Parallel Verses

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;

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 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;

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 The weapons with which we fight are not human weapons, but are mighty for God in overthrowing strong fortresses. 5 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; 6 while we hold ourselves in readiness to punish every act of disobedience, as soon as ever you as a Church have fully shown your obedience.


Cross References

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart proceed wicked thoughts, murder, adultery, fornication, theft, perjury, impiety of speech.

Romans 1:21

For when they had come to know God, they did not give Him glory as God nor render Him thanks, but they became absorbed in useless discussions, and their senseless minds were darkened.

Romans 7:23

but I discover within me a different Law at war with the Law of my understanding, and leading me captive to the Law which is everywhere at work in my body--the Law of sin.

Romans 7:23

but I discover within me a different Law at war with the Law of my understanding, and leading me captive to the Law which is everywhere at work in my body--the Law of sin.

Romans 7:23

but I discover within me a different Law at war with the Law of my understanding, and leading me captive to the Law which is everywhere at work in my body--the Law of sin.

1 Corinthians 1:19

For so it stands written, "I will exhibit the nothingness of the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will bring to nought."

2 Corinthians 9:13

For, by the practical proof of it which you exhibit in this service, you cause God to be extolled for your fidelity to your professed adherence to the Good News of the Christ, and for the liberality of your contributions for them and for all who are in need,

Hebrews 4:12

For God's Message is full of life and power, and is keener than the sharpest two-edged sword. It pierces even to the severance of soul from spirit, and penetrates between the joints and the marrow, and it can discern the secret thoughts and purposes of the heart.

1 Peter 1:14-15

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14-17

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14-12

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14-3

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

1 Peter 1:14-30

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance,

Matthew 11:29-30

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

Luke 1:51

He has manifested His supreme strength. He has scattered those who were haughty in the thoughts of their hearts.

Acts 4:25-26

and didst say through the Holy Spirit by the lips of our forefather David Thy servant, "'Why have the nations stamped and raged, and the peoples formed futile plans?

Acts 9:4-6

and falling to the ground he heard a voice which said to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?"

Romans 1:5

through whom we have received grace and Apostleship in His service in order to win men to obedience to the faith, among all Gentile peoples,

Romans 16:26

but has now been brought fully to light, and by the command of the God of the Ages has been made known by the writings of the Prophets among all the Gentiles to win them to obedience to the faith--

1 Corinthians 1:27-29

But God has chosen the things which the world regards as foolish, in order to put its wise men to shame; and God has chosen the things which the world regards as destitute of influence, in order to put its powerful things to shame;

1 Corinthians 3:19

This world's wisdom is "foolishness" in God's sight; for it is written, "He snares the wise with their own cunning."

Philippians 3:4-9

although I myself might have some excuse for confidence in outward ceremonies. If any one else claims a right to trust in them, far more may I:

2 Thessalonians 2:4

and exalts himself above, every so-called 'god' or object of worship, and goes the length of taking his seat in the very temple of God, giving it out that he himself is God.

2 Thessalonians 2:8

and then the Lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will sweep away with the tempest of His anger, and utterly overwhelm by the awful splendour of His Coming.

Hebrews 5:9

and so, having been made perfect, He became to all who obey Him the source and giver of eternal salvation.

1 Peter 1:2

chosen in accordance with the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, with a view to their obedience and to their being sprinkled with the blood of Jesus Christ. May more and more grace and peace be granted to you.

1 Peter 1:22

Now that, through your obedience to the truth, you have purified your souls for cherishing sincere brotherly love, you must love another heartily and fervently.

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