Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

For behold, this same that ye grieve according to God, what care it wrought in you, but defence, but indignation, but fear, but anxious desire, but zeal, but punishing! In every thing ye recommended yourselves to be holy in this affair.

New American Standard Bible

For behold what earnestness this very thing, this godly sorrow, has produced in you: what vindication of yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what longing, what zeal, what avenging of wrong! In everything you demonstrated yourselves to be innocent in the matter.

King James Version

For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter.

Holman Bible

For consider how much diligence this very thing—this grieving as God wills—has produced in you: what a desire to clear yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what deep longing, what zeal, what justice! In every way you showed yourselves to be pure in this matter.

International Standard Version

See what great earnestness godly sorrow has produced in you! How ready you are to clear yourselves, how indignant, how alarmed, how full of longing and enthusiasm, how eager to seek justice! In every way you have demonstrated that you are innocent in this matter.

A Conservative Version

For behold this same thing--your grieving toward God. How much eagerness it worked in you, even a defense, even indignation, even fear, even longing, even zeal, even vengeance! In everything ye demonstrated yourselves to be pure in

American Standard Version

For behold, this selfsame thing, that ye were made sorry after a godly sort, what earnest care it wrought in you, yea what clearing of yourselves, yea what indignation, yea what fear, yea what longing, yea what zeal, yea what avenging! In everything ye approved yourselves to be pure in the matter.

Amplified

For [you can look back and] see what an earnestness and authentic concern this godly sorrow has produced in you: what vindication of yourselves [against charges that you tolerate sin], what indignation [at sin], what fear [of offending God], what longing [for righteousness and justice], what passion [to do what is right], what readiness to punish [those who sin and those who tolerate sin]! At every point you have proved yourselves to be innocent in the matter.

An Understandable Version

See how the very fact that you were made sorry from a godly motive has produced earnestness in you! [It produced] a desire to vindicate yourselves [i.e., by making amends for your wrongdoing]; an attitude of just anger [i.e., toward the wrongdoers]; a sense of fear [i.e., a fear of God for doing wrong]; an eager desire [i.e., to do the right thing]; a zeal [i.e., to correct problems]; and an attitude of avenging [i.e., that punished the wrongdoer]. You demonstrated in everything [you did] that you were pure [i.e., innocent] in this matter. [Note: This whole description of their conduct appears to be a reference to the incident mentioned in 2:1-11].

Anderson New Testament

For behold this very thing, that you sorrowed in a godly manner; what earnestness it produced in you; what defense of yourselves; what indignation; what fear; what strong affection; what zeal; what assertion of right. In all respects you have shown yourselves to be blame less in this matter.

Bible in Basic English

For you see what care was produced in you by this very sorrow of yours before God, what clearing of yourselves, what wrath against sin, what fear, what desire, what serious purpose, what punishment. In everything you have made it clear that you are free from sin in this business.

Common New Testament

For behold what this very thing, godly sorrow, has produced in you: what earnestness, what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing, what zeal, what readiness to see justice done! At every point you have proved yourselves to be innocent in this matter.

Daniel Mace New Testament

'tis observable, even this religious sorrow which you had, what solicitude has it not wrought in you, what apologies, what indignation, what fear, what desire, what zeal, yea, what revenge! so that by your whole conduct, ye have shown your selves to be clear from guilt in this matter.

Darby Translation

For, behold, this same thing, your being grieved according to God, how much diligence it wrought in you, but what excusing of yourselves, but what indignation, but what fear, but what ardent desire, but what zeal, but what vengeance: in every way ye have proved yourselves to be pure in the matter.

Godbey New Testament

For behold, how great enthusiasm, yes, how great apology, yes, how great clearing up, yes, how great fear, yes, how great longing, yes, how great zeal, yes, how great avenging, this same godly sorrow did work in you! In everything you have established yourselves to be pure in the matter.

Goodspeed New Testament

See how earnest this God-given pain has made you! how eager to clear yourselves, how indignant, how alarmed, how eager to see me, how zealous, how avenging! At every point you have proved that you are clear of this matter.

John Wesley New Testament

For behold, this very thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly manner, what diligence it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge? In all things ye have approved yourselves to be pure in this matter.

King James 2000

For behold this same thing, that you sorrowed after a godly sort, what earnestness it worked in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what full punishment! In all things you have proved yourselves to be pure in this matter.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For behold how much diligence this very [thing], being grieved according to [the will of] God, has brought about in you: what defense [of yourselves], what indignation, what fear, what longing, what zeal, what punishment! In everything you have demonstrated yourselves to be innocent in this matter.

Modern King James verseion

For behold this same thing (you being grieved according to God); how much it worked out earnestness in you; but also defense; but also indignation; but also fear; but also desire; but also zeal; but also vengeance! In everything you approved yourselves to be clear in the matter.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold what diligence this godly sorrow that ye took hath wrought in you: yea it caused you to clear yourselves. It caused indignation, it caused fear, it caused desire, it caused a fervent mind, it caused punishment. For in all things ye have showed yourselves that ye were clear in that matter.

Moffatt New Testament

See what this pain divine has done for you, how serious it has made you, how keen to clear yourselves, how indignant, how alarmed, how eager for me, how determined, how relentless! You have shown in every way that you were honest in the business.

Montgomery New Testament

Note the results of this pain which God permitted; what earnestness it has called forth in you, what explanations, what indignation, what alarm, what longing, what fervor, what punishment of wrong. In every way you have proved yourselves innocent in the matter.

NET Bible

For see what this very thing, this sadness as God intended, has produced in you: what eagerness, what defense of yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing, what deep concern, what punishment! In everything you have proved yourselves to be innocent in this matter.

New Heart English Bible

For behold, this same thing, that you were made sorry in a godly way, what earnest care it worked in you. Yes, what defense, indignation, fear, longing, zeal, and vengeance. In everything you demonstrated yourselves to be pure in the matter.

Noyes New Testament

For behold this very thing, that your sorrow had respect to God; what earnestness it wrought in you; yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what longing desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what readiness to punish! In every thing ye showed yourselves to be pure in the matter.

Sawyer New Testament

For behold, this same thing, that you grieved in a godly manner, how great diligence it produced in you, what a defense, what indignation, what fear, what desire, what zeal, what a punishment! In every thing you proved yourselves to be clear in this matter.

The Emphasized Bible

For lo! this very thing - the being caused to grieve, according to God: - what manner of diligence it wrought out in you, - nay! defence, - nay! sore displeasure, - nay! fear, - nay! earnest desire, - nay! jealousy, - nay! avenging. In every way, ye shewed yourselves to be, chaste, in the matter.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For behold this very thing, that ye were made sorry after a godly manner, how great diligence did it produce in you! yea, what apologizing! yea, what indignation! yea, what fear! yea, what earnest desire! yea, what zeal! yea, what vengeance! In every step ye have approved yourselves as pure in this affair.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For see what results that other sorrow--sorrow in accordance with God's will--has had in your case. What earnestness it produced! what explanations! what strong feeling! what alarm! what longing! what eagerness! what readiness to punish! You have proved yourselves altogether free from guilt in that matter.

Webster

For behold this very thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what avenging! In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter.

Weymouth New Testament

For mark the effects of this very thing--your having sorrowed with a godly sorrow--what earnestness it has called forth in you, what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing affection, what jealousy, what meting out of justice! You have completely wiped away reproach from yourselves in the matter.

Williams New Testament

For see what this very sorrow, suffered in accordance with the will of God, has done for you! How earnest it has made you, how concerned to clear yourselves, how indignant, how alarmed, how much it made you long to see me, how loyal to me, how determined to punish the offender! At every point you have cleared yourselves in the matter.

World English Bible

For behold, this same thing, that you were made sorry in a godly way, what earnest care it worked in you. Yes, what defense, indignation, fear, longing, zeal, and vengeance! In everything you demonstrated yourselves to be pure in the matter.

Worrell New Testament

For, behold this very thing??hat ye were made sorry after a godly manner??hat diligence it wrought in you; yea, what defense of yourselves; yea, what indignation; yea, what fear; yea what earnest desire; yea, what zeal; yea, what avenging! In everything ye proved yourselves to be pure in the matter.

Worsley New Testament

For behold this very thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly manner, what diligence it wrought in you! yea, what apology, what indignation, what fear, what earnest desire, what zeal, what revenge! by all which ye have shewn yourselves to be clear in the affair.

Youngs Literal Translation

for, lo, this same thing -- your being made sorry toward God -- how much diligence it doth work in you! but defence, but displeasure, but fear, but longing desire, but zeal, but revenge; in every thing ye did approve yourselves to be pure in the matter.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232


Usage: 0

λυπέω 
Lupeo 
Usage: 24

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

λυπέω 
Lupeo 
Usage: 24

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

πόσος 
Posos 
Usage: 9

σπουδή 
Spoude 
Usage: 12

it wrought
κατεργάζομαι 
Katergazomai 
work, do, do deed, to perform, cause, work out
Usage: 24

in you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

yea
ἀλλά 
Alla 
ἀλλά 
Alla 
ἀλλά 
Alla 
ἀλλά 
Alla 
ἀλλά 
Alla 
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461
Usage: 461
Usage: 461
Usage: 461
Usage: 461
Usage: 461

ἀπολογία 
Apologia 
Usage: 8

G24
ἀγανάκτησις 
Aganaktesis 
Usage: 1

φόβος 
Phobos 
Usage: 46

ἐπιπόθησις 
Epipothesis 
Usage: 2

ζῆλος 
Zelos 
Usage: 17

ἐκδίκησις 
Ekdikesis 
Usage: 6

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

συνιστάω συνιστάνω συνίστημι 
sunistao 
Usage: 16

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

to be
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

G53
ἁγνός 
Hagnos 
Usage: 8

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

References

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Context Readings

A Letter That Caused Sadness

10 For grief according to God works repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but grief of the world works death. 11 For behold, this same that ye grieve according to God, what care it wrought in you, but defence, but indignation, but fear, but anxious desire, but zeal, but punishing! In every thing ye recommended yourselves to be holy in this affair. 12 Wherefore, if I also wrote to you, not for him having been unjust, for him having suffered injustice, but that your care for us might be made manifest to you before God.



Cross References

2 Corinthians 7:7

And not only in his arrival, but also in the comfort which he was comforted in you, announcing to us your anxious desire, your lamentations, your zeal for me; so that I rejoiced the more.

Genesis 44:6-7

And he will overtake them, and will speak to them these words.

2 Samuel 12:5-7

And David's anger will kindle against the man greatly, and he will say to Nathan, Jehovah lives, for the man doing this is the son of death.

Nehemiah 5:6-13

And it will kindle to me greatly as I heard their cry and these words.

Nehemiah 13:25

And I shall contend with them, and I shall curse them and I shall strike of them men, and I shall make them bald, and cause them to swear by God, If ye shall give your daughters to their sons, and if ye shall lift up from their daughters to your sons and to yourselves.

Job 42:6

For this, I shall melt away, and I lamented in dust and ashes.

Psalm 2:11

Serve Jehovah with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

Psalm 35:13

And I, in their being sick, my clothing sackcloth: I humbled my soul in fasting, and my prayer shall be turned back upon my bosom.

Psalm 38:9

I was languid and crushed even greatly: I roared from the groaning of my heart

Psalm 42:1

To the overseer instructing for the sons of Borah. As the stag will long for the channels of waters, thus will my soul long for thee, O God.

Psalm 69:9

For the zeal of thy house devoured me, and the reproaches of those reproaching thee fell upon me.

Psalm 119:139

my jealousy cut me off; for mine enemies forgat thy words.

Psalm 130:6

My soul for Jehovah more than they watching for the morning: they watching for the morning.

Psalm 145:19

He will do the desire of them fearing him, and he will hear their cry and he will save them.

Proverbs 14:16

The wise one feared and departed from evil: and the foolish overflowing, and being confident .

Proverbs 28:14

Happy the man fearing always: and he hardening his heart shall fall into evil

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me as a seal upon thy heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love was strong as death; jealousy hard as hades: its flames, flames of fire, flames of Jehovah.

Isaiah 26:8

Also the way of thy judgments, O Jehovah, we hoped for thee; to thy name and to thy remembrance is the desire of the soul.

Isaiah 66:2

And all these my hand made, and all these shall be, says Jehovah: and to this will I look, to the humble. and smitten of spirit, and trembling at my word.

Jeremiah 31:18-20

Hearing, I heard Ephraim being thrust away: Thou didst correct me, and I shall be corrected as a calf not being taught: turn me back and I shall be turned back, for thou Jehovah my God.

Daniel 6:14

Then the king as soon as he heard the word, was greatly displeased with himself, and upon Daniel he set the heart to set him free: and even to the going down of the sun he was exerting himself to deliver him.

Zechariah 12:10-14

And I poured out upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the spirit of grace and supplications: and they looked to me whom they pierced, and they mourned for him as mourning for the only begotten, and being embittered for him as being embittered for the first-born.

Matthew 5:29-30

And if thine eye give thee cause of offence, take it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members be destroyed, and not thy whole body be cast into hell.

Mark 3:5

And having looked round upon them with anger, grieved for the hardness of their heart, he says to the man, Stretch out thy hand. And he stretched out: and his hand was restored whole as the other.

Mark 9:43-48

And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off; it is good for thee rather to enter into life maimed, than having two hands, to go away into hell, into inextinguishable fire:

John 2:17

And his disciples remembered that it is written, The zeal of thine house has eaten me up.

Acts 17:16

And Paul waiting for them among the Athenians, his spirit was excited in him, seeing the city being addicted to idol worship.

Romans 11:20

Well; for unbelief were they broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but do thou fear:

Romans 14:18

For he in these serving Christ, pleasing to God, and acceptable to men.

1 Corinthians 5:2

And ye were puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he having done this work might be taken away from the midst of you.

1 Corinthians 5:13

And them without God judges. And take ye away evil from yourselves.

1 Corinthians 12:25

That no division be in the body; but the members should care the same for one another.

2 Corinthians 2:6

Sufficient to such a one this enjoyment of the esteem of the many.

2 Corinthians 6:4

But in every thing recommending ourselves as servants of God, in much patience, in pressures, in necessities, in extremities,

2 Corinthians 7:1

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

2 Corinthians 7:9

Now I rejoice, not that ye were grieved, but that ye were grieved to repentance: for ye were grieved according to God, that ye be injured in nothing by us.

2 Corinthians 9:2

For I know your forwardness, which I boast of for you to the Macedonians, that Achaia was prepared from last year; and zeal from you excited the many more.

2 Corinthians 13:7

And I pray to God that ye do nothing evil; not that we appear tried, but that ye do good, and we be as untried.

Ephesians 4:26

Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your fit of anger:

Ephesians 5:11

And participate not with the unfruitful works of darkness, and rather also confute.

Philippians 2:12

Therefore, my beloved, as ye have always listened, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, with fear and tremor effect your own salvation.

1 Timothy 5:21-22

I call to witness before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the chosen angels, that thou watch these things without preference, doing nothing by bending.

2 Timothy 2:15

Be earnest to present thyself acceptable to God, a worker without shame, dividing rightly the word of truth.

Titus 3:8

Faithful the word, and I wish for thee to be assured of these things, that they having believed God might turn their thoughts to excel in good works. These things are good and profitable to men.

Hebrews 4:1

Let us therefore fear, lest a solemn promise being left to come into his rest, any of you should seem to have failed.

Hebrews 12:15-16

Observing narrowly lest any be failing of the grace of God: lest any root of bitterness springing forth aloft give trouble, and by this many be defiled;

1 Peter 1:17

And if ye call upon the Father, judging without distinction of persons according to the work of each, in fear be occupied in the time of your sojourning:

1 Peter 2:2

As new born babes, long for the sincere milk pertaining to the word, that ye might be nourished with it:

Jude 1:23

And some save in fear, snatching out of the fire; hating also the coat stained from the flesh.

Revelation 3:19

I, if as many as I love, I rebuke and correct: be emulous therefore, and repent.

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