Parallel Verses

Montgomery New Testament

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

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.

Daniel Mace New Testament

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

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,

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 Though I do walk on the low level of the flesh, I do not make war as the flesh does; 4 for the weapons of my warfare are not weapons of the flesh, but mighty for God, in pulling down all fortresses. 5 For I pull down imaginations and every crag that lifts itself against the knowledge of God. And I carry every thought away into captivity and subjection to Christ;


Cross References

2 Corinthians 6:7

by a true teaching and an energy divine; by the weapons of righteousness, for attack or for defense,

1 Corinthians 2:5

in order that your faith should rest, not on human philosophy, but on the power of God.

2 Corinthians 13:3-4

Since you want a proof of Christ who is speaking in me, he who is not feeble toward you, but powerful among you.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But let us who are of the day be self-controlled, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

1 Timothy 1:18

This charge then, I am laying upon you, Timothy, my son, according to the predictions formerly made concerning you. Fight the good fight in the spirit of these predictions,

1 Timothy 1:18

This charge then, I am laying upon you, Timothy, my son, according to the predictions formerly made concerning you. Fight the good fight in the spirit of these predictions,

1 Timothy 1:18-23

This charge then, I am laying upon you, Timothy, my son, according to the predictions formerly made concerning you. Fight the good fight in the spirit of these predictions,

1 Timothy 1:18-16

This charge then, I am laying upon you, Timothy, my son, according to the predictions formerly made concerning you. Fight the good fight in the spirit of these predictions,

1 Timothy 1:18-50

This charge then, I am laying upon you, Timothy, my son, according to the predictions formerly made concerning you. Fight the good fight in the spirit of these predictions,

1 Timothy 1:18

This charge then, I am laying upon you, Timothy, my son, according to the predictions formerly made concerning you. Fight the good fight in the spirit of these predictions,

1 Timothy 1:18

This charge then, I am laying upon you, Timothy, my son, according to the predictions formerly made concerning you. Fight the good fight in the spirit of these predictions,

1 Timothy 1:18-16

This charge then, I am laying upon you, Timothy, my son, according to the predictions formerly made concerning you. Fight the good fight in the spirit of these predictions,

1 Timothy 1:18-7

This charge then, I am laying upon you, Timothy, my son, according to the predictions formerly made concerning you. Fight the good fight in the spirit of these predictions,

Acts 7:22

"So Moses was educated in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in his words and works.

Romans 6:13

Do not continue to present any part of your body to sin to be used as a weapon of unrighteousness. On the contrary, be presenting yourselves to God, as alive from the dead, and the various parts of your bodies to be used as weapons of righteousness.

Romans 13:12

The night is far spent; The day is at hand. Let is therefore take off the deeds of darkness, Let us put on the armor of light.

1 Corinthians 1:18-24

For the message of the Cross is indeed for those on their way to destruction, foolishness; but for us who are on our way to salvation it is the power of God.

1 Corinthians 9:7

What soldier ever serves at his own expense? What farmer ever plants a vineyard and his flock and does not taste the milk?

2 Corinthians 3:5

Not that I am sufficient in myself to reach any conclusion in my own wisdom; but my sufficiency is from God.

2 Corinthians 4:7

But I hold this treasure in an earthen vessel, in order that the surpassing greatness of the power may be from God, and not from myself.

2 Corinthians 13:10

For this reason I am writing thus while absent, so that when I come, I may not have to deal sharply, according to the authority which the Lord gave me for building up, and not for pulling down.

Ephesians 6:13-18

Therefore take up the panoply of God, so that when the evil day comes you may be able to withstand them, and having overthrown them all, to stand your ground.

2 Timothy 2:3

Take your share in suffering as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 11:30

By faith the walls of Jericho fell down after they had been encircled seven days.

Hebrews 11:32-33

And what more shall I say? for time would fail me to tell of Gideon, of Barak, of Samson, and of Jeptha; of David and Samuel and the prophets,

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