2 Corinthians 6:5

“In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

in beatings, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness, in hunger,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

in stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in watchings, in fastings;
- American Standard Version (1901)

In blows, in prisons, in attacks, in hard work, in watchings, in going without food;
- Basic English Bible

in stripes, in prisons, in riots, in labours, in watchings, in fastings,
- Darby Bible

In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in watchings, in fastings;
- Webster's Bible

by floggings, by imprisonments; by facing riots, by toil, by sleepless watching, by hunger and thirst;
- Weymouth Bible

in beatings, in imprisonments, in riots, in labors, in watchings, in fastings;
- World English Bible

in nedis, in angwischis, in betyngis, in prisouns, in dissensiouns with ynne, in trauels, in wakyngis, in fastyngis,
- Wycliffe Bible

in stripes, in imprisonments, in insurrections, in labours, in watchings, in fastings,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 6:5


6:5 In tumults - The Greek word implies such attacks as a man cannot stand against, but which bear him hither and thither by violence.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 6:5


2Co 6:5 In stripes. See 2Co 11:23,24. In imprisonments. He was imprisoned at Philippi (Ac 16:24), Jerusalem (Ac 22:24), Caesarea (Ac 24:23), and Rome (Ac 28:16), at least. In tumults. See Ac 14:19 16:22 19:29 21:30.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 6

  • BSP
    Verse 4: In every way and aspect of life we want to show that we are ministers of God.
  • BSP
    Verse 13: We should widen out in our affections by getting to know and helping those of different races, ages, and nationalities. In this way we can imitate Jehovah God.
  • A disciple
    Hi Kurt; I like what you said regarding "our own whims, emotions, and personalities," and that "we must keep the discipline of God's intentions within us." The Word, "LET this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus;" like in the Proverbs, "LET thine heart retain MY WORDS;" our discipleship is toward moral excellence out of a good and honest heart, PROVING what is acceptable TO GOD in TRUTH.
  • Kurt
    How can we bring the Gospel to sinners without sinning? Take another Christian and have an entry and exit plan. Arm yourself with the Truth (Jesus), and the Spirit. Allow God to work his love towards sinners thru us, yet remain safely separate in the Armour, lest we may fall. We are subject to our own whims, emotions, and personalities, yet we must keep the discipline of God's intentions within us
  • Ray321
    Galatians 5:1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
  • 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.

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