Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For all things are for your sakes, so that the grace which is spreading to more and more people may cause the giving of thanks to abound to the glory of God.

King James Version

For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God.

Holman Bible

For all this is because of you, so that grace, extended through more and more people, may cause thanksgiving to overflow to God's glory.

International Standard Version

All this is for your sake so that, as his grace spreads, more and more people will give thanks and glorify God.

A Conservative Version

For all things are for your sakes, so that the grace, which has multiplied because of the thankfulness of the many, may abound for the glory of God.

American Standard Version

For all things are for your sakes, that the grace, being multiplied through the many, may cause the thanksgiving to abound unto the glory of God.

Amplified

For all [these] things are [taking place] for your sake, so that the more grace (divine favor and spiritual blessing) extends to more and more people and multiplies through the many, the more thanksgiving may increase [and redound] to the glory of God.

An Understandable Version

For everything [i.e., that we have experienced. See verses 8-12] is for your sakes so that [God's] unearned favor, being extended to so many, [in bringing them salvation through Paul's ministry] may result in much thanksgiving in praise to God.

Anderson New Testament

For all these afflictions are for your sakes, that the favor which abounds to me, may, through the thanksgiving of the many, abound richly to the glory of God.

Bible in Basic English

For we go through all things on account of you, because the greater the number to whom the grace is given, the greater is the praise to the glory of God.

Common New Testament

For all this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for all things are for your sakes, that the grace which was conferr'd upon many, might by the gratitude of so many, redound to the glory of God.

Darby Translation

For all things are for your sakes, that the grace abounding through the many may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.

Godbey New Testament

For all things are for your sakes, in order that the grace, overflowing with thanksgiving through many, may abound unto the glory of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

For it is all for your benefit, in order that as God's favor reaches greater and greater numbers, it may result in more and more thanksgiving in praise of God.

John Wesley New Testament

For all things are for your sakes, that the overflowing grace might through the thanksgiving of many abound to the glory of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For we suffer all these things for your sakes that the grace abounding through many may in the thanksgiving redound to the glory of God.

Julia Smith Translation

For all things for you, that grace, having abounded by the many, might abound in thanksgiving to the glory of God.

King James 2000

For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many increase to the glory of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For all [these things] {are for your sake}, in order that the grace that is increasing through the many may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.

Modern King James verseion

For all things are for your sake, so that the superabounding grace might be made to abound through the thanksgiving of the greater number, to the glory of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for all things I do for your sakes, that the plenteous grace by thanks given of many, may redound to the praise of God.

Moffatt New Testament

It is all in your interests, so that the more grace abounds, the more thanksgiving may rise and redound to the glory of God.

Montgomery New Testament

For everything is for your sakes, so that more abundant grace, because of the thanksgiving of many voices, might overflow to the glory of God.

NET Bible

For all these things are for your sake, so that the grace that is including more and more people may cause thanksgiving to increase to the glory of God.

New Heart English Bible

For all things are for your sakes, that the grace, being multiplied through the many, may cause the thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.

Noyes New Testament

For all things are for your sakes, that the grace abounding by means of the greater number may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.

Sawyer New Testament

For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace may abound through the thanksgiving of many to the glory of God.

The Emphasized Bible

For, all things, are for your sakes, in order that, the favour abounding, may, through means of the greater number, cause, the thanksgiving, to superabound unto the glory of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace, through the thanksgiving of more persons, may more abound to the glory of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For all this is for your sakes, that the loving-kindness of God, spreading from heart to heart, may cause yet more hearts to overflow with thanksgiving, to his glory.

Webster

For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace may, through the thanksgiving of many, redound to the glory of God.

Weymouth New Testament

For everything is for your sakes, in order that grace, being more richly bestowed because of the thanksgivings of the increased number, may more and more promote the glory of God.

Williams New Testament

For everything is for your sakes, in order that His favor by multiplying the thanksgiving of many may make the cup run over to the praise of God.

World English Bible

For all things are for your sakes, that the grace, being multiplied through the many, may cause the thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.

Worrell New Testament

For all things are for your sakes, that the grace, abounding through the many, may make the thanksgiving abound, to the glory of God.

Worsley New Testament

For all these things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the gratitude of many redound to the glory of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

for the all things are because of you, that the grace having been multiplied, because of the thanksgiving of the more, may abound to the glory of God;

Interlinear

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

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

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

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

πλεονάζω 
Pleonazo 
Usage: 9

χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

περισσεύω 
Perisseuo 
Usage: 31

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

εὐχαριστία 
Eucharistia 
Usage: 15

of many
πλείων πλεῖον πλέον 
Pleion 
Usage: 40

περισσεύω 
Perisseuo 
Usage: 31

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

the glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

References

Fausets

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 4:15

Context Readings

Treasure In Earthenware Jars

14 knowing that He who raised the Lord Jesus will raise us also with Jesus and will present us with you. 15 For all things are for your sakes, so that the grace which is spreading to more and more people may cause the giving of thanks to abound to the glory of God. 16 Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 1:11

you also joining in helping us through your prayers, so that thanks may be given by many persons on our behalf for the favor bestowed on us through the prayers of many.

Romans 8:28

And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

2 Corinthians 8:19

and not only this, but he has also been appointed by the churches to travel with us in this gracious work, which is being administered by us for the glory of the Lord Himself, and to show our readiness,

2 Corinthians 9:11-12

you will be enriched in everything for all liberality, which through us is producing thanksgiving to God.

Psalm 50:14

"Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving And pay your vows to the Most High;

Psalm 50:23

"He who offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving honors Me; And to him who orders his way aright I shall show the salvation of God."

1 Corinthians 3:21-23

So then let no one boast in men For all things belong to you,

2 Corinthians 1:4-6

who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

Galatians 1:24

And they were glorifying God because of me.

Ephesians 3:20-21

Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,

Colossians 1:24

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions.

Colossians 3:16-17

Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

2 Timothy 2:10

For this reason I endure all things for the sake of those who are chosen, so that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus and with it eternal glory.

Hebrews 13:15-16

Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

1 Peter 4:11

Whoever speaks, is to do so as one who is speaking the utterances of God; whoever serves is to do so as one who is serving by the strength which God supplies; so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belongs the glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

Revelation 4:8-11

And the four living creatures, each one of them having six wings, are full of eyes around and within; and day and night they do not cease to say, "HOLY, HOLY, HOLY is THE LORD GOD, THE ALMIGHTY, WHO WAS AND WHO IS AND WHO IS TO COME."

Revelation 5:8-14

When He had taken the book, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each one holding a harp and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.

Revelation 19:4-6

And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who sits on the throne saying, "Amen Hallelujah!"

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