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2 Corinthians 4:7

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But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of 2 Corinthians 4:7

But we haue this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellencie of the power may be of God, and not of vs.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not from ourselves;
- American Standard Version (1901)

But we have this wealth in vessels of earth, so that it may be seen that the power comes not from us but from God;
- Basic English Bible

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the surpassingness of the power may be of God, and not from us:
- Darby Bible

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God, and not from us.
- Webster's Bible

But we have this treasure in a fragile vase of clay, in order that the surpassing greatness of the power may be seen to belong to God, and not to originate in us.
- Weymouth Bible

But we have this treasure in clay vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not from ourselves.
- World English Bible

And we han this tresour in britil vessels, that the worthinesse be of Goddis vertu, and not of vs.
- Wycliffe Bible

And we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us;
- Youngs Literal Bible

 

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 4:7

4:7 But we - Not only the apostles, but all true believers. Have this treasure - Of divine light, love, glory. In earthen vessels - In frail, feeble, perishing bodies. He proceeds to show, that afflictions, yea, death itself, are so far from hindering the ministration of the Spirit, that they even further it, sharpen the ministers, and increase the fruit. That the excellence of the power, which works these in us, may undeniably appear to be of God.

 

People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 4:7

2Co 4:7 We have this treasure in earthen vessels. The treasure of the knowledge of Christ and of the ministry of the gospel of life. Perhaps his enemies pointed to his sorrows as a proof that he was not so favored as a minister of Christ. A splendid treasure was placed in a fragile, cheap earthen vessel. Then it was manifest that the great work wrought was the power of God, and not from us, the apostles and evangelists.

 

Comments for 2 Corinthians 4:7

Rutendo's comment on 2014-01-03 23:46:57:

We as people are made from clay in his image so here on earth we are his vases but when we live our lives as Christ did . Obeying the word of God . Only then we represent him

 

Annette Agofure's comment on 2013-12-03 06:56:30:

The treasure God has given us is not alone to preach the gospel but to also show an examplary life by the way we live our life, the way we dress, the way we talk,the way we give all these has done the preaching

 

Annette Agofure's comment on 2013-12-02 13:22:23:

The treasure God has given us is not alone to preach the gospel but to also show an examplary life by the way we live our life, the way we dress, the way we talk,the way we give all these has done the preaching

 

Friday James's comment on 2013-08-24 07:25:01:

We need to discover the hidden treasures of our personality,potentials,abilities,and power God put in us.

 

Victor's comment on 2013-08-16 01:30:00:

Here Paul refers to the treasure of eternal life and light of God we received when we got saved.the ministry of reconciliation has been given to us and we are able to do it because We have the light of the knowledge of God's glory.its not ourselves but he who called us n gave us this treasure

 

Bro Bongani's comment on 2013-02-20 14:14:28:

It means in our bodies we carry treasures with us, wherever we go and therefore need to realize that; and explore how great we were created...

 

Daniel's comment on 2012-01-24 06:41:55:

we are the treasures of the Lord. he cherishes us and value us. that is why he has given us the treasure of the great task of preaching the good news to All, who are in the dark.

 


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