Thematic Bible

2 Corinthians 2:1 (show verse)

For I have decided this for myself, not to come to you again in sorrow.
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2 Corinthians 2:2 (show verse)

For if I [cause] you sorrow, then who will make me glad except the one who is caused to be sad by me?
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2 Corinthians 2:3 (show verse)

And I wrote this very [thing] in order that [when I] came, I would not experience sorrow from those who ought to have made me glad, [because I] have confidence about you all, that my joy {belongs to all of you}.

2 Corinthians 2:4 (show verse)

For out of great distress and anguish of heart I wrote to you through many tears, not so that you may be caused to be sad, but so that you may know the love that I have especially for you.

2 Corinthians 2:5 (show verse)

But if anyone has caused sorrow, he has not caused me sorrow, but {to some degree}--{in order not to say too much}--[to] all [of] you.
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2 Corinthians 2:6 (show verse)

This punishment by the majority [is] sufficient for such a person.

2 Corinthians 2:7 (show verse)

So then, you should rather forgive and comfort him, lest somehow this person should be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.

2 Corinthians 2:8 (show verse)

Therefore I urge you to confirm [your] love for him.

2 Corinthians 2:9 (show verse)

Because for this [reason] also I wrote, in order that I could know your proven character, whether you are obedient in everything.
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2 Corinthians 2:10 (show verse)

Now to whomever you forgive anything, I also [do]; for indeed, whatever I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, [it is] {for your sake} in the presence of Christ,
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2 Corinthians 2:11 (show verse)

in order that we may not be exploited by Satan (for we are not ignorant of his schemes).

2 Corinthians 2:12 (show verse)

Now [when I] arrived in Troas for the gospel of Christ and a door was opened for me by the Lord,

2 Corinthians 2:13 (show verse)

I did not experience rest in my spirit, [because] I did not find Titus my brother, but saying farewell to them, I departed for Macedonia.

2 Corinthians 2:14 (show verse)

But thanks [be] to God, who always leads us in triumphal procession in Christ, and who reveals the fragrance of the knowledge of him through us in every place.

2 Corinthians 2:15 (show verse)

For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing,

2 Corinthians 2:16 (show verse)

to those on the one hand an odor from death to death, [and] to those on the other hand a fragrance from life to life. And who [is] qualified for these [things]?

2 Corinthians 2:17 (show verse)

For we are not like the majority who peddle the word of God, but as from pure motives--but as from God--we speak before God in Christ.