Parallel Bible results for 2 Corinthians 4

Third Millennium Bible

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2 Corinthians 4

TMB 1 Therefore, seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy we faint not, NIV 1 Therefore, since through God's mercy we have this ministry, we do not lose heart. TMB 2 but have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the Word of God deceitfully; but by manifesting the truth we commend ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God. NIV 2 Rather, we have renounced secret and shameful ways; we do not use deception, nor do we distort the word of God. On the contrary, by setting forth the truth plainly we commend ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God. TMB 3 But if our Gospel be hid, it is hid to those who are lost, NIV 3 And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. TMB 4 whose unbelieving minds the god of this world hath blinded, lest the light of the glorious Gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them. NIV 4 The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. TMB 5 For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake. NIV 5 For we do not preach ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus' sake. TMB 6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. NIV 6 For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ. TMB 7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. NIV 7 But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. TMB 8 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; NIV 8 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; TMB 9 persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed; NIV 9 persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. TMB 10 always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body. NIV 10 We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body. TMB 11 For we who live are always being delivered unto death for Jesus' sake, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our mortal flesh. NIV 11 For we who are alive are always being given over to death for Jesus' sake, so that his life may be revealed in our mortal body. TMB 12 So then death worketh in us, but life in you. NIV 12 So then, death is at work in us, but life is at work in you. TMB 13 We, having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written: "I believed and therefore have I spoken" -- we also believe and therefore speak, NIV 13 It is written: "I believed; therefore I have spoken." With that same spirit of faith we also believe and therefore speak, TMB 14 knowing that He who raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise us up also by Jesus, and shall present us with you. NIV 14 because we know that the one who raised the Lord Jesus from the dead will also raise us with Jesus and present us with you in his presence. TMB 15 For all things are for your sakes, that, through the thanksgiving of many, the abundant grace might redound to the glory of God. NIV 15 All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God. TMB 16 For this cause we faint not, but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. NIV 16 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. TMB 17 For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, NIV 17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. TMB 18 while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal. NIV 18 So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.