2 Corinthians 7:5

“For, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For when wee were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on euery side; without were fightings, within were feares.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For even when we came into Macedonia our flesh had no rest, but we were afflicted on every side: conflicts without, fears within.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For even when we were come into Macedonia our flesh had no relief, but `we were' afflicted on every side; without `were' fightings, within `were' fears.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For even when we had come into Macedonia our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; there were fightings outside and fears inside.
- Basic English Bible

For indeed, when we came into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but [we were] afflicted in every way; without combats, within fears.
- Darby Bible

For, when we had come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.
- Webster's Bible

For even after our arrival in Macedonia we could get no relief such as human nature craves. We were greatly harassed; there were conflicts without and fears within.
- Weymouth Bible

For even when we had come into Macedonia, our flesh had no relief, but we were afflicted on every side. Fightings were outside. Fear was inside.
- World English Bible

For whanne we weren comun to Macedonye, oure fleisch hadde no reste, but we suffriden al tribulacioun; with outforth fiytingis, and dredis with ynne.
- Wycliffe Bible

for also we, having come to Macedonia, no relaxation hath our flesh had, but on every side we are in tribulation, without [are] fightings, within -- fears;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 7:5


7:5 Our flesh - That is, we ourselves. Had no rest from without - From the heathens. Were fightings - Furious and cruel oppositions. From within - From our brethren. Were fears - Lest they should be seduced.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 7:5


2Co 7:5 For when we had come into Macedonia. He first came from Ephesus to Troas (2Co 2:12) and expected to meet Titus there with word from Corinth concerning the effect of his first letter. Not meeting him, he went on to Macedonia in great distress of mind. Our flesh had no rest. Compare with this 2Co 2:13. Without [were] fightings. Conflicts with enemies of Christ. Within [were] fears. Lest the church at Corinth might make shipwreck.

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