Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

That's why we are not discouraged. No, even if outwardly we are wearing out, inwardly we are being renewed each and every day.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day.

King James Version

For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Holman Bible

Therefore we do not give up. Even though our outer person is being destroyed, our inner person is being renewed day by day.

A Conservative Version

Therefore we are not discouraged, but even if the outer man of us is perishing, yet the inner man is renewed day by day.

American Standard Version

Wherefore we faint not; but though our outward man is decaying, yet our inward man is renewed day by day.

Amplified

Therefore we do not become discouraged (utterly spiritless, exhausted, and wearied out through fear). Though our outer man is [progressively] decaying and wasting away, yet our inner self is being [progressively] renewed day after day.

An Understandable Version

Therefore, we do not get discouraged, for though our physical body is decaying, yet our inner person is being renewed daily.

Anderson New Testament

For this reason we faint not: but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day. by day.

Bible in Basic English

For which cause we do not give way to weariness; but though our outer man is getting feebler, our inner man is made new day by day.

Common New Testament

Therefore we do not lose heart. Though our outer nature is wasting away, yet our inner nature is being renewed day by day.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for which cause I am not discouraged, but tho' my body decays, yet my mind is daily renewed.

Darby Translation

Wherefore we faint not; but if indeed our outward man is consumed, yet the inward is renewed day by day.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore we faint not; but if indeed our external man perishes, yet our internal man is renewed day by day.

Goodspeed New Testament

So I never lose heart. Though my outer nature is wasting away, my inner is being renewed every day.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore we faint not, but even though the outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore we lose not courage; but if also our man without is destroyed, but he within is renewed day and day.

King James 2000

For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore we do not lose heart, but even if our outer person is being destroyed, yet our inner [person] is being renewed day after day.

Modern King James verseion

For this cause we do not faint; but though our outward man perishes, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore, we are not wearied: but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Moffatt New Testament

Hence I never lose heart; though my outward man decays, my inner man is renewed day after day.

Montgomery New Testament

For this reason, as I have said, I do not lose courage, but even though my outward man is wasting away, my inward man is being renewed, day by day.

NET Bible

Therefore we do not despair, but even if our physical body is wearing away, our inner person is being renewed day by day.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is wearing away, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day.

Noyes New Testament

For which cause we are not fainthearted; but though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Sawyer New Testament

Wherefore we faint not, but if our outward man is destroyed our inward man is renewed day by day.

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore we faint not, but, even if, our outer man, is decaying, nevertheless, our inner man , is renewing day by day.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Therefore we never faint; for though our outward man decay, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore, as I said, we do not lose heart. No, even though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.

Webster

For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man is wasted, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore we are not cowards. Nay, even though our outward man is wasting away, yet our inward man is being renewed day by day.

Williams New Testament

So I never give up; instead, although my outer nature is wasting away, my inner nature is constantly renewed from day to day.

World English Bible

Therefore we don't faint, but though our outward man is decaying, yet our inward man is renewed day by day.

Worrell New Testament

Wherefore, we faint not; but even if our outward man is decaying, yet our inward man is being renewed day by day.

Worsley New Testament

For which cause we are not disheartened: but though our outward man decayeth, yet the inward man is renewed daily.

Youngs Literal Translation

wherefore, we faint not, but if also our outward man doth decay, yet the inward is renewed day by day;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
διό 
Dio 
Usage: 52

we faint
ἐκκακέω 
Ekkakeo 
faint, be weary
Usage: 6

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

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

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

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

ἔξω 
Exo 
Usage: 50

man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

διαφθείρω 
Diaphtheiro 
Usage: 5

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

the inward
ἔσωθεν 
Esothen 
Usage: 4

ἀνακαινόω 
Anakainoo 
Usage: 2

day
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

by

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

References

Images 2 Corinthians 4:16

Context Readings

Living By Faith

15 All this is for your sake so that, as his grace spreads, more and more people will give thanks and glorify God. 16  That's why we are not discouraged. No, even if outwardly we are wearing out, inwardly we are being renewed each and every day. 17 This light, temporary nature of our suffering is producing for us an everlasting weight of glory, far beyond any comparison,



Cross References

Romans 7:22

For I delight in the Law of God in my inner being,

Isaiah 40:31

but those who keep waiting for the LORD will renew their strength. Then they'll soar on wings like eagles; they'll run and not grow weary; they'll walk and not grow tired."

Colossians 3:10

and have clothed yourselves with the new nature, which is being renewed in full knowledge, consistent with the image of the one who created it.

Isaiah 40:29

He's the one who gives might to the faint, renewing strength for the powerless.

Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this world, but continuously be transformed by the renewing of your minds so that you may be able to determine what God's will is what is proper, pleasing, and perfect.

2 Corinthians 4:1

Therefore, since we have this ministry through the mercy shown to us, we do not get discouraged.

Job 19:26-27

Even after my skin has been destroyed, clothed in my flesh I will see God,

Psalm 27:13

I believe that I will see the LORD's goodness in the land of the living.

Psalm 51:10

God, create a pure heart in me, and renew a right attitude within me.

Psalm 73:26

My body and mind may fail, but God is my strength and my portion forever.

Psalm 119:81

I long for your deliverance; I have looked to your word, placing my hope in it.

Isaiah 57:1-2

"Also the righteous are perishing, but no one takes it to heart; devout people are taken away, while no one understands that the righteous person is taken away from calamity.

Matthew 5:29-30

So if your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one of your body parts than to have your whole body thrown into hell.

Luke 11:3

Keep giving us every day our daily bread,

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, unmovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord, because you know that the work that you do for the Lord isn't wasted.

2 Corinthians 12:15

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

Ephesians 3:16

I pray that he would give you, according to his glorious riches, strength in your inner being and power through his Spirit,

Ephesians 4:23

to be renewed in your mental attitude,

Titus 3:5

"Twas not for deeds that we had done, but by his steadfast love alone, he saved us through a second birth, renewed us by the Spirit's work,

1 Peter 3:4

Instead, it should be the inner disposition of the heart, consisting in the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which God values greatly.

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