2 Corinthians 4:16

“For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Corinthians 4:16

For which cause we faint not, but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore we faint not; but though our outward man is decaying, yet our inward man is renewed day by day.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For which cause we do not give way to weariness; but though our outer man is getting feebler, our inner man is made new day by day.
- Basic English Bible

Wherefore we faint not; but if indeed our outward man is consumed, yet the inward is renewed day by day.
- Darby Bible

For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man is wasted, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore we are not cowards. Nay, even though our outward man is wasting away, yet our inward man is being renewed day by day.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore we don't faint, but though our outward man is decaying, yet our inward man is renewed day by day.
- World English Bible

For which thing we failen not, for thouy oure vtter man be corruptid; netheles the ynner man is renewid fro dai to dai.
- Wycliffe Bible

wherefore, we faint not, but if also our outward man doth decay, yet the inward is renewed day by day;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Corinthians 4:16

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 4:16


4:16 Therefore - Because of this grace, we faint not. The outward man - The body. The inward man - The soul.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 4:16


2Co 4:16 For which cause. Moved by faith, hope, the love of souls and desire for the glory of God, we faint not; do not for a moment give way and relax our efforts. Though our outward man is perished. Though our body waste away under the trials, or is threatened with death. The inward [man]. The immaterial nature in contrast with the material body. See Ro 7:22 Eph 3:16. Is renewed day by day. His spiritual strength is constantly renewed by Christ.

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