Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

That to their power, I testify, and beyond their power, 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,

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

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 That in a great trial of affliction, their overflowing joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality: 3 That to their power, I testify, and beyond their power, they were willing of themselves, 4 Praying us with much intreaty, to receive the gift and take a part in ministring it to the saints.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 16:2

On the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store according as he hath been prospered, that there may be no collections when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:2

On the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store according as he hath been prospered, that there may be no collections when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:2-17

On the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store according as he hath been prospered, that there may be no collections when I come.

1 Corinthians 16:2

On the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store according as he hath been prospered, that there may be no collections when I come.

Mark 14:8

She hath done what she could: she hath before-hand embalmed my body for the burial.

Acts 11:29

Then the disciples determined to send relief, every one according to his ability, to the brethren who dwelt in Judea: Which also they did,

Romans 10:2

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

1 Corinthians 9:17

If indeed I do this willingly, I have a reward; but if unwillingly, yet a dispensation is intrusted to me.

2 Corinthians 8:11-12

Now therefore compleat the work, that as there was a ready will, so there may be also a performance, in proportion to what ye have.

2 Corinthians 8:16-17

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

2 Corinthians 9:6-7

And this I say, He that soweth sparingly, shall reap also sparingly; and he that soweth bountifully, shall reap also bountifully:

Galatians 4:15

For I bear you witness, that, if possible, ye would have plucked out your eyes, and have given them to me.

Philippians 2:13

For it is God that worketh in you according to his good pleasure, both to will and to do.

Colossians 4:13

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

1 Thessalonians 2:8

So, loving you tenderly, we were ready to impart to you not only the gospel of God, but our own souls also, because ye were dear to us.

1 Peter 4:11

If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God: if any man minister, let him minister as of the ability which God giveth, that God in all things may be glorified thro' Jesus Christ, whose is the glory and the might for ever and ever. Amen.

1 Peter 5:2

Feed the flock of God which is among you, overseeing it not by constraint, but willingly, not for filthy gain, but of a ready mind,

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