2 Corinthians 12:4 was caught up into Paradise and heard inexpressible words, which a man is not permitted to speak.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

was caught up into Paradise and heard inexpressible words, which a man is not permitted to speak.

King James Version

How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

Holman Bible

was caught up into paradise. He heard inexpressible words, which a man is not allowed to speak.

International Standard Version

was snatched away to Paradise and heard things that cannot be expressed in words, things that no human being has a right even to mention.

A Conservative Version

that he was caught up into the paradise, and heard inexpressible sayings that are not permitted for a man to utter.

American Standard Version

how that he was caught up into Paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

Amplified

Was caught up into paradise, and he heard utterances beyond the power of man to put into words, which man is not permitted to utter.

An Understandable Version

was [actually] taken up into Paradise. [Note: This is the same as the "third heaven" of the previous verse, and was a place in the presence of God. See Luke 23:43; Rev. 2:7]. There he heard inexpressible words which are not permitted for people to repeat.

Anderson New Testament

was caught away to Paradise, and heard words not to be spoken, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

Bible in Basic English

How he was taken up into Paradise, and words came to his ears which may not be said, and which man is not able to say.

Common New Testament

was caught up to paradise and heard inexpressible things, which a man is not permitted to tell.

Daniel Mace New Testament

this I know, that he was snatch'd up into paradise, and heard such secrets as it is not lawful for a man to reveal.

Darby Translation

that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable things said which it is not allowed to man to utter.

Godbey New Testament

that he was caught up to Paradise, and heard unutterable words, which it is impossible for a man to speak.

John Wesley New Testament

and heard unspeakable things, which it is not possible for man to utter.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

who was caught up into paradise and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

Julia Smith Translation

That he was carried off into paradise, and heard words not to be told, which it was not permitted man to speak.

King James 2000

How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

Lexham Expanded Bible

that he was caught up to paradise and heard words not to be spoken, which [it is] not permitted for a person to speak.

Modern King James verseion

that he was caught up into Paradise and heard unspeakable words, which it is not allowed for a man to utter.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

how that he was taken up into paradise, and heard words not to be spoken, which no man can utter.

Moffatt New Testament

this man was caught up to paradise and heard sacred secrets which no human lips can repeat.

Montgomery New Testament

who was caught up into Paradise, and heard unutterable words which no human being is permitted to utter.

NET Bible

was caught up into paradise and heard things too sacred to be put into words, things that a person is not permitted to speak.

New Heart English Bible

how he was caught up into Paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

Noyes New Testament

that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

The Emphasized Bible

How that he was caught away into paradise, and heard unspeakable things, which it is not allowable for a man to utter:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that he was caught up into paradise, and heard ineffable words, which it is not permitted to man to speak.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Was caught up into Paradise, and heard unspeakable things of which no human being may tell.

Webster

That he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

Weymouth New Testament

God knows--was caught up into Paradise and heard unspeakable things which no human being is permitted to repeat.

Williams New Testament

was actually caught up into paradise, and heard things that must not be told, which no man has a right even to mention.

World English Bible

how he was caught up into Paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

Worrell New Testament

that he was caught up into Paradise, and heard unutterable sayings, which it is not lawful for a man to speak.

Worsley New Testament

I know not, God knoweth) that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unutterable words, which it is not permitted unto man to speak.

Youngs Literal Translation

that he was caught away to the paradise, and heard unutterable sayings, that it is not possible for man to speak.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

he was caught up
ἁρπάζω 
Harpazo 
Usage: 8

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

παράδεισος 
Paradeisos 
Usage: 1

and

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

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ἄῤῥητος 
Arrhetos 
Usage: 1

ῥῆμα 
Rhema 
word, saying, thing, no thing Trans, not tr
Usage: 57

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

it is
ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful, may, let
Usage: 24

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful, may, let
Usage: 24

for a man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 2 Corinthians 12:4

References

Context Readings

A Vision Of Paradise

3 And I know how such a man--whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows-- 4 was caught up into Paradise and heard inexpressible words, which a man is not permitted to speak. 5 On behalf of such a man I will boast; but on my own behalf I will not boast, except in regard to my weaknesses.


Cross References

Luke 23:43

And He said to him, "Truly I say to you, today you shall be with Me in Paradise."

Revelation 2:7

'He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches To him who overcomes, I will grant to eat of the tree of life which is in the Paradise of God.'

Ezekiel 31:9

'I made it beautiful with the multitude of its branches, And all the trees of Eden, which were in the garden of God, were jealous of it.



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