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 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

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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