2 Corinthians 7:3

“I speak not this to condemn you: for I have said before, that ye are in our hearts to die and live with you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I speake not this to condemne you: for I haue said before, that you are in our hearts to die and liue with you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I do not speak to condemn you, for I have said before that you are in our hearts to die together and to live together.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I say it not to condemn `you': for I have said before, that ye are in our hearts to die together and live together.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is not with the purpose of judging you that I say this: for I have said before that you are in our hearts for life and death together.
- Basic English Bible

I do not speak for condemnation, for I have already said that ye are in our hearts, to die together, and live together.
- Darby Bible

I speak not this to condemn you: for I have said before, that ye are in our hearts to die and live with you.
- Webster's Bible

I do not say this to imply blame, for, as I have already said, you have such a place in our hearts that we would die with you or live with you.
- Weymouth Bible

I say this not to condemn you, for I have said before, that you are in our hearts to die together and live together.
- World English Bible

Y seie not to youre condempnyng; for Y seide bifor, that ye ben in youre hertis, to die togidere and to lyue togidere.
- Wycliffe Bible

not to condemn you do I say [it], for I have said before that in our hearts ye are to die with and to live with;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 7:3


7:3 I speak not to condemn you - Not as if I accused you of laying this to my charge. I am so far from thinking so unkindly of you, that ye are in our hearts, to live and die with you - That is, I could rejoice to spend all my days with you.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 7:3


2Co 7:3 I speak not [this] to condemn [you]. I do not accuse you of making these charges against me. Yet he knew well that they had been made by Judaizers and others at Corinth. I have said before. See 2Co 6:11,12. What follows is an expression of undying affection.

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