Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. 2 Open your hearts to us. We wronged no one. We corrupted no one. We took advantage of no one.


Cross References

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of Yahweh is to hate evil. I hate pride, arrogance, the evil way, and the perverse mouth.

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

Therefore, "'Come out from among them, and be separate,' says the Lord. 'Touch no unclean thing. I will receive you.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I beg you as foreigners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

1 John 3:3

Everyone who has this hope set on him purifies himself, even as he is pure.

2 Chronicles 19:9

He commanded them, saying, "Thus you shall do in the fear of Yahweh, faithfully, and with a perfect heart.

Psalm 19:9

The fear of Yahweh is clean, enduring forever. Yahweh's ordinances are true, and righteous altogether.

Psalm 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a right spirit within me.

Psalm 119:9

How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.

Proverbs 16:6

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.

Proverbs 20:9

Who can say, "I have made my heart pure. I am clean and without sin?"

Proverbs 30:12

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

Isaiah 1:16

Wash yourselves, make yourself clean. Put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes. Cease to do evil.

Isaiah 55:7

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

Jeremiah 4:14

Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved. How long shall your evil thoughts lodge within you?

Jeremiah 13:27

I have seen your abominations, even your adulteries, and your neighing, the lewdness of your prostitution, on the hills in the field. Woe to you, Jerusalem! You will not be made clean; how long shall it yet be?

Ezekiel 18:30-32

Therefore I will judge you, house of Israel, everyone according to his ways, says the Lord Yahweh. Return, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.

Ezekiel 36:25-26

I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.

Matthew 5:8

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

Matthew 5:48

Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.

Matthew 12:33

"Either make the tree good, and its fruit good, or make the tree corrupt, and its fruit corrupt; for the tree is known by its fruit.

Matthew 23:25-26

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and unrighteousness.

Luke 11:39-40

The Lord said to him, "Now you Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the platter, but your inward part is full of extortion and wickedness.

Acts 9:31

So the assemblies throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, and were built up. They were multiplied, walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 5:20-11

The law came in besides, that the trespass might abound; but where sin abounded, grace abounded more exceedingly;

1 Corinthians 6:20

for you were bought with a price. Therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God's.

2 Corinthians 1:20

For however many are the promises of God, in him is the "Yes." Therefore also through him is the "Amen," to the glory of God through us.

Ephesians 2:3

among whom we also all once lived in the lust of our flesh, doing the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.

Ephesians 4:12-13

for the perfecting of the saints, to the work of serving, to the building up of the body of Christ;

Philippians 3:12-15

Not that I have already obtained, or am already made perfect; but I press on, if it is so that I may take hold of that for which also I was taken hold of by Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

to the end he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.

1 Thessalonians 4:7

For God called us not for uncleanness, but in sanctification.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

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

Titus 2:11-14

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

Hebrews 4:1

Let us fear therefore, lest perhaps anyone of you should seem to have come short of a promise of entering into his rest.

Hebrews 12:23

to the general assembly and assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Hebrews 12:28

Therefore, receiving a Kingdom that can't be shaken, let us have grace, through which we serve God acceptably, with reverence and awe,

James 4:8

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

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing you have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth through the Spirit in sincere brotherly affection, love one another from the heart fervently:

1 Peter 5:10

But may the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.

2 Peter 1:4-8

by which he has granted to us his precious and exceedingly great promises; that through these you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world by 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 the sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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