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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
For God hath not giuen vs the spirit of feare, but of power, of loue, and of a sound minde.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
For God gave us not a spirit of fearfulness; but of power and love and discipline.
- American Standard Version (1901)
For God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of self-control.
- Basic English Bible
For God has not given us a spirit of cowardice, but of power, and of love, and of wise discretion.
- Darby Bible
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
- Webster's Bible
For the Spirit which God has given us is not a spirit of cowardice, but one of power and of love and of sound judgement.
- Weymouth Bible
For God didn't give us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and self-control.
- World English Bible
For whi God yaf not to vs the spirit of drede, but of vertu, and of loue, and of sobrenesse.
- Wycliffe Bible
for God did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind;
- Youngs Literal Bible
1:7 And let nothing discourage thee, for God hath not given us - That is, the spirit which God hath given us Christians, is not the spirit of fear - Or cowardice. But of power - Banishing fear. And love and sobriety - These animate us in our duties to God, our brethren, and ourselves. Power and sobriety are two good extremes. Love is between, the tie and temperament of both; preventing the two bad extremes of fearfulness and rashness. More is said concerning power, #1Tim 1:8|; concerning love, #2Tim 2:14|, &c.; concerning sobriety, #2Tim 3:1|, &c.
2Ti 1:7 God hath not given us the spirit of fear. When the gifts of the Spirit were bestowed at the laying on of my hands, not a spirit of cowardice, but of power, miraculous power, "and of love", and of a sound mind, of divine wisdom, was imparted.
Angela TTrice Triplett's comment on 2015-03-14 21:46:46:
Fear is so overrated, it backs us up in the corner and makes us not belive God!
Anonymous's comment on 2015-02-03 09:26:58:
God is great let us not fear anything
Marvin Gathings's comment on 2014-08-16 04:51:50:
Fear and doubt are bedfellows and together they do their damage toward destroying our joy and our faith. Faith is hope. When all else fails, when disappointment and self doubt try to enter our lives let 's remember God word "perfect love cast gets rid of fear. " Don 't let fear and sorrow get you down, get up renew your salvation, smile be hopeful. Resort back to the positive things that you were inspired to do before the problem, go get your degree, lay aside any malice, find that person or persons forgive them, then forgive yourself get busy building. "When a man species, male or female changes his or her thoughts he change his life ". As a man male or female think so is he or she. In the power of his might Get up!
Larry Frederick's comment on 2014-08-10 19:40:57:
2 Timothy 1 7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. The word of God is the truth first, than I have faith to believe the word of the truth. Than the miraculous power, love, and discipline of our mind 's works in the full affect of the word of God to have the victory in our lives having never again fear.
Mrs.Edwards's comment on 2014-08-07 18:55:41:
I think that fear is a allusion that we make real because god tell us that he hasn 't given us a spirit of fear so who do u think he gives us a mirage of a scene where their is nothing but failure or darkness but God gives us light life more abundantly his blood was shed for a purpose bigger than we will probably be able to grasp simple because our thoughts are not his
Ron Braley's comment on 2014-08-02 19:54:44:
This is just one of the many, many verses misunderstood, misused, and misquoted in today 's church culture. There are many places in the Bible where we are told to have a healthy 'fear ' i.e. Luke 1 12, 12 4 5, and 7 16 Acts 5 10 11 and 13 16 Romans 11 20 21 and 13 7 2Corinthians 7 1 Ephesians 5 21 Philippians 2 12 1Peter 1 17 and 2 17 1John 4 18 . And, this makes sense we are to 'respect ' the power and just nature of our God, and our God the Father created us with flesh emotion that fear is one emotion that can keep us alive. In context, this 'fear ' Paul speaks of is timidity or cowardice in proclaiming the Gospel. And, Paul 's comment makes sense since any true follower of our Christ will have the Spirit of God in them. That Spirit, according to Jesus, will provide instruction and boldness In fact, Jesus told His disciples not to worry about what they 'd say before the magistrates because the Spirit would instruct them i.e. Mark 13 11 . Blessings. Ron Braley
Pamela's comment on 2014-06-30 21:12:50:
For me, this Scripture is saying, trust God. Let Him lead me. Let His Word resonate in my mind, heart, soul. He created all things, all creatures, He is all powerful , all knowing, everywhere. I lean on Him believe in Him. Whom should I fear ???
Lloyd Buckley's comment on 2014-05-25 20:53:21:
Christians are fearful because people breaking into churches and killing members and getting away with it.
MockingBird's comment on 2014-04-22 09:51:02:
I we were not born with fear It was developed in me through parents and other people When I first became one of God 's children I had and am still learning not to fear Fear and Pride will always be around I do not have to go with it God has made a way of escape Sometimes it seems as a natural thing to go along with fear and pride But God says that which is natural with man is an unnatural thing with God. Through my Lord Jesus Christ I resist and stand against fear and pride. I would rather be in the perfect will of God than in the permissive will of God where the world is !!!!! The permissive will of God the devil is in it not God !!!!
Gibson Sebastian's comment on 2014-02-25 15:13:10:
Fear is used by satan to barricade us against the love and compassion of God Christ through His death and resurrection has freed us from the clutches of satat Forgive me Lord for the times I allowed fear to overcome me
Tina's comment on 2014-02-21 21:10:23:
It was a good reminder wakeup call Not to fear I have been so terrified This verse freed me by reminding me and empowering me not to be afraid
Kenya Hardiman's comment on 2014-02-12 22:09:55:
I love this scripture I was fearing a decision concerning my child but I was reminded that God did not give me a spirit of fear but of love which mean I have to love the ones I fear but it also let me kno to take descretion
Anita's comment on 2013-11-08 06:07:19:
GOD has aiways HELPED me and always will my mind is his and all i am peace he gives in the blood of JESUS in my mind and body here on earth and in HEAVEN.
Nydia's comment on 2013-10-19 12:22:57:
Fear is faith in reverse,when it comes, abort it immediately,and speak the word of God.guard your heart, don't let Satan steal your faith and joy. Read 2 Corinthians 10:4-5, Ephesians 6, john8:44 we are engaged in a spiritual warfare, fight it with Gods sword which is the word of God.We are more than conquerors in Christ Jesus!
ER's comment on 2013-10-16 10:29:42:
2 Timothy 1:7 is a powerful Scripture that lets us know that we have been empowered by the Master's Touch and we are not ruled or taken over by a spirit of timidity or fearfulness. We are possessed by the Awesome Holy Spirit of God that is Ultimate Power Incarnate.
Maxwell Oti's comment on 2013-08-04 08:21:02:
Fear has in time cost me many useful things... Only fools fear, ones a fool and never again... Thank you Jesus
Anonymous's comment on 2013-07-14 07:20:01:
One should not be afraid of intimidation of the devil, You have power over him.
Dennis's comment on 2013-06-22 07:19:52:
I,through fear,have been run down, backed over, and left for dead. I testify that Jesus Christ, whom lives in me, still, and will forever more live in me. I will persevere victoriously.
Wilmot's comment on 2013-06-17 00:34:55:
I like this scripture because it encourages me not to be afraid of anything since Jesus overcame the world and their fore am a conqueror in Jesus name whenever i trust and believe in him.
Lauren's comment on 2013-06-01 23:24:41:
Perfect Love casts out fear and the Holy Spirit empowers us with Love to do God's will. Our minds are free and resound with God's purpose for our lives so that it is no longer I that live but Christ who lives in me, both to will and to do of His good pleasure.
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