2 Corinthians 1:5

“For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For as the sufferings of Christ abound in vs, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For just as the sufferings of Christ are ours in abundance, so also our comfort is abundant through Christ.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For as the sufferings of Christ abound unto us, even so our comfort also aboundeth through Christ.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For as we undergo more of the pain which Christ underwent, so through Christ does our comfort become greater.
- Basic English Bible

Because, even as the sufferings of the Christ abound towards us, so through the Christ does our encouragement also abound.
- Darby Bible

For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.
- Webster's Bible

For just as we have more than our share of suffering for the Christ, so also through the Christ we have more than our share of comfort.
- Weymouth Bible

For as the sufferings of Christ abound to us, even so our comfort also abounds through Christ.
- World English Bible

For as the passiouns of Crist ben plenteuouse in vs, so also bi Crist oure coumfort is plenteuouse.
- Wycliffe Bible

because, as the sufferings of the Christ do abound to us, so through the Christ doth abound also our comfort;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 1:5


1:5 For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us - The sufferings endured on his account. So our comfort also aboundeth through Christ - The sufferings were many, the comfort one; and yet not only equal to, but overbalancing, them all.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 1:5


2Co 1:5 For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us. Christ suffers with his saints when they suffer for him. See Ac 9:4,5. Hence, when Paul endured affliction for Christ, "the sufferings of Christ abounded" in him. So our consolation also aboundeth by Christ. Christ comforts those who thus suffer (Joh 16:2-4). Christ suffers in the person of his servants, but forgets not his promise to be with them always (Mt 28:20). (PNT 130-131)

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 1:5

  • Tiggiep for verse 5
    Great verse when you've been mistreated forsake of the gospel or we plainly messed up & failed God and others; in both cases Christ comfort us during our times of trouble water. 2 cor.1; 5-8 help me deal with my painful past so able aid others!!!!

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