Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not of us;

New American Standard Bible

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves;

King James Version

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.

Holman Bible

Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not from us.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the excellence of the power may be of God and not from us,

American Standard Version

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not from ourselves;

Amplified

But we have this precious treasure [the good news about salvation] in [unworthy] earthen vessels [of human frailty], so that the grandeur and surpassing greatness of the power will be [shown to be] from God [His sufficiency] and not from ourselves.

An Understandable Version

But we have this treasure [i.e., the Gospel message] in clay pots [i.e., the mortal bodies of the apostles] to show that the [i.e., its] extraordinary power comes from God and not from us.

Anderson New Testament

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be God's and not our own.

Bible in Basic English

But we have this wealth in vessels of earth, so that it may be seen that the power comes not from us but from God;

Common New Testament

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but this treasure is lodg'd in such earthen vessels as we are, that the exceeding efficacy of it may appear to be from God, and not from us.

Darby Translation

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the surpassingness of the power may be of God, and not from us:

Godbey New Testament

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, in order that the excellency of the power, may be of God, and not of us;

Goodspeed New Testament

But I have this treasure in a mere ear then jar, to show that its amazing power belongs to God and not to me.

John Wesley New Testament

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God, and not of us.

Julia Smith Translation

And we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the eminence of power be of God, and not of us.

King James 2000

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But we have this treasure in earthenware jars, in order that the extraordinary degree of the power may be from God and not from us.

Modern King James verseion

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels that the excellent power of it might appear to be of God, and not of us.

Moffatt New Testament

But I possess this treasure in a frail vessel of earth, to show that the transcending power belongs to God, not to myself;

Montgomery New Testament

But I hold this treasure in an earthen vessel, in order that the surpassing greatness of the power may be from God, and not from myself.

NET Bible

But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that the extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us.

New Heart English Bible

But we have this treasure in clay vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not from ourselves.

Sawyer New Testament

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God and not of us,

The Emphasized Bible

Howbeit we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that, the surpassing greatness of the power, may be of God, and not from ourselves: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the transcendent excellence of the power might be of God, and not of us.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This treasure we have in these earthen vessels, that its all- prevailing power may be seen to come from God, and not to be our own.

Webster

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God, and not from us.

Weymouth New Testament

But we have this treasure in a fragile vase of clay, in order that the surpassing greatness of the power may be seen to belong to God, and not to originate in us.

Williams New Testament

But I am keeping this jewel in an earthen jar, to prove that its surpassing power is God's, not mine.

World English Bible

But we have this treasure in clay vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not from ourselves.

Worrell New Testament

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the exceeding greatness may be of God, and not from ourselves;

Worsley New Testament

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power might be evidently of God, and not of us:

Youngs Literal Translation

And we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

we have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

τοῦτον 
Touton 
Usage: 50

θησαυρός 
thesauros 
Usage: 4

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

ὀστράκινος 
Ostrakinos 
Usage: 2

σκεῦος 
Skeuos 
Usage: 17

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ὑπερβολή 
Huperbole 
Usage: 8

of the power
δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95

may be
ὦ 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
Usage: 41

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

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

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

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 4:7

Devotionals containing 2 Corinthians 4:7

References

Images 2 Corinthians 4:7

Context Readings

Treasure In Earthenware Jars

6 For it is God, who commanded light to shine out of darkness, that shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ. 7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not of us; 8 being troubled on every side, yet not distressed; perplexed, but not in despair;


Cross References

2 Corinthians 5:1

For we know that, if our earthly tenthabitation be destroyed, we have a building provided by God, a house not made with hands, everlasting, in the heavens.

2 Corinthians 5:1

For we know that, if our earthly tenthabitation be destroyed, we have a building provided by God, a house not made with hands, everlasting, in the heavens.

2 Timothy 2:20

But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also wooden and earthen ones; and some for honor, and some for dishonor.

1 Corinthians 1:28

and the mean things of the world, and the things which are despised, did God choose, the things which are not, to bring to nought things that are;

2 Corinthians 3:5-6

not that we are able of ourselves to think anything, as from ourselves; but our ability is from God;

2 Corinthians 3:5

not that we are able of ourselves to think anything, as from ourselves; but our ability is from God;

2 Corinthians 3:5-14

not that we are able of ourselves to think anything, as from ourselves; but our ability is from God;

2 Corinthians 3:5-20

not that we are able of ourselves to think anything, as from ourselves; but our ability is from God;

2 Corinthians 3:5

not that we are able of ourselves to think anything, as from ourselves; but our ability is from God;

2 Corinthians 3:5

not that we are able of ourselves to think anything, as from ourselves; but our ability is from God;

Matthew 13:44

The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hid in a field, which a man found and hid; and for joy thereof he goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.

Matthew 13:52

And he said to them, Thus then every scribe, instructed for the kingdom of heaven, is like a householder, who bringeth out from his storehouse things new and old.

1 Corinthians 2:3-5

And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling;

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For I think that God hath set forth us the apostles as lowest, as men sentenced to death; for we have been made a spectacle to the world, to angels, and to men.

2 Corinthians 4:1

Therefore, having this ministry through the mercy we received, we are not fainthearted;

2 Corinthians 6:10

as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and possessing all things.

2 Corinthians 10:10

For his letters, saith one, are weighty and strong; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.

2 Corinthians 12:7-9

And that I might not be too much lifted up by the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan, to buffet me, that I might not be too much lifted up.

2 Corinthians 13:4

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.

Galatians 4:13-14

Nay, ye know that it was on account of an infirmity of the flesh that I preached the gospel to you the former time,

Ephesians 1:19-20

and what the exceeding greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his mighty power,

Ephesians 2:5

even when dead through our trespasses, life with Christ,by grace have ye been saved,

Ephesians 2:8-9

For by grace ye have been saved, through faith; and this is not of yourselves; it is the gift of God;

Ephesians 3:8

To me, who am less than the least of all saints, was this grace given, to make known among the gentiles the glad tidings of the unsearchable riches of Christ,

Colossians 1:27

to whom it was the will of God to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory;

Colossians 2:3

in which are stored up all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

Colossians 2:12

having been buried with him in your baptism; in which also ye were raised to life with him through faith in the working of God, who raised him from the dead;

1 Thessalonians 1:5

because the gospel preached by us came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; as ye well know what sort of persons we became among you for your sake.

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