Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I will spend and be expended most gladly for your lives. If I love you much more, am I to be loved less?

New American Standard Bible

I will most gladly spend and be expended for your souls If I love you more, am I to be loved less?

King James Version

And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.

Holman Bible

I will most gladly spend and be spent for you. If I love you more, am I to be loved less?

International Standard Version

I will be very glad to spend my money and myself for you. Do you love me less because I love you so much?

A Conservative Version

And I most gladly will spend, and will be spent for your souls. Even though more earnestly loving you, the worse I am loved.

American Standard Version

And I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I loved the less?

Amplified

But I will most gladly spend [myself] and be utterly spent for your souls. If I love you exceedingly, am I to be loved [by you] the less?

An Understandable Version

So, I will most gladly spend [all I have], and [even] spend myself for the sake of your souls. If I love you so much, should you love me less [than that]?

Anderson New Testament

I, indeed, will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.

Bible in Basic English

And I will gladly give all I have for your souls. If I have the more love for you, am I to be loved the less?

Common New Testament

I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you the more, am I to be loved the less?

Daniel Mace New Testament

I shall be glad to sacrifice myself and all I have for your service, even tho' it should happen that the more I love you, the less I should be beloved.

Darby Translation

Now I shall most gladly spend and be utterly spent for your souls, if even in abundantly loving you I should be less loved.

Godbey New Testament

But I will most delightfully spend and be spent for your souls. If the more abundantly I love you am I loved the less?

Goodspeed New Testament

And I will be glad to spend all I have and all I am for your sake. Are you going to love me the less for loving you so intensely?

John Wesley New Testament

And I will most gladly spend, and be spent for your souls, though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I will very gladly spend and be utterly spent for your souls though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.

Julia Smith Translation

And I very willingly will expend and be expended for your souls; if also loving you more abundantly, the less I should be loved.

King James 2000

And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you, though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.

Modern King James verseion

And I will very gladly spend and be spent for your souls, even if loving you more and more, I am loved the less.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will very gladly bestow, and will be bestowed for your souls: though the more I love you, the less I am loved again.

Moffatt New Testament

And for your souls I will gladly spend my all and be spent myself. Am I to be loved the less because I love you more than others?

Montgomery New Testament

For my part, I will most gladly spend, yea, and will myself be spent, for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I to be loved the less?

NET Bible

Now I will most gladly spend and be spent for your lives! If I love you more, am I to be loved less?

New Heart English Bible

I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I loved the less?

Noyes New Testament

And I will very gladly spend and be spent for your souls; though the more I love you, the less I am loved.

Sawyer New Testament

And I most gladly will spend and will be spent for your souls, even if the more abundantly I love you the less I am loved.

The Emphasized Bible

And, I, most gladly, will spend, and be fully spent, for your souls: - If I, exceedingly, love you, am I, the less, loved?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And I will most cheerfully spend and be spent for your souls, though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For my part, I will most gladly spend, and be spent, for your welfare. Can it be that the more intensely I love you the less I am to be loved?

Webster

And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.

Weymouth New Testament

And as for me, most gladly will I spend all I have and be utterly spent for your salvation.

Williams New Testament

So in my own case, I will most happily spend my money and myself for your sakes. If I love you much more than I love others, am I to be loved less by you?

World English Bible

I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I loved the less?

Worrell New Testament

And I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I to be loved the less?

Worsley New Testament

And I will with the greatest pleasure spend and be spent for your souls; even though the more I love you, the less I should be loved.

Youngs Literal Translation

and I most gladly will spend and be entirely spent for your souls, even if, more abundantly loving you, less I am loved.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

will very gladly
ἥδιστα 
hedista 
Usage: 2

δαπανάω 
Dapanao 
spend, be at charges with, consume
Usage: 4

and

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

be spent
ἐκδαπανάω 
Ekdapanao 
Usage: 1

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

you
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 371
Usage: 314

εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

περισσοτέρως 
Perissoteros 
Usage: 13

I love
G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

the less
ἥττον 
hetton 
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 12:15

References

Fausets

Images 2 Corinthians 12:15

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 12:15

Context Readings

Paul's Concern For The Christians At Corinth

14 Behold, this third [time] I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden [to you]. For I am not seeking your possessions, but you. For children are not obligated to save up for their parents, but parents for their children. 15 But I will spend and be expended most gladly for your lives. If I love you much more, am I to be loved less? 16 But let [it] be. I have not been a burden to you, but [because I] was crafty, I took you by cunning.



Cross References

Philippians 2:17

But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and rejoice with all of you.

1 Thessalonians 2:8

Longing for you in this way, we determined to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own souls, because you had become dear to us.

2 Corinthians 1:6

But if we are afflicted, [it is] for your comfort and salvation; if we are comforted, [it is] for your comfort that is at work in the patient endurance of the same sufferings that we also suffer.

Colossians 1:24

Now I rejoice in my sufferings on behalf of you, and I fill up in my flesh what is lacking of the afflictions of Christ, on behalf of his body which is the church,

2 Timothy 2:10

Because of this, I endure all [things] for the sake of the chosen, in order that they also may obtain salvation [which is] in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

2 Samuel 13:39

King David longed to go out to Absalom, for he was consoled that Amnon had died.

2 Samuel 17:1-4

Then Ahithophel said to Absalom, "Please let me choose twelve thousand men, and I will set out and pursue after David {tonight}.

2 Samuel 18:33

The king was upset, and he went up to the upper room of the gate and wept. He said as he went, "My son, Absalom, my son, my son, Absalom. {If only} I had died instead of you, Absalom, my son, my son."

John 10:10-11

The thief {comes only} so that he can steal and kill and destroy; I have come so that they may have life, and have [it] abundantly.

1 Corinthians 4:8-18

Already you are satiated! Already you are rich! Apart from us you reign as kings! And would that indeed you reigned as kings, in order that we also might reign as kings with you!

2 Corinthians 1:14

just as you have also understood us in part, that we are your reason for boasting, just as you [are] also ours in the day of our Lord Jesus.

2 Corinthians 2:3

And I wrote this very [thing] in order that [when I] came, I would not experience sorrow from those who ought to have made me glad, [because I] have confidence about you all, that my joy {belongs to all of you}.

2 Corinthians 6:12-13

You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted in your affections.

2 Corinthians 7:3

I do not say [this] {to condemn you}, because I have already said that you are in our hearts, so that we die together and we live together.

2 Corinthians 12:9

And he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, because the power is perfected in weakness." Therefore rather I will boast most gladly in my weaknesses, in order that the power of Christ may reside in me.

2 Corinthians 12:14

Behold, this third [time] I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden [to you]. For I am not seeking your possessions, but you. For children are not obligated to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.

Galatians 4:10

You carefully observe days and months and seasons and years.

Hebrews 13:17

Obey your leaders and submit [to them], for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account, so that they can do this with joy and not [with] groaning, for this [would be] unprofitable for you.

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