Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

For he is the Yes to all the undertakings of God: and by him all the words of God are made certain and put into effect, to the glory of God through us.

New American Standard Bible

For as many as are the promises of God, in Him they are yes; therefore also through Him is our Amen to the glory of God through us.

King James Version

For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.

Holman Bible

For every one of God’s promises is “Yes” in Him. Therefore, the “Amen” is also spoken through Him by us for God’s glory.

International Standard Version

For all God's promises are "Yes" in him. And so through him we can say "Amen," to the glory of God.

A Conservative Version

For as many as be promises of God, in him is the Yes, and in him the Truly, for glory to God through us.

American Standard Version

For how many soever be the promises of God, in him is the yea: wherefore also through him is the Amen, unto the glory of God through us.

Amplified

For as many as are the promises of God, in Christ they are [all answered] “Yes.” So through Him we say our “Amen” to the glory of God.

An Understandable Version

For [no matter] how many promises God has made, in Christ [the answer] is "yes" [i.e., Christ has fulfilled all of God's promises to mankind]. Also, through Christ, the "amen" [Note: This word is always translated elsewhere as "May it be so"] can be said by us in order to honor God.

Anderson New Testament

For whatever promises of God there are, are in him yes, and in him amen, to the glory of God by us.

Common New Testament

For as many as are the promises of God, in him they are Yes. And so through him we speak our Amen to the glory of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for all the promises of God do center in him, and are verifyed by him to the glory of God by our preaching.

Darby Translation

For whatever promises of God there are, in him is the yea, and in him the amen, for glory to God by us.

Godbey New Testament

For so many promises of God, in Him are yes; therefore indeed through him they are Amen unto the glory to God through us.

Goodspeed New Testament

for to all the promises of God he supplies the "Yes" that confirms them. That is why we utter the "Amen" through him, when we give glory to God.

John Wesley New Testament

For all the promises of God are yea in him, and amen in him, to the glory of God by us.

Julia Smith Translation

Forasmuch as the solemn promises of God in him yea, and in him Amen, for glory to God by us.

King James 2000

For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For as many as [are the] promises of God, in him [they are] "yes"; therefore also through him [is] the "amen" to the glory of God through us.

Modern King James verseion

For all the promises of God in Him are yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God by us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For all the promises of God, in him are "Yea": and are in him "Amen," unto the laud of God through us.

Moffatt New Testament

for in him is the 'yes' that affirms all the promises of God. Hence it is through him that we affirm our 'amen' in worship, to the glory of God.

Montgomery New Testament

For however many are the promises of God, in him they are "Yes." Therefore also through him let the Amen be said by our voices to the glory of God.

NET Bible

For every one of God's promises are "Yes" in him; therefore also through him the "Amen" is spoken, to the glory we give to God.

New Heart English Bible

For however many are the promises of God, in him they are "Yes." Therefore also through him they are "Amen," to the glory of God through us.

Noyes New Testament

For as to all the promises of God, in him is yea, and in him amen, to the glory of God through us.

Sawyer New Testament

for all the promises of God, the yes in him, and the Amen in him, are for glory to God by us.

The Emphasized Bible

For, how many soever be the promises of God, in him, is the Yea, - wherefore also, through him, be the Amen, unto God, for glory, through us.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, to the glory of God by us.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, many as were the promises of God, in Christ is the 'Yes' that fulfils them. Therefore, through Christ again, let the 'Amen' rise, through us, to the glory of God.

Webster

For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, to the glory of God by us.

Weymouth New Testament

For all the promises of God, whatever their number, have their confirmation in Him; and for this reason through Him also our "Amen" acknowledges their truth and promotes the glory of God through our faith.

Williams New Testament

But with Him it is always "Yes," for, as many as the promises of God may be, through Him they are always "Yes." This is why our "Amen" through Him is for the glory of God when spoken by us.

World English Bible

For however many are the promises of God, in him is the "Yes." Therefore also through him is the "Amen," to the glory of God through us.

Worrell New Testament

For however many are the promises of God, in Him is the "Yea"; wherefore, also, through Him is the "Amen," to the glory of God through us.

Worsley New Testament

but was yea in Him, (for all the promises of God are in Him yea, and in Him amen,) to the glory of God by us:

Youngs Literal Translation

for as many as are promises of God, in him are the Yes, and in him the Amen, for glory to God through us;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

all
ὅσος 
Hosos 
Usage: 76

the promises
ἐπαγγελία 
Epaggelia 
Usage: 51

of God
θεός 
theos 
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151
Usage: 1151

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

him



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ναί 
Nai 
Usage: 24

and

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

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

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

the glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 1:20

References

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Easton

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Morish

Watsons

Images 2 Corinthians 1:20

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 1:20

Context Readings

Paul Delays His Visit To Corinth

19 For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, whom we were preaching among you, even I and Silvanus and Timothy, was not Yes and No, but in him is Yes. 20 For he is the Yes to all the undertakings of God: and by him all the words of God are made certain and put into effect, to the glory of God through us. 21 Now he who makes our faith strong together with you, in Christ, and has given us of his grace, is God;


Cross References

Revelation 3:14

And to the angel of the church in Laodicea say: These things says the true and certain witness, the head of God's new order:

1 Corinthians 14:16

For if you give a blessing with the spirit, how will the man who has no knowledge say, So be it, after your prayer, seeing that he has not taken in what you are saying?

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and for ever.

Genesis 3:15

And there will be war between you and the woman and between your seed and her seed: by him will your head be crushed and by you his foot will be wounded.

Genesis 22:18

And your seed will be a blessing to all the nations of the earth, because you have done what I gave you orders to do.

Genesis 49:10

The rod of authority will not be taken from Judah, and he will not be without a law-giver, till he comes who has the right to it, and the peoples will put themselves under his rule.

Psalm 72:17

May his name go on for ever, as long as the sun: may men be blessing themselves by him; may all nations be blessing his name.

Psalm 72:17

May his name go on for ever, as long as the sun: may men be blessing themselves by him; may all nations be blessing his name.

Isaiah 7:14

For this cause the Lord himself will give you a sign; a young woman is now with child, and she will give birth to a son, and she will give him the name Immanuel.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a child has come, to us a son is given; and the government has been placed in his hands; and he has been named Wise Guide, Strong God, Father for ever, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 65:16

So that he who is requesting a blessing will make use of the name of the true God, and he who takes an oath will do so by the true God; because the past troubles are gone out of mind, and because they are covered from my eyes.

Matthew 6:13

And let us not be put to the test, but keep us safe from the Evil One.

Luke 1:68-74

Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, for he has come to his people and made them free,

Luke 2:14

Glory to God in the highest, and on the earth peace among men with whom he is well pleased.

John 1:17

For the law was given through Moses; grace and the true way of life are ours through Jesus Christ.

John 3:5

Jesus said in answer, Truly, I say to you, If a man's birth is not from water and from the Spirit, it is not possible for him to go into the kingdom of God.

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, I am the true and living way: no one comes to the Father but by me.

Acts 3:25-26

You are the sons of the prophets, and of the agreement which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, Through your seed a blessing will come on all the families of the earth.

Acts 13:32-39

And we are giving you the good news of the undertaking made to the fathers,

Romans 6:23

For the reward of sin is death; but what God freely gives is eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 11:36

For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things. To him be the glory for ever. So be it.

Romans 15:7-9

So then, take one another to your hearts, as Christ took us, to the glory of God.

2 Corinthians 4:6

Seeing that it is God who said, Let light be shining out of the dark, who has put in our hearts the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:15

For we go through all things on account of you, because the greater the number to whom the grace is given, the greater is the praise to the glory of God.

Galatians 3:16-18

Now to Abraham were the undertakings given, and to his seed. He says not, And to seeds, as of a great number; but as of one, he says, And to your seed, which is Christ.

Galatians 3:22

However, the holy Writings have put all things under sin, so that that for which God gave the undertaking, based on faith in Jesus Christ, might be given to those who have such faith.

Ephesians 1:6

To the praise of the glory of his grace, which he freely gave to us in the Loved One:

Ephesians 1:12-14

So that his glory might have praise through us who first had hope in Christ:

Ephesians 2:7

That in the time to come he might make clear the full wealth of his grace in his mercy to us in Christ Jesus:

Ephesians 3:8-10

To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, was this grace given, so that I might make clear to the Gentiles the good news of the unending wealth of Christ:

Colossians 1:27

To whom God was pleased to give knowledge of the wealth of the glory of this secret among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

2 Thessalonians 1:10

At his coming, when he will have glory in his saints, and will be a cause of wonder in all those who had faith (because our witness among you had effect) in that day.

Hebrews 6:12-19

So that you may not be slow in heart, but may take as your example those to whom God has given their heritage, because of their faith and their long waiting.

Hebrews 7:6

But this man, who was not of their family, took the tenth from Abraham, and gave a blessing to him to whom God had given his undertaking.

Hebrews 9:10-15

Because they are only rules of the flesh, of meats and drinks and washings, which have their place till the time comes when things will be put right.

Hebrews 11:13

All these came to their end in faith, not having had the heritage; but having seen it with delight far away, they gave witness that they were wanderers and not of the earth.

Hebrews 11:39-40

And not one of these got the good things of the agreement, though they all had a good record through faith,

1 Peter 1:12

And it was made clear to those prophets that they were God's servants not for themselves but for you, to give you word of the things which have now come to your ears from the preachers of the good news through the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven; things which even angels have a desire to see.

1 John 2:24-25

But as for you, keep in your hearts the things which were made clear to you from the first. If you keep these things in your hearts you will be kept in the Father and the Son.

1 John 5:11

And his witness is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

Revelation 7:12

So be it. Let blessing and glory and wisdom and praise and honour and power and strength be given to our God for ever and ever. So be it.

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