Parallel Verses

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;

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 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:

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,

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 "beside myself," it was to God; of if I am now "of sound mind," it is for you. 14 For the love of Christ overmasters me; because I thus judge that if One has died for all, then all have died; 15 and that he died for all in order that the living may live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died and rose again for them.


Cross References

Matthew 10:37-38

"He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;

John 11:25

"I am the resurrection and the life," said Jesus. "He who believes in me, even if he has died, shall live.

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ, so it is no longer I who am living, but it is Christ who is living in me; and the life I am now living in the flesh, I am living in faith of the Son of God who loved me and gave himself up for me.

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ, so it is no longer I who am living, but it is Christ who is living in me; and the life I am now living in the flesh, I am living in faith of the Son of God who loved me and gave himself up for me.

Matthew 20:28

"just as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

John 1:29

The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said: "Behold, that is God's Lamb, who takes and bears away the sin of the world.

Romans 5:15

But the free gift is not like the transgression; for if through the transgression of that one man the rest on men died, much more did the grace of God and the gift given in his grace in the one Man, Jesus Christ, overflow unto the rest of men.

Titus 3:3

For we were ourselves once foolish, disobedient, deceived, slaving for various lusts and pleasures, passing our lives in malice and envy. We were hateful, and we hated one another.

Titus 3:3

For we were ourselves once foolish, disobedient, deceived, slaving for various lusts and pleasures, passing our lives in malice and envy. We were hateful, and we hated one another.

Luke 7:42-47

"When they had nothing pay he forgave them with such charm. "Tell me, then, which of these will love him most?"

John 11:50-52

"You know nothing at all, nor do you consider that it is expedient for you that one man should die for the people, rather than the whole nation be destroyed."

John 14:21-23

"It is he who has my commands and obeys them that loves me; and he who loves me shall be loved by my Father, and I will love him and will manifest myself to him."

John 21:15-17

When they were through breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these others do?" "Yes, Lord, you know that you are dear to me." he answered. Jesus said to him, "Feed my lambs."

Acts 4:19-20

But Peter and John said in reply. "Do you decide whether in the sight of God it is right to obey you rather than God;

Acts 18:5

And when Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul was engrossed in his message, earnestly testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Messiah.

Romans 2:2

"We know that God's judgment against those who practise such vices is in accord with the truth," you say?

Romans 14:7-9

For not one of us lives unto himself, and not one dies unto himself.

1 Corinthians 2:14

The unspiritual man rejects the teachings of God's Spirit; for him it is folly. He cannot understand it, for it is spiritually discerned,

1 Corinthians 16:22

If any one does not love the Lord, let him be accursed. Our Lord is coming.

2 Corinthians 3:7

If, however, the administration of death, written with letters and engraved on stones, began in glory, so that the children of Israel could not gaze steadily on the face of Moses, because of the glory of his face?? glory even then fading??8 how much more shall the ministry of the Spirit abide in glory?

2 Corinthians 3:9

For if the ministry of condemnation had glory, far more is the ministry of righteousness radiant in glory.

2 Corinthians 8:8-9

I do not say this by way of command, but by the zeal of others I am trying to prove the reality of your love.

Ephesians 2:1-5

And so God has given life to you Gentiles also, who were once dead in your trespasses and sins,

Ephesians 3:18-19

that you may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is "the breadth," "the length," "the depth," and "the height,"

Ephesians 6:24

May grace be with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with sincerity.

Colossians 2:13

And you also, at one time dead in your trespasses and in the uncircumcision of your sensual nature, he has made alive together with himself. For he forgave us all our transgressions,

1 Timothy 2:6

who gave himself as a ransom in behalf of all, to be attested in due time.

1 Timothy 5:6

But she who lives in wantonness is dead even while she still lives.

Hebrews 2:9

What we do see is Jesus, who was made for a time a little lower than the angels, now crowned with glory and honor, because of the suffering of death, in order that through God's grace he might taste death for every man.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you showed for his cause, in sending help to your fellow Christians, as you are still doing.

1 Peter 1:8

Him you love, though you have never seen him; in him you ever believe, though even now you see him not, and you are rejoicing with joy unspeakable and full of glory,

1 John 2:1-2

My children, I am writing this to you that you may not continue to sin; but if any one sin, we ever have a Comforter before the Father, Jesus Christ the Righteous.

1 John 5:19

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is lying in the Evil One.

1 John 5:19

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is lying in the Evil One.

1 John 5:19-7

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is lying in the Evil One.

Luke 15:24

"'for this son of mine was dead and is alive again??e was lost and is found.'

Luke 15:32

"'But it was fitting that we should make merry and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and is alive; he was lost and is found.'"

Luke 24:29

But they urged him to stay with them, saying, "Abide with us, for it is toward evening, and the day is now far spent."

John 5:25

"Solemnly I tell you that the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear shall live.

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