2 Corinthians 3:5

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God;
New King James Version

Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think of anything as being from our selves, but our sufficiency is from God,
New American Standard Bible

Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is from God,
New International Version

Not that we are competent in ourselves to claim anything for ourselves, but our competence comes from God.
The Amplified Bible

Not that we are fit (qualified and sufficient in ability) of ourselves to form personal judgments or to claim or count anything as coming from us, but our power and ability and sufficiency are from God.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Not that we are sufficient in ourselves to evaluate anything, this evaluation originating from ourselves, but our sufficiency has its source in God
Phillips’ Modern English

Not that we are in any way confident of doing anything by our own resources – our ability comes from God.
Williams’ Language of the People

Not that I am myself qualified to consider anything as coming from me myself. No; my qualification comes from God, for
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Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. The Death of Self; A Larger Christian Life - A.B. Simpson Excerpted from his book, this writing from a hundred years ago still speaks volumes about today’s Christian’s need to die to self.

  2. Done in Christ; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard Some have taken Jesus’ last words to mean, among other things that Christ’s sacrifice was completely and ultimately finished - that there was and is absolutely nothing any human could do to add to the finished work of the cross. Is this true?

  3. Poverty; The End Time Men - W.W. Fischer Even after we are saved we must stay poor and rest in our spiritual poverty daily and be refueled by God Himself - and only then can we replenish a spiritually dying human race.

  4. Those Who Despise and Reject Authority - Neil Girrard Though many people leaving the “church” are accused of rebelling against authority – and Peter’s and Jude’s prophecies are used - this is only a misrepresentation of the real meanings in these prophecies.

  5. Truth and Grace - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Truth, grace and law - our ears and hearts have become jaded to the full intent and meaning of the Spirit of God.

  6. What’s In a Title? - Neil Girrard What’s in a title? More than most bargain for.
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