Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And being certain of this, it was my purpose to come to you before, so that you might have a second grace;

New American Standard Bible

In this confidence I intended at first to come to you, so that you might twice receive a blessing;

King James Version

And in this confidence I was minded to come unto you before, that ye might have a second benefit;

Holman Bible

I planned with this confidence to come to you first, so you could have a double benefit,

International Standard Version

Because I was confident, I planned to come to you first so you might receive a double blessing.

A Conservative Version

And in this confidence I intended to come to you earlier, so that ye might have a second benefit,

American Standard Version

And in this confidence I was minded to come first unto you, that ye might have a second benefit;

Amplified

It was with this confidence that I planned at first to visit you, so that you might receive twice a token of grace;

An Understandable Version

And because of this confidence [i.e., that you people have such a favorable opinion of me], I had determined to visit you first [i.e., before going to Macedonia. See I Cor. 16:5-7], so that you could have an additional blessing. [Note: The "blessing" here would be Paul getting to minister to them both before and after visiting Macedonia].

Anderson New Testament

And in this confidence I intended to go to you before, that you might have a second benefit;

Common New Testament

Because I was sure of this, I wanted to come to you first, so that you might have a double benefit.

Daniel Mace New Testament

in this confidence I purposed to visit you before now, (that you might have again the like satisfaction)

Darby Translation

And with this confidence I purposed to come to you previously, that ye might have a second favour;

Godbey New Testament

And in this confidence I wished to come unto you sooner, that you may have a second grace;

Goodspeed New Testament

It was because I was sure of this that I wanted to come to see you before going anywhere else, to give you a double pleasure;

John Wesley New Testament

And in this confidence I was minded to come to you before, that ye might have had a second benefit, And to pass by you into Macedonia,

Julia Smith Translation

And in this confidence I wished to come to you before, that ye might have a second grace;

King James 2000

And in this confidence I was minded to come unto you before, that you might have a second benefit;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And with this confidence, I was wanting to come to you previously, in order that you may have a second proof of my goodwill,

Modern King James verseion

And in this confidence I intended to come to you before, so that you might have a second benefit,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And in this confidence was I minded the other time to have come unto you, that ye might have had yet one pleasure more,

Moffatt New Testament

Relying on this I meant to visit you first, to let you have a double delight;

Montgomery New Testament

And in this confidence I intended to visit you, before going elsewhere, that you might have a pleasure twice over.

NET Bible

And with this confidence I intended to come to you first so that you would get a second opportunity to see us,

New Heart English Bible

In this confidence, I was determined to come first to you, that you might have a second benefit;

Noyes New Testament

And in this confidence it was my purpose to come to you before, that ye might receive a second benefit;

Sawyer New Testament

And in this confidence I wished to come to you before, that you might have a second benefit,

The Emphasized Bible

And, in this confidence, I purposed, before, to come unto you, - in order that, a second joy, ye might have, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And in this confidence I was intending to come unto you a second time, that ye might receive a second blessing;

Twentieth Century New Testament

With this conviction in my mind, I planned to come to see you first, so that your pleasure might be doubled--

Webster

And in this confidence I purposed to come to you before, that ye might have a second benefit;

Weymouth New Testament

It was because I entertained this confidence that I intended to visit you before going elsewhere--so that you might receive a twofold proof of God's favour--

Williams New Testament

It was because of this confidence that first I planned to visit you, to give you a double delight;

World English Bible

In this confidence, I was determined to come first to you, that you might have a second benefit;

Worrell New Testament

And in this confidence I was purposing before to come to you, that ye might have a second favor;

Worsley New Testament

And in this confidence I had a mind to come to you first, (that ye might have a second benefit,) and to pass by you into Macedonia;

Youngs Literal Translation

and in this confidence I was purposing to come unto you before, that a second favour ye might have,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

in this
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

πεποίθησις 
Pepoithesis 
Usage: 6

βούλομαι 
Boulomai 
will, would, be minded, intend, be disposed, be willing, list, of his own will
Usage: 31

to come
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

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

πρότερον 
Proteron 
Usage: 9

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye might have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

a second
δεύτερος 
Deuteros 
Usage: 36

Verse Info

Context Readings

Paul Delays His Visit To Corinth

14 Even as you have been ready, in part, to say that we are your glory, in the same way that you are ours, in the day of the Lord Jesus. 15 And being certain of this, it was my purpose to come to you before, so that you might have a second grace; 16 And by way of Corinth to go into Macedonia, and from there to come back again to you, so that you might send me on my way to Judaea.


Cross References

Romans 1:11

For I have a strong desire to see you, and to give you some grace of the spirit, so that you may be made strong;

1 Corinthians 4:19

But I will come to you in a short time, if it is pleasing to the Lord, and I will take note, not of the word of those who are full of pride, but of the power.

Romans 15:29

And I am certain that when I come, I will be full of the blessing of Christ.

1 Corinthians 11:34

If any man is in need of food, let him take his meal in his house; so that you may not come together to your damage. And the rest I will put in order when I come.

2 Corinthians 6:1

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

Philippians 1:25-26

And being certain of this, I am conscious that I will go on, yes, and go on with you all, for your growth and joy in the faith;

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