Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

our military arms are not so defective, but divinely effectual to demolish all their ramparts;

New American Standard Bible

for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses.

King James Version

(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)

Holman Bible

since the weapons of our warfare are not worldly, but are powerful through God for the demolition of strongholds. We demolish arguments

International Standard Version

For the weapons of our warfare are not those of the world. Instead, they have the power of God to demolish fortresses. We tear down arguments

A Conservative Version

For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty in God for the demolition of strongholds,

American Standard Version

(for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but mighty before God to the casting down of strongholds),

Amplified

The weapons of our warfare are not physical [weapons of flesh and blood]. Our weapons are divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses.

An Understandable Version

For the weapons of our warfare are not like the world's [i.e., which rely on human ingenuity and unspiritual principles], but they are empowered by God to overthrow [Satanic] fortifications.

Anderson New Testament

(for the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty, through God, for the overthrowing of strongholds,)

Bible in Basic English

(For the arms with which we are fighting are not those of the flesh, but are strong before God for the destruction of high places);

Common New Testament

For the weapons of our warfare are not the weapons of the world, but they have divine power to destroy strongholds.

Darby Translation

For the arms of our warfare are not fleshly, but powerful according to God to the overthrow of strongholds;

Godbey New Testament

for the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty to God unto the pulling down of strongholds;

Goodspeed New Testament

for the weapons I use are not earthly ones, but divinely strong for destroying fortresses.

John Wesley New Testament

(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the throwing down of strong-holds.)

Julia Smith Translation

(For the weapons of our warfare not fleshly, but powerful to God to the taking down of fortified places;)

King James 2000

(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds;)

Lexham Expanded Bible

for the weapons of our warfare [are] not merely human, but powerful to God for the tearing down of fortresses, tearing down arguments

Modern King James verseion

For the weapons of our warfare are not fleshly, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the weapons of our war are not carnal things, but things mighty in God to cast down strongholds;

Moffatt New Testament

the weapons of my warfare are not weapons of the flesh, but divinely strong to demolish fortresses ??5 I demolish theories and any rampart thrown up to resist the knowledge of God, I take every project prisoner to make it obey Christ,

Montgomery New Testament

for the weapons of my warfare are not weapons of the flesh, but mighty for God, in pulling down all fortresses.

NET Bible

for the weapons of our warfare are not human weapons, but are made powerful by God for tearing down strongholds. We tear down arguments

New Heart English Bible

for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but mighty in God for the tearing down of strongholds,

Noyes New Testament

(for the weapons of our warfare are not fleshly, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds,)

Sawyer New Testament

for the arms of our warfare are not of flesh, but mighty with God to the pulling down of strongholds,

The Emphasized Bible

For, the weapons of our warfare, are not fleshly, but mighty, by God, unto a pulling down of strongholds, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God for the casting down the strong holds [of corruption];

Twentieth Century New Testament

The weapons for our warfare are not earthly, but, under God, are powerful enough to pull down strongholds.

Webster

(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)

Weymouth New Testament

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

Williams New Testament

for the weapons used in my warfare are not mere human ones, but through my God are mighty for demolishing fortresses.

World English Bible

for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but mighty before God to the throwing down of strongholds,

Worrell New Testament

(for the weapons of our warfare are not fleshly, but mighty through God for the casting down of strongholds);

Worsley New Testament

(for the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the demolishing of bulwarks:)

Youngs Literal Translation

for the weapons of our warfare are not fleshly, but powerful to God for bringing down of strongholds,

Interlinear

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

the weapons
ὅπλον 
Hoplon 
Usage: 6

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

στρατεία 
Strateia 
Usage: 2

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

σαρκικός 
Sarkikos 
Usage: 11

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

δυνατός 
Dunatos 
Usage: 26

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

καθαίρεσις 
Kathairesis 
Usage: 3

References

Images 2 Corinthians 10:4

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 10:4

Context Readings

Paul's Ministry Defended

3 for tho' I am involv'd with the world, I don't sustain the war with their poor arts: 4 our military arms are not so defective, but divinely effectual to demolish all their ramparts; 5 to level all the barriers they contrive for obstructing the divine doctrine, and to make their pride captive to the authority of Christ.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 6:7

by the preaching of truth, by the power of God, by the arms of justice, both offensive and defensive.

1 Corinthians 2:5

that your faith might not be owing to human wisdom, but to the divine influence.

2 Corinthians 13:3-4

since you demand a proof of my mission from Christ, who with regard to you has shown no want of power among you.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

but let us, who enjoy the light, be temperate; let us be arm'd with the breast-plate of faith and charity, and for an helmet, with the hope of salvation.

1 Timothy 1:18

This charge, my son Timothy, I recommend to you, agreeably to the prophetic gifts heretofore conferr'd on you, by virtue of which you might carry on a successful warfare,

1 Timothy 1:18

This charge, my son Timothy, I recommend to you, agreeably to the prophetic gifts heretofore conferr'd on you, by virtue of which you might carry on a successful warfare,

1 Timothy 1:18-23

This charge, my son Timothy, I recommend to you, agreeably to the prophetic gifts heretofore conferr'd on you, by virtue of which you might carry on a successful warfare,

1 Timothy 1:18-16

This charge, my son Timothy, I recommend to you, agreeably to the prophetic gifts heretofore conferr'd on you, by virtue of which you might carry on a successful warfare,

1 Timothy 1:18-50

This charge, my son Timothy, I recommend to you, agreeably to the prophetic gifts heretofore conferr'd on you, by virtue of which you might carry on a successful warfare,

1 Timothy 1:18

This charge, my son Timothy, I recommend to you, agreeably to the prophetic gifts heretofore conferr'd on you, by virtue of which you might carry on a successful warfare,

1 Timothy 1:18

This charge, my son Timothy, I recommend to you, agreeably to the prophetic gifts heretofore conferr'd on you, by virtue of which you might carry on a successful warfare,

1 Timothy 1:18-16

This charge, my son Timothy, I recommend to you, agreeably to the prophetic gifts heretofore conferr'd on you, by virtue of which you might carry on a successful warfare,

1 Timothy 1:18-7

This charge, my son Timothy, I recommend to you, agreeably to the prophetic gifts heretofore conferr'd on you, by virtue of which you might carry on a successful warfare,

Acts 7:22

at length Moses was instructed in all the sciences of the Egyptians, and had great influence by his counsels and actions.

Romans 6:13

neither yield your members as instruments to iniquity: but yield yourselves unto God, as being alive after having been dead; and your members as instruments of righteousness.

Romans 13:12

the night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore throw off the habits of darkness, and be invested with the ornaments of light.

1 Corinthians 1:18-24

For tho' the doctrine of the cross seems folly to those that perish: yet we that are to be saved, do feel its energy is divine.

1 Corinthians 9:7

who ever serves in war at his own charges? who plants a vineyard, and does not eat of the fruit? or who feeds a flock, and eats not of the milk of the flock?

2 Corinthians 3:5

not that I am sufficient of myself to effect any thing by the strength of my own reason: but my sufficiency is from God.

2 Corinthians 4:7

but this treasure is lodg'd in such earthen vessels as we are, that the exceeding efficacy of it may appear to be from God, and not from us.

2 Corinthians 13:10

these things therefore I write to you being absent, that when I come I may not use severity, according to the power which the Lord hath given me for edification, and not for destruction.

Ephesians 6:13-18

wherefore invest yourselves with the set of divine armour, that ye may be able to withstand in the difficult day, and having overcome all to maintain your ground.

2 Timothy 2:3

bravely endure hardships, like a soldier of Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 11:30

by faith they made the tour of Jericho for seven days, in consequence of which the walls fell down.

Hebrews 11:32-33

And what shall I say more? for the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, of Barak, of Samson, of Jephthae, of David, of Samuel, and of the prophets:

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