Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

But I fear least as the serpent seduced Eve by his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the purity that is in Christ.

New American Standard Bible

But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ.

King James Version

But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.

Holman Bible

But I fear that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your minds may be seduced from a complete and pure devotion to Christ.

International Standard Version

However, I am afraid that just as the serpent deceived Eve by its tricks, so your minds may somehow be lured away from sincere and pure devotion to the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

But I fear lest somehow, as the serpent enticed Eve by his craftiness, so your thoughts might be corrupted from the simplicity in the Christ.

American Standard Version

But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve in his craftiness, your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity and the purity that is toward Christ.

Amplified

But I am afraid that, even as the serpent beguiled Eve by his cunning, your minds may be corrupted and led away from the simplicity of [your sincere and] pure devotion to Christ.

An Understandable Version

But I am afraid that somehow, just as the snake tricked Eve by his cunning, your minds might [also] be led astray from your sincere and pure devotion to Christ.

Anderson New Testament

But I fear lest, as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity which pertains to Christ.

Bible in Basic English

But I have a fear, that in some way, as Eve was tricked by the deceit of the snake, your minds may be turned away from their simple and holy love for Christ.

Common New Testament

But I am afraid that just as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your minds may somehow be led astray from your sincere and pure devotion to Christ.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but I fear lest by some means or other, as Eve was beguiled by the subtilly of the serpent, your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is due to Christ.

Darby Translation

But I fear lest by any means, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craft, so your thoughts should be corrupted from simplicity as to the Christ.

Godbey New Testament

but I fear, lest, as the serpent beguiled Eve by his craftiness, your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity which is in Christ.

Goodspeed New Testament

But I am afraid that just as the serpent by his cunning deceived Eve, your thoughts will be led astray from their single-hearted fidelity to Christ.

John Wesley New Testament

But I fear lest as the serpent deceived Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from simplicity toward Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

And I am afraid lest, as the serpent completely deceived Eve in his craft, so your thoughts be corrupted from the simplicity which in Christ.

King James 2000

But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his cunning, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I am afraid lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds may be led astray from the sincerity and the purity of [devotion] to Christ.

Modern King James verseion

But I fear lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve in his craftiness, so your thoughts should be corrupted from the simplicity due to Christ.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But I fear, lest as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, even so your wits should be corrupt from the singleness that is in Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

but I am afraid of your thoughts getting seduced from a single devotion to Christ, just as the serpent beguiled Eve with his cunning.

Montgomery New Testament

But I fear lest, just as the serpent beguiled Eve in his craftiness, so your minds should be seduced from your single-mindedness and purity toward Christ.

NET Bible

But I am afraid that just as the serpent deceived Eve by his treachery, your minds may be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ.

New Heart English Bible

But I am afraid that somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve in his craftiness, so your minds might be corrupted from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ.

Noyes New Testament

but I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve by his subtlety, so your minds should be corrupted from singleheartedness toward Christ.

Sawyer New Testament

but I fear lest as the serpent deceived Eve with his craftiness, so also your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity which is in Christ.

The Emphasized Bible

But I fear lest, by any means, as, the serpent, completely deceived Eve, in his craftiness, your minds should be corrupted from the singleness and the chastenesswhich are due unto the Christ.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But I fear lest as the serpent beguiled Eve by his craftiness, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity which belongs to Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yet I fear that it may turn out that, just as the Serpent by his craftiness deceived Eve, so your minds may have lost the loyalty and purity due from you to the Christ.

Webster

But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.

Weymouth New Testament

But I am afraid that, as the serpent in his craftiness deceived Eve, so your minds may be led astray from their single-heartedness and their fidelity to Christ.

Williams New Testament

But I am apprehensive that, somehow or other, as the serpent by his cunning deceived Eve, your thoughts may be turned aside from single-hearted devotion to Christ.

World English Bible

But I am afraid that somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve in his craftiness, so your minds might be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.

Worrell New Testament

but I fear lest, by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve in his craftiness, your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity and purity which is toward Christ.

Youngs Literal Translation

and I fear, lest, as the serpent did beguile Eve in his subtilty, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in the Christ;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

I fear
φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear, be afraid, be afraid of, reverence,
Usage: 68

μήπως μήπως 
mepos 
Usage: 12

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

the serpent
ὄφις 
Ophis 
Usage: 7

ἐξαπατάω 
Exapatao 
Usage: 5

Eve
Εὖα 
Eua 
Eve
Usage: 2

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

his

Usage: 0

πανουργία 
Panourgia 
Usage: 5

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

νόημα 
Noema 
Usage: 6

φθείρω 
Phtheiro 
Usage: 8

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

ἁπλότης 
Haplotes 
Usage: 8

that is

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 11:3

References

Images 2 Corinthians 11:3

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 11:3

Context Readings

Paul Defends His Apostleship

2 For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy, having espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. 3 But I fear least as the serpent seduced Eve by his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the purity that is in Christ. 4 For if he, that cometh to you, preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached; or if ye receive another Spirit which ye have not received, or another gospel which ye have not embraced, ye might indeed bear with him.


Cross References

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the devil and Satan, who deceiveth the whole world: he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were cast down with him.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the devil and Satan, who deceiveth the whole world: he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were cast down with him.

John 8:44

Ye are of your father the devil, and are bent upon doing the lusts of your father: he was a murderer from the beginning, and continued not in the truth: for there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh like himself, for he is a liar, and the father of such.

1 Timothy 2:14

And Adam was not seduced by the serpent, but the woman being led astray was first in the transgression.

1 Timothy 2:14

And Adam was not seduced by the serpent, but the woman being led astray was first in the transgression.

Galatians 1:6

I wonder that ye are so soon removed from him who called you by the grace of Christ to another gospel: which is not another;

Galatians 3:1

O senseless Galatians, who hath so bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth? you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth as crucified.

Colossians 2:4

And this I say, least any one should deceive you with fine speeches.

Colossians 2:8

Take heed least any one make a prey of you by philosophy and vain deceit, according to the tradition of men, after the elements of the world, and not after Christ:

Colossians 2:8

Take heed least any one make a prey of you by philosophy and vain deceit, according to the tradition of men, after the elements of the world, and not after Christ:

Matthew 24:24

for there shall rise up false Christs, and false prophets, who shall shew great signs and prodigies, so as to deceive, if possible, even the elect.

Acts 20:30-31

And from among yourselves shall men arise, speaking perverse things to draw away disciples after them.

Romans 12:8

he that distributeth, let him do it with integrity: he that presideth, with diligence: he that sheweth mercy, with chearfulness.

Romans 16:18-19

and avoid them; for such people serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by a soothing address and good words deceive the hearts of the innocent.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For this is our rejoicing, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and pious sincerity, not with carnal wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and especially towards you.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not like many who adulterate the word of God: but as with sincerity, but as from God, and in the sight of God, we speak concerning Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:2

but have rejected shameful disguises, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by the manifestation of the truth, recommending ourselves to every man's conscience, in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transformed into apostles of Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:29

Who is infirm, and I am not infirm also? who is offended, and I am not inflamed?

2 Corinthians 12:20-21

For I am afraid least when I come, I should not find you such as I could wish, and I should be found to you such as ye would not: least there should be contentions, emulations, animosities, strifes, thwartings, whisperings, swellings, tumults: and least,

Galatians 2:4

and that because of the false brethren clandestinely introduced, who had crept in as spies upon our liberty, which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage:

Galatians 4:11

so that I am afraid for you, least I have indeed bestowed upon you labour in vain.

Ephesians 4:14

That we may be no longer children fluctuating and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the artful insinuations of men, and their crafty methods of deceiving;

Ephesians 6:24

Grace be with all that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen.

Philippians 3:18-19

(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: whose end is destruction,

Colossians 2:18

Let no one deprive you of your reward by an affected humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into what he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his carnal mind;

1 Thessalonians 3:5

For this cause being able to wait no longer, I sent to know the state of your faith, least the tempter should have tempted you, and our labor have been in vain.

2 Thessalonians 2:3-11

Let not any one deceive you by any means; for it shall not come till there come an apostasy first, and the man of sin be revealed,

1 Timothy 1:3

As I exhorted thee to stay at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge certain persons not to teach other doctrine,

1 Timothy 4:1-4

Now the Spirit expressly saith, that in latter times some shall apostatize from the faith, attending to seducing spirits,

2 Timothy 3:1-9

But this know, that in the last days there will be difficult times;

2 Timothy 3:13

But wicked men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

2 Timothy 4:3-4

For the time will come, when they will not bear sound doctrine; but having itching ears, will heap up to themselves teachers after their own hearts:

Titus 1:10

For there are many disorderly persons, vain-talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision; whose mouths must be stopped:

Hebrews 13:9

be not then carried about by various and strange doctrines; for it is good that the heart be established by grace, and not in meats, in which those that have been most exact, have not profited by them.

2 Peter 2:1-14

But there were indeed false prophets among the people of old, as there will be also among you false teachers, who will privately introduce pernicious heresies, denying even the Lord that bought them, and bringing upon themselves swift destruction,

2 Peter 3:3

that there will come in the last days scoffers,

2 Peter 3:17

Do ye therefore, beloved, as ye know these things before, take heed least being seduced together with them by the error of the wicked, ye should fall from your own stedfastness.

1 John 2:18

Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that an antichrist will come, there are even now many antichrists, whereby we know that it is the last time.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, believe not every Spirit, but try the spirits, whether they be of God: for many false prophets are gone out into the world.

Jude 1:4

For there have crept in some men, who have been of old described as under this condemnation, impious people, that turn the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and deny God the only Lord, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

Revelation 20:2

And he seized the dragon, that old serpent, who is the devil and satan, and bound him a thousand years,

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