2 Corinthians 6:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain--

King James Version

We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.

International Standard Version

Since, then, we are working with God, we plead with you not to accept God's grace in vain.

A Conservative Version

And working jointly, we urge you also not to receive the grace of God in vain

American Standard Version

And working together with him we entreat also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain

Amplified

Laboring together [as God's fellow workers] with Him then, we beg of you not to receive the grace of God in vain [that merciful kindness by which God exerts His holy influence on souls and turns them to Christ, keeping and strengthening them -- "do not receive it to no purpose].

An Understandable Version

As workers together with God we urge you also, who have received God's unearned favor, do not allow it to be for nothing,

Anderson New Testament

As co-workers with him, we beseech you, that you receive not the grace of God in vain:

Bible in Basic English

We then, working together with God, make our request to you not to take the grace of God to no purpose.

Common New Testament

Working together with him, then, we urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Invested then with such a commission, I beseech you let not the offers of divine favour be made to you in vain.

Darby Translation

But as fellow-workmen, we also beseech that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:

Godbey New Testament

But working together we indeed intreat you not to have received the grace of God in vain:

Goodspeed New Testament

As God's fellow-worker, I appeal to you, too, not to accept the favor of God and then waste it.

Holman Bible

Working together with Him, we also appeal to you: "Don't receive God's grace in vain."

John Wesley New Testament

We then, as fellow-labourers, do also exhort you, not to receive the grace of God in vain.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

We then, as workers together with him, exhort you also that ye have not received the grace of God in vain.

Julia Smith Translation

And working together, we also beseech, lest also ye receive the grace of God in vain.

King James 2000

We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now [because we] are fellow workers, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

Modern King James verseion

But working together, we also call on you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We as helpers therefore exhort you, that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.

Moffatt New Testament

I appeal to you too, as a worker with God, do not receive the grace of God in vain.

Montgomery New Testament

As a worker with him I beseech you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

NET Bible

Now because we are fellow workers, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

New Heart English Bible

Working together, we entreat also that you not receive the grace of God in vain,

New simplified Bible

Working together with him we plead with you not to receive the grace of God in vain (to no purpose) (in emptiness).

Noyes New Testament

As fellowworkers, then, with him, we also exhort you that ye receive not the grace of God in vain;

Sawyer New Testament

And being also co-laborers we exhort you not to receive the grace of God in vain,??2 for he says, In an acceptable time I heard you, and in a day of salvation I helped you; behold, now is an acceptable time, behold, now is a day of salvation,??3 giving no offense in any thing, that the ministry may not be blamed,

The Emphasized Bible

As co-workers, however, we also beseech, that, not in vain, the favour of God, ye welcome;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

WE then as labourers with him, exhort you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore, as God's fellow-workers, we also appeal to you not to receive his loving-kindness in vain.

Webster

We then, as co-workers with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.

Weymouth New Testament

And you also we, as God's fellow workers, entreat not to be found to have received His grace to no purpose.

Williams New Testament

As God's fellow-worker I beg you too not to accept God's favor and throw it away.

World English Bible

Working together, we entreat also that you not receive the grace of God in vain,

Worrell New Testament

And, working together with Him, we also entreat you that ye receive not the grace of God in vain

Worsley New Testament

And we co-operating with Him do also exhort you that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:

Youngs Literal Translation

And working together also we call upon you that ye receive not in vain the grace of God --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
We
παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

συνεργέω 
sunergeo 
Usage: 5

with him, beseech
παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102


and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

that ye
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you , ye , for your sakes Trans , not tr ,
Usage: 314

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30

not
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

the grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

in
εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

Devotionals

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Context Readings

Afflictions Of God's Servants

1 And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain-- 2 for He says, "AT THE ACCEPTABLE TIME I LISTENED TO YOU, AND ON THE DAY OF SALVATION I HELPED YOU." Behold, now is "THE ACCEPTABLE TIME," behold, now is "THE DAY OF SALVATION"--



Cross References

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building.

Hebrews 12:15

See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled;

Jeremiah 8:8

"How can you say, 'We are wise, And the law of the LORD is with us'? But behold, the lying pen of the scribes Has made it into a lie.

Matthew 23:37

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.

Acts 14:3

Therefore they spent a long time there speaking boldly with reliance upon the Lord, who was testifying to the word of His grace, granting that signs and wonders be done by their hands.

Romans 12:1

Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.

2 Corinthians 5:18-20

Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation,

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia,

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I, Paul, myself urge you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ--I who am meek when face to face with you, but bold toward you when absent!

Galatians 2:21

"I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness comes through the Law, then Christ died needlessly."

Galatians 3:4

Did you suffer so many things in vain--if indeed it was in vain?

Galatians 4:11-12

I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored over you in vain.

Titus 2:11

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

Hebrews 12:25

See to it that you do not refuse Him who is speaking For if those did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape who turn away from Him who warns from heaven.

1 Peter 4:10

As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.



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