Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But as God is faithful, our word to you is not yes and no.

King James Version

But as God is true, our word toward you was not yea and nay.

Holman Bible

As God is faithful, our message to you is not "Yes and no."

International Standard Version

As certainly as God is faithful, we haven't talked to you with mixed messages like that.

A Conservative Version

But God is faithful, because our word toward you became not, yes and no.

American Standard Version

But as God is faithful, our word toward you is not yea and nay.

Amplified

As surely as God is trustworthy and faithful and means what He says, our speech and message to you have not been Yes [that might mean] No.

An Understandable Version

But just as certainly as God is dependable, our message to you is not [both] "yes" and "no" [at the same time].

Anderson New Testament

But God is true; for our preaching to you was not yes and no:

Bible in Basic English

As God is true, our word to you is not Yes and No.

Common New Testament

But as surely as God is faithful, our word to you has not been Yes and No.

Daniel Mace New Testament

God is my witness, I never prevaricated with you.

Darby Translation

Now God is faithful, that our word to you is not yea and nay.

Godbey New Testament

But God is faithful, that our word which is to you is not yes and no.

Goodspeed New Testament

As surely as God can be relied on, there has been no equivocation about our message to you.

John Wesley New Testament

As God is faithful, our word to you hath not been yea and nay.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But God is faithful that our word toward you has not been yes and no.

Julia Smith Translation

And God faithful, for our word to you was not yea or nay.

King James 2000

But as God is true, our word toward you was not yea and nay.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But God [is] faithful, so that our word to you is not "yes" and "no."

Modern King James verseion

But as God is true, our word toward you was not yes and no.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

God is faithful: For our preaching unto you, was not "yea" and "nay."

Moffatt New Testament

By the good faith of God, my word to you was not 'yes and no';

Montgomery New Testament

As God is faithful, my message to you is not now "Yes," now "No."

NET Bible

But as God is faithful, our message to you is not "Yes" and "No."

New Heart English Bible

But as God is faithful, our word toward you is not "Yes and no."

Noyes New Testament

But as God is faithful, our word to you is not yea and nay.

Sawyer New Testament

But as God is faithful, our word to you was not yes and no.

The Emphasized Bible

Faithful, however, is God, in that, our discourse, which was delivered unto you, is not Yea and Nay;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But as sure as God is true, our word to you was not yea and nay.

Twentieth Century New Testament

As God is true, the Message that we brought you does not waver between 'Yes' and 'No'!

Webster

But as God is true, our word towards you was not yea and nay.

Weymouth New Testament

As certainly as God is faithful, our language to you is not now "Yes" and now "No."

Williams New Testament

As certainly as God is to be trusted, my message to you has not been a "Yes" that might mean "No."

World English Bible

But as God is faithful, our word toward you was not "Yes and no."

Worrell New Testament

But, as God is faithful, our word to you is not "Yea" and "Nay."

Worsley New Testament

But the faithful God, He knows, that our word to you was not yes and no.

Youngs Literal Translation

and God is faithful, that our word unto you became not Yes and No,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

as God
θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151

is true
πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our , us , we , not tr ,
Usage: 388

λόγος 
Logos 
word , saying , account , speech , Word , thing , not tr ,
Usage: 256

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

was
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be , come to pass , be made , be done , come , become , God forbid , arise , have , be fulfilled , be married to , be preferred , not tr , , vr done
Usage: 531

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

yea
ναί 
Nai 
yea , even so , yes , truth , verily , surely
Usage: 24

and

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

Context Readings

Paul Delays His Visit To Corinth

17 Therefore, I was not vacillating when I intended to do this, was I? Or what I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, so that with me there will be yes, yes and no, no at the same time? 18 But as God is faithful, our word to you is not yes and no. 19 For the Son of God, Christ Jesus, who was preached among you by us--by me and Silvanus and Timothy--was not yes and no, but is yes in Him.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 1:9

God is faithful, through whom you were called into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

John 7:28

Then Jesus cried out in the temple, teaching and saying, "You both know Me and know where I am from; and I have not come of Myself, but He who sent Me is true, whom you do not know.

John 8:26

"I have many things to speak and to judge concerning you, but He who sent Me is true; and the things which I heard from Him, these I speak to the world."

2 Corinthians 1:23

But I call God as witness to my soul, that to spare you I did not come again to Corinth.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not like many, peddling the word of God, but as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 11:31

The God and Father of the Lord Jesus, He who is blessed forever, knows that I am not lying.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.

Revelation 3:7

"And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: He who is holy, who is true, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, and who shuts and no one opens, says this:

Revelation 3:14

"To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:

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