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2 Corinthians 4:9

“Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast downe, but not destroyed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

pursued, yet not forsaken; smitten down, yet not destroyed;
- American Standard Version (1901)

We are cruelly attacked, but not without hope; we are made low, but we are not without help;
- Basic English Bible

persecuted, but not abandoned; cast down, but not destroyed;
- Darby Bible

Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
- Webster's Bible

pursued, yet never left unsuccoured; struck to the ground, yet never slain;
- Weymouth Bible

pursued, yet not forsaken; struck down, yet not destroyed;
- World English Bible

but we ben not forsakun; we ben maad lowe, but we ben not confoundid; we ben cast doun, but we perischen not.
- Wycliffe Bible

persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 4

  • Jennifer
    That we shouldn't only emphasis on the things we see but those that are not seen.for those that are seen will pass away and the unseen will live forever.chapter 4:18
  • Yvonne
    What more can we add to the comment of Lakeaffex's... If the world could only realize that real life will be lived after we've learned our lessons in this life, but most of the time we think that what we see will last and we gather things that will not last, the things that we not see will enrich our lives and most of all the Love of our Redeemer Jesus Christ.... that will last forever, Thank God for that!
  • Lakeaffex for verse 4
    So many people these days, use their philosophies to refute Christians and the Bible, saying there is no God. But they have deceived themselves. They do believe in god, not the God of the Bible, but the god of themselves. They have put themselves on the throne of their hearts, deciding what is right and wrong, what is truth and what is error. Of course, this god changes attributes from person to person because what may be right to one is not necessarily right for another, shifting sand in practice. But, their god s all share a common denominator, they arise from the original exalter of himself, Satan. I will says the god of this world. As Christians we should humble ourselves under the mighty hand of God, that we should be exalted in due time. Put Christ on the throne of your heart, bow the knee, He is the true God and the firm foundation to build your life upon. He is the truth the life and the way!
  • Lillie Holloway
    I love the word of God.... Beautiful instructions in this Chapter...
  • Abraham for verse 16
    Thank you lord for daily renewing strenth giving to us through your holy sprit.praise you lord
  • Varghese Thomas for verse 13
    7 And the Lord God formed man ofthe dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life and man became a living being.so when we speak faith the same life giving spirit starts working.

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