2 Corinthians 2:12

Ministers of the New Covenant

12 Now when I went to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ and found that the Lord had opened a door for me,

2 Corinthians 2:12 in Other Translations

KJV
12 Furthermore, when I came to Troas to preach Christ's gospel, and a door was opened unto me of the Lord,
ESV
12 When I came to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ, even though a door was opened for me in the Lord,
NLT
12 When I came to the city of Troas to preach the Good News of Christ, the Lord opened a door of opportunity for me.
MSG
12 When I arrived in Troas to proclaim the Message of the Messiah, I found the place wide open: God had opened the door; all I had to do was walk through it.
CSB
12 When I came to Troas for the gospel of Christ, a door was opened to me by the Lord.

2 Corinthians 2:12 In-Context

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.
14 But thanks be to God, who always leads us as captives in Christ’s triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Acts 16:8
  • 2. S Romans 1:1; 2 Corinthians 4:3,4; 2 Corinthians 8:18; 2 Corinthians 9:13; 1 Thessalonians 3:2
  • 3. S Acts 14:27
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