2 Corinthians 2:11

11 in order that Satan might not outwit us. For we are not unaware of his schemes.

2 Corinthians 2:11 in Other Translations

KJV
11 Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.
ESV
11 so that we would not be outwitted by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his designs.
NLT
11 so that Satan will not outsmart us. For we are familiar with his evil schemes.
MSG
11 After all, we don't want to unwittingly give Satan an opening for yet more mischief - we're not oblivious to his sly ways!
CSB
11 so that we may not be taken advantage of by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his intentions.

2 Corinthians 2:11 In-Context

9 Another reason I wrote you was to see if you would stand the test and be obedient in everything.
10 Anyone you forgive, I also forgive. And what I have forgiven—if there was anything to forgive—I have forgiven in the sight of Christ for your sake,
11 in order that Satan might not outwit us. For we are not unaware of his schemes.
12 Now when I went to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ and found that the Lord had opened a door for me,
13 I still had no peace of mind, because I did not find my brother Titus there. So I said goodbye to them and went on to Macedonia.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Matthew 4:10
  • 2. Luke 22:31; 2 Corinthians 4:4; 1 Peter 5:8,9
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