Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

Now, brothers, we want you to know about the favor God has given to the churches in Macedonia.

New American Standard Bible

Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia,

King James Version

Moreover, brethren, we do you to wit of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia;

Holman Bible

We want you to know, brothers, about the grace of God granted to the churches of Macedonia:

International Standard Version

We want you to know, brothers, about God's grace that was given to the churches of Macedonia.

A Conservative Version

And, brothers, we declare to you the grace of God that has been given in the congregations of Macedonia,

American Standard Version

Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God which hath been given in the churches of Macedonia;

Amplified

Now, brothers and sisters, we want to tell you about the grace of God which has been evident in the churches of Macedonia [awakening in them a longing to contribute];

Anderson New Testament

We make known to you, brethren, God's gracious gift, which has been given in the churches of Macedonia;

Bible in Basic English

And now we give you news, brothers, about the grace of God which has been given to the churches of Macedonia;

Common New Testament

Now, brethren, we want you to know about the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia,

Daniel Mace New Testament

I must acquaint you, brethren, with the contribution which the churches of Macedonia have religiously made,

Darby Translation

But we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God bestowed in the assemblies of Macedonia;

Godbey New Testament

But, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia;

Goodspeed New Testament

I must tell you, brothers, how the favor of God has been shown in the churches of Macedonia,

John Wesley New Testament

Moreover, brethren, we declare to you the grace of God, bestowed on the churches in Macedonia,

Julia Smith Translation

And we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God given in the churches of Macedonia;

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now we make known to you, brothers, the grace of God that has been given among the churches of Macedonia,

Modern King James verseion

And, brothers, we make known to you the grace of God which has been given among the churches of Macedonia;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I do you to wit, brethren, of the grace of God, which is given in the congregations of Macedonia:

Moffatt New Testament

Now, brothers, I have to tell you about the grace God has given to the churches of Macedonia.

Montgomery New Testament

Now, brothers, I wish to tell you about the grace of God which has been manifest in the churches of Macedonia.

NET Bible

Now we make known to you, brothers and sisters, the grace of God given to the churches of Macedonia,

New Heart English Bible

Moreover, brothers, we make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia;

Noyes New Testament

Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God which hath been bestowed in the churches of Macedonia;

Sawyer New Testament

AND I make known to you, brothers, the grace of God given to the churches of Macedonia,

The Emphasized Bible

Moreover we make known unto you, brethren, the favour of God which hath been given in the assemblies of Macedonia, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

NOW we inform you, brethren, of the grace of God which hath been bestowed on the churches of Macedonia;

Twentieth Century New Testament

We would remind you, Brothers, of the love that God has shown to the Churches in Macedonia--

Webster

Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia;

Weymouth New Testament

But we desire to let you know, brethren, of the grace of God which has been bestowed on the Churches of Macedonia;

Williams New Testament

Now I am going to tell you, brothers, of God's spiritual blessing which was given in the churches of Macedonia,

World English Bible

Moreover, brothers, we make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the assemblies of Macedonia;

Worrell New Testament

And we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God which has been bestowed in the assemblies of Macedonia;

Worsley New Testament

Now we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God conferred on the churches of Macedonia:

Youngs Literal Translation

And we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God, that hath been given in the assemblies of Macedonia,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

we do
γνωρίζω 
Gnorizo 
Usage: 21

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

to wit
γνωρίζω 
Gnorizo 
Usage: 21

of the grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

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

the churches
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

References

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 8:1

Context Readings

Generosity In Giving

1 Now, brothers, we want you to know about the favor God has given to the churches in Macedonia. 2 [It is] how, in spite of their suffering severe trials, their overflowing joy and extreme poverty produced an overwhelming expression of generosity.


Cross References

Acts 11:23

When he got there and saw how God was favoring the people [with salvation] he was very happy and [stayed on and] encouraged everyone to remain close to the Lord with a heartfelt purpose.

Acts 16:9

Then one night [while asleep] Paul had a vision [i.e., an inspired dream] in which a man from Macedonia [i.e., northern Greece] stood in front of him begging, "Come over to Macedonia to help us."

Romans 15:26

For [the Christians in] Macedonia and Achaia [Note: These were provinces in Greece] thought it was a good idea to take up an offering for the poor saints at Jerusalem.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But I am whatever I am because of God's unearned favor, and the favor He showed me was not for nothing [i.e., Paul made the most of his conversion by being extra diligent in his service to God]. But I worked harder than all the other apostles, yet it was not I, but God's favor on me [that accomplished it].

2 Corinthians 8:2-7

[It is] how, in spite of their suffering severe trials, their overflowing joy and extreme poverty produced an overwhelming expression of generosity.

2 Corinthians 9:2

For I know how eager you [already] are, and I have boasted about you to the Macedonians, that Achaia [Note: This was the southernmost province of Greece, where Corinth was located] has been prepared [to give] since last year. And your enthusiasm has stirred up most of them [to give also].

2 Corinthians 9:4

For if any Macedonians come with me and learn that you are not prepared, we, not to mention you, will be ashamed for having been so over confident.

2 Corinthians 9:12

For the rendering of this service not only [fully] meets the needs of the saints [i.e., God's holy people], but also produces overflowing expressions of thanksgiving to God from many people.

2 Corinthians 11:9

And when I was there with you and in need, I was not a [financial] burden to anyone, for when the brothers came from Macedonia they provided me with what I lacked, so I kept myself from being a burden to you in every way and will continue to do so.

Ephesians 3:8

This favor of preaching the unfathomable riches of Christ to the Gentiles was given to me [even though] I am the least significant of all saints [i.e., God's holy people].

Colossians 1:29

This is the reason that I work hard and struggle also, using God's mighty power which is at work in me.

1 Thessalonians 1:7-8

and so became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia. [Note: These two provinces make up present-day Greece].

1 Thessalonians 4:10

For you certainly do practice it toward all the brothers [and sisters] throughout Macedonia. [Note: This was the province in which Thessalonica was located]. Yet we urge you, brothers, to continue doing it more and more.

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