2 Corinthians 4:11

“For we which live are alway delivered unto death for Jesus' sake, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our mortal flesh.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For we which liue, are always deliuered vnto death for Iesus sake, that the life also of Iesus might bee made manifest in our mortall flesh.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For we who live are constantly being delivered over to death for Jesus' sake, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our mortal flesh.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For we who live are always delivered unto death for Jesus' sake, that the life also of Jesus may be manifested in our mortal flesh.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For, while living, we are still being given up to death because of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may be seen in our flesh, though it is under the power of death.
- Basic English Bible

for we who live are always delivered unto death on account of Jesus, that the life also of Jesus may be manifested in our mortal flesh;
- Darby Bible

For we who live are always delivered to death for Jesus' sake, that the life also of Jesus may be made manifest in our mortal flesh.
- Webster's Bible

For we, alive though we are, are continually surrendering ourselves to death for the sake of Jesus, so that in this mortal nature of ours it may also be clearly shown that Jesus lives.
- Weymouth Bible

For we who live are always delivered to death for Jesus' sake, that the life also of Jesus may be revealed in our mortal flesh.
- World English Bible

For euere more we that lyuen, ben takun in to deth for Jhesu, that the lijf of Jhesu be schewid in oure deedli fleisch.
- Wycliffe Bible

for always are we who are living delivered up to death because of Jesus, that the life also of Jesus may be manifested in our dying flesh,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 4:11


4:11 For we who yet live - Who are not yet killed for the testimony of Jesus. Are always delivered unto death - Are perpetually in the very jaws of destruction; which we willingly submit to, that we may obtain a better resurrection.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 4:11


2Co 4:11 For we which live are always delivered unto death. This verse more fully explains the meaning of 2Co 4:10. The ministers of the gospel were always exposed to death, and at their cost bore the precious charge of life to men.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 4:11

  • Evalena Jacobs-Latham for verse 11
    We daily give up the ways of the flesh in every situation, so that Jesusí righteousness will be seen in us. Thank you Jesus for your wisdom, and Holy Spirit who leads and guides us in life.

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