2 Corinthians 8:13

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

For I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened:
New King James Version

For I do not mean that others should be eased and you burdened;
New American Standard Bible

For this is not for the ease of others and for your affliction, but by way of equality –
New International Version

Our desire is not that others might be relieved while you are hard pressed, but that there might be equality
The Amplified Bible

For it is not [intended] that other people be eased and relieved [of their responsibility] and you be burdened and suffer [unfairly].
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

For the collection [of money] is not being made in order that to others there might be relief from stress and strain and that pressure might be brought to bear upon you,
Phillips’ Modern English

Of course, I don’t mean that others should be relieved to an extent that leaves you in distress.
Williams’ Language of the People

For I do not want it to be a relief for others and a burden on you,
2 Cor. 8:12 π 2 Cor. 8:14
Scriptures π 2 Corinthians

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  1. Spiritual Deception; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard The antithetical nature of God and riches raises the question of whether the gospel of the kingdom of God can be truly received by peoples of nations where wealth is the god that is sacrificially served, obeyed and worshiped.
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