2 Corinthians 6:2-12 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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2 For he says, "In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you."Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation. 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 obstacle in anyone's way, so that no fault may be found with our ministry, 3 We put no stumbling block in anyone's path, so that our ministry will not be discredited.
4 but as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: by great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, calamities, 4 Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses;
5 beatings, imprisonments, riots, labors, sleepless nights, hunger; 5 in beatings, imprisonments and riots; in hard work, sleepless nights and hunger;
6 by purity, knowledge, patience, kindness, the Holy Spirit, genuine love; 6 in purity, understanding, patience and kindness; in the Holy Spirit and in sincere love;
7 by truthful speech, and the power of God; with the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and for the left; 7 in truthful speech and in the power of God; with weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left;
8 through honor and dishonor, through slander and praise. We are treated as impostors, and yet are true; 8 through glory and dishonor, bad report and good report; genuine, yet regarded as impostors;
9 as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and behold, we live; as punished, and yet not killed; 9 known, yet regarded as unknown; dying, and yet we live on; beaten, and yet not killed;
10 as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, yet possessing everything. 10 sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.
11 We have spoken freely to you, Corinthians; our heart is wide open. 11 We have spoken freely to you, Corinthians, and opened wide our hearts to you.
12 You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted in your own affections. 12 We are not withholding our affection from you, but you are withholding yours from us.