Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy, even from the depth of their poverty, abounded for the wealth of their generosity,

New American Standard Bible

that in a great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed in the wealth of their liberality.

King James Version

How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

Holman Bible

During a severe testing by affliction, their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed into the wealth of their generosity.

International Standard Version

In spite of their terrible ordeal of suffering, their abundant joy and deep poverty have led them to be abundantly generous.

American Standard Version

how that in much proof of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

Amplified

for during an ordeal of severe distress, their abundant joy and their deep poverty [together] overflowed in the wealth of their lavish generosity.

An Understandable Version

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

Anderson New Testament

that under an afflicting trial, their overflowing joy, and their deep poverty, abounded to the riches of their liberality;

Bible in Basic English

How while they were undergoing every sort of trouble, and were in the greatest need, they took all the greater joy in being able to give freely to the needs of others.

Common New Testament

for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in the wealth of their liberality.

Daniel Mace New Testament

who tho' labouring under great trial of affliction, and extreme poverty, have notwithstanding with exceeding cheerfulness contributed very liberally: being forward of themselves to the utmost of their power,

Darby Translation

that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty has abounded to the riches of their free-hearted liberality.

Godbey New Testament

because in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

Goodspeed New Testament

for in spite of a severe ordeal of trouble, their extraordinary gladness, combined with their extreme poverty, has overflowed in a wealth of generosity.

John Wesley New Testament

That in a great trial of affliction, their overflowing joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality:

Julia Smith Translation

That in much proof of pressure the abundance of their joy and their poverty according to depth abounded to the abundance of their simplicity.

King James 2000

How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

Lexham Expanded Bible

that with a great ordeal of affliction, the abundance of their joy and the extreme depth of their poverty have overflowed to the wealth of their generosity.

Modern King James verseion

that in much testing of trouble, the overflowing of their joy, and the depth of their poverty, abounded to the riches of their generosity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

how that the abundance of their rejoicing is, that they are tried with much tribulation. And thereto, though they were exceeding poor, yet have they given exceeding richly, and that in singleness.

Moffatt New Testament

Amid a severe ordeal of trouble, their overflowing joy and their deep poverty together have poured out a flood of rich generosity;

Montgomery New Testament

For although in heavy trial of affliction, their overbrimming happiness, even in spite of their deep poverty, abounded to the opulence of their unselfishness.

NET Bible

that during a severe ordeal of suffering, their abundant joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in the wealth of their generosity.

New Heart English Bible

how that in much proof of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.

Noyes New Testament

that under a great trial of distress the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty increased the riches of their liberality;

Sawyer New Testament

that in much trying affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.

The Emphasized Bible

That, in a great testing of tribulation, the superabounding of their joy and their deep destitution, superabounded unto the riches of their liberality;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy, and their deep poverty, hath more abounded to the riches of their liberality.

Twentieth Century New Testament

How, tired though they were by many a trouble, their overflowing happiness, and even their deep poverty, resulted in a flood of generosity.

Webster

That in a great trial of affliction, the abundance of their joy, and their deep poverty, abounded to the riches of their liberality.

Weymouth New Testament

how, while passing through great trouble, their boundless joy even amid their deep poverty has overflowed to increase their generous liberality.

Williams New Testament

because in spite of a terrible test of trouble, the mighty flood of their gladness mingling with the depths of their poverty has overflowed and resulted in the abundance of their liberality.

World English Bible

how that in much proof of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.

Worrell New Testament

that, in much trial of tribulation, the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.

Worsley New Testament

how in a great trial of affliction, their abundant chearfulness and their deep poverty, hath munificently shewn the riches of their bounty.

Youngs Literal Translation

because in much trial of tribulation the abundance of their joy, and their deep poverty, did abound to the riches of their liberality;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

a great
πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

δοκιμή 
Dokime 
Usage: 7

θλίψις 
Thlipsis 
Usage: 33

the abundance
περισσεία 
Perisseia 
Usage: 4

of their



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

joy
χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

and

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


Usage: 0

βάθος 
Bathos 
Usage: 5

πτωχεία 
Ptocheia 
Usage: 2

περισσεύω 
Perisseuo 
Usage: 31

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the riches
πλοῦτος 
Ploutos 
Usage: 19

Context Readings

Generosity In Giving

1 And, brothers, we declare to you the grace of God that has been given in the congregations of Macedonia, 2 that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy, even from the depth of their poverty, abounded for the wealth of their generosity, 3 so that according to their ability, I testify, and beyond their ability, willingly,


Cross References

Deuteronomy 15:4

However there shall be no poor with thee (for LORD will surely bless thee in the land which LORD thy God gives thee for an inheritance to possess it),

Nehemiah 8:10-12

Then he said to them, Go your way, eat fat things, and drink sweet things, and send portions to him for whom nothing is prepared. For this day is holy to our LORD; neither be ye grieved, for the joy of LORD is your strength.

Proverbs 11:25

The generous soul shall be made prosperous, and he who waters shall also be watered himself.

Isaiah 32:5-8

The fool shall no more be called noble, nor the churl said to be bountiful.

Mark 12:42-44

And one poor widow having come, she cast in two mites, which are a quadrans.

Luke 21:1-4

And having looked up, he saw the rich casting their gifts into the treasury.

Acts 2:45-46

And they sold properties and possessions, and divided them to all, according as any man had need.

Romans 12:8

or he who exhorts, in the exhortation; he who gives, in simplicity; he who leads, in diligence; he who does mercy, in cheerfulness.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our pride is this (the testimony from our conscience), that we behave in the world in the simplicity and purity of God, not by fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, and especially toward you.

2 Corinthians 6:10

as grieving, but always rejoicing; as poor, but making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

2 Corinthians 9:11

being enriched in everything for every generosity, which works gratitude to God through us.

2 Corinthians 9:13

through the evidence of this service, glorifying God at the subjection of your confession toward the good-news of the Christ, and at the generosity of the participation, for them and for all,

1 Thessalonians 1:6

And ye became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of Holy Spirit,

1 Thessalonians 2:14

For ye, brothers, became imitators of the congregations of God, which are in Judea in Christ Jesus, because ye also suffered the same things by your own countrymen, just as also they by the Jews.

1 Thessalonians 3:3-4

for no man to be disturbed by these afflictions. For ye yourselves know that we are set for this.

James 2:5

Listen, my beloved brothers, did not God choose the poor of the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he promised to those who love him?

Revelation 2:9

I know thy works and tribulation and poverty (but thou are rich), and the blasphemy of those who say themselves to be Jews, and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

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