Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, being always of good courage, and knowing that while we are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord--

King James Version

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

Holman Bible

Therefore, though we are always confident and know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord-

International Standard Version

Therefore, we are always confident, and we know that as long as we are at home in this body we are away from the Lord.

A Conservative Version

Therefore always being confident, and knowing that while at home in the body we are absent from the Lord,

American Standard Version

Being therefore always of good courage, and knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord

Amplified

So then, we are always full of good and hopeful and confident courage; we know that while we are at home in the body, we are abroad from the home with the Lord [that is promised us].

An Understandable Version

So, we are always encouraged and know that, while we are at home in our [physical] body, we are away from the Lord,

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, we are always confident, especially since we know that, while living in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

Bible in Basic English

So, then, we are ever without fear, and though conscious that while we are in the body we are away from the Lord,

Common New Testament

Therefore we are always of good courage; and we know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord,

Daniel Mace New Testament

therefore being always certainly assur'd that whilst I sojourn in this body, I am absent from the Lord,

Darby Translation

Therefore we are always confident, and know that while present in the body we are absent from the Lord,

Godbey New Testament

Therefore we are always confident even knowing that, being present in the body, we are absent from the Lord;

Goodspeed New Testament

So I am confident. I know well that as long as I am at home in the body I am away from the Lord

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore we always behave undauntedly; knowing that while we are sojourning in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore being always confident, and knowing that, being at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

King James 2000

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, [although we are] always confident and know that [while we] are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord--

Modern King James verseion

Then being always confident, knowing that while we are at home in the body, we are away from home from the Lord;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore, we are always of good cheer, and know well that as long as we are at home in the body we are absent from God.

Moffatt New Testament

Come what may, then, I am confident; I know that while I reside in the body I am away from the Lord

Montgomery New Testament

Therefore I am always of good courage, because I well know that while I am at home in the body, I am in banishment from the Lord,

NET Bible

Therefore we are always full of courage, and we know that as long as we are alive here on earth we are absent from the Lord --

New Heart English Bible

Therefore, we are always confident and know that while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord;

Noyes New Testament

We have courage, therefore, always, and know that while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord;

Sawyer New Testament

Being always confident therefore, and knowing that while we are present in the body we are absent from the Lord,??7 we walk by faith, not by sight;??8 but we are confident, and are pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord.

The Emphasized Bible

Having good courage, therefore, at all times, and knowing that - remaining at home in the body, we are away from home from the Lord, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Therefore we have always confidence, and know that whilst we are indwelling in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, while our home is in the body, we are absent from our home with the Lord.

Webster

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

Weymouth New Testament

We have therefore a cheerful confidence. We know that while we are at home in the body we are banished from the Lord;

Williams New Testament

So I am always cheerful and confident, although I know that as long as I am at home in the body I am away from home and the Lord

World English Bible

Therefore, we are always confident and know that while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord;

Worrell New Testament

Being, therefore, always of good courage, and knowing that, while dwelling in the body, we are absent from the Lord

Worsley New Testament

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that while we dwell in the body, we are absent from the Lord,

Youngs Literal Translation

having courage, then, at all times, and knowing that being at home in the body, we are away from home from the Lord, --

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

we are always
πάντοτε 
Pantote 
Usage: 30

θαῤῥέω 
Tharrheo 
Usage: 6

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764


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

we are at home
ἐνδημέω 
Endemeo 
be at home, be present, present
Usage: 3

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

the body
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

we are absent
ἐκδημέω 
Ekdemeo 
be absent
Usage: 3

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 5:6

References

Easton

Hastings

Images 2 Corinthians 5:6

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 5:6

Context Readings

Absent From The Body And At Home With The Lord

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-- 7 for we walk by faith, not by sight--



Cross References

Hebrews 11:13

All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.

1 Chronicles 29:15

"For we are sojourners before You, and tenants, as all our fathers were; our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no hope.

Psalm 27:3-4

Though a host encamp against me, My heart will not fear; Though war arise against me, In spite of this I shall be confident.

Psalm 39:12

"Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry; Do not be silent at my tears; For I am a stranger with You, A sojourner like all my fathers.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger in the earth; Do not hide Your commandments from me.

Proverbs 14:26

In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And his children will have refuge.

Isaiah 30:15

For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said, "In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness and trust is your strength." But you were not willing,

Isaiah 36:4

Then Rabshakeh said to them, "Say now to Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, "What is this confidence that you have?

2 Corinthians 5:1

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.

2 Corinthians 5:8

we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.

Philippians 3:20-21

For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;

Hebrews 10:35

Therefore, do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.

Hebrews 13:14

For here we do not have a lasting city, but we are seeking the city which is to come.

1 Peter 5:1

Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed,

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.

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