2 Corinthians 8:11

11 Now finish the work, so that your eager willingness to do it may be matched by your completion of it, according to your means.

2 Corinthians 8:11 in Other Translations

KJV
11 Now therefore perform the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which ye have.
ESV
11 So now finish doing it as well, so that your readiness in desiring it may be matched by your completing it out of what you have.
NLT
11 Now you should finish what you started. Let the eagerness you showed in the beginning be matched now by your giving. Give in proportion to what you have.
MSG
11 Your heart's been in the right place all along. You've got what it takes to finish it up, so go to it.
CSB
11 But now finish the task as well, that just as there was eagerness to desire it, so there may also be a completion from what you have.

2 Corinthians 8:11 In-Context

9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich.
10 And here is my judgment about what is best for you in this matter. Last year you were the first not only to give but also to have the desire to do so.
11 Now finish the work, so that your eager willingness to do it may be matched by your completion of it, according to your means.
12 For if the willingness is there, the gift is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what one does not have.
13 Our desire is not that others might be relieved while you are hard pressed, but that there might be equality.

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 12,19; Exodus 25:2; 2 Corinthians 9:2
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