2 Corinthians 1:1

“Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are in all Achaia:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Paul an Apostle of Iesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothie our brother, vnto the Church of God, which is at Corinth, with all the Saints, which are in all Achaia:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy {our} brother, To the church of God which is at Corinth with all the saints who are throughout Achaia:
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints that are in the whole of Achaia:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Paul, an Apostle of Jesus Christ by the purpose of God, and Timothy the brother, to the church of God which is in Corinth, with all the saints who are in all Achaia:
- Basic English Bible

Paul, apostle of Jesus Christ by God's will, and the brother Timotheus, to the assembly of God which is in Corinth, with all the saints who are in the whole of Achaia.
- Darby Bible

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, to the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in all Achaia:
- Webster's Bible

Paul, an Apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God--and our brother Timothy: To the Church of God in Corinth, with all God's people throughout Greece.
- Weymouth Bible

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, and Timothy our brother, to the assembly of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in the whole of Achaia:
- World English Bible

Poul, apostle of Jhesu Crist, bi the wille of God, and Tymothe, brothir, to the chirche of God that is at Corinthi, with alle seyntis that ben in al Acaie, grace to you,
- Wycliffe Bible

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, through the will of God, and Timotheus the brother, to the assembly of God that is in Corinth, with all the saints who are in all Achaia:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 1:1


1:1 Timotheus our brother - St. Paul writing to Timotheus styled him his son; writing of him, his brother.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 1:1


2Co 1:1Paul's Anxiety Over the Corinthian Church SUMMARY OF II CORINTHIANS 1: Salutations. Paul's Recent Danger in Asia. His Conscientious Sincerity in Preaching the Gospel at Corinth. An Answer to Those Who Criticized His Change of Plans in Coming. to Corinth. Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ. See PNT "1Co 1:1". And Timothy [our] brother. Timothy had been sent to Corinth along with the First Letter (1Co 4:17) and had now returned to Paul. As he had so recently been on a special mission to Corinth, he joins in the salutation. With all the saints who are in all Achaia. That is, in the whole of Greece, Achaia being the Roman name of the province. Corinth was the Roman capital. Hence it seems that other churches already existed in the province. We know of two, Cenchrea (Ro 16:1) and possibly Athens (Ac 17:34).

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 1

  • Brianna
    Vs. 4 Our God has supplied us comfort through the pages of the Bible. Many of the persons in the Bible serve as an example to us. As we read their examples and overcome trials we can be a source of encouragement to others. May we heed the counsel Matt. 28:19,20 and share the good news.
  • Geraldine Cole
    Praise Jesus u right Peter K.marrage is only for this world their is No marriage in heaven with man and women if u were marry here thats it. Praise the Lord we will Just deal with spiritual issus then what a time it will be just to see Jesus the one who died for me so let love one another and be good to one another don't let the devil trick u out of your life with Jesus he wants your soul Amen
  • Johnnie Mae Harris
    All powers are in the hands of God through our savior Christ Jesus and through Faith we all are partakers of that Divine Love. There's no yea or nay but only through that Love and Faith is yea in the heart of God but through our Lord and Savior Christ Jesus. Amen
  • Bro, Chigozie
    We Are To Comfort One Another Who Were Undergoing De Same Trials Of Faith Persecution Or Tribulation With Us, Truly Heaven Is Real,
  • Brianna vs. 11
    Verse 11 highlights the strength of the power of prayer. Here, Paul states that one way to help others is to pray for them. Just as prayer helped Peter escape unjust imprisonment, when we offer heartfelt prayer in the behalf of others, Jehovah God will certainly take notice.
  • Peter Nwogu Okim
    the chapter deals with how our lives should be as Christian s and how we should respond to challenging situations that may threaten our faith, knowing that at the end we can only come out more stronger than we started. glory to God for ever.

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