Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

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

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;

Noyes New Testament

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

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;

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 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. 8 We are hard pressed, yet never in absolute distress; perplexed, yet never utterly baffled; 9 pursued, yet never left unsuccoured; struck to the ground, yet never slain;


Cross References

2 Corinthians 7:5

For even after our arrival in Macedonia we could get no relief such as human nature craves. We were greatly harassed; there were conflicts without and fears within.

2 Corinthians 7:5

For even after our arrival in Macedonia we could get no relief such as human nature craves. We were greatly harassed; there were conflicts without and fears within.

2 Corinthians 7:5

For even after our arrival in Macedonia we could get no relief such as human nature craves. We were greatly harassed; there were conflicts without and fears within.

2 Corinthians 7:5-10

For even after our arrival in Macedonia we could get no relief such as human nature craves. We were greatly harassed; there were conflicts without and fears within.

2 Corinthians 7:5-3

For even after our arrival in Macedonia we could get no relief such as human nature craves. We were greatly harassed; there were conflicts without and fears within.

Romans 8:35-37

Who shall separate us from Christ's love? Shall affliction or distress, persecution or hunger, nakedness or danger or the sword?

Romans 8:35

Who shall separate us from Christ's love? Shall affliction or distress, persecution or hunger, nakedness or danger or the sword?

Romans 8:35

Who shall separate us from Christ's love? Shall affliction or distress, persecution or hunger, nakedness or danger or the sword?

Romans 8:35

Who shall separate us from Christ's love? Shall affliction or distress, persecution or hunger, nakedness or danger or the sword?

John 14:18

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

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so: we also exult in our sufferings, knowing as we do, that suffering produces fortitude;

1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has you in its power but such as is common to human nature; and God is faithful and will not allow you to be tempted beyond your strength. But, when the temptation comes, He will also provide the way of escape; so that you may be able to bear it.

2 Corinthians 1:8-10

For as for our troubles which came upon us in the province of Asia, we would have you know, brethren, that we were exceedingly weighed down, and felt overwhelmed, so that we renounced all hope even of life.

2 Corinthians 4:16-17

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

2 Corinthians 6:4

On the contrary, as God's servants, we seek their full approval--by unwearied endurance, by afflictions, by distress, by helplessness;

2 Corinthians 11:23-30

Are they servants of Christ? (I speak as if I were out of my mind.)

2 Corinthians 12:10

In fact I take pleasure in infirmities, in the bearing of insults, in distress, in persecutions, in grievous difficulties--for Christ's sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

James 1:2-4

Reckon it nothing but joy, my brethren, whenever you find yourselves hedged in by various trials.

1 Peter 1:6-7

Rejoice triumphantly in the prospect of this, even if now, for a short time, you are compelled to sorrow amid various trials.

1 Peter 4:12-14

Dear friends, do not be surprised at finding that that scorching flame of persecution is raging among you to put you to the test--as though some surprising thing were accidentally happening to you.

1 Peter 4:12

Dear friends, do not be surprised at finding that that scorching flame of persecution is raging among you to put you to the test--as though some surprising thing were accidentally happening to you.

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