2 Corinthians 2:15

“For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For wee are vnto God, a sweet sauour of Christ, in them that are saued, and in them that perish.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For we are a sweet savor of Christ unto God, in them that are saved, and in them that perish;
- American Standard Version (1901)

For we are a sweet perfume of Christ to God in those who are getting salvation and in those who are going to destruction;
- Basic English Bible

For we are a sweet odour of Christ to God, in the saved and in those that perish:
- Darby Bible

For we are to God a sweet savor of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:
- Webster's Bible

For we are a fragrance of Christ grateful to God in those whom He is saving and in those who are perishing;
- Weymouth Bible

For we are a sweet aroma of Christ to God, in those who are saved, and in those who perish;
- World English Bible

for we ben the good odour of Crist to God, among these that ben maad saaf, and among these that perischen.
- Wycliffe Bible

because of Christ a sweet fragrance we are to God, in those being saved, and in those being lost;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 2:15


2:15 For we - The preachers of the gospel. Are to God a sweet odour of Christ - God is well - pleased with this perfume diffused by us, both in them that believe and are saved, treated of, #2Cor 3:1|; #2Cor 4:2|; and in them that obstinately disbelieve and, consequently, perish, treated of, #2Cor 4:3 |- 6.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 2:15


2Co 2:15 A sweet savor of Christ. This fragrant odor of the gospel was diffused both among the saved and the unsaved.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 2:15

  • Aroma Fragrance,,do we have such good perfumes or the bad smell, in our daily life for Christ, forget what the apostle Paul, teaches, do we have the quality to witness to the world ? Do we or otherwise ? let us hold on to Christ, to empower us on this imp issue.

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