Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For to their ability, I bear record, yea, and beyond their ability they were willing of themselves;

New American Standard Bible

For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability, they gave of their own accord,

King James Version

For to their power, I bear record, yea, and beyond their power they were willing of themselves;

Holman Bible

I testify that, on their own, according to their ability and beyond their ability,

International Standard Version

I can testify that by their own free will they have given to the utmost of their ability, yes, even beyond their ability.

A Conservative Version

so that according to their ability, I testify, and beyond their ability, willingly,

American Standard Version

For according to their power, I bear witness, yea and beyond their power, they gave of their own accord,

Amplified

For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability, they gave voluntarily,

An Understandable Version

For I testify that they gave [financial help] to the full limit of their ability, yes and even beyond it. [And they did this] entirely on their own,

Anderson New Testament

for I testify that according to their power, and beyond their power, they gave voluntarily,

Bible in Basic English

For I give them witness, that as they were able, and even more than they were able, they gave from the impulse of their hearts,

Common New Testament

For I testify that according to their ability, and even beyond their ability, they gave of their own free will,

Daniel Mace New Testament

(I bear them witness) yea, and beyond their power:

Darby Translation

For according to their power, I bear witness, and beyond their power, they were willing of their own accord,

Godbey New Testament

Because I witness, that according to their ability, and beyond their ability they were anxious,

Goodspeed New Testament

For they have given to the utmost of their ability, as I can bear them witness, and beyond it,

John Wesley New Testament

That to their power, I testify, and beyond their power, they were willing of themselves,

Julia Smith Translation

For according to power, I testify, and above power chosen voluntarily;

Lexham Expanded Bible

I testify that [they gave] according to [their] ability, and beyond [their] ability, by their own choice,

Modern King James verseion

For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability; they gave willingly;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For to their powers - I bear them record - yea and beyond their power, they were willing of their own accord,

Moffatt New Testament

I can testify that up to their means, aye and beyond their means, they have given ??4 begging me of their own accord, most urgently, for the favour of contributing to the support of the saints.

Montgomery New Testament

For I can testify that according to their ability, and even beyond their ability, of their own free will, too, they have given help.

NET Bible

For I testify, they gave according to their means and beyond their means. They did so voluntarily,

New Heart English Bible

For according to their power, I testify, yes and beyond their power, they gave of their own accord,

Noyes New Testament

for according to their power, I bear witness, and beyond their power, they gave of their own accord,

Sawyer New Testament

For according to their ability, I testify, and beyond their ability, of their own accord,

The Emphasized Bible

That, according to power, I bear witness, and beyond power, of their own accord, they acted , -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For unto their power, I bear them witness, and above their power, they were voluntarily ready [to give]:

Twentieth Century New Testament

I can bear witness that to the full extent of their power, and even beyond their power, spontaneously,

Webster

For to their power, I bear testimony, and even beyond their power, they were willing of themselves;

Weymouth New Testament

For I can testify that to the utmost of their power, and even beyond their power, they have of their own free will given help.

Williams New Testament

For they have given, I can testify, to the utmost of their ability, and even beyond their ability. Of their own accord,

World English Bible

For according to their power, I testify, yes and beyond their power, they gave of their own accord,

Worrell New Testament

For, according to their power, I bear witness, and beyond their power, they gave of their own accord;

Worsley New Testament

For to their power, I bear them witness, yea and beyond their power, they contributed of their own accord:

Youngs Literal Translation

because, according to their power, I testify, and above their power, they were willing of themselves,

Interlinear

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

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

δύναμις 
Dunamis 
δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95
Usage: 95

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

yea, and

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

ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

References

Context Readings

Generosity In Giving

2 How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality. 3 For to their ability, I bear record, yea, and beyond their ability they were willing of themselves; 4 Begging us with much entreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.


Cross References

Exodus 35:29

The children of Israel brought a willing offering unto the LORD, every man and woman, whose heart made them willing to bring for all manner of work, which the LORD had commanded to be made by the hand of Moses.

Exodus 35:5

Take from among you an offering unto the LORD: whosoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it, an offering of the LORD; gold, and silver, and bronze,

Exodus 35:21-22

And they came, every one whose heart stirred him up, and every one whom his spirit made willing, and they brought the LORD'S offering to the work of the tabernacle of meeting, and for all its service, and for the holy garments.

1 Chronicles 29:5-6

The gold for things of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and for all manner of work to be made by the hands of craftsmen. And who then is willing to consecrate his service this day unto the LORD?

1 Chronicles 29:9

Then the people rejoiced, for they offered willingly, because with perfect heart they offered willingly to the LORD: and David the king also rejoiced with great joy.

1 Corinthians 16:2

Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:2

Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

1 Chronicles 29:13-17

Now therefore, our God, we thank you, and praise your glorious name.

Psalm 110:3

Your people shall be willing in the day of your power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: you have the dew of your youth.

Mark 14:8

She has done what she could: she has come beforehand to anoint my body for burying.

Acts 11:29

Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren who dwelt in Judea:

Romans 10:2

For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.

1 Corinthians 9:17

For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a stewardship of the gospel is committed unto me.

2 Corinthians 8:11-12

Now therefore perform the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which you have.

2 Corinthians 8:16-17

But thanks be to God, who put the same earnest care into the heart of Titus for you.

2 Corinthians 9:6-7

But this I say, He who sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he who sows bountifully shall reap also bountifully.

Galatians 4:15

Where is then the blessedness you spoke of? for I bear you witness, that, if it had been possible, you would have plucked out your own eyes, and have given them to me.

Philippians 2:13

For it is God who works in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Colossians 4:13

For I bear him witness, that he has a great zeal for you, and them that are in Laodicea and them in Hierapolis.

1 Thessalonians 2:8

So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because you were dear unto us.

1 Peter 4:11

If any man speaks, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man ministers, let him do it as of the ability which God gives: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

1 Peter 5:2

Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for dishonest gain, but of a ready mind;

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