2 Corinthians 6:1

“We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Corinthians 6:1

Wee then, as workers together with him, beseech you also, that ye receiue not the grace of God in vaine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And working together {with Him,} we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain--
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And working together `with him' we entreat also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain
- American Standard Version (1901)

We then, working together with God, make our request to you not to take the grace of God to no purpose.
- Basic English Bible

But [as] fellow-workmen, we also beseech that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:
- Darby Bible

We then, as co-workers with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.
- Webster's Bible

And you also we, as God's fellow workers, entreat not to be found to have received His grace to no purpose.
- Weymouth Bible

Working together, we entreat also that you not receive the grace of God in vain,
- World English Bible

But we helpynge monesten, that ye resseyuen not the grace of God in veyn.
- Wycliffe Bible

And working together also we call upon [you] that ye receive not in vain the grace of God --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Corinthians 6:1

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 6:1


6:1 We then not only beseech, but as fellow - labourers with you, who are working out your own salvation, do also exhort you, not to receive the grace of God - Which we have been now describing. In vain - We receive it by faith; and not in vain, if we add to this, persevering holiness.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 6:1


2Co 6:1 The Apostolic Ministry SUMMARY OF II CORINTHIANS 6: An Exhortation to Believers. The Blameless Ministry of Paul and His Fellow-Workers. Their Endurance of Trials. Their Unselfish Self-Denial. An Appeal for Greater Love. The Intimate Association with Unbelievers Forbidden. Saints the Temple of God. We then. Paul and Timothy especially, and other ministers associated with them (2Co 1:1). [As] workers together [with him]. Not only fellow-laborers, but workers with Christ. See 2Co 5:17-21. That ye receive not the grace of God in vain. The "grace (favor) of God" meant is the gospel, "the ministry of reconciliation" (2Co 5:18). To receive it "in vain" would be to receive it and then fall away. Compare 1Co 15:2.

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