2 Corinthians 3:12

“Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Seeing then that wee haue such hope, we vse great plainnesse of speech.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore having such a hope, we use great boldness in {our} speech,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Having therefore such a hope, we use great boldness of speech,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Having then such a hope, we keep nothing back,
- Basic English Bible

Having therefore such hope, we use much boldness:
- Darby Bible

Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech:
- Webster's Bible

Therefore, cherishing a hope like this, we speak without reserve, and we do not imitate Moses,
- Weymouth Bible

Having therefore such a hope, we use great boldness of speech,
- World English Bible

Therfor we that han suche hope, vsen myche trist;
- Wycliffe Bible

Having, then, such hope, we use much freedom of speech,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 3:12


3:12 Having therefore this hope - Being fully persuaded of this.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 3:12


2Co 3:12 Seeing then that we have such hope. The blessed gospel hope. We use great plainness of speech. With such a hope he has boldness to declare the gospel truths boldly and without reserve.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 3

  • MockingBird for verse 18
    As I receive the word of God : It is from Glory to Glory , from Grace to Grace , From Healing to Healing, From Deliverance to Deliverance : Just goes on and on : From Everlasting to Everlasting . Even as by the Spirit of the Lord.
  • Wingfield Hlazo Jr. for verse 18
    The people we spend more time with will definitely shape our character and the perspective from which we view matters. in like manner, spending time with Jesus in prayer, studying His word and medidtating upon it daily will surely help us be like Him and we will be able to see Him directing us.
  • Delores Dunbar
    I think taking on the nature of Jesus Christ we are free from the bondage of sin and the guilt of shame being liberated in to soar high like the see and soar high like the eagle.
  • Delores Dunbar for verse 17
    I am free praise the Lord free from the bondage of sin.Allululah Thank you Jesus
  • Lonnie smith for verse 9
    I think the ministry of condemnation can and will not save us from destruction.Jesus the new covenant is only life.The law was needed in those days too prepare use and too get us in position for Grace through Jesus Christ there is freedom in knowing Jesus in relationship.
  • Kenneth for verse 17
    I think exactly what it means, liberty from any kind of bondage. I literally live in that place where Christ is. I pray that the Church, the true Church of Christ experience this amazing place in HIM. Regardless of what 's happening around you, regardless of what people throw at you, there 's effect on you.

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