2 Corinthians 6:13

“Now for a recompence in the same, (I speak as unto my children,) be ye also enlarged.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Nowe for a recompense in the same, (I speake as vnto my children) be ye also inlarged.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now in a like exchange--I speak as to children--open wide {to us} also.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now for a recompense in like kind (I speak as unto `my' children), be ye also enlarged.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now to give me back payment of the same sort (I am talking as to my children), let your hearts be wide open to me.
- Basic English Bible

but for an answering recompense, (I speak as to children,) let *your* heart also expand itself.
- Darby Bible

Now for a recompense in the same (I speak as to my children,) be ye also enlarged.
- Webster's Bible

And in just requital--I speak as to my children--let your hearts expand also.
- Weymouth Bible

Now in return, I speak as to my children, you also be open wide.
- World English Bible

And Y seie as to sones, ye that han the same reward, be ye alargid.
- Wycliffe Bible

and [as] a recompense of the same kind, (as to children I say [it],) be ye enlarged -- also ye!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 6:13

6:13 Now for a recompence of the same - Of my parental tenderness. I speak as to my children - I ask nothing hard or grievous. Be ye also enlarged - Open your hearts, first to God, and then to us, so #2Cor 8:5|, that God may dwell in you, #2Cor 6:16|; 7:1; and that ye may receive us, #2Cor 7:2|.

People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 6:13

2Co 6:13 For a recompence in the same . . . be ye also enlarged. In return for his openness and tender affection, let there be a reciprocation of his love for them. He speaks as their spiritual father in paternal tenderness.

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