2 Corinthians 3:15

“But even unto this day, when Moses is read, the vail is upon their heart.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Corinthians 3:15

But euen vnto this day, when Moses is read, the vaile is vpon their heart.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But to this day whenever Moses is read, a veil lies over their heart;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But unto this day, whensoever Moses is read, a veil lieth upon their heart.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But to this day, at the reading of the law of Moses, a veil is over their heart.
- Basic English Bible

But unto this day, when Moses is read, the veil lies upon their heart.
- Darby Bible

But even to this day, when Moses is read, the vail is upon their heart.
- Webster's Bible

Yes, to this day, whenever Moses is read, a veil lies upon their hearts.
- Weymouth Bible

But to this day, when Moses is read, a veil lies on their heart.
- World English Bible

whanne Moises is red, the veil is put on her hertis.
- Wycliffe Bible

but till to-day, when Moses is read, a vail upon their heart doth lie,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Corinthians 3:15

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 3:15


3:13 And we do not act as Moses did, who put a veil over his face - Which is to be understood with regard to his writings also. So that the children of Israel could not look steadfastly to the end of that dispensation which is now abolished - The end of this was Christ. The whole Mosaic dispensation tended to, and terminated in, him; but the Israelites had only a dim, wavering sight of him, of whom Moses spake in an obscure, covert manner.

3:14 The same veil remaineth on their understanding unremoved - Not so much as folded back, (so the word implies,) so as to admit a little, glimmering light. On the public reading of the Old Testament - The veil is not now on the face of Moses or of his writings, but on the reading of them, and on the heart of them that believe not. Which is taken away in Christ - That is, from the heart of them that truly believe on him.

3:16 When it - Their heart. Shall turn to the Lord - To Christ, by living faith. The veil is taken away - That very moment; and they see, with the utmost clearness, how all the types and prophecies of the law are fully accomplished in him.

3:17 Now the Lord - Christ is that Spirit of the law whereof I speak, to which the letter was intended to lead. And where the Spirit of the Lord, Christ, is, there is liberty - Not the veil, the emblem of slavery. There is liberty from servile fear, liberty from the guilt and from the power of sin, liberty to behold with open face the glory of the Lord.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 3:15


2Co 3:15 When Moses is read the vail is upon their heart. The law, or Old Testament. They read it in their synagogues, but do not understand it. The trouble, too, is in "their heart". They are blinded by their prejudices.

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