Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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

So, 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,

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:

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 that has wrought us for this very thing is God, who also has given to us the earnest of the Spirit. 6 Therefore we are always confident, and know that while present 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, not having received the promises, but having seen them from afar off and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and sojourners on the earth.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no hope of life.

Psalm 27:3-4

If a host encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; if war rise against me, in this will I be confident.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, Jehovah, and give ear unto my cry; be not silent at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, a sojourner, like all my fathers.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger in the land; hide not thy commandments from me.

Proverbs 14:26

In the fear of Jehovah is strong confidence, and his children shall have a place of refuge.

Isaiah 30:15

For thus saith the Lord Jehovah, the Holy One of Israel: In returning and rest shall ye be saved, in quietness and confidence shall be your strength; but ye would not.

Isaiah 36:4

And Rab-shakeh said to them, Say now to Hezekiah, Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria: What confidence is this in which thou trustest?

2 Corinthians 5:1

For we know that if our earthly tabernacle house be destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

2 Corinthians 5:8

we are confident, I say, and pleased rather to be absent from the body and present with the Lord.

Philippians 3:20-21

for our commonwealth has its existence in the heavens, from which also we await the Lord Jesus Christ as Saviour,

Hebrews 10:35

Cast not away therefore your confidence, which has great recompense.

Hebrews 13:14

for we have not here an abiding city, but we seek the coming one.

1 Peter 5:1

The elders which are among you I exhort, who am their fellow-elder and witness of the sufferings of the Christ, who also am partaker of the glory about to be revealed:

Revelation 1:9

I John, your brother and fellow-partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and patience, in Jesus, was in the island called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus.

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