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Popular Bible verses from 2 Corinthians 8

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2 Corinthians 8:9

Bible Rank: 964

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. NIV

For you are becoming progressively acquainted with and recognizing more strongly and clearly the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ (His kindness, His gracious generosity, His undeserved favor and spiritual blessing), [in] that though He was [so very] rich, yet for your sakes He became [so very] poor, in order that by His poverty you might become enriched (abundantly supplied). AMP

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich. KJV


2 Corinthians 8:1

Bible Rank: 1,680

And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. NIV

WE WANT to tell you further, brethren, about the grace (the favor and spiritual blessing) of God which has been evident in the churches of Macedonia [arousing in them the desire to give alms] AMP

Moreover, brethren, we do you to wit of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia; KJV


2 Corinthians 8:10

Bible Rank: 2,480

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. NIV

[It is then] my counsel and my opinion in this matter that I give [you when I say]: It is profitable and fitting for you [now to complete the enterprise] which more than a year ago you not only began, but were the first to wish to do anything [about contributions for the relief of the saints at Jerusalem]. AMP

And herein I give my advice: for this is expedient for you, who have begun before, not only to do, but also to be forward a year ago. KJV


2 Corinthians 8:11

Bible Rank: 3,709

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

So now finish doing it, that your [enthusiastic] readiness in desiring it may be equalled by your completion of it according to your ability and means. AMP

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. KJV


2 Corinthians 8:12

Bible Rank: 3,915

For if the willingness is there, the gift is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what one does not have. NIV

For if the [eager] readiness to give is there, then it is acceptable and welcomed in proportion to what a person has, not according to what he does not have. AMP

For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not. KJV


2 Corinthians 8:16

Bible Rank: 4,143

Thanks be to God, who put into the heart of Titus the same concern I have for you. NIV

But thanks be to God Who planted the same earnest zeal and care for you in the heart of Titus. AMP

But thanks be to God, which put the same earnest care into the heart of Titus for you. KJV


2 Corinthians 8:13

Bible Rank: 4,195

Our desire is not that others might be relieved while you are hard pressed, but that there might be equality. NIV

For it is not [intended] that other people be eased and relieved [of their responsibility] and you be burdened and suffer [unfairly] AMP

For I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened: KJV


2 Corinthians 8:15

Bible Rank: 4,432

As it is written: "The one who gathered much did not have too much, and the one who gathered little did not have too little." NIV

As it is written, He who gathered much had nothing over, and he who gathered little did not lack. [Exod. 16:18.] AMP

As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no lack. KJV


2 Corinthians 8:14

Bible Rank: 4,482

At the present time your plenty will supply what they need, so that in turn their plenty will supply what you need. The goal is equality NIV

But to have equality [share and share alike], your surplus over necessity at the present time going to meet their want and to equalize the difference created by it, so that [at some other time] their surplus in turn may be given to supply your want. Thus there may be equality AMP

But by an equality, that now at this time your abundance may be a supply for their want, that their abundance also may be a supply for your want: that there may be equality: KJV


2 Corinthians 8:18

Bible Rank: 5,322

And we are sending along with him the brother who is praised by all the churches for his service to the gospel. NIV

But we are sending along with him that brother [Luke?] whose praise in the Gospel ministry [is spread] throughout all the churches AMP

And we have sent with him the brother, whose praise is in the gospel throughout all the churches; KJV


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