Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.

New American Standard Bible

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.

King James Version

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.

Holman Bible

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ: Though He was rich, for your sake He became poor, so that by His poverty you might become rich.

International Standard Version

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah. Although he was rich, for your sakes he became poor, so that you, through his poverty, might become rich.

A Conservative Version

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that although he was rich he became poor for your sakes, so that by that man's poverty ye might become rich.

American Standard Version

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might become rich.

Amplified

For you are recognizing [more clearly] the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ [His astonishing kindness, His generosity, His gracious favor], that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that by His poverty you might become rich (abundantly blessed).

An Understandable Version

For you know the unearned favor of our Lord Jesus Christ, [how] that even though He was rich, He became poor for your sakes, so that through His poverty you people could become [spiritually] rich.

Anderson New Testament

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet, for your sakes, he became poor, that you, through his poverty, might become rich.

Bible in Basic English

For you see the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, how though he had wealth, he became poor on your account, so that through his need you might have wealth.

Common New Testament

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that through his poverty you might become rich.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for you are sensible of the beneficence of our Lord Jesus Christ; powerful as he was, for your sake he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

Darby Translation

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sakes he, being rich, became poor, in order that ye by his poverty might be enriched.

Godbey New Testament

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

Goodspeed New Testament

You know how gracious the Lord Jesus Christ was. Though he was rich, he became poor for your sake, in order that by his poverty you might become rich.

Julia Smith Translation

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for you he was in a state of beggary, being rich; that ye in his poverty might be rich.

King James 2000

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be rich.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that [although he] was rich, for your sake he became poor, in order that you, by his poverty, may become rich.

Modern King James verseion

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though He was rich, for your sakes He became poor, in order that you might be made rich through His poverty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye know the liberality of our Lord Jesus Christ, which though he were rich, yet for your sakes became poor: that ye through his poverty might be made rich.

Moffatt New Testament

(You know how gracious our Lord Jesus Christ was; rich though he was, he became poor for the sake of you, that by his poverty you might be rich.)

Montgomery New Testament

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, how though he was rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might become rich.

NET Bible

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that although he was rich, he became poor for your sakes, so that you by his poverty could become rich.

New Heart English Bible

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might become rich.

Noyes New Testament

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.

Sawyer New Testament

for you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sakes he became poor, though rich, that you by his poverty might be rich.

The Emphasized Bible

For ye are taking knowledge of the favour of our Lord Jesus Christ, - how that, for your sakes, he became destitute - although he was, rich, in order that, ye, by his destitution, might be enriched.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sake he became poor though he was rich, that ye by his poverty should be made rich.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For you do not forget the loving-kindness of our Lord Jesus Christ--how that for your sakes, although he was rich, he became poor, so that you also might become rich through his poverty.

Webster

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.

Weymouth New Testament

For you know the condescending goodness of our Lord Jesus Christ--how for your sakes He became poor, though He was rich, in order that you through His poverty might grow rich.

Williams New Testament

For by experience you know the unmerited favor shown by our Lord Jesus Christ; that although He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, in order that by His poverty you might become rich.

World English Bible

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might become rich.

Worrell New Testament

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though He was rich, for your sakes He became poor, that ye through His poverty might become rich.

Worsley New Testament

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that ye by his poverty might be rich.

Youngs Literal Translation

for ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that because of you he became poor -- being rich, that ye by that poverty may become rich.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ye know
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

the grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

of our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

ὅτι 
Hoti 
ἵνα 
Hina 
Usage: 764
Usage: 472

though he was
ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

πλούσιος 
Plousios 
Usage: 15

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

πτωχεύω 
Ptocheuo 
Usage: 1

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

πτωχεία 
Ptocheia 
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 8:9

Images 2 Corinthians 8:9

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 8:9

Context Readings

Generosity In Giving

8 I speak not by way of command, but that by the diligence of others, I may prove the sincerity of your love. 9 For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich. 10 And herein I give my advice: for this is expedient for you, who have begun a year ago, not only to do, but also to do it willingly.


Cross References

Matthew 20:28

but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Philippians 2:6-8

Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God;

John 1:14

And the Word was made flesh, and tabernacled among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father) full of grace and truth.

Romans 5:8

But God recommendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

2 Corinthians 6:10

As sorrowing, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, yet possessing all things.

John 1:1-4

In the beginning existed the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Romans 5:20-21

But the law came in between, that the offence might abound: yet where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:

Romans 8:32

He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?

1 Corinthians 15:47

The first man was from the earth, earthy; the second man is the Lord from heaven.

2 Corinthians 13:14

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all.

Ephesians 1:6-8

To the praise of the glory of his grace,

Ephesians 3:8

Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints is this grace given, to preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ.

Luke 2:7

And she brought forth her son, the first-born, and swathed him, and laid him in the manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.

Colossians 1:24

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh that which is behind of the sufferings of Christ for his body, which is the church:

Hebrews 1:2

Whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom he also made the worlds:

Hebrews 1:6-14

And again, When he bringeth in the first begotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.

Hebrews 1:6-27

And again, When he bringeth in the first begotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.

Hebrews 1:6

And again, When he bringeth in the first begotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.

Hebrews 1:6

And again, When he bringeth in the first begotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.

Hebrews 1:6

And again, When he bringeth in the first begotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.

Matthew 8:20

And Jesus saith to him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

Matthew 17:27

Yet that we may not offend them, go to the sea, and cast an hook, and take the fish that first cometh up. And when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money. That take and give them for me and thee.

Mark 6:3

Is not this the carpenter? The son of Mary, the brother of James and Joses, and of Judas and Simon! And are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.

Luke 8:3

And Joanna, the wife of Chuza, Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many others, who ministered to him of their substance.

Luke 9:58

But Jesus said to him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests: but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

Luke 16:11

If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will intrust you with the true riches?

John 1:10

He was in the world, and the world was made by him; yet the world knew him not.

John 1:17

but grace and truth was by Jesus Christ.

John 12:30

Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.

John 16:15

All things that the Father hath, are mine: therefore I said, He will take of mine, and shew it you.

John 17:19

And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also may be sanctified thro' the truth.

Romans 11:12

But if their fall be the riches of the world, and their loss the riches of the Gentiles, how much more their fulness?

1 Corinthians 1:4

I thank my God always on your behalf, for the grace of God which is given you by Christ Jesus:

1 Corinthians 3:21-22

Therefore let none glory in men; for all things are yours:

Ephesians 2:7

That he might shew in the ages to come the exceeding riches of his grace, in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 3:19

that ye may be filled with all the fulness of God.

Colossians 1:16-17

For through him were created all things, that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible; whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers; all things were created by him and for him.

1 Timothy 6:18

To do good, to be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate,

James 2:5

Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he hath promised to them that love him?

Revelation 3:18

I counsel thee to buy of me gold purified in the fire, that thou mayst be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayst be clothed, and the shame of thy nakedness may not appear; and eye-salve to anoint thine eyes, that thou mayst see.

Revelation 21:7

He that overcometh shall inherit these things; and I will be to him a God, and he shall be to me a son.

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