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

  • Bruce
    Richard!: You need to read that verse again. It says the god of this world has blinded the minds of those that don't believe. god of this world is Satan. He is still blinding people so they don't see The Light. Have you been called? John6:44--forgiving 1John 1:9- You "will" be Baptized with The Holy Ghost Matthew3:11. You will "know" impossible not to know!
  • Richard Merrell
    IT is taught that 2 Corinthians 4:4 is a reference to the devil, but that is incorrect, rather it is GOD, and I would warn those who teach that it refers to Satan, that this is blasphemy.
  • Chaplain Nelsob
    This is by far an excellent and careful sought passage of scripture. The love of a mighty God who wrought His face within the face of Jesus to give light unto a world without light. We can behold the face of God in the secret place where no man can dare to enter. This is a place where two can truly become one, this secret place keeps us by faith wrapped in the bosom off Almighty God.
  • .Missionary Morgan
    We face every day trials but God is always by our side some times it's seemed bleak and endless the trial but there are always a way out and when Father carried us through we are well carried through.And no one can stop the hands of God that brought us through.
  • 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
  • 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!

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