2 Corinthians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

2 Corinthians 7:4

“Great is my boldnesse of speach toward you, great is my glorying of you, I am filled with comfort, I am exceeding ioyfull in all our tribulation.”

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Great [is] my boldness of speech toward you, great [is] my glorying of you: I am filled with comfort, I am exceeding joyful in all our tribulation.
- King James Version

Great is my confidence in you; great is my boasting on your behalf. I am filled with comfort; I am overflowing with joy in all our affliction.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my glorying on your behalf: I am filled with comfort, I overflow with joy in all our affliction.
- American Standard Version (1901)

My words to you are without fear, I am full of pride on account of you: I have great comfort and joy in all our troubles.
- Basic English Bible

Great [is] my boldness towards you, great my exulting in respect of you; I am filled with encouragement; I overabound in joy under all our affliction.
- Darby Bible

Great is my boldness of speech towards you, great is my glorying concerning you: I am filled with comfort, I am exceeding joyful in all our tribulation.
- Webster's Bible

I have great confidence in you: very loudly do I boast of you. I am filled with comfort: my heart overflows with joy amid all our affliction.
- Weymouth Bible

Great is my boldness of speech toward you. Great is my boasting on your behalf. I am filled with comfort. I overflow with joy in all our affliction.
- World English Bible

Myche trist is to me anentis you, myche gloriyng is to me for you. Y am fillid with coumfort, Y am plenteuouse in ioie in al oure tribulacioun.
- Wycliffe Bible

great [is] my freedom of speech unto you, great my glory on your behalf; I have been filled with the comfort, I overabound with the joy on all our tribulation,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 7:4


7:4 I am filled with comfort - Of this he treats, #2Co 7:6|, &c.; of his joy, 2Co 7:7, &c.; of both, 2Co 7:13.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 7:4


2Co 7:4 Great [is] my boldness of speech toward you, etc. This verse declares that he is overflowing with joyful feeling. The next section explains its cause.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 7

  • Teri
    godly sorrow produces change, worldly sorrow does not and that's why it leads to death-v.10
  • Hazel Carty
    Thank you Lord Jesus Christ for your grace peace your everlasting love the comforter thank you for the blood that washes me Oooh father thank you for every blessings that you have bestowed upon my life though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I fair nothing as you are with me thank you for your goiding wounded hands father I lift up your name on high
  • Kelvin
    Sorrow is a necessary part of repentance. Because when we are rebuked by God we mourne or are made sorry about our sin which saves us. Because salvation is of the LORD. And He who hath begun(born again or new birth) a good work in you shall perform it until the day of Jesus Christ. God has saved us from the penalty of our sin. He is now saving us from the power of our sin. Finally from its presenc
  • Ray321
    2 Corinthians 7:8 For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not repent, though I did repent: for I perceive that the same epistle hath made you sorry, though it were but for a season. In this letter, Paul never repented of sin, Paul repented of his way. In all 12 Paul's epistles, Paul never uses repentance as the final step to salvation. Repentance is change of way.
  • Bruce
    Saved only:When you are called:John 6:44,Forgiving:1John 1:9, Baptized with The Holy Ghost and Fire:Matthew 3:11, Changed: 2Corinthians 5:17 You will know! Impossible not to know.
  • Charles
    I think Godly sorrow and repentance are the only way can be saved

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