Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 urges and impels us, because we are of the opinion and conviction that [if] One died for all, then 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;

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,

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the charity of the Christ constrains us because we judge thus: that if one died for all, then all are 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 So if we were crazy, it was for God; if we are sane, it is for you. 14 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. 15 He died for all people, so that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for the one who died and rose for them.


Cross References

Matthew 10:37-38

"The one who loves his father or mother more than me isn't worthy of me, and the one who loves a son or daughter more than me isn't worthy of me.

John 11:25

Jesus told her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The person who believes in me, even though he dies, will live.

Galatians 2:20

I no longer live, but the Messiah lives in me, and the life that I am now living in this body I live by the faithfulness of the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Isaiah 53:6

All we like sheep have gone astray, we have turned, each of us, to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Matthew 20:28

That's the way it is with the Son of Man. He did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many people."

John 1:29

The next day, John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!

Romans 5:15

But God's free gift is not like Adam's offense. For if many people died as the result of one man's offense, how much more have God's grace and the free gift given through the kindness of one man, Jesus the Messiah, been showered on many people!

Titus 3:3

After all, we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, and misled. We were slaves to many kinds of lusts and pleasures, spending our days in malice and jealousy. We were despised, and we hated one another.

Job 32:18

because I'm filled with things to say, and my spirit within me compels me to speak.

Luke 7:42-47

When they couldn't pay it back, he generously canceled the debts for both of them. Now which of them will love him more?"

John 11:50-52

You don't realize that it is better for you to have one man die for the people than to have the whole nation destroyed."

John 14:21-23

The person who has my commandments and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I, too, will love him and reveal myself to him."

John 21:15-17

When they had finished breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" Peter told him, "Yes, Lord, you know that I love you." Jesus told him, "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 listen to you rather than God,

Acts 18:5

But when Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul devoted himself entirely to the word as he emphatically assured the Jews that Jesus is the Messiah.

Romans 2:2

Now we know that God's judgment against those who act like this is based on truth.

Romans 14:7-9

For none of us lives for himself, and no one dies for himself.

1 Corinthians 2:14

A person who isn't spiritual doesn't accept the things of God's Spirit, for they are nonsense to him. He can't understand them because they are spiritually evaluated.

1 Corinthians 16:22

If anyone doesn't love the Lord, let him be !

2 Corinthians 3:7

Now if the ministry of death that was inscribed in letters of stone came with such glory that the people of Israel could not gaze on Moses' face (because the glory was fading away from it),

2 Corinthians 3:9

For if the ministry of condemnation has glory, then the ministry of justification has an overwhelming glory.

2 Corinthians 8:8-9

I am not commanding you but testing the genuineness of your love by the enthusiasm of others.

Ephesians 2:1-5

You used to be dead because of your offenses and sins

Ephesians 3:18-19

you will be able to understand, along with all the saints, what is wide, long, high, and deep

Ephesians 6:24

May grace be with all who sincerely love the Lord Jesus, the Messiah!

Colossians 2:13

Even when you were dead because of your offenses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you alive with him when he forgave us all of our offenses,

1 Timothy 2:6

He gave himself as a ransom for everyone, the testimony at the proper time.

1 Timothy 5:6

But the self-indulgent widow is just as good as dead.

Hebrews 2:9

Now when God put everything under him, he left nothing outside his control. However, at the present time we do not yet see everything put under him. But we do see someone who was made a little lower than the angels. He is Jesus, who is crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, so that by the grace of God he might experience death for everyone.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not so unjust as to forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have ministered to the saints and continue to minister to them.

1 Peter 1:8

Though you have not seen him, you love him. And even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy,

1 John 2:1-2

My little children, I'm writing these things to you so that you might not sin. Yet if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father Jesus, the Messiah, one who is righteous.

1 John 5:19

We know that we are from God and that the whole world lies under the control of the evil one.

Song of Songs 1:4

Take me with you! Let's run away! Let the king bring me into his private chambers. The daughters of Jerusalem will rejoice and be happy for you. We will value your love more than wine. They love you appropriately.

Song of Songs 8:6-7

Set me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm. For love is as strong as death, passion as intense as Sheol. The flames of love are flames of fire, a blaze that comes from the LORD.

Luke 15:24

Because my son was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.

Luke 15:32

But we had to celebrate and rejoice, because this brother of yours was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.'"

Luke 24:29

But they strongly urged him, "Stay with us, because it is almost evening and the daylight is nearly gone." So he went in to stay with them.

John 5:25

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the time approaches, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear it will live.

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