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2 Corinthians 1 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Greeting
Paul Comforts the Believers

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:1 - Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,
To the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in all Achaia:

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:2 - Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Comfort in Suffering

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:3 - Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort,

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:4 - who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:5 - For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also abounds through Christ.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:6 - Now if we are afflicted, it is for your consolation and salvation, which is effective for enduring the same sufferings which we also suffer. Or if we are comforted, it is for your consolation and salvation.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:7 - And our hope for you is steadfast, because we know that as you are partakers of the sufferings, so also you will partake of the consolation.
Delivered from Suffering

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:8 - For we do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, of our trouble which came to us in Asia: that we were burdened beyond measure, above strength, so that we despaired even of life.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:9 - Yes, we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves but in God who raises the dead,

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:10 - who delivered us from so great a death, and does[fn] deliver us; in whom we trust that He will still deliver us,

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:11 - you also helping together in prayer for us, that thanks may be given by many persons on our[fn] behalf for the gift granted to us through many.
Paul’s Sincerity

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:12 - For our boasting is this: the testimony of our conscience that we conducted ourselves in the world in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom but by the grace of God, and more abundantly toward you.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:13 - For we are not writing any other things to you than what you read or understand. Now I trust you will understand, even to the end

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:14 - (as also you have understood us in part), that we are your boast as you also are ours, in the day of the Lord Jesus.
Sparing the Church

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:15 - And in this confidence I intended to come to you before, that you might have a second benefit—

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:16 - to pass by way of you to Macedonia, to come again from Macedonia to you, and be helped by you on my way to Judea.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:17 - Therefore, when I was planning this, did I do it lightly? Or the things I plan, do I plan according to the flesh, that with me there should be Yes, Yes, and No, No?

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:18 - But as God is faithful, our word to you was not Yes and No.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:19 - For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us—by me, Silvanus, and Timothy—was not Yes and No, but in Him was Yes.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:20 - For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:21 - Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and has anointed us is God,

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:22 - who also has sealed us and given us the Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:23 - Moreover I call God as witness against my soul, that to spare you I came no more to Corinth.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:24 - Not that we have dominion over your faith, but are fellow workers for your joy; for by faith you stand.
NKJV Footnotes
NU-Text reads shall.
M-Text reads your behalf.
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