Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Though he was crucified in weakness, he lives by God's power. We are weak with him, but by God's power we will live for you.

New American Standard Bible

For indeed He was crucified because of weakness, yet He lives because of the power of God For we also are weak in Him, yet we will live with Him because of the power of God directed toward you.

King James Version

For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God toward you.

Holman Bible

In fact, He was crucified in weakness, but He lives by God’s power. For we also are weak in Him, yet toward you we will live with Him by God’s power.

A Conservative Version

For even if he was crucified from weakness, yet he lives from the power of God. For we in him are also weak, but we will live with him from the power of God toward you.

American Standard Version

for he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth through the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him through the power of God toward you.

Amplified

For though He was crucified in weakness, yet He goes on living by the power of God. And though we too are weak in Him [as He was humanly weak], yet in dealing with you [we shall show ourselves] alive and strong in [fellowship with] Him by the power of God.

An Understandable Version

For He was weak when He was crucified [i.e., by assuming a human body capable of suffering and death], but [now] He lives by God's power. For we too are weak, [along] with Him [i.e., each of us experiences the frailties of a human body], but by [this same] power from God, we will live with Him to serve you. [Note: The various translations differ widely on how to properly translate this difficult verse].

Anderson New Testament

for though he was crucified in weakness, yet he lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God toward you.

Bible in Basic English

For he was feeble in that he was put to death on the cross, but he is living by the power of God. And we are feeble in him, but we will be living with him through the power of God in relation to you.

Common New Testament

For he was crucified in weakness, yet he lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God for you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for tho' he was crucified with the appearance of weakness, yet he lives by the power of God; tho' we are afflicted upon his account, we shall live with him by the power of God toward you.

Darby Translation

for if indeed he has been crucified in weakness, yet he lives by God's power; for indeed we are weak in him, but we shall live with him by God's power towards you,)

Godbey New Testament

For indeed he was crucified from weakness, but he lives by the power of God: for we indeed are weak in him, but we shall live with him through the power of God unto you.

Goodspeed New Testament

Even if he was crucified through weakness, by the power of God he is alive. For we are weak as he was, but you will find that by the power of God we will be alive as he is.

John Wesley New Testament

For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God: and we also are weak with him; but we shall live with him, by the power of God in you.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he lives by the power of God. By which we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God in you.

Julia Smith Translation

For also if he was crucified from weakness, but he lives from the power of God. For also we are weak in him, but we live with him from the power of God to you.

King James 2000

For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God toward you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For indeed, he was crucified because of weakness, but he lives because of the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we will live together with him because of the power of God toward you.

Modern King James verseion

for even if He was crucified out of weakness, yet He lives by the power of God. For indeed even we are weak in Him, but we shall live with Him by the power of God toward you),

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And verily, though it came of weakness that he was crucified, yet liveth he through the power of God: and we no doubt are weak in him; but we shall live with him, by the might of God among you.

Moffatt New Testament

For though he was crucified in his weakness, he lives by the power of God; and though I am weak as he was weak, you will find I am alive as he is alive by the power of God.

Montgomery New Testament

For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he now lives through the power of God. I also am weak, sharing in his weakness, but I shall live with him by the power of God.

NET Bible

For indeed he was crucified by reason of weakness, but he lives because of God's power. For we also are weak in him, but we will live together with him, because of God's power toward you.

New Heart English Bible

For indeed he was crucified through weakness, yet he lives through the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we will live with him through the power of God toward you.

Noyes New Testament

For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth through the power of God; for we also are weak in him, but we shall live together with him by the power of God toward you.

Sawyer New Testament

for though he was crucified in weakness, yet he lives by the power of God; and we also are weak in him, but live with him by the power of God in you.

The Emphasized Bible

For, although he was crucified through weakness, yet is he living through God's power, - for, although, we, are weak in him, yet shall we live with him, through God's power unto us-

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For though he was crucified in weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God: for we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God [displayed] towards you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For though his crucifixion was due to weakness, his life is due to the power of God. And we, also, are weak in his weakness, but with him we shall live for you through the power of God.

Webster

For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God towards you.

Weymouth New Testament

For though it is true that He was crucified through weakness, yet He now lives through the power of God. We also are weak, sharing His weakness, but with Him we shall be full of life to deal with you through the power of God.

Williams New Testament

For though He was crucified in weakness, yet by the power of God He goes on living. We too, indeed, show weakness through our union with Him, yet by the power of God we too shall be alive toward you through fellowship with Him.

World English Bible

For he was crucified through weakness, yet he lives through the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we will live with him through the power of God toward you.

Worrell New Testament

for, indeed, He was crucified through weakness, but He liveth through the power of God. For we also are weak in Him, but we shall live with Him through the power of God toward you.

Worsley New Testament

For if He was crucified as from weakness, yet He now liveth by the power of God: for we also are weak in Him, but shall live with Him by the power of God manifested to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

for even if he was crucified from infirmity, yet he doth live from the power of God; for we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him from the power of God toward you.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
for, , not tr
Usage: 825
Usage: 825


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

σταυρόω 
Stauroo 
Usage: 43

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

ἀσθένεια 
Astheneia 
Usage: 21

yet
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

he liveth
ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

by
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
δύναμις 
Dunamis 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
power, mighty work, strength, miracle, might, virtue, mighty,
Usage: 709
Usage: 95

the power
δύναμις 
Dunamis 
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 95
Usage: 1151

of God
θεός 
theos 
εἰς 
Eis 
God, god, godly, God-ward ,
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1151
Usage: 1267

we also
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

ἀσθενέω 
Astheneo 
Usage: 34

in

Usage: 0

him
ἀλλά 
Alla 
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 461
Usage: 709

but
ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

we shall live
σύν 
sun 
Usage: 120

with

Usage: 0

ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 13:4

References

Images 2 Corinthians 13:4

Context Readings

Final Warnings To The Church At Corinth

3 since you want proof that the Messiah is speaking through me. He is not weak in dealing with you but is making his power felt among you. 4 Though he was crucified in weakness, he lives by God's power. We are weak with him, but by God's power we will live for you. 5 Keep examining yourselves to see whether you are continuing in the faith. Test yourselves! You know, don't you, that Jesus the Messiah lives in you? Could it be that you are failing the test?


Cross References

1 Peter 3:18

For the Messiah also suffered for sins once for all, an innocent person for the guilty, so that he could bring you to God. He was put to death in a mortal body but was brought to life by the Spirit,

Romans 6:4

Therefore, through baptism we were buried with him into his death so that, just as the Messiah was raised from the dead by the Father's glory, we too may live an entirely new life.

Romans 1:4

and was declared by the resurrection from the dead to be the powerful Son of God according to the spirit of holiness Jesus the Messiah, our Lord.

1 Corinthians 2:3

It was in weakness, fear, and great trembling that I came to you.

Luke 22:43-44

Then an angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him.

John 10:18

No one is taking it from me; I lay it down of my own free will. I have the authority to lay it down, and I have the authority to take it back again. This is what my Father has commanded me."

Acts 2:36

"Therefore, let all the people of Israel understand beyond a doubt that God made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Messiah!"

Acts 3:16

It is his name that is, by faith in his name that has healed this man whom you see and know. Yes, the faith that comes through Jesus has given him this perfect health in the presence of all of you.

Acts 4:10-12

you and all the people of Israel must understand that this man stands healthy before you because of the name of Jesus from Nazareth, whom you crucified, but whom God raised from the dead.

Romans 6:8-11

Now if we have died with the Messiah, we believe that we will also live with him,

Romans 14:9

For this reason the Messiah died and returned to life, so that he might become the Lord of both the dead and the living.

1 Corinthians 15:43

The body is planted in a state of dishonor but is raised in a state of splendor. It is planted in weakness but is raised in power.

2 Corinthians 4:7-12

But we have this treasure in clay jars to show that its extraordinary power comes from God and not from us.

2 Corinthians 10:3-4

Of course, we are living in the world, but we do not wage war in a world-like way.

2 Corinthians 10:10

For someone is saying, "His letters are impressive and forceful, but his bodily presence is weak and his speech contemptible."

Ephesians 1:19-23

and the unlimited greatness of his power for us who believe, according to the working of his mighty strength,

Philippians 2:7-11

Instead, poured out in emptiness, a servant's form did he possess, a mortal man becoming. In human form he chose to be,

Philippians 3:10

I want to know the Messiah what his resurrection power is like and what it means to share in his sufferings by becoming like him in his death,

2 Timothy 2:11-12

This saying is trustworthy: In dying with the Messiah, true life we gain.

Hebrews 5:7

As a mortal man, he offered up prayers and appeals with loud cries and tears to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his devotion to God.

1 Peter 3:22

who has gone to heaven and is at the right hand of God, where angels, authorities, and powers have been made subject to him.

Revelation 1:17-18

When I saw him, I fell down at his feet like a dead man. But he placed his right hand on me and said, "Stop being afraid! I am the first and the last,

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