2 Corinthians 5:5

“Now he that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Corinthians 5:5

Now he þt hath wrought vs for the selfe same thing, is God, who also hath giuen vnto vs the earnest of the spirit.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now He who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave to us the Spirit as a pledge.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now he that wrought us for this very thing is God, who gave unto us the earnest of the Spirit.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now he who has made us for this very thing is God, who has given us the Spirit as a witness of what is to come.
- Basic English Bible

Now he that has wrought us for this very thing [is] God, who also has given to us the earnest of the Spirit.
- Darby Bible

Now he that hath wrought us for this same thing is God, who also hath given to us the earnest of the Spirit.
- Webster's Bible

And He who formed us with this very end in view is God, who has given us His Spirit as a pledge and foretaste of that bliss.
- Weymouth Bible

Now he who made us for this very thing is God, who also gave to us the down payment of the Spirit.
- World English Bible

But who is it that makith vs in to this same thing? God, that yaf to vs the ernes of the spirit.
- Wycliffe Bible

And He who did work us to this self-same thing [is] God, who also did give to us the earnest of the Spirit;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Corinthians 5:5

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 5:5


5:5 Now he that hath wrought us to this very thing - This longing for immortality. Is God - For none but God, none less than the Almighty, could have wrought this in us.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 5:5


2Co 5:5 He that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing. God gave us this longing for immortality. God not only gave it, but the earnest of the spirit, a sure proof of the fulfillment of all that he has promised.

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