Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For we know that if the earthly house of our tent were destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made by hands, eternal in the heavens.

New American Standard Bible

For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

King James Version

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Holman Bible

For we know that if our temporary, earthly dwelling is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal dwelling in the heavens, not made with hands.

International Standard Version

We know that if the earthly tent we live in is torn down, we have a building in heaven that comes from God, an eternal house not built by human hands.

American Standard Version

For we know that if the earthly house of our tabernacle be dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Amplified

For we know that if the earthly tent [our physical body] which is our house is torn down [through death], we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

An Understandable Version

For we know that if our earthly "house" [i.e., our physical body] which is like a tent, is torn down, we have [the promise of] a building from God, a never ending "house" in heaven that is not made by human hands.

Anderson New Testament

For we know that if our earthly house, which is but a tent, should be destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Bible in Basic English

For we are conscious that if this our tent of flesh is taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in heaven.

Common New Testament

For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Daniel Mace New Testament

For I know, that if my body, which is but a tent for my sojourning upon earth, were dissolved, I have what is not fram'd by human art, but by the divine architect, a mansion eternal in the heavens.

Darby Translation

For we know that if our earthly tabernacle house be destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Godbey New Testament

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle may be taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Goodspeed New Testament

For I know that if this earthly tent that I live in is taken down, God will provide me a building in heaven to live in, not built by human hands but eternal.

John Wesley New Testament

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle be dissolved, we have a building from God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

For we know that if our earthly house of the tent were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

King James 2000

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For we know that if our earthly house, the tent, is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made by hands, eternal in the heavens.

Modern King James verseion

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We know surely if our earthy mansion wherein we now dwell were destroyed, that we have a building ordained of God, a habitation not made with hands, but eternal in heaven:

Moffatt New Testament

I know that if this earthly tent of mine is taken down, I get a home from God, made by no human hands, eternal in the heavens.

Montgomery New Testament

For I know, if this earthly tent of mine were struck, I have a mansion built by God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

NET Bible

For we know that if our earthly house, the tent we live in, is dismantled, we have a building from God, a house not built by human hands, that is eternal in the heavens.

New Heart English Bible

For we know that if the earthly house of our tent is dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Noyes New Testament

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.

Sawyer New Testament

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle was destroyed, we have an edifice from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

The Emphasized Bible

For we know that - -if, our earthly tent-dwelling, should be taken down, we have, a building of God, a dwelling not made by hand, age-abiding in the heavens.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

FOR we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle should be taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For we know that if our tent--that earthly body which is now our home--is taken down, we have a house of God's building, a home not made by hands, imperishable, in Heaven.

Webster

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Weymouth New Testament

For we know that if this poor tent, our earthly house, is taken down, we have in Heaven a building which God has provided, a house not built by human hands, but eternal.

Williams New Testament

For I know that if this earthly tent in which I live is taken down, I have a building in heaven which comes from God, a house not built by human hands but eternal.

World English Bible

For we know that if the earthly house of our tent is dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Worrell New Testament

For we know that, if the earthly house of our tabernacle be dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Worsley New Testament

For we know that if our earthly house, which is but as a tent, were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Youngs Literal Translation

For we have known that if our earthly house of the tabernacle may be thrown down, a building from God we have, an house not made with hands -- age-during -- in the heavens,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

we know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

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

ἐπίγειος 
Epigeios 
Usage: 6

οἰκία 
Oikia 
Usage: 46

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

σκῆνος 
Skenos 
Usage: 2

καταλύω 
Kataluo 
Usage: 12

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

οἰκοδομή 
Oikodome 
Usage: 17

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

an house
οἰκία 
Oikia 
Usage: 46

not made with hands
ἀχειροποίητος 
Acheiropoietos 
Usage: 3

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

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

Images 2 Corinthians 5:1

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 5:1

Context Readings

Absent From The Body And At Home With The Lord

1 For we know that if the earthly house of our tent were destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made by hands, eternal in the heavens. 2 For also in this we groan, longing to clothe ourselves with our habitation from heaven,



Cross References

2 Corinthians 4:7

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

2 Peter 1:13-14

But I think it right, inasmuch as I am in this tent, to arouse you in memory.

Job 4:19

How much more those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth!

Hebrews 9:11

But Christ, having arrived a high priest of the good things that are coming, through the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made with hands, that is, not of this creation,

Hebrews 9:24

For the Christ entered not into a holy place made with hands, representative of the true, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us.

Genesis 3:19

In the sweat of thy face thou shall eat bread, till thou return to the ground, for out of it thou were taken. For thou are dust, and to dust thou shall return.

Job 19:25-26

But as for me I know that my Redeemer lives, and at last he will stand up upon the earth.

Job 30:22

Thou lift me up to the wind. Thou cause me to ride [upon it], and thou disintegrate me in the storm.

Psalm 56:9

Then shall my enemies turn back in the day that I call. This I know, that God is for me.

Mark 14:58

We heard him saying, I will destroy this temple made with hands, and by three days I will build another not made with hands.

John 14:2-3

In my Father's house are many dwellings, and if not, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are co-workmen of God. Ye are a tillage of God, an edifice of God.

1 Corinthians 15:46-48

Nevertheless the spiritual is not first, but the natural, then the spiritual.

2 Corinthians 5:4

For also those who are in the tent groan, being burdened, not in that we want to undress, but to clothe ourselves, so that the mortal may be swallowed up by the life.

Colossians 2:11

In whom also ye were circumcised a circumcision not made with hands, in the removal of the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of the Christ.

2 Timothy 1:12

Because of which reason I also suffer these things. But I am not ashamed, for I know him whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that he is able to preserve my consignment for that day.

Hebrews 11:10

For he anticipated the city that has the foundations, whose builder and architect is God.

1 Peter 1:4

for an inheritance imperishable, and undefiled, and unfading, reserved in heavens for you,

2 Peter 3:11

Therefore, all these things being disintegrated, what kind ought ye to be in holy actions and pieties,

1 John 3:2

Beloved, now we are children of God, and it is not yet made known what we will be. But we know that whenever he is made known we will be like him, because we will see him as he is.

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers. He who is not loving the brother abides in death.

1 John 3:19

And by this we know that we are of the truth, and will assure our hearts before him.

1 John 5:19-20

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is set in the evil.

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