2 1 So I made up my mind that I would not make another painful visit to you. Paragraph. 2 Corinthians 8. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Introduction. 2 Corinthians 1:12 Paul’s Change of Plans 12 For our boast is this, u the testimony of our conscience, that we behaved in the world with simplicity 3 and v godly sincerity, w not by earthly wisdom but by the grace of God, and supremely so toward you. 2 Corinthians 1 New Living Translation (NLT) Greetings from Paul. 2 Corinthians 1 New King James Version (NKJV) Greeting. 2 Corinthians chapter 2 KJV (King James Version) 1 But I determined this with myself, that I would not come again to you in heaviness.. 2 For if I make you sorry, who is he then that maketh me glad, but the same which is made sorry by me?. These sections, in turn, are framed by an introduction ( 2 Cor 10:1 – 18 ) and a conclusion ( 2 Cor 12:19 – 13:10 ), both of which assert Paul’s apostolic authority and confidence and define the purpose of the letter. 2 Corinthians 1:8 The Greek word for brothers and sisters (adelphoi) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in 8:1; 13:11.; 2 Corinthians 1:12 Many manuscripts holiness; 2 Corinthians 1:19 Greek Silvanus, a variant of Silas The original text was written in Koine Greek. May all the gifts and benefits that come from God our Father and the Master, Jesus Christ, be yours! 2 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem 1 in Judea, in the time 2 of King Herod, 3 wise men 4 from the East came to Jerusalem 5 2 saying, “Where is the one who is born king of the Jews? Praise to the God of All Comfort. 2 Corinthians 1 – The God of All Comfort A. Paul’s trouble in Asia. They contain nine of Paul’s inspired letters in the following order: Romans, Hebrews, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Ephesians, Galatians, Philippians, Colossians, and 1 Thessalonians. Text. Comfort in Suffering. A Vision Of Paradise Paul's Concern For The Christians At Corinth Paul's Concern For The Corinthians Paul's Concern About The Corinthians' Way Of Life . 2 Corinthians 1 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV) Strong's. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4) "We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure, so that we despaired even of life. 2Co 1:1 ¶ 2Co 1:1 - Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother. Paul's Affliction . What a happy condition of things it is when the teacher and the taught mutually rejoice in each other; when the teacher is the joy of the flock, and when he can rejoice in his people! Watch our overview video on 2 Corinthians, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. It's not that wisdom is a bad thing, Paul insists. 2 Corinthians 1:1-12 New International Version (NIV) 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the church of God in Corinth, together with all his holy people throughout Achaia: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Corinthians Major Themes . [2 May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace. This introduces a meditation on the experience of suffering and encouragement shared by Paul and the Corinthians (2 Cor 1:4–7), drawn, at least in part, from Paul’s reflections on a recent affliction (2 Cor 1:8–10). 11. 2 Corinthians Major Themes . A total of 86 leaves of this codex have survived. Listen to the Bible. Paradise. Paragraph. 1:1, 23; 2 Tim. False Teachers Sufferings. Tools. (2 Corinthians 1:8b-9) End Notes Verse 1. 1 Paul, () an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and () Timothy our brother, To the church of God which is at Corinth, () with all the saints who are in all Achaia: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Corinthians Greeting. 2 Corinthians 1:20(NASB) Verse Thoughts. Verse. Is it ‘yes, he’s coming’ or ‘no, he’s not coming’? 3 I wrote as I did, so that when I came I would not be distressed by those who should have made me rejoiceI had confidence in all of you, that you would all share my joy. 1 This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and from our brother Timothy. 2 Corinthians 1 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB) Strong's. 1–2 corinthians This commentary explains 1 and 2 Corinthians passage by passage, following Paul’s argument. 2 CorinthiansChapter Themes. Instead, the Corinthians believed because God demonstrated His own Spirit and power to the them (1 Corinthians 2:1–5). Verse. 2 COR. Footnotes. Ch. 12. 2 Corinthians 2 is the second chapter of the Second Epistle to the Corinthians in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.It is authored by Paul the Apostle and Timothy (2 Corinthians 1:1… 12. Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, to the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in all Achaia: Grace to you and peace … 6 t Working together with him, then, u we appeal to you v not to receive the grace of God in vain. Comfort in Suffering. That, we are your rejoicing, even as ye also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Tools. After the salutation (2 Corinthians 1:1-2), this chapter is wholly given to Paul's affirmation of his absolute sincerity and integrity.As Hughes said, "The import of 2 Corinthians 1:3-11 seems to have been missed by many commentators." The section ends with a modified and delayed allusion to thanksgiving (2 Cor 1:11). 1. Red Letter. 1 M. J. Harris, 2 Corinthians in Expositor’s Bible Commentary, 306.. 2 All the dates mentioned here are somewhat flexible (by as much as a year or two), though I am in agreement with the majority of scholars, who date Paul’s initial visit to Corinth in 50 CE and the beginning of Gallio’s proconsulship in 51 CE. Listen to the Bible. 2 For he says, w “In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, x now is the y favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation. 13. 1:2; 2 Cor. 2 For if I grieve you, who is left to make me glad but you whom I have grieved? It uses a variety of ancient sources to show how Paul’s argument would havemadesensetofirst-centuryreaders,drawingfromancientletter-writing,speak-ing, … I am writing to God’s church in Corinth and to all of his holy people throughout Greece. PAUL'S SECOND LETTER TO THE CORINTHIANS. Footnotes. I write this to God’s congregation in Corinth, and to believers all over Achaia province. Red Letter. 2 Corinthians 1 1 Paul, an apostle a of Christ Jesus by the will of God, b and Timothy c our brother, To the church of God d in Corinth, e together with all his holy people throughout Achaia: f. 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Corinthians 1 The Message (MSG) 1 1-2 I, Paul, have been sent on a special mission by the Messiah, Jesus, planned by God himself. 2 Corinthians 1:14. g. Praise to the God of All Comfort. 2 Corinthians 1:5 Or For as the sufferings of Christ abound for us, so also our comfort abounds through Christ; 2 Corinthians 1:8 Or brothers and sisters.In New Testament usage, depending on the context, the plural Greek word adelphoi (translated “brothers”) may refer either to brothers or to brothers and sisters; 2 Corinthians 1:12 Some manuscripts holiness 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in all Achaia: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Corinthians 1 is the first chapter of the Second Epistle to the Corinthians in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. Ch. On account of his decision to postpone his planned second visit to Corinth, the Apostle Paul was facing the accusation of vacillating. Timothy, someone you know and trust, joins me in this greeting. Greeting. For we saw his star when it rose 6 and have come to worship him. 2 CorinthiansChapter Themes. INTRODUCTORY THOUGHTS 2 CORINTHIANS. (1-2) Introduction. 2 Corinthians 1:18-22. God of All Comfort. 1 Paul, a an apostle of Christ Jesus b by the will of God, and c Timothy our brother, To the church of God that is at Corinth, d with all the saints who are in the whole of Achaia: 2 e Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Indeed, in our hearts we felt the sentence of death. 2 Corinthians 1 New International Version << 1 Corinthians 16 | 2 Corinthians 1 | 2 Corinthians 2 >> Salutation. Paul had a deep spiritual burden for the believers in Corinth, and this letter was written soon after he wrote his first, disciplinary epistle, where petty arguments, sexual immorality, spiritual immaturity, worldly carnality and an absence of godly love were vigorously addressed. This section is prepared for by a prologue (2 Cor 11:1–15) and followed by an epilogue (2 Cor 12:11–18), which are similar in content and structure. 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: Paul was the founding pastor of the church at Corinth, a cosmopolitan city on the Isthmus of Corinth (an isthmus is a narrow strip of land that connects two land masses) connecting the mainland of Greece (Northern Greece) with the Peloponnese (Southern Greece). But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead." It is authored by Paul the Apostle and Timothy (2 Corinthians 1:1) in Macedonia in 55–56 CE. 4:20). Other writings of the New Testament extol the value of intellect and knowledge (Acts 17:11; Colossians 2:8; 1 Peter 3:15). wondered his opponents. 1. 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