Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

For, though we are still living in the world, it is no worldly warfare that we are waging.

New American Standard Bible

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh,

King James Version

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh:

Holman Bible

For though we live in the body, we do not wage war in an unspiritual way,

International Standard Version

Of course, we are living in the world, but we do not wage war in a world-like way.

A Conservative Version

For though walking in flesh, we do not war according to flesh.

American Standard Version

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh

Amplified

For though we walk in the flesh [as mortal men], we are not carrying on our [spiritual] warfare according to the flesh and using the weapons of man.

An Understandable Version

For although we live in the world [i.e., in a human body], we do not wage war [i.e., for God and against evil] on a worldly level [i.e., by using the tactics of unsaved people].

Anderson New Testament

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh,

Bible in Basic English

For though we may be living in the flesh, we are not fighting after the way of the flesh

Common New Testament

For though we live in the flesh, we do not wage war as the flesh does.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for tho' I am involv'd with the world, I don't sustain the war with their poor arts:

Darby Translation

For walking in flesh, we do not war according to flesh.

Godbey New Testament

For walking in the flesh, we do not wage war according to the flesh;

Goodspeed New Testament

For though I do live an earthly life, I am not carrying on an earthly war,

John Wesley New Testament

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh:

Julia Smith Translation

For walking in the flesh, we war not after the flesh:

King James 2000

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [although we] are living in the flesh, we do not wage war according to the flesh,

Modern King James verseion

For though walking about in flesh, we do not war according to flesh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, though we walk compassed with the flesh, yet we war not fleshly.

Moffatt New Testament

I do live in the flesh, but I do not make war as the flesh does;

Montgomery New Testament

Though I do walk on the low level of the flesh, I do not make war as the flesh does;

NET Bible

For though we live as human beings, we do not wage war according to human standards,

New Heart English Bible

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not wage war according to the flesh;

Noyes New Testament

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh,

Sawyer New Testament

For though we walk in the flesh we do not war according to the flesh,

The Emphasized Bible

For, though, in flesh, we walk, not, according to flesh, do we war, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For though we walk in the flesh, we war not after the flesh:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, though we live an earthly life, we do not wage an earthly war.

Webster

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh:

Williams New Testament

For though I do still live the life of a physical human creature, I am not waging this war in accordance with physical human standards,

World English Bible

For though we walk in the flesh, we don't wage war according to the flesh;

Worrell New Testament

For, though walking in flesh, we are not warring according to the flesh,

Worsley New Testament

For though we are in the flesh, we do not carry on our war according to the flesh:

Youngs Literal Translation

for walking in the flesh, not according to the flesh do we war,

Interlinear

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

περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

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

the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

we do
στρατεύομαι 
Strateuomai 
Usage: 7

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

war
στρατεύομαι 
Strateuomai 
Usage: 7

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

Paul's Ministry Defended

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. 3 For, though we are still living in the world, it is no worldly warfare that we are waging. 4 The weapons with which we fight are not human weapons, but are mighty for God in overthrowing strong fortresses.


Cross References

Romans 8:13

For if you so live, death is near; but if, through being under the sway of the spirit, you are putting your old bodily habits to death, you will live.

2 Corinthians 10:4

The weapons with which we fight are not human weapons, but are mighty for God in overthrowing strong fortresses.

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ that lives in me; and the life which I now live in the body I live through faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave Himself up to death on my behalf.

1 Timothy 1:18

This is the charge which I entrust to you, my son Timothy, in accordance with the inspired instructions concerning you which were given me long ago, that being equipped with them as your armour you may be continually fighting the good fight,

2 Timothy 2:3-4

As a good soldier of Christ Jesus accept your share of suffering.

2 Timothy 4:7

I have gone through the glorious contest; I have run the race; I have guarded the faith.

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore, surrounded as we are by such a vast cloud of witnesses, let us fling aside every encumbrance and the sin that so readily entangles our feet. And let us run with patient endurance the race that lies before us,

1 Peter 4:1-2

Since, then, Christ has suffered in the flesh, you also must arm yourselves with a determination to do the same--because he who has suffered in the flesh has done with sin--

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