Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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

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].

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.

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 We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain. 2 (For he says, I have heard you in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I helped you: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.)



Cross References

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are laborers together with God: you are God's field, you are God's building.

Hebrews 12:15

Looking diligently lest any man fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;

Jeremiah 8:8

How do you say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? Lo, certainly he made it falsely; the pen of the scribes made it a lie.

Matthew 23:37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you that kill the prophets, and stone them which are sent unto you, how often would I have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and you would not!

Acts 14:3

A long time therefore abode they speaking boldly in the Lord, who gave testimony unto the word of his grace, and granted signs and wonders to be done by their hands.

Romans 12:1

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

2 Corinthians 5:18-20

And all things are of God, who has reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and has given to us the ministry of reconciliation;

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

Moreover, brethren, we want you to know of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia;

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am humble among you, but being absent am bold toward you:

Galatians 2:21

I do not nullify the grace of God: for if righteousness comes by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.

Galatians 3:4

Have you suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.

Galatians 4:11-12

I am afraid for you, lest I have bestowed upon you labor in vain.

Titus 2:11

For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,

Hebrews 12:25

See that you refuse not him that speaks. For if they escaped not who refused him that spoke on earth, much more shall we not escape, if we turn away from him that speaks from heaven:

1 Peter 4:10

As every man has received a gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

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