Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us purify ourselves from every pollution of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in God's fear.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

King James Version

Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Holman Bible

Therefore, dear friends, since we have such promises, let us cleanse ourselves from every impurity of the flesh and spirit, completing our sanctification in the fear of God.

International Standard Version

Since we have these promises, dear friends, let's cleanse ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit by becoming mature in our holy fear of God.

A Conservative Version

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every filthiness of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in fear of God.

American Standard Version

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Amplified

Therefore, since we have these [great and wonderful] promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, completing holiness [living a consecrated life—a life set apart for God’s purpose] in the fear of God.

An Understandable Version

[So], since we have these promises [See 6:16-18], dear ones, we should purify ourselves from everything that pollutes [our] body and spirit while living lives completely separated [from sin], out of reverence for God.

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every pollution of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Bible in Basic English

Because God, then, will give us such rewards, dear brothers, let us make ourselves clean from all evil of flesh and spirit, and become completely holy in the fear of God.

Common New Testament

Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

since then, we have these promises, my dear brethren, let us cleanse our selves from all impurity, whether of body or mind, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all the filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

So since we have promises like these, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves of everything that can defile body or spirit, and by reverence for God make our consecration complete.

John Wesley New Testament

Having therefore, beloved, these promises, let us cleanse ourselves from all pollution of the flesh and of the spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore having these declarations, dearly let us cleanse ourselves from all defilements of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

King James 2000

Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore [since we] have these promises, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of body and spirit, accomplishing holiness in the fear of God.

Modern King James verseion

Then having these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilements of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Seeing that we have such promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, and grow up to full holiness in the fear of God.

Moffatt New Testament

As these great promises are ours, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from everything that contaminates either flesh or spirit; let us be fully consecrated by reverence for God].

Montgomery New Testament

As these promises are ours, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and of spirit, and perfect our holiness in the fear of God.

NET Bible

Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves from everything that could defile the body and the spirit, and thus accomplish holiness out of reverence for God.

New Heart English Bible

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Noyes New Testament

Having then these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all pollution of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Sawyer New Testament

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us purify ourselves from every defilement of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

The Emphasized Bible

Having therefore, these, promises, beloved, let us purify ourselves from all pollution of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in fear of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

HAVING therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

With these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that pollutes either body or spirit, and, in deepest reverence for God, aim at perfect holiness.

Webster

Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Weymouth New Testament

Having therefore these promises, beloved friends, let us purify ourselves from all defilement of body and of spirit, and secure perfect holiness through the fear of God.

Williams New Testament

So, since we have such promises as these, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from everything that defiles our bodies and spirits, and in reverence to God carry on our consecration to completeness.

World English Bible

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Worrell New Testament

Having, therefore, these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Worsley New Testament

Having therefore, my beloved, these promises, let us purify ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

Having, then, these promises, beloved, may we cleanse ourselves from every pollution of flesh and spirit, perfecting sanctification in the fear of God;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

ἐπαγγελία 
Epaggelia 
Usage: 51

G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

καθαρίζω 
Katharizo 
Usage: 18

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

μολυσμός 
Molusmos 
Usage: 1

of the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

and

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

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

ἐπιτελέω 
Epiteleo 
Usage: 10

G42
ἁγιωσύνη 
Hagiosune 
Usage: 3

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

the fear
φόβος 
Phobos 
Usage: 46

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 7:1

Images 2 Corinthians 7:1

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 7:1

Context Readings

Paul's Joy At The Corinthians' Repentance

1 Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us purify ourselves from every pollution of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in God's fear. 2 Receive us: we have injured no one, we have ruined no one, we have made gain of no one.


Cross References

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil; pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth do I hate.

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

Wherefore come out from the midst of them, and be separated, saith the Lord, and touch not what is unclean, and I will receive you;

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I exhort you, as strangers and sojourners, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

1 John 3:3

And every one that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure.

2 Chronicles 19:9

And he charged them saying, Thus shall ye do in the fear of Jehovah faithfully and with a perfect heart.

Psalm 19:9

The fear of Jehovah is clean, enduring for ever; the judgments of Jehovah are truth, they are righteous altogether:

Psalm 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.

Psalm 119:9

BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his path? by taking heed according to thy word.

Proverbs 16:6

By loving-kindness and truth iniquity is atoned for; and by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.

Proverbs 20:9

Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

Proverbs 30:12

there is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, yet are not washed from their filthiness;

Isaiah 1:16

Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil,

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return unto Jehovah, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash thy heart, Jerusalem, from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?

Jeremiah 13:27

Thine adulteries, and thy neighings, the lewdness of thy fornication, on the hills, in the fields, thine abominations, have I seen. Woe unto thee, Jerusalem! Wilt thou not be made clean? after how long a time yet?

Ezekiel 18:30-32

Therefore I will judge you, house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord Jehovah. Return ye, and turn from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your snare.

Ezekiel 36:25-26

And I will sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your uncleannesses and from all your idols will I cleanse you.

Matthew 5:8

Blessed the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

Matthew 5:48

Be ye therefore perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Matthew 12:33

Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or make the tree corrupt, and its fruit corrupt. For from the fruit the tree is known.

Matthew 23:25-26

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the dish, but within they are full of rapine and intemperance.

Luke 11:39-40

But the Lord said to him, Now do ye Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the dish, but your inward parts are full of plunder and wickedness.

Acts 9:31

The assemblies then throughout the whole of Judaea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being edified and walking in the fear of the Lord, and were increased through the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 5:20-11

But law came in, in order that the offence might abound; but where sin abounded grace has overabounded,

1 Corinthians 6:20

for ye have been bought with a price: glorify now then God in your body.

2 Corinthians 1:20

For whatever promises of God there are, in him is the yea, and in him the amen, for glory to God by us.

Ephesians 2:3

among whom we also all once had our conversation in the lusts of our flesh, doing what the flesh and the thoughts willed to do, and were children, by nature, of wrath, even as the rest:

Ephesians 4:12-13

for the perfecting of the saints; with a view to the work of the ministry, with a view to the edifying of the body of Christ;

Philippians 3:12-15

Not that I have already obtained the prize, or am already perfected; but I pursue, if also I may get possession of it, seeing that also I have been taken possession of by Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

in order to the confirming of your hearts unblamable in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.

1 Thessalonians 4:7

For God has not called us to uncleanness, but in sanctification.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

Now the God of peace himself sanctify you wholly: and your whole spirit, and soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God which carries with it salvation for all men has appeared,

Hebrews 4:1

Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left of entering into his rest, any one of you might seem to have failed of it.

Hebrews 12:23

the universal gathering; and to the assembly of the firstborn who are registered in heaven; and to God, judge of all; and to the spirits of just men made perfect;

Hebrews 12:28

Wherefore let us, receiving a kingdom not to be shaken, have grace, by which let us serve God acceptably with reverence and fear.

James 4:8

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, sinners, and purify your hearts, ye double-minded.

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls by obedience to the truth to unfeigned brotherly love, love one another out of a pure heart fervently;

1 Peter 5:10

But the God of all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, when ye have suffered for a little while, himself shall make perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground:

2 Peter 1:4-8

through which he has given to us the greatest and precious promises, that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanses us from all sin.

1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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