2 Corinthians 13:9

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

For we are glad, when we are weak, and ye are strong: and this also we wish, even your perfection.
New King James Version

For we are glad when we are weak and you are strong. And this also we pray, that you may be made complete.
New American Standard Bible

For we rejoice when we ourselves are weak but you are strong; this we also pray for, that you be made complete.
New International Version

We are glad whenever we are weak but you are strong; and our prayer is for your perfection.
The Amplified Bible

For we are glad when we are weak (unapproved) and you are really strong. And this we also pray for: your all-round strengthening and perfecting of soul.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

For, as for us, we rejoice when we are weak, but as for you, when you are strong. And for this we also pray, for your spiritual equipment.
Phillips’ Modern English

We are always quite happy to be weak if it means that you are strong. Our prayer for you is true Christian maturity.
Williams’ Language of the People

I am glad to be consciously weak, if you are really strong. This is my continual prayer, the perfecting of your characters.
2 Cor. 13:8 π 2 Cor. 13:10
Scriptures π 2 Corinthians

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That Reference This Scripture

  1. Be Perfect; The End Time Men - W.W. Fischer We all are attain to the completeness of personality which is nothing less than the standard height of Christ’s own perfection, the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ and the completeness found in Him.
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