2 Corinthians 12:3

“And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;)”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I knew such a man (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell, God knoweth.)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And I know how such a man--whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows--
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I know such a man (whether in the body, or apart from the body, I know not; God knoweth),
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I have knowledge of such a man (if he was in the body, or out of the body, I am not able to say, but God only),
- Basic English Bible

And I know such a man, (whether in [the] body or out of the body I know not, God knows;)
- Darby Bible

And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;)
- Webster's Bible

And I know that this man-- whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know;
- Weymouth Bible

I know such a man (whether in the body, or outside of the body, I don't know; God knows),
- World English Bible

And Y woot sich a man; whether in bodi, or out of bodi, Y noot, God woot;
- Wycliffe Bible

and I have known such a man -- whether in the body, whether out of the body, I have not known, God hath known, --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 12:3


12:3 Yea, I knew such a man - That at another time.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 12:3


2Co 12:3 I knew such a man. "Know", as in the Revised Version. Why does he not use the first person? Because it would seem more like he was glorying in his own exaltation.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 12:3

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