2 Corinthians 6:10

“As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As sorrowfull, yet alway reioycing: as poore, yet making many rich: as hauing nothing, and yet possessing all things.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

as sorrowful yet always rejoicing, as poor yet making many rich, as having nothing yet possessing all things.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and `yet' possessing all things.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As full of sorrow, but ever glad; as poor, but giving wealth to others; as having nothing, but still having all things.
- Basic English Bible

as grieved, but always rejoicing; as poor, but enriching many; as having nothing, and possessing all things.
- Darby Bible

As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
- Webster's Bible

as sad, but we are always joyful; as poor, but we bestow wealth on many; as having nothing, and yet we securely possess all things.
- Weymouth Bible

as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
- World English Bible

as sorewful, euere more ioiynge; as hauynge nede, but makynge many men riche; as no thing hauynge, and weldynge alle thingis.
- Wycliffe Bible

as sorrowful, and always rejoicing; as poor, and making many rich; as having nothing, and possessing all things.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 6:10


6:10 As sorrowing - For our own manifold imperfections, and for the sins and sufferings of our brethren. Yet always rejoicing - In present peace, love, power, and a sure hope of future glory. As having nothing, yet possessing all things - For all things are ours, if we are Christ's. What a magnificence of thought is this!


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 6:10


2Co 6:10 As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing. His suffering caused him grief, yet he rejoiced in hope. As poor, yet making many rich. Without worldly wealth, but carrying the riches of Christ to men. As having nothing, and [yet] possessing all things. Compare 1Co 3:21.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 6

  • BSP
    Verse 2 is quoting Isaiah 49:8. Now is the especially acceptable time. We don't want to miss the purpose of God's undeserved kindness.
  • Bruce
    Jim: Yes, Unevenly Yoked in anything: But its mostly used for Marriage. Most believe They Will draw the other to Christ,But---? One Looks to The Light the other to Darkness. We can help the Lost. I will help anyone with almost anything,the Price: Hearing The Way of Salvation. I sometimes take them Fishing or invite for Supper. Sometimes One will go to Church.
  • Jim Kirkpatrick
    Being unequally yoked with unbelievers is correct, but it means not to run with them not to restrain from witnessing to them.
  • Wayne
    Ask God for a Christian young lady or young man to marry. God knows what you need and where they are. And ask the Holy Ghost to bring your hearts together in His love. I did and been married, to same Christian woman, 52 years. God Bless.
  • Bruce
    My son,Bruce died Thanksgiving day 2012. He was 42 years old. He eat dinner went outside, fell over. Aneurysm. His Mom died five years earlier. Doing dishes,just fell over.Aneurysm. With his death my heart was crushed. Yet at the same time I can Rejoice! My second wife died Dec.11 2013. Lost. His will be done. He's the calm in the storm. The peace that passes all understanding. Yes we can Rejoice
  • Irene123
    V.10 - As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; - I've had 2 recent experiences with this - as I know many of you have. About 2 1/2 mos. ago my 46 yr. old son had a heart attack, his heart stopped, they got it going again; he's fine now. Then this past Dec. 13 I came down with flu/pneumonia for 2 wks. Mighty prayer was sent up for us both of us by the ch. I'm fine, but thru it all I could REJOICE!!

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