Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

In fact, what had been glorious is not glorious now by comparison because of the glory that surpasses it.

New American Standard Bible

For indeed what had glory, in this case has no glory because of the glory that surpasses it.

King James Version

For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excelleth.

International Standard Version

In fact, that which once had glory lost its glory, because the other glory surpassed it.

A Conservative Version

For also that which has been glorified, has not been glorified in this regard, because of the glory that transcends.

American Standard Version

For verily that which hath been made glorious hath not been made glorious in this respect, by reason of the glory that surpasseth.

Amplified

Indeed, in view of this fact, what once had splendor [ the glory of the Law in the face of Moses] has come to have no splendor at all, because of the overwhelming glory that exceeds and excels it [ the glory of the Gospel in the face of Jesus Christ].

An Understandable Version

For truly, what once came with splendor [i.e., the Old Agreement] has now lost it in comparison to that which has surpassing splendor [i.e., the New Agreement].

Anderson New Testament

For that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, because of the glory that surpasses.

Bible in Basic English

For the glory of the first no longer seems to be glory, because of the greater glory of that which comes after.

Common New Testament

For indeed what had glory, in this case has no glory because of the glory that surpasses it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

since that which distinguished the first had no glory, when compared to that of the other, which far excell'd it.

Darby Translation

For also that which was glorified is not glorified in this respect, on account of the surpassing glory.

Godbey New Testament

For indeed that which was glorious, has ceased to be glorious in this respect on account of the transcendent glory.

Goodspeed New Testament

For in comparison with its surpassing splendor, what was splendid has come to have no splendor at all.

John Wesley New Testament

For even that which was made glorious, had no glory in this respect, because of the glory that excelleth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For even that which was so glorious had no glory in this respect, in comparison with the glory that excels.

Julia Smith Translation

For also that having been glorified has not been glorified in this part, for sake of the glory excelling.

King James 2000

For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excels.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For indeed what had been glorified has not been glorified in this case, on account of the glory that surpasses [it].

Modern King James verseion

For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, because of the glory that excels.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For no doubt that which was there glorified is not once glorified in respect of this exceeding glory.

Moffatt New Testament

(indeed, in view of the transcendent glory, what was glorious has thus no glory at all);

Montgomery New Testament

Indeed that which once was glorious has lost its glory, because of the glory which surpasses it.

NET Bible

For indeed, what had been glorious now has no glory because of the tremendously greater glory of what replaced it.

New Heart English Bible

For truly that which has been made glorious has not been made glorious in this respect, by reason of the glory that surpasses.

Noyes New Testament

For even that which was made glorious hath ceased to be glorious in this respect, by reason of the glory by which it is exceeded.

Sawyer New Testament

For that which was made glorious was not glorious in this respect, on account of the surpassing glory.

The Emphasized Bible

For that which hath been made glorious, hath not even been made glorious, in this respect, - by reason of the surpassing glory.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For that which was glorious hath no glory, comparatively, because of the glory which excelleth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Indeed, that which then had glory has lost its glory, because of the glory which surpasses it.

Webster

For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excelleth.

Weymouth New Testament

For, in fact, that which was once resplendent in glory has no glory at all in this respect, that it pales before the glory which surpasses it.

Williams New Testament

For on account of its surpassing splendor, what was once so splendid has now no splendor at all.

World English Bible

For most certainly that which has been made glorious has not been made glorious in this respect, by reason of the glory that surpasses.

Worrell New Testament

For even that which has been made glorious has not been made glorious in this respect, on account of the surpassing glory;

Worsley New Testament

since what was then made glorious was not in comparison glorious, because of the glory that surpasseth it.

Youngs Literal Translation

for also even that which hath been glorious, hath not been glorious -- in this respect, because of the superior glory;

Interlinear

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


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


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

δοξάζω 
Doxazo 
Usage: 42

had
δοξάζω 
Doxazo 
Usage: 42

no
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

δοξάζω 
Doxazo 
Usage: 42

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

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

μέρος 
meros 
Usage: 36

by reason of
ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
for ... sake, for ... cause, for, because 9, wherefore , by reason of, that ... might
Usage: 8

the glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141


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

Context Readings

New Covenant Ministry

9 For if the ministry of condemnation had glory, the ministry of righteousness overflows with even more glory. 10 In fact, what had been glorious is not glorious now by comparison because of the glory that surpasses it. 11 For if what was fading away was glorious, what endures will be even more glorious.



Cross References

Job 25:5

If even the moon does not shine
and the stars are not pure in His sight,

Isaiah 24:23

The moon will be put to shame
and the sun disgraced,
because the Lord of Hosts will reign as king
on Mount Zion in Jerusalem,
and He will display His glory
in the presence of His elders.

Haggai 2:3

Who is left among you who saw this house in its former glory? How does it look to you now? Doesn’t it seem like nothing to you?

Haggai 2:7-9

I will shake all the nations so that the treasures of all the nations will come, and I will fill this house with glory,” says the Lord of Hosts.

Acts 26:13

King Agrippa, while on the road at midday, I saw a light from heaven brighter than the sun, shining around me and those traveling with me.

Philippians 3:7-8

But everything that was a gain to me, I have considered to be a loss because of Christ.

2 Peter 1:17

For when He received honor and glory from God the Father, a voice came to Him from the Majestic Glory:This is My beloved Son.
I take delight in Him!

Revelation 21:23-24

The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, because God’s glory illuminates it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Revelation 22:5

Night will no longer exist, and people will not need lamplight or sunlight, because the Lord God will give them light. And they will reign forever and ever.

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