2 Corinthians 5:5 Now He who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave to us the Spirit as a pledge.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now He who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave to us the Spirit as a pledge.

King James Version

Now he that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.

Holman Bible

And the One who prepared us for this very thing is God, who gave us the Spirit as a down payment.

International Standard Version

God has prepared us for this and has given us his Spirit as a guarantee.

A Conservative Version

Now he who wrought us for this same thing is God, who also gave us the pledge of the Spirit.

American Standard Version

Now he that wrought us for this very thing is God, who gave unto us the earnest of the Spirit.

Amplified

Now He Who has fashioned us [preparing and making us fit] for this very thing is God, Who also has given us the [Holy] Spirit as a guarantee [of the fulfillment of His promise].

An Understandable Version

Now God is the One who has prepared us for this very thing [i.e., the receiving of a new body to live in]. He has [also] given us the Holy Spirit as a down payment. [Note: This refers to the gift of the indwelling Holy Spirit as being a guarantee that we will receive the balance of our inheritance in the form of a new body].

Anderson New Testament

Now, he that has formed us for this very thing is God, who also has given us the earnest of the Spirit.

Bible in Basic English

Now he who has made us for this very thing is God, who has given us the Spirit as a witness of what is to come.

Common New Testament

Now he who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who also has given us the Spirit as a guarantee.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now he that hath prepared us for this very state, is God, who hath given us the spirit as a pledge of it.

Darby Translation

Now he that has wrought us for this very thing is God, who also has given to us the earnest of the Spirit.

Godbey New Testament

But the one having wrought us out unto this same thing is God, the one having given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.

Goodspeed New Testament

It is God himself who has prepared me for this change, and he has given me the Spirit as his guaranty.

John Wesley New Testament

Now he that hath wrought us to this very thing is God, who hath also given us the earnest of the Spirit.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now he that has made us for this same thing is God, who has likewise given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.

Julia Smith Translation

And he having brought us about to this same, God, he having also given us the pledge of the Spirit.

King James 2000

Now he that has made us for the same thing is God, who also has given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the one who has prepared us for this very [thing] [is] God, who has given us the down payment, the Spirit.

Modern King James verseion

And He who has worked in us for this same thing is God, who also is giving to us the earnest of the Spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that hath ordained us for this thing, is God: which very same hath given unto us the earnest of the spirit.

Moffatt New Testament

I am prepared for this change by God, who has given me the Spirit as its pledge and instalment.

Montgomery New Testament

And He who has wrought me out for this very end is God, who has given me his Spirit as pledge.

NET Bible

Now the one who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave us the Spirit as a down payment.

New Heart English Bible

Now he who made us for this very thing is God, who also gave to us the down payment of the Spirit.

Noyes New Testament

Now he that hath prepared us for this very thing is God; who also gave to us the Spirit as the pledge.

Sawyer New Testament

And he that has made us for this is God, who has given us the pledge of the Spirit.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, he that hath wrought us for this very thing, is, God, - who hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But he that hath wrought us for this very thing is God, who also hath given us the earnest of the spirit.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And he who has prepared us for this change is God, who has also given us his Spirit as a pledge.

Webster

Now he that hath wrought us for this same thing is God, who also hath given to us the earnest of the Spirit.

Weymouth New Testament

And He who formed us with this very end in view is God, who has given us His Spirit as a pledge and foretaste of that bliss.

Williams New Testament

Now it is God Himself who has put the finishing touches on me for this change, because He has given me the Spirit as the first installment of future bliss.

World English Bible

Now he who made us for this very thing is God, who also gave to us the down payment of the Spirit.

Worrell New Testament

Now He Who wrought us for this very thing is God, Who gave to us the earnest of the Spirit.

Worsley New Testament

Now He, that hath wrought us hereunto, is God; who hath also given us the earnest of the Spirit.

Youngs Literal Translation

And He who did work us to this self-same thing is God, who also did give to us the earnest of the Spirit;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he that

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

κατεργάζομαι 
Katergazomai 
work, do, do deed, to perform, cause, work out
Usage: 24

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

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267


Usage: 0

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

is God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

unto us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

the earnest
ἀῤῥαβών 
Arrhabon 
Usage: 3

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 5:5

References

Images 2 Corinthians 5:5

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 5:5

Context Readings

Absent From The Body And At Home With The Lord

4 For indeed while we are in this tent, we groan, being burdened, because we do not want to be unclothed but to be clothed, so that what is mortal will be swallowed up by life. 5 Now He who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave to us the Spirit as a pledge. 6 Therefore, being always of good courage, and knowing that while we are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord--



Cross References

Romans 8:23

And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our body.

2 Corinthians 1:22

who also sealed us and gave us the Spirit in our hearts as a pledge.

Numbers 13:23-27

Then they came to the valley of Eshcol and from there cut down a branch with a single cluster of grapes; and they carried it on a pole between two men, with some of the pomegranates and the figs.

Isaiah 29:23

But when he sees his children, the work of My hands, in his midst, They will sanctify My name; Indeed, they will sanctify the Holy One of Jacob And will stand in awe of the God of Israel.

Isaiah 60:21

"Then all your people will be righteous; They will possess the land forever, The branch of My planting, The work of My hands, That I may be glorified.

Isaiah 61:3

To grant those who mourn in Zion, Giving them a garland instead of ashes, The oil of gladness instead of mourning, The mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting So they will be called oaks of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.

2 Corinthians 4:17

For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison,

Ephesians 1:13-14

In Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation--having also believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise,

Ephesians 2:10

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.

Ephesians 4:30

Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.

1 John 3:24

The one who keeps His commandments abides in Him, and He in him We know by this that He abides in us, by the Spirit whom He has given us.



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