfaithful? What concord hath Christ with belial? Other what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath the believer with the infidel? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth, with an infidel?
6:16 but what consent to the temple of God with idols? Forsooth ye be the temple of quick God, as the Lord saith, For I shall dwell in them, and I shall walk in; and I shall be the God of them, and they shall be to me a people. how agreeth the temple of god with images? And ye are the temple of the living god, as said god: I will dwell among them, and walk among them, and will be their god: and they shall be my people. And what agreement hath the Temple of God with idols? for ye are the Temple of the living God: as God hath said, I will dwell among them, and walk there: and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. And what agreement hath the Temple of God with idols? for ye are the Temple of the living God, as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
6:17 For which thing go ye out of the middle of them, and be ye parted, saith the Lord, and touch not unclean thing; and I shall receive you, Wherefore come out from among them, and separate yourselves from them (saith the lord) and touch none unclean thing: so will I receive you, Wherefore come out from among them, and separate yourselves, saith the Lord: and touch none unclean thing, & I will receive you. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing, and I will receive you,
6:18 and I shall be to you into a Father, and ye shall be to me into sons and daughters, saith the Lord almighty. and will be a father unto you, and ye shall be unto me sons and daughters, saith the lord almighty. And I will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord almighty. And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
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