Parallel Bible results for 2 Corinthians 4:5-12

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2 Corinthians 4:5-12

CEB 5 We don't preach about ourselves. Instead, we preach about Jesus Christ as Lord, and we describe ourselves as your slaves for Jesus' sake. NRS 5 For we do not proclaim ourselves; we proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord and ourselves as your slaves for Jesus' sake. CEB 6 God said that light should shine out of the darkness. He is the same one who shone in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus Christ. NRS 6 For it is the God who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. CEB 7 But we have this treasure in clay pots so that the awesome power belongs to God and doesn't come from us. NRS 7 But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us. CEB 8 We are experiencing all kinds of trouble, but we aren't crushed. We are confused, but we aren't depressed. NRS 8 We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; CEB 9 We are harassed, but we aren't abandoned. We are knocked down, but we aren't knocked out. NRS 9 persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; CEB 10 We always carry Jesus' death around in our bodies so that Jesus' life can also be seen in our bodies. NRS 10 always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be made visible in our bodies. CEB 11 We who are alive are always being handed over to death for Jesus' sake so that Jesus' life can also be seen in our bodies that are dying. NRS 11 For while we live, we are always being given up to death for Jesus' sake, so that the life of Jesus may be made visible in our mortal flesh. CEB 12 So death is at work in us, but life is at work in you. NRS 12 So death is at work in us, but life in you.