Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Regarding them: the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

New American Standard Bible

in whose case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

King James Version

In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

International Standard Version

In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of those who do not believe to keep them from seeing the light of the glorious gospel of the Messiah, who is the image of God.

A Conservative Version

in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, in order for the light of the good-news of the glory of the Christ (who is a likeness of God) not to shine forth to them.

American Standard Version

in whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not dawn upon them .

Amplified

For the god of this world has blinded the unbelievers' minds [that they should not discern the truth], preventing them from seeing the illuminating light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ (the Messiah), Who is the Image and Likeness of God.

An Understandable Version

For the god of this world [i.e., Satan] has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, so that they would not see the light of the Gospel of the splendor of Christ, who is the image of God.

Anderson New Testament

whose unbelieving minds the god of this age has darkened, so that the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine to them.

Bible in Basic English

Because the god of this world has made blind the minds of those who have not faith, so that the light of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, might not be shining on them.

Common New Testament

In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to those unbelievers, whose minds the God of this world has so blinded, that the glorious lustre of the gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, does not enlighten them.

Darby Translation

in whom the god of this world has blinded the thoughts of the unbelieving, so that the radiancy of the glad tidings of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine forth for them.

Godbey New Testament

in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of those who believe not, in order that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, may not shine on them.

Goodspeed New Testament

In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep the light of the good news of the glorious Christ, the likeness of God, from dawning upon them.

John Wesley New Testament

Whose unbelieving minds the god of this world hath blinded, lest the illumination of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine upon them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In whom the god of this age has blinded the understanding of those who do not believe, that the light of the gospel of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine in them.

Julia Smith Translation

In whom the God of this world blinded the minds of the unbelieving, so that the enlightening of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, does not enlighten them.

King James 2000

In whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of them who believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

among whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, so that they would not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Modern King James verseion

in whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving ones, so that the light of the glorious gospel of Christ (who is the image of God) should not dawn on them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

in whom the God of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest should shine unto them the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, which is the image of God.

Moffatt New Testament

there the god of this world has blinded the minds of unbelievers, to prevent them seeing the light thrown by the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the likeness of God.

Montgomery New Testament

Among them the god of this age has blinded the understanding of the unbelieving so that the sunshine of the gospel of God, should not dawn upon them.

NET Bible

among whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of those who do not believe so they would not see the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God.

New Heart English Bible

in whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, to prevent the light shining from the Good News of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Noyes New Testament

in whom the God of this world blinded the understandings of the unbelieving, so that they cannot behold the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Sawyer New Testament

in whom the god of this life has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the likeness of God, may not shine.

The Emphasized Bible

In whom, the god of this age, hath blinded the minds of the unbelieving, to the end they may not discern the radiance e of the glad-message of the glory of the Christ - who is the image of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

among whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of the unbelievers, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not dart its bright beams upon them.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Men whose minds have been blinded by the God of this Age, unbelievers as they are, so that the light from the Good News of the glory of the Christ, who is the very incarnation of God, should not shine for them.

Webster

In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them who believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine to them.

Weymouth New Testament

in whom the god of this present age has blinded their unbelieving minds so as to shut out the sunshine of the Good News of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God.

Williams New Testament

In their case, the god of this world has blinded the eyes of the unbelievers, to keep the glorious light of the good news of Christ, who is the likeness of God, from dawning upon them.

World English Bible

in whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the Good News of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not dawn on them.

Worrell New Testament

in whom the god of this world blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ, Who is the image of God, should not shine upon them.

Worsley New Testament

among whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of the unbelieving, so that the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, doth not shine unto them:

Youngs Literal Translation

in whom the god of this age did blind the minds of the unbelieving, that there doth not shine forth to them the enlightening of the good news of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

the god
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

of this
τούτου 
Toutou 
Usage: 53

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

τυφλόω 
Tuphloo 
Usage: 3

the minds
νόημα 
Noema 
Usage: 6

of them which believe not
ἄπιστος 
Apistos 
Usage: 17

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

the light
φωτισμός 
Photismos 
Usage: 2

of the glorious
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

εὐαγγέλιον 
Euaggelion 
Usage: 69

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

who
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the image
εἰκών 
Eikon 
Usage: 20

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

αὐγάζω 
Augazo 
Usage: 1

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 4:4

Devotionals containing 2 Corinthians 4:4

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Prayers for 2 Corinthians 4:4

Context Readings

Proclaiming Jesus Christ As Lord

3 But if, in fact, our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. 4 Regarding them: the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. 5 For we are not proclaiming ourselves but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your slaves because of Jesus.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who said, "Light shall shine out of darkness"-He has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus Christ.

John 12:31

Now is the judgment of this world. Now the ruler of this world will be cast out.

Hebrews 1:3

He is the radiance of His glory, the exact expression of His nature, and He sustains all things by His powerful word. After making purification for sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.

John 12:40

He has blinded their eyes and hardened their hearts, so that they would not see with their eyes or understand with their hearts, and be converted, and I would heal them.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.'

2 Corinthians 3:14

But their minds were closed. For to this day, at the reading of the old covenant, the same veil remains; it is not lifted, because it is set aside [only] in Christ.

2 Corinthians 3:18

We all, with unveiled faces, are reflecting the glory of the Lord and are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory; this is from the Lord who is the Spirit.

Philippians 2:6

who, existing in the form of God, did not consider equality with God as something to be used for His own advantage.

Colossians 1:15

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation;

Isaiah 6:10

Dull the minds of these people; deafen their ears and blind their eyes; otherwise they might see with their eyes and hear with their ears, understand with their minds, turn back, and be healed.

John 1:14

The Word became flesh and took up residence among us. We observed His glory, the glory as the One and Only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 1:18

No one has ever seen God. The One and Only Son- the One who is at the Father's side- He has revealed Him.

John 14:9-10

Jesus said to him, "Have I been among you all this time without your knowing Me, Philip? The one who has seen Me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Show us the Father'?

John 14:30

I will not talk with you much longer, because the ruler of the world is coming. He has no power over Me.

John 16:11

and about judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged.

Ephesians 2:2

in which you previously walked according to this worldly age, according to the ruler of the atmospheric domain, the spirit now working in the disobedient.

Titus 2:13

while we wait for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.

1 John 5:19

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is under the sway of the evil one.

1 Kings 22:22

"The Lord asked him, 'How?' "He said, 'I will go and become a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets.' "Then He said, 'You will certainly entice him and prevail. Go and do that.'

Psalm 50:2

From Zion, the perfection of beauty, God appears in radiance.

Isaiah 60:1-2

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord shines over you.

Matthew 4:8-9

Again, the Devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor.

John 8:12

Then Jesus spoke to them again: "I am the light of the world. Anyone who follows Me will never walk in the darkness but will have the light of life."

John 12:35

Jesus answered, "The light will be with you only a little longer. Walk while you have the light so that darkness doesn't overtake you. The one who walks in darkness doesn't know where he's going.

John 12:45

And the one who sees Me sees Him who sent Me.

John 15:24

If I had not done the works among them that no one else has done, they would not have sin. Now they have seen and hated both Me and My Father.

1 Corinthians 10:20

No, but I do say that what they sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons and not to God. I do not want you to be partners with demons!

2 Corinthians 3:8-9

how will the ministry of the Spirit not be more glorious?

2 Corinthians 3:11

For if what was fading away was glorious, what endures will be even more glorious.

Ephesians 6:12

For our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world powers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavens.

Colossians 1:27

God wanted to make known to those among the Gentiles the glorious wealth of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

1 Timothy 1:11

based on the glorious gospel of the blessed God that was entrusted to me.

2 Peter 1:19

So we have the prophetic word strongly confirmed. You will do well to pay attention to it, as to a lamp shining in a dismal place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts.

1 John 2:8

Yet I am writing you a new command, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining.

Revelation 20:2-3

He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent who is the Devil and Satan, and bound him for 1,000 years.

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