Parallel Verses

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;

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;

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.

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 fleshly, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds, 5 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; 6 and having readiness to avenge all disobedience, when your obedience is fulfilled.


Cross References

Isaiah 2:11-12

The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the pride of men shall be bowed down, and Jehovah alone shall be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return to Jehovah, and He will have mercy on him; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon.

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, cleanse your heart from evil so that you may be saved. How long shall your vain thoughts lodge within you?

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies;

Romans 1:21

Because, knowing God, they did not glorify Him as God, neither were thankful. But they became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

Romans 7:23

but I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin being in my members.

Job 42:6

Therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

Psalm 10:4

Through the pride of his face the wicked will not seek Him; There is no God in all his schemes.

1 Corinthians 1:19

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and I will set aside the understanding of the perceiving ones."

2 Corinthians 9:13

through the proof of this ministry they glorify God for your freely expressed submission to the gospel of Christ, and the generosity of the fellowship toward them and toward all,

Hebrews 4:12

For the Word of God is living and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing apart of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

1 Peter 1:14-15

as obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance,

Genesis 8:21

And Jehovah smelled a sweet odor. And Jehovah said in His heart, I will never again curse the ground for man's sake, because the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth. And I will not again smite every living thing as I have done.

Exodus 5:2

And Pharaoh said, Who is Jehovah, that I should obey His voice to let Israel go? I do not know Jehovah, neither will I let Israel go.

Exodus 9:16-17

And for this I have made you stand, to make you see My power, to declare My name in all the land.

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware that there is not a thought in your wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand, and your eye may be evil against your poor brother, and you give him nothing. And he may cry to Jehovah against you, and it is sin to you.

2 Kings 19:22

Whom have you mocked and blasphemed? And against whom have you exalted your voice and lifted up your eyes on high? Even against the Holy One of Israel!

2 Kings 19:28

Because of your rage against Me, and because your arrogance has come up into My ears, even I will put My hook in your nose, and My bridle in your lips. And I will turn you back by the way in which you came.

Job 40:11-12

Pour forth the rage of your wrath; and behold everyone who is proud, and abase him.

Psalm 18:27

For You will save the afflicted people, but will bring down high looks.

Psalm 18:44

As soon as they hear of Me, they shall obey Me; the sons of strangers shall bow down to Me.

Psalm 110:2-3

Jehovah shall send the rod of Your strength out of Zion; rule in the midst of Your enemies.

Psalm 139:2

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

Proverbs 15:26

The thoughts of the wicked are very hateful to Jehovah, but the words of the pure are pleasant words.

Proverbs 24:9

The thought of foolishness is sin; and the scorner is hateful to men.

Isaiah 2:17

And the pride of man shall be bowed down, and the loftiness of men shall be made low; and Jehovah alone shall be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and ruin are in their paths.

Isaiah 60:14

Also the sons of your afflicters shall come bowing to you; and all your despisers will bow down at the soles of your feet. And they will call you, The city of Jehovah, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

Ezekiel 17:24

And all the trees of the field shall know that I Jehovah have brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and have made the dry tree to flourish. I Jehovah have spoken and acted.

Daniel 4:37

Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and exalt and honor the King of heaven, all whose works are truth and His ways judgment. And those who walk in pride He is able to humble.

Daniel 5:23-30

But you have lifted up yourself against the Lord of Heaven. And they have brought the vessels of His house before you; and you, and your lords, your wives, and your concubines, have drunk wine from them. And you have praised the gods of silver, and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see, nor hear, nor know. And you have not glorified the God in whose hand is your breath and all your ways.

Matthew 11:29-30

Take My yoke on you and learn of Me, for I am meek and lowly in heart, and you shall find rest to your souls.

Luke 1:51

He has worked power with His arm, He has scattered the proud in the imagination of their heart.

Acts 4:25-26

who by the mouth of Your servant David has said, "Why did the nations rage and the people imagine vain things?

Acts 9:4-6

And he fell to the earth and heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why do you persecute Me?

Romans 1:5

by whom we have received grace and apostleship, to obedience to the faith among all nations, for His name;

Romans 16:26

but now has been made plain, and by the prophetic Scriptures, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith;

1 Corinthians 1:27-29

But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God has chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty;

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God; for it is written, "He takes the wise in their own craftiness."

Philippians 3:4-9

though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other thinks that he has reason to trust in the flesh, I more.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God, or that is worshiped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, setting himself forth, that he is God.

2 Thessalonians 2:8

And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the breath of His mouth and shall destroy with the brightness of His coming,

Hebrews 5:9

And being perfected, He became the Author of eternal salvation to all those who obey Him,

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, to obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ. May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

1 Peter 1:22

Purifying your souls in the obedience of the truth through the Spirit to unfeigned love of the brothers, love one another fervently out of a pure heart,

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