2 Corinthians 13:7

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Now I pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is honest, though we be as reprobates.
New King James Version

Now I pray to God that you do no evil, not that we should appear approved, but that you should do what is honorable, though we may seem disqualified.
New American Standard Bible

Now we pray to God that you do no wrong; not that we ourselves may appear approved, but that you may do what is right, even though we should appear (be as) unapproved.
New International Version

Now we pray to God that you will not do anything wrong. Not that people will see that we have stood the test but that you will do what is right even though we may seem to have failed.
The Amplified Bible

But I pray to God that you may do nothing wrong, not in order that we [our teaching] may appear to be approved, but that you may continue doing right, [though] we may seem to have failed and be unapproved.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Now, we are praying to God that you do not even one bit of evil, not, as for us, in order that we may appear as approved, but in order that, as for you, you may be doing that which is honorable, but as for us, in order that we may be as those who are disapproved,
Phillips’ Modern English

I pray God that you may make no mistake, not because I have any need of your approval, but because I earnestly want you to find the right answer, even if that should make me no real Christian.
Williams’ Language of the People

But I am praying God that you may never do anything wrong, not to show that I am standing the test, but that you should continue doing right, though I should fail to stand the test.
 
2 Cor. 13:6 π 2 Cor. 13:8
Scriptures π 2 Corinthians

See Also:


Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. Inside Out - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) By failing to preserve the unity of the Spirit we turn the gospel of Christ inside out.

  2. One Hundred and Seven Theses - Steve Camp Christianity today is increasingly dominated by the spirit of this age rather than the Spirit of Christ. We call ourselves to repent of this sin and to recover the historic Christian faith in the arts again.
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