Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

and all pride that is raised up against the knowledge of God, and taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ.

New American Standard Bible

We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,

King James Version

Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

Holman Bible

and every high-minded thing that is raised up against the knowledge of God, taking every thought captive to obey Christ.

International Standard Version

and every proud obstacle that is raised against the knowledge of God, taking every thought captive in order to obey the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

casting down imaginations, and every high thing exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought captive into the obedience of the Christ,

American Standard Version

casting down imaginations, and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ;

Amplified

We are destroying sophisticated arguments and every exalted and proud thing that sets itself up against the [true] knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought and purpose captive to the obedience of Christ,

An Understandable Version

We overthrow [vain] reasonings and every lofty idea raised against the knowledge of God [i.e., as revealed through the Gospel], and take captive [our] every thought to [make it] obey Christ.

Anderson New Testament

overthrowing reasonings and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, and leading captive every thought to the obedience of the Christ,

Bible in Basic English

Putting an end to reasonings, and every high thing which is lifted up against the knowledge of God, and causing every thought to come under the authority of Christ;

Common New Testament

We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ,

Daniel Mace New Testament

to level all the barriers they contrive for obstructing the divine doctrine, and to make their pride captive to the authority of Christ.

Darby Translation

overthrowing reasonings and every high thing that lifts itself up against the knowledge of God, and leading captive every thought into the obedience of the Christ;

Godbey New Testament

casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

Goodspeed New Testament

I destroy arguments and every obstacle that is raised against the knowledge of God, and I take captive every thought and make it obey Christ,

John Wesley New Testament

Destroying reasonings, and every high thing which exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ,

Julia Smith Translation

Taking down reckonings, and every elevation lifted up against the knowledge of God, and taking captive every thought to the obedience of Christ;

King James 2000

Casting down arguments, and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

Modern King James verseion

pulling down imaginations and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought into the obedience of Christ;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

wherewith we overthrow imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bring into captivity all understanding to the obedience of Christ,

Montgomery New Testament

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;

NET Bible

and every arrogant obstacle that is raised up against the knowledge of God, and we take every thought captive to make it obey Christ.

New Heart English Bible

throwing down imaginations and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ;

Noyes New Testament

casting down reasonings, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing every purpose into captivity to the obedience of Christ,

Sawyer New Testament

destroying [false] reasonings and every height which is exalted against the knowledge of God, and subjecting every thought to the obedience of Christ,

The Emphasized Bible

When we pull down, calculations, and every height that uplifteth itself against the knowledge of God, and when we bring into captivity every thought unto the obedience of the Christ,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

laying low proud reasonings, and every high thing which exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and making every thought captive to the obedience of Christ:

Twentieth Century New Testament

We are engaged in confuting arguments and pulling down every barrier raised against the knowledge of God. We are taking captive every hostile thought, to bring it into submission to the Christ,

Webster

Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

Weymouth New Testament

For we overthrow arrogant 'reckonings,' and every stronghold that towers high in defiance of the knowledge of God, and we carry off every thought as if into slavery--into subjection to Christ;

Williams New Testament

For I am demolishing arguments and every barrier that is raised against the genuine knowledge of God, taking captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ,

World English Bible

throwing down imaginations and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ;

Worrell New Testament

casting down reasonings, and every high thing lifting itself up against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ;

Worsley New Testament

destroying false reasonings, and every height that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and captivating every thought to the obedience of Christ.

Youngs Literal Translation

reasonings bringing down, and every high thing lifted up against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of the Christ,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
καθαιρέω 
Kathaireo 
Usage: 8

λογισμός 
Logismos 
Usage: 2

and



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

πᾶς 
Pas 
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704
Usage: 704

ὕψωμα 
Hupsoma 
Usage: 2

ἐπαίρω 
Epairo 
lift up, exalt self, take up, hoisted up
Usage: 14

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

the knowledge
γνῶσις 
Gnosis 
Usage: 28

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

αἰχμαλωτίζω 
Aichmalotizo 
Usage: 2

νόημα 
Noema 
Usage: 6

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

the obedience
ὑπακοή 
Hupakoe 
Usage: 15

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 10:5

Devotionals containing 2 Corinthians 10:5

References

Images 2 Corinthians 10:5

Questions on 2 Corinthians 10:5

Context Readings

Paul's Ministry Defended

4 for the weapons of our warfare [are] not merely human, but powerful to God for the tearing down of fortresses, tearing down arguments 5 and all pride that is raised up against the knowledge of God, and taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ. 6 And {we are ready} to punish all disobedience, whenever your obedience is completed.


Cross References

Isaiah 2:11-12

The {haughty eyes} of humanity will be brought low, and the pride of everyone will be humbled, and Yahweh alone will be exalted on that day.

Isaiah 55:7

Let [the] wicked forsake his way, and [the] man of sin his thoughts. And let him return to Yahweh, that he may take pity on him, and to our God, for he will {forgive manifold}.

Jeremiah 4:14

Cleanse your heart from wickedness, Jerusalem, so that you may be saved. {How long} will your thoughts of mischief dwell in your inner part?

Matthew 15:19

For from the heart come evil plans, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, abusive speech.

Romans 1:21

For [although they] knew God, they did not honor [him] as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their reasoning, and their senseless hearts were darkened.

Romans 7:23

but I observe another law in my members, at war with the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that exists in my members.

Job 42:6

Therefore I despise [myself] and repent in dust and ashes."

Psalm 10:4

{With bald-faced pride} [the] wicked will not seek [God]. There is no God in any of his thoughts.

1 Corinthians 1:19

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will confound."

2 Corinthians 9:13

Through the proven character of this service [they will] glorify God because of the submission of your confession to the gospel of Christ and the generosity of [your] participation toward them and toward everyone,

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God [is] living and active and sharper than any double-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, both joints and marrow, and able to judge the reflections and thoughts of the heart.

1 Peter 1:14-15

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former desires [you used to conform to] in your ignorance,

Genesis 8:21

And Yahweh smelled the soothing fragrance, and Yahweh said {to himself}, "{Never again will I curse} the ground for the sake of humankind, because the inclination of the heart of humankind [is] evil from his youth. {Nor will I ever again destroy} all life as I have done.

Exodus 5:2

And Pharaoh said, "Who is Yahweh that I should listen to his voice to release Israel? I do not know Yahweh, and also I will not release Israel."

Exodus 9:16-17

But for the sake of this I have caused you to stand--for the sake of showing you my strength and in order to proclaim my name in all the earth.

Deuteronomy 15:9

{Take care} so that there will not be {a thought of wickedness} in your heart, {saying}, 'The seventh year, the year of the remission of debt is near,' {and you view your needy neighbor with hostility}, and [so] you [do] not give to him, and he might cry [out] against you to Yahweh, and {you would incur guilt against yourself}.

2 Kings 19:22

Whom have you mocked and reviled? And against whom have you have raised [your] voice and have haughtily lifted your eyes? Against the Holy One of Israel!

2 Kings 19:28

Because you are raging against me, and your arrogance has come up in my ears, I will put my nose ring in your nose and my bridle in your mouth. And I will turn you back on the way that you have come.

Job 40:11-12

Pour out the overflowing of your anger, and look at all [the] proud, and humble them.

Psalm 18:27

For you deliver humble people, but haughty eyes you humiliate.

Psalm 18:44

as soon as {they heard}, they obeyed me. [The] children of a foreign land feigned obedience before me.

Psalm 110:2-3

Yahweh will send out your mighty scepter from Zion; rule in the midst of your enemies.

Psalm 139:2

You know my sitting down and my rising up. You understand my thought from afar.

Proverbs 15:26

Plans of evil [are] an abomination of Yahweh, but gracious words are pure.

Proverbs 24:9

Devising folly [is] a sin, and an abomination to humankind [is] a scoffer.

Isaiah 2:17

And the haughtiness of the people shall be humbled, and the pride of everyone shall be brought low, and Yahweh alone will be exalted on that day.

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run to evil, and they hasten to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts [are] thoughts of iniquity; devastation and destruction [are] in their highways.

Isaiah 60:14

And the children of those who oppressed you shall come to you bending low, and all those who treated you disrespectfully shall bow down at the soles of your feet. And they shall call you the city of Yahweh, Zion [of] the holy one of Israel.

Ezekiel 17:24

And all of the trees of the field will know that I, Yahweh, I will bring low a high tree, [and] I will exalt a low, fresh tree, and I will make a dry tree flourish. I, Yahweh, I have spoken, and I will do [it].'"

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and honor the king of heaven, for all his works [are] truth, and his ways [are] justice and that he is able to humble those who walk in pride."

Daniel 5:23-30

And [now] you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven, and the vessels of his temple you have brought in before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your concubines, have been drinking wine from them, and you have praised the gods of silver, gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone that [do] not see and [do] not hear and [do] not know, but the God {who holds your life in his hand} and all of your ways {come from him}, you have not honored.

Matthew 11:29-30

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

Luke 1:51

He has done a mighty deed with his arm; he has dispersed the proud in the thoughts of their hearts.

Acts 4:25-26

the one who said by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of our father David, your servant, 'Why do the nations rage, and the peoples conspire in vain?

Acts 9:4-6

And falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?"

Romans 1:5

through whom we have received grace and apostleship for the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles on behalf of his name,

Romans 1:5

through whom we have received grace and apostleship for the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles on behalf of his name,

1 Corinthians 1:27-29

But the foolish [things] of the world God chose in order that he might put to shame the wise, and the weak [things] of the world God chose in order that he might put to shame the strong,

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God, for it is written, "The one who catches the wise in their craftiness,"

Philippians 3:4-9

although I [could] have confidence even in the flesh.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

who opposes and who exalts himself over every so-called god or object of worship, so that he sits down in the temple of God, proclaiming that he himself is God.

2 Thessalonians 2:8

and then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will slay with the breath of his mouth, and wipe out by the appearance of his coming,

Hebrews 5:9

and being perfected, he became the source of eternal salvation to all those who obey him,

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience and [for] sprinkling with the blood of Jesus Christ. May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for sincere brotherly love, love one another fervently from the heart,

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