2 Corinthians 6:7

“By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

By the worde of trueth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousnesse, on the right hand, and on the left,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

in the word of truth, in the power of God; by the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and the left,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

in the word of truth, in the power of God; by the armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
- American Standard Version (1901)

In the true word, in the power of God; with the arms of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
- Basic English Bible

in [the] word of truth, in [the] power of God; through the arms of righteousness on the right hand and left,
- Darby Bible

By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
- Webster's Bible

by the proclamation of the truth, by the power of God; by the weapons of righteousness, wielded in both hands;
- Weymouth Bible

in the word of truth, in the power of God; by the armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
- World English Bible

in charite not feined, in the word of treuthe, in the vertu of God; bi armeris of riytwisnesse on the riythalf and on the lefthalf;
- Wycliffe Bible

in the word of truth, in the power of God, through the armour of the righteousness, on the right and on the left,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 6:7


6:7 By the convincing and converting power of God - Accompanying his word; and also attesting it by divers miracles. By the armour of righteousness on the right hand and the left - That is, on all sides; the panoply or whole armour of God.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 6:7


2Co 6:7 By the word of truth. By preaching the gospel with power. By the power of God. Shown in his great activity and unparalleled success (2Co 4:7). By the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left. See Eph 6:11. On the left hand was the shield; on the right, the sword. Protected by "the shield of faith" (Eph 6:16), Paul used "the sword of the Spirit" (Eph 6:17).

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.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Eternal caution: Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living 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.

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