Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

It is Christ's love that controls me, for I have become convinced that as one has died for all, all have died,

New American Standard Bible

For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;

King James Version

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Holman Bible

For Christ’s love compels us, since we have reached this conclusion: If One died for all, then all died.

International Standard Version

The love of the Messiah controls us, for we are convinced of this: that one person died for all people; therefore, all people have died.

A Conservative Version

For the love of Christ holds us together, having judge this, that if one died for all, then all died.

American Standard Version

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that one died for all, therefore all died;

Amplified

For the love of Christ controls and compels us, because we have concluded this, that One died for all, therefore all died;

An Understandable Version

For Christ's love for us motivates us, because we have concluded that, [since] one person [i.e., Christ] died for all people, so then all people have died. [Note: This may mean simply that Christ died for all people, who were dead in their sins].

Anderson New Testament

For the love of Christ constrains us, because we have this judgment that if one died for all, then have all died:

Bible in Basic English

For it is the love of Christ which is moving us; because we are of the opinion that if one was put to death for all, then all have undergone death;

Common New Testament

For the love of Christ controls us, because we are convinced that one has died for all; therefore all have died.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to this I am urg'd by the love I bear to Christ, persuaded as I am, that if one died for all, then were all in a dying state: and that he died for all,

Darby Translation

For the love of the Christ constrains us, having judged this: that one died for all, then all have died;

Godbey New Testament

For the love of Christ constrains us; having judged this, that one died for all; then were all dead;

John Wesley New Testament

For the love of Christ constraineth us, while we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Julia Smith Translation

For the love of Christ holds us together; having judged this, that if one died for all, then all dead:

King James 2000

For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the love of Christ controls us, [because we] have concluded this: that one died for all; as a result all died.

Modern King James verseion

For the love of Christ constrains us, judging this, that if one died for all, then all died;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, if one be dead for all, that then are all dead:

Moffatt New Testament

for I am controlled by the love of Christ, convinced that as One has died for all, then all have died,

Montgomery New Testament

For the love of Christ overmasters me; because I thus judge that if One has died for all, then all have died;

NET Bible

For the love of Christ controls us, since we have concluded this, that Christ died for all; therefore all have died.

New Heart English Bible

For the love of Christ constrains us; because we judge thus, that one died for all, therefore all died.

Noyes New Testament

For the love of Christ constraineth us, because we thus judged, that if one died for all, then all died;

Sawyer New Testament

For the love of Christ constrains us, judging this, that if one died for all then were all dead;

The Emphasized Bible

For, the love of the Christ, constraineth us; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the love of Christ constraineth us, because we judge thus, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is the love of the Christ which compels us, when we reflect that, as one died for all, therefore all died;

Webster

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Weymouth New Testament

For the love of Christ overmasters us, the conclusion at which we have arrived being this--that One having died for all, His death was their death,

Williams New Testament

For the love of Christ continuously constrains me, because I am convinced that as One died for all, all have died,

World English Bible

For the love of Christ constrains us; because we judge thus, that one died for all, therefore all died.

Worrell New Testament

For the love of Christ is constraining us; having judged this, that One died for all; consequently, they all died:

Worsley New Testament

For the love of Christ constraineth us, being fully persuaded of this, that if One died for all, then were all dead.

Youngs Literal Translation

for the love of the Christ doth constrain us, having judged thus: that if one for all died, then the whole died,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

the love
G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

συνέχω 
sunecho 
be taken with, throng, straiten, keep in, hold, stop, press, lie sick of, constrain, be in a strait
Usage: 10

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

we thus judge
κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die, be dead, be at the point of death +9, perish, lie a dying, be slain +, vr dead
Usage: 93

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704
Usage: 704

ἄρα 
Ara 
therefore , so then , now therefore , then , wherefore , haply , not tr,
Usage: 35

ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die, be dead, be at the point of death +9, perish, lie a dying, be slain +, vr dead
Usage: 93

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 5:14

Devotionals containing 2 Corinthians 5:14

Images 2 Corinthians 5:14

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 5:14

Context Readings

Controlled By The Love Of Christ

13 For if I was out of my senses, as they say, it was between God and me; and if I am in my right mind, it is for your good. 14 It is Christ's love that controls me, for I have become convinced that as one has died for all, all have died, 15 and he died for all that those who live might no longer live for themselves, but for him who died for them and rose again.


Cross References

Matthew 10:37-38

No one who loves father or mother more than he loves me is worthy of me, and no one who loves son or daughter more than he loves me is worthy of me,

John 11:25

Jesus said to her, "I myself am Resurrection and Life. He who believes in me will live on, even if he dies,

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ that lives in me. The life I am now living in the body I am living by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me.

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ that lives in me. The life I am now living in the body I am living by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me.

Matthew 20:28

just as the Son of Man has come not to be waited on, but to wait on other people, and to give his life to ransom many others."

Matthew 20:28

just as the Son of Man has come not to be waited on, but to wait on other people, and to give his life to ransom many others."

Romans 5:15

But there is no comparison between God's gift and that offense. For if one man's offense made the mass of mankind die, God's mercy and his gift given through the favor of the one man Jesus Christ have far more powerfully affected mankind.

Titus 3:3

For we ourselves were once without understanding, disobedient, deluded, enslaved to all kinds of passions and pleasures. Our minds were full of malice and envy. Men hated us and we hated one another.

Titus 3:3

For we ourselves were once without understanding, disobedient, deluded, enslaved to all kinds of passions and pleasures. Our minds were full of malice and envy. Men hated us and we hated one another.

Luke 7:42-47

As they could not pay him, he canceled what they owed him. Now which of them will be more attached to him?"

John 11:50-52

"You know nothing about it. You do not realize that it is to your interest that one man should die for the people, instead of the whole nation being destroyed."

John 14:21-23

It is he who has my commands and observes them that really loves me, and whoever loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him, and show myself to him."

John 21:15-17

When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, are you more devoted to me than these others are?" Peter said to him, "Yes, Master, you know that I love you." Jesus said to him, "Then feed my lambs!"

Acts 4:19-20

But Peter and John answered them, "You must decide whether it is right in the sight of God to obey you instead of him,

Acts 18:5

By the time Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul was absorbed in preaching the message, emphatically assuring the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.

Romans 2:2

We know that God's judgment rightfully falls upon those who do such things as these.

Romans 14:7-9

None of us lives only to himself, and none of us dies only to himself;

1 Corinthians 2:14

A material man will not accept what the Spirit of God offers. It seems mere folly to him, and he cannot understand it, because it takes spiritual insight to see its true value.

1 Corinthians 16:22

A curse upon anyone who has no love for the Lord. Lord, come quickly!

2 Corinthians 3:7

But if the religion of death, carved in letters of stone, was ushered in with such splendor, so that the Israelites could not look at Moses' face on account of the brightness that was fading from it,

2 Corinthians 3:9

If there was splendor in the religion of condemnation, the religion of uprightness must far surpass it in splendor.

2 Corinthians 8:8-9

I do not mean this as a command. I only want to test the genuineness of your love by the devotion of others.

Ephesians 2:1-5

You also were dead because of the offenses and sins

Ephesians 3:18-19

so that you and all God's people may be strong enough to grasp what breadth, length, height, and depth mean,

Ephesians 6:24

God's blessing be with all who have an unfailing love for our Lord Jesus Christ.

Colossians 2:13

Yes, you who were dead through your misdeeds and physically uncircumcised, God raised to life with Christ. He forgave us all our misdeeds,

1 Timothy 2:6

who gave himself as a ransom for all men. This is what was testified to at the proper times,

1 Timothy 5:6

A widow who gives herself up to pleasure is dead while she is still alive.

Hebrews 2:9

but we do see Jesus, who was "made for a little while inferior to angels, crowned with glory and honor" because he suffered death, so that by the favor of God he might taste the bitterness of death on behalf of every human being.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not so unjust as to forget the work you have done and the love you have showed for his cause, in giving help to your fellow-Christians as you still do.

1 Peter 1:8

You must love him, though you have not seen him, but since you believe in him though you do not now see him, rejoice with triumphant, unutterable joy

1 John 2:1-2

My dear children, I am writing you this so that you may not sin; yet if anyone does sin, we have in Jesus Christ one who is upright and will intercede for us with the Father.

1 John 5:19

We know that we are children of God, while the whole world is under the power of the evil one.

1 John 5:19

We know that we are children of God, while the whole world is under the power of the evil one.

1 John 5:19-7

We know that we are children of God, while the whole world is under the power of the evil one.

Luke 15:24

for my son here was dead, and he has come to life; he was lost, and he is found!' So they began to celebrate.

Luke 15:32

But we had to celebrate and be glad, because your brother was dead, and has come to life, and was lost and is found!' "

Luke 24:29

but they urged him not to, and said, "Stay with us, for it is getting toward evening, and the day is nearly over." So he went in to stay with them.

John 5:25

I tell you, the time is coming??t is here already!??hen those who are dead will listen to the voice of the Son of God, and those who listen to it will live.

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