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Amplified

Laboring together [as God's fellow workers] with Him then, we beg of you not to receive the grace of God in vain [that merciful kindness by which God exerts His holy influence on souls and turns them to Christ, keeping and strengthening them -- "do not receive it to no purpose].

New American Standard Bible

And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain--

King James Version

We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.

Holman Bible

Working together with Him, we also appeal to you, “Don’t receive God’s grace in vain.”

International Standard Version

Since, then, we are working with God, we plead with you not to accept God's grace in vain.

A Conservative Version

And working jointly, we urge you also not to receive the grace of God in vain

American Standard Version

And working together with him we entreat also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain

An Understandable Version

As workers together with God we urge you also, who have received God's unearned favor, do not allow it to be for nothing,

Anderson New Testament

As co-workers with him, we beseech you, that you receive not the grace of God in vain:

Bible in Basic English

We then, working together with God, make our request to you not to take the grace of God to no purpose.

Common New Testament

Working together with him, then, we urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Invested then with such a commission, I beseech you let not the offers of divine favour be made to you in vain.

Darby Translation

But as fellow-workmen, we also beseech that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:

Godbey New Testament

But working together we indeed intreat you not to have received the grace of God in vain:

Goodspeed New Testament

As God's fellow-worker, I appeal to you, too, not to accept the favor of God and then waste it.

John Wesley New Testament

We then, as fellow-labourers, do also exhort you, not to receive the grace of God in vain.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

We then, as workers together with him, exhort you also that ye have not received the grace of God in vain.

Julia Smith Translation

And working together, we also beseech, lest also ye receive the grace of God in vain.

King James 2000

We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now [because we] are fellow workers, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

Modern King James verseion

But working together, we also call on you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We as helpers therefore exhort you, that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.

Moffatt New Testament

I appeal to you too, as a worker with God, do not receive the grace of God in vain.

Montgomery New Testament

As a worker with him I beseech you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

NET Bible

Now because we are fellow workers, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

New Heart English Bible

Working together, we entreat also that you not receive the grace of God in vain,

Noyes New Testament

As fellowworkers, then, with him, we also exhort you that ye receive not the grace of God in vain;

Sawyer New Testament

And being also co-laborers we exhort you not to receive the grace of God in vain,??2 for he says, In an acceptable time I heard you, and in a day of salvation I helped you; behold, now is an acceptable time, behold, now is a day of salvation,??3 giving no offense in any thing, that the ministry may not be blamed,

The Emphasized Bible

As co-workers, however, we also beseech, that, not in vain, the favour of God, ye welcome;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

WE then as labourers with him, exhort you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore, as God's fellow-workers, we also appeal to you not to receive his loving-kindness in vain.

Webster

We then, as co-workers with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.

Weymouth New Testament

And you also we, as God's fellow workers, entreat not to be found to have received His grace to no purpose.

Williams New Testament

As God's fellow-worker I beg you too not to accept God's favor and throw it away.

World English Bible

Working together, we entreat also that you not receive the grace of God in vain,

Worrell New Testament

And, working together with Him, we also entreat you that ye receive not the grace of God in vain

Worsley New Testament

And we co-operating with Him do also exhort you that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:

Youngs Literal Translation

And working together also we call upon you that ye receive not in vain the grace of God --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
We
παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

συνεργέω 
sunergeo 
Usage: 5

with him, beseech
παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102


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

that ye
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

the grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 6:1

Devotionals containing 2 Corinthians 6:1

References

Images 2 Corinthians 6:1

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 6:1

Context Readings

Afflictions Of God's Servants

1 Laboring together [as God's fellow workers] with Him then, we beg of you not to receive the grace of God in vain [that merciful kindness by which God exerts His holy influence on souls and turns them to Christ, keeping and strengthening them -- "do not receive it to no purpose]. 2 For He says, In the time of favor (of an assured welcome) I have listened to and heeded your call, and I have helped you on the day of deliverance (the day of salvation). Behold, now is truly the time for a gracious welcome and acceptance [of you from God]; behold, now is the day of salvation!



Cross References

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are fellow workmen (joint promoters, laborers together) with and for God; you are God's garden and vineyard and field under cultivation, [you are] God's building.

Hebrews 12:15

Exercise foresight and be on the watch to look [after one another], to see that no one falls back from and fails to secure God's grace (His unmerited favor and spiritual blessing), in order that no root of resentment (rancor, bitterness, or hatred) shoots forth and causes trouble and bitter torment, and the many become contaminated and defiled by it -- "

Jeremiah 8:8

How can you say, We are wise, and we have the written law of the Lord [and are learned in its language and teachings]? Behold, the truth is, the lying pen of the scribes has made of the law a falsehood (a mere code of ceremonial observances).

Matthew 23:37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, murdering the prophets and stoning those who are sent to you! How often would I have gathered your children together as a mother fowl gathers her brood under her wings, and you refused!

Acts 14:3

So [Paul and Barnabas] stayed on there for a long time, speaking freely and fearlessly and boldly in the Lord, Who continued to bear testimony to the Word of His grace, granting signs and wonders to be performed by their hands.

Romans 12:1

I appeal to you therefore, brethren, and beg of you in view of [all] the mercies of God, to make a decisive dedication of your bodies [presenting all your members and faculties] as a living sacrifice, holy (devoted, consecrated) and well pleasing to God, which is your reasonable (rational, intelligent) service and spiritual worship.

2 Corinthians 5:18-20

But all things are from God, Who through Jesus Christ reconciled us to Himself [received us into favor, brought us into harmony with Himself] and gave to us the ministry of reconciliation [that by word and deed we might aim to bring others into harmony with Him].

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

We want to tell you further, brethren, about the grace (the favor and spiritual blessing) of God which has been evident in the churches of Macedonia [arousing in them the desire to give alms];

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I myself, Paul, beseech you, by the gentleness and consideration of Christ [Himself; I] who [am] lowly enough [so they say] when among you face to face, but bold (fearless and outspoken) to you when [I am] absent from you!

Galatians 2:21

[Therefore, I do not treat God's gracious gift as something of minor importance and defeat its very purpose]; I do not set aside and invalidate and frustrate and nullify the grace (unmerited favor) of God. For if justification (righteousness, acquittal from guilt) comes through [observing the ritual of] the Law, then Christ (the Messiah) died groundlessly and to no purpose and in vain. [His death was then wholly superfluous.]

Galatians 3:4

Have you suffered so many things and experienced so much all for nothing (to no purpose) -- "if it really is to no purpose and in vain?

Galatians 4:11-12

I am alarmed [about you], lest I have labored among and over you to no purpose and in vain.

Titus 2:11

For the grace of God (His unmerited favor and blessing) has come forward (appeared) for the deliverance from sin and the eternal salvation for all mankind.

Hebrews 12:25

So see to it that you do not reject Him or refuse to listen to and heed Him Who is speaking [to you now]. For if they [the Israelites] did not escape when they refused to listen and heed Him Who warned and divinely instructed them [here] on earth [revealing with heavenly warnings His will], how much less shall we escape if we reject and turn our backs on Him Who cautions and admonishes [us] from heaven?

1 Peter 4:10

As each of you has received a gift (a particular spiritual talent, a gracious divine endowment), employ it for one another as [befits] good trustees of God's many-sided grace [faithful stewards of the extremely diverse powers and gifts granted to Christians by unmerited favor].

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