Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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,

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.

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 I must acquaint you, brethren, with the contribution which the churches of Macedonia have religiously made, 2 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, 3 (I bear them witness) yea, and beyond their power:


Cross References

Mark 12:42-44

and there came a certain poor widow, who threw in two mites, to the value of a farthing.

Luke 21:1-4

As Jesus was observing the rich casting their offerings into the treasury,

Acts 2:45-46

so that they sold their possessions and goods, and distributed the money to every one as his occasions required.

Romans 12:8

on exhortation: he that giveth, let him be disinterested; he that presideth, let him be diligent; he that sheweth mercy, let him do it with cheerfulness.

2 Corinthians 1:12

for this is to me matter of glorying, the testimony of my conscience, that without artifice, and with religious sincerity, not by worldly wisdom, but by God's favourable assistance I have behaved my self towards all men, but more particularly to you.

2 Corinthians 6:10

as sorrowful, though always cheerful; as poor, tho' inriching many; as having nothing, though contented with every thing.

2 Corinthians 9:11

so that being enriched in every thing, you may be continually beneficent to the glory of God by our thanksgiving.

2 Corinthians 9:13

having this proof of you by such a supply, they will glorify God for your profess'd subjection to the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution to them as well as others;

1 Thessalonians 1:6

and you imitated us, and were imitators of the Lord, having receiv'd the word, notwithstanding all your afflictions, with that alacrity, which the holy spirit inspires.

1 Thessalonians 2:14

for, my brethren, you have followed the example of the christian churches in Judea; by having suffer'd the same persecutions from your own nation, as the churches have suffer'd from the Jews,

1 Thessalonians 3:3-4

none of you might be stagger'd by these persecutions: for you know that we are destin'd to suffer.

James 2:5

consider, my dear brethren, has not God chose the poor of this world to be rich by faith, and to inherit the kingdom he has promised to those who love him?

Revelation 2:9

"I know thy works, thy tribulation and poverty (tho' thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of satan.

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