2 Corinthians 4:13

“We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

We hauing the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I beleeued, and therefore haue I spoken: wee also beleeue, and therefore speake.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But having the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, "I BELIEVED, THEREFORE I SPOKE, we also believe, therefore we also speak,"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But having the same spirit of faith, according to that which is written, I believed, and therefore did I speak; we also believe, and therefore also we speak;
- American Standard Version (1901)

But having the same spirit of faith, as it is said in the Writings, The words of my mouth came from the faith in my heart; in the same way, our words are the outcome of our faith;
- Basic English Bible

And having the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, I have believed, therefore have I spoken; *we* also believe, therefore also we speak;
- Darby Bible

We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak;
- Webster's Bible

But possessing the same Spirit of faith as he who wrote, "I believed, and therefore I have spoken," we also believe, and therefore we speak.
- Weymouth Bible

But having the same spirit of faith, according to that which is written, "I believed, and therefore I spoke." We also believe, and therefore also we speak;
- World English Bible

And we han the same spirit of feith, as it is writun, Y haue bileuyd, Y haue spoke; and we bileuen, wherfor also we speken;
- Wycliffe Bible

And having the same spirit of the faith, according to that which hath been written, `I believed, therefore I did speak;' we also do believe, therefore also do we speak;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 4:13


4:13 Having the same spirit of faith - Which animated the saints of old; David, in particular, when he said, I believed, and therefore have I spoken - That is, I trusted in God, and therefore he hath put this song of praise in my mouth. We also speak - We preach the gospel, even in the midst of affliction and death, because we believe that God will raise us up from the dead, and will present us, ministers, with you, all his members, faultless before his presence with exceeding joy. #Psalm 116:10|.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 4:13


2Co 4:13 We having the same spirit of faith. Yet in spite of all the sufferings and peril described, we preach right on. Like the psalmist we are moved by the power of faith; we also believe, and therefore speak. See Ps 116:10.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 4:13

  • Varghese Thomas for verse 13
    7 And the Lord God formed man ofthe dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life and man became a living being.so when we speak faith the same life giving spirit starts working.
  • God spoke the world into existence with the breath of his spirit, and said "it is good" When we ask Jesus into our hearts and try to do as God would have us to do, we share that same spirit, so we also can speak, what God knows is good into existence with the breath of the spirit.

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