2 Corinthians 2:11

“Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Lest Satan should get an aduantage of vs: for wee are not ignorant of his deuices.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so that no advantage would be taken of us by Satan, for we are not ignorant of his schemes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that no advantage may be gained over us by Satan: for we are not ignorant of his devices.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that Satan may not get the better of us: for we are not without knowledge of his designs.
- Basic English Bible

that we might not have Satan get an advantage against us, for we are not ignorant of *his* thoughts.
- Darby Bible

Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.
- Webster's Bible

for fear Satan should gain an advantage over us. For we are not ignorant of his devices.
- Weymouth Bible

that no advantage may be gained over us by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his schemes.
- World English Bible

that we be not disseyued of Sathanas; for we knowen hise thouytis.
- Wycliffe Bible

that we may not be over-reached by the Adversary, for of his devices we are not ignorant.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 2:11


2:11 Lest Satan - To whom he had been delivered, and who sought to destroy not only his flesh, but his soul also. Get an advantage over us - For the loss of one soul is a common loss.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 2:11


2Co 2:11 Lest Satan should get an advantage of us. Satan would gladly have kept the sinful man in the church; since he has repented, Satan would gladly have the church keep him out.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 2:11

  • We can be so grateful that Jehovah God has provided His word the Bible for us. Reading the Bible helps us to understand some of Satan 's designs he tries to use against us and this can help us to see where we need to be careful. So glad that God saw fit to warn of us Satan 's designs.

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