Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

being troubled on every side, yet not distressed; perplexed, but not in despair;

New American Standard Bible

we are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing;

King James Version

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

Holman Bible

We are pressured in every way but not crushed; we are perplexed but not in despair;

International Standard Version

In every way we're troubled but not crushed, frustrated but not in despair,

A Conservative Version

restricted in everything, yet not confined, perplexed but not despairing,

American Standard Version

we are pressed on every side, yet not straitened; perplexed, yet not unto despair;

Amplified

We are pressured in every way [hedged in], but not crushed; perplexed [unsure of finding a way out], but not driven to despair;

An Understandable Version

We are afflicted in every way, but are not crushed; [we are] perplexed, but not to the point of despair;

Anderson New Testament

We are pressed on all sides, yet not restrained; perplexed, but not in despair;

Bible in Basic English

Troubles are round us on every side, but we are not shut in; things are hard for us, but we see a way out of them;

Common New Testament

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair;

Daniel Mace New Testament

I am press'd on every side, yet not crush'd; perplexed, but not in despair;

Darby Translation

every way afflicted, but not straitened; seeing no apparent issue, but our way not entirely shut up;

Godbey New Testament

in everything being troubled, but not in difficulties incorrigible; being at a loss, but not utterly at a loss;

Goodspeed New Testament

I am hard pressed on every side, but never cut off: perplexed, but not driven to despair;

John Wesley New Testament

We are troubled on every side, yet not crushed;

Julia Smith Translation

Being pressed in every thing, but not straightened; being at a loss, but not utterly perplexed;

King James 2000

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

Lexham Expanded Bible

We are afflicted in every [way], but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing;

Modern King James verseion

in every way having been troubled, but not having been hemmed in; having been perplexed, but not utterly at a loss;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We are troubled on every side, yet are we not without shift. We are in poverty: but not utterly without somewhat.

Moffatt New Testament

on every side I am harried but not hemmed in, perplexed but not despairing,

Montgomery New Testament

On every side I am hard pressed, yet not hemmed in; perplexed, but not in despair;

NET Bible

We are experiencing trouble on every side, but are not crushed; we are perplexed, but not driven to despair;

New Heart English Bible

We are pressed on every side, yet not crushed; perplexed, yet not to despair;

Sawyer New Testament

being afflicted in every thing but not distressed, being perplexed but not in despair,

The Emphasized Bible

On every side, pressed hard, but not hemmed in, without a way, but not without a by-way,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

We are afflicted on every side, yet not reduced to extremities; under difficulties, yet not in despair;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Though hard pressed on every side, we are never hemmed in; through perplexed, never driven to despair;

Webster

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

Weymouth New Testament

We are hard pressed, yet never in absolute distress; perplexed, yet never utterly baffled;

Williams New Testament

On every side I am ever hard-pressed, but never hemmed in; always perplexed, but never to the point of despair;

World English Bible

We are pressed on every side, yet not crushed; perplexed, yet not to despair;

Worrell New Testament

being pressed on every side, yet not cooped up; perplexed, yet not despairing;

Worsley New Testament

being afflicted on every side, but not oppressed; perplexed, but not in despair;

Youngs Literal Translation

on every side being in tribulation, but not straitened; perplexed, but not in despair;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
θλίβω 
Thlibo 
Usage: 9

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

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

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

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

στενοχωρέω 
Stenochoreo 
Usage: 3

ἀπορέω 
Aporeo 
Usage: 4

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 4:8

Devotionals containing 2 Corinthians 4:8

References

Fausets

Images 2 Corinthians 4:8

Context Readings

Treasure In Earthenware Jars

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; 9 persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;


Cross References

2 Corinthians 7:5

For indeed when we had come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.

2 Corinthians 7:5

For indeed when we had come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.

2 Corinthians 7:5

For indeed when we had come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.

2 Corinthians 7:5-10

For indeed when we had come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.

2 Corinthians 7:5-3

For indeed when we had come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.

Romans 8:35-37

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ for us? Shall affliction or distress or persecution or famine or nakedness or peril or sword?

Romans 8:35

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ for us? Shall affliction or distress or persecution or famine or nakedness or peril or sword?

Romans 8:35

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ for us? Shall affliction or distress or persecution or famine or nakedness or peril or sword?

Romans 8:35

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ for us? Shall affliction or distress or persecution or famine or nakedness or peril or sword?

John 14:18

I will not leave you bereaved; I am coming to you.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but we rejoice in afflictions also, knowing that affliction produceth endurance,

1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation hath come upon you, but such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted beyond what ye are able to endure, but will with the temptation furnish also the way to escape, that ye may be able to endure it.

2 Corinthians 1:8-10

For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our distress which came upon us in Asia, that it was exceedingly heavy upon us beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of life;

2 Corinthians 4:16-17

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

2 Corinthians 6:4

but as Gods ministers recommending ourselves in all things, in much endurance, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

2 Corinthians 11:23-30

Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as beside myself,) I am more; in labors more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequently, in deaths often;

2 Corinthians 12:10

Therefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses in behalf of Christ; for when I am weak, then am I strong.

James 1:2-4

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

1 Peter 1:6-7

wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a short time, if need be, made sorrowful by manifold trials,

1 Peter 4:12-14

Beloved, be not surprised at the fiery trial which is taking place among you to prove you, as though a strange thing were befalling you;

1 Peter 4:12

Beloved, be not surprised at the fiery trial which is taking place among you to prove you, as though a strange thing were befalling you;

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