Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

But as for me Paul, I entreat you by the gentleness and self-forgetfulness of Christ--I who when among you have not an imposing personal presence, but when absent am fearlessly outspoken in dealing with you.

New American Standard Bible

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!

King James Version

Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you, but being absent am bold toward you:

Holman Bible

Now I, Paul, make a personal appeal to you by the gentleness and graciousness of Christ—I who am humble among you in person but bold toward you when absent.

International Standard Version

Now I myself, Paul, plead with you with the gentleness and kindness of the Messiah I who am humble when I am face to face with you but forceful toward you when I am away!

A Conservative Version

Now I Paul myself entreat you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who indeed am lowly in presence among you, but am bold toward you when absent.

American Standard Version

Now I Paul myself entreat you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, I who in your presence am lowly among you, but being absent am of good courage toward you:

Amplified

Now I, Paul, urge you by the gentleness and graciousness of Christ—I who am meek [so they say] when with you face to face, but bold [outspoken and fearless] toward you when absent!

An Understandable Version

Now I Paul, who am humble [when speaking] face to face with you, but bold when I am away from you, urge you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ [Note: This means either Paul was imitating Christ's behavior or that the Corinthians were to do so]:

Anderson New Testament

Now I, the same Paul, who, when present among you, am timid, but when absent, am bold toward you, entreat you, by the mildness and gentleness of Christ;

Bible in Basic English

Now I, Paul, myself make request to you by the quiet and gentle behaviour of Christ, I who am poor in spirit when with you, but who say what is in my mind to you without fear when I am away from you:

Common New Testament

I, Paul, myself urge you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold to you when I am away!

Daniel Mace New Testament

I who am a person of a mean presence, when among you, but exert myself upon your account, when absent; I Paul intreat you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, not to let me exert that authority,

Darby Translation

But I myself, Paul, entreat you by the meekness and gentleness of the Christ, who, as to appearance, when present am mean among you, but absent am bold towards you;

Godbey New Testament

But I Paul exhort you through the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who before your face am indeed humble among you, but being absent am bold towards you:

Goodspeed New Testament

I appeal to you personally, by the gentleness and forbearance of Christ??he Paul who is so humble when face to face with you, but so bold in dealing with you when he is far away!

John Wesley New Testament

Now I Paul myself, who when present am base among you, but being absent am bold toward you, intreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ,

Julia Smith Translation

And I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and equity of Christ, who, in face truly low with you, but at a distance bold towards you:

King James 2000

Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am humble among you, but being absent am bold toward you:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now I, Paul, appeal to you myself by the humility and gentleness of Christ, who {when I am present in person} [am] humble among you, but [when I] am absent am bold toward you--

Modern King James verseion

And I myself, Paul, beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ; I, who indeed to look upon am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and softness of Christ, which when I am present among you, am of no reputation, but am bold toward you being absent.

Moffatt New Testament

I appeal to you myself by the gentleness and consideration of Christ ??the Paul who is 'humble enough to your face when he is with you, but outspoken enough when he gets away from you.'

Montgomery New Testament

Now I Paul, myself, appeal to you by the humble-heartedness and selflessness of Christ??aul who "in your presence is humble, but bold enough when he is absent"??2 I beseech you, and I say, do not make me show my boldness, when I come in the boldness with which I think I shall show my courage against some who think that I am walking on the low level of the flesh.

NET Bible

Now I, Paul, appeal to you personally by the meekness and gentleness of Christ (I who am meek when present among you, but am full of courage toward you when away!) --

New Heart English Bible

Now I Paul, myself, entreat you by the humility and gentleness of Christ; I who in your presence am lowly among you, but being absent am of good courage toward you.

Noyes New Testament

Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, I, who present indeed am lowly among you, but am bold toward you when absent;

Sawyer New Testament

I PAUL also exhort you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in appearance am humble among you, but being absent am bold towards you;

The Emphasized Bible

Moreover, I, Paul, myself, exhort you, through the meekness and considerateness of the Christ, - I who, to look upon, indeed, am lowly toward you, but, absent, am bold towards you; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

NOW I Paul myself exhort you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who, when present, am indeed lowly among you, but being absent, am bold towards you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Now, I, Paul, make a personal appeal to you by the meekness and gentleness of the Christ--I who, "in your presence, am humble in my bearing towards you, but, when absent, am bold in my language to you"--

Webster

Now I Paul myself beseech you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you, but being absent am bold towards you:

Williams New Testament

Now I appeal to you in person, by the gentleness and fairness of Christ, I, Paul, who am so "condescending when face to face with you, but so courageous toward you when far away!"

World English Bible

Now I Paul, myself, entreat you by the humility and gentleness of Christ; I who in your presence am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you.

Worrell New Testament

Now I, Paul, myself entreat you, through the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in your presence, indeed, am lowly among you; but, being absent, am bold toward you;

Worsley New Testament

Now I Paul myself exhort you, by the meekness and lenity of Christ, who in presence am lowly among you,

Youngs Literal Translation

And I, Paul, myself, do call upon you -- through the meekness and gentleness of the Christ -- who in presence, indeed am humble among you, and being absent, have courage toward you,

Interlinear

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

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162


Usage: 0

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 314
Usage: 293

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

the meekness
πρᾳότης 
Praotes 
Usage: 9

and

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

ἐπιείκεια 
Epieikeia 
Usage: 2

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

who
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

in
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

πρόσωπον 
Prosopon 
Usage: 70

am base
ταπεινός 
Tapeinos 
Usage: 7

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

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

ἄπειμι 
Apeimi 
Usage: 7

am bold
θαῤῥέω 
Tharrheo 
Usage: 6

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

References

Images 2 Corinthians 10:1

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 10:1

Context Readings

Paul's Ministry Defended

1 But as for me Paul, I entreat you by the gentleness and self-forgetfulness of Christ--I who when among you have not an imposing personal presence, but when absent am fearlessly outspoken in dealing with you. 2 I beseech you not to compel me when present to make a bold display of the confidence with which I reckon I shall show my 'courage' against some who reckon that we are guided by worldly principles.


Cross References

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke upon you and learn from me; for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

2 Corinthians 10:10

For they say "His letters are authoritative and forcible, but his personal presence is unimpressive, and as for eloquence, he has none."

Romans 12:1

I plead with you therefore, brethren, by the compassionsof God, to present all your faculties to Him as a living and holy sacrifice acceptable to Him. This with you will be an act of reasonable worship.

Galatians 5:2

Remember that it is I Paul who tell you that if you receive circumcision Christ will avail you nothing.

Galatians 5:2

Remember that it is I Paul who tell you that if you receive circumcision Christ will avail you nothing.

1 Corinthians 2:3

And so far as I myself was concerned, I came to you in conscious feebleness and in fear and in deep anxiety.

1 Corinthians 2:3

And so far as I myself was concerned, I came to you in conscious feebleness and in fear and in deep anxiety.

1 Corinthians 2:3-4

And so far as I myself was concerned, I came to you in conscious feebleness and in fear and in deep anxiety.

Matthew 12:19-20

He will not wrangle or raise His voice, nor will His voice be heard in the broadways.

Matthew 21:5

"Tell the Daughter of Zion, 'See, thy King is coming to thee, gentle, and yet mounted on an ass, even on a colt the foal of a beast of burden.'"

Acts 8:32

The passage of Scripture which he was reading was this: "Like a sheep He was led to slaughter, and just as a lamb before its shearer is dumb so He opened not His mouth.

Romans 10:20

And Isaiah, with strange boldness, exclaims, "I have been found by those who were not looking for Me, I have revealed Myself to those who were not inquiring of Me."

Romans 15:15

But I write to you the more boldly--partly as reminding you of what you already know--because of the authority graciously entrusted to me by God,

1 Corinthians 4:10

We, for Christ's sake, are labeled as "foolish"; you, as Christians, are men of shrewd intelligence. We are mere weaklings: you are strong. You are in high repute: we are outcasts.

1 Corinthians 16:21-22

The final greeting of me--Paul--with my own hand.

2 Corinthians 3:12

Therefore, cherishing a hope like this, we speak without reserve, and we do not imitate Moses,

2 Corinthians 5:20

On Christ's behalf therefore we come as ambassadors, God, as it were, making entreaty through our lips: we, on Christ's behalf, beseech men to be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1

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

2 Corinthians 7:4

I have great confidence in you: very loudly do I boast of you. I am filled with comfort: my heart overflows with joy amid all our affliction.

2 Corinthians 10:2

I beseech you not to compel me when present to make a bold display of the confidence with which I reckon I shall show my 'courage' against some who reckon that we are guided by worldly principles.

2 Corinthians 10:7

Is it outward appearances you look to? If any man is confident as regards himself that he specially belongs to Christ, let him consider again and reflect that just as he belongs to Christ, so also do we.

2 Corinthians 11:21

I use the language of self-disparagement, as though I were admitting our own feebleness. Yet for whatever reason any one is 'courageous' --I speak in mere folly--I also am courageous.

2 Corinthians 11:30

If boast I must, it shall be of things which display my weakness.

2 Corinthians 12:5

Of such a one I will boast; but of myself I will not boast, except in my weaknesses.

2 Corinthians 12:7-9

And judging by the stupendous grandeur of the revelations--therefore lest I should be over-elated there has been sent to me, like the agony of impalement, Satan's angel dealing blow after blow, lest I should be over-elated.

2 Corinthians 13:2-4

Those who cling to their old sins, and indeed all of you, I have forewarned and still forewarn (as I did on my second visit when present, so I do now, though absent)

Galatians 4:13

And you know that in those early days it was on account of bodily infirmity that I proclaimed the Good News to you,

Ephesians 4:1

I, then, the prisoner for the Master's sake, entreat you to live and act as becomes those who have received the call that you have received--

2 Thessalonians 3:17

I Paul add the greeting with my own hand, which is the credential in every letter of mine.

2 Thessalonians 3:17

I Paul add the greeting with my own hand, which is the credential in every letter of mine.

1 Peter 2:11

Dear friends, I entreat you as pilgrims and foreigners not to indulge the cravings of your lower natures: for all such cravings wage war upon the soul.

1 Peter 2:22-23

He never sinned, and no deceitful language was ever heard from His mouth.

Revelation 1:9

I John, your brother, and a sharer with you in the sorrows and Kingship and patient endurance of Jesus, found myself in the island of Patmos, on account of the Word of God and the truth told us by Jesus.

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