2 Corinthians 8:10

“And herein I give my advice: for this is expedient for you, who have begun before, not only to do, but also to be forward a year ago.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And herein I giue my aduice, for this is expedient for you, who haue begun before, not onely to doe, but also to be forward a yeere agoe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I give {my} opinion in this matter, for this is to your advantage, who were the first to begin a year ago not only to do {this,} but also to desire {to do it.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And herein I give `my' judgment: for this is expedient for you, who were the first to make a beginning a year ago, not only to do, but also to will.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in this I give my opinion: for it is to your profit, who were the first to make a start a year before, not only to do this, but to make clear that your minds were more than ready to do it.
- Basic English Bible

And I give [my] opinion in this, for this is profitable for you who began before, not only to do, but also to be willing, a year ago.
- Darby Bible

And in this I give my advice: for this is expedient for you, who have begun before, not only to do, but also to be forward a year ago.
- Webster's Bible

But in this matter I give you an opinion; for my doing this helps forward your own intentions, seeing that not only have you begun operations, but a year ago you already had the desire to do so.
- Weymouth Bible

I give a judgment in this: for this is expedient for you, who were the first to start a year ago, not only to do, but also to be willing.
- World English Bible

And Y yyue counsel in this thing; for this is profitable to you, that not oneli han bigunne to do, but also ye bigunnen to haue wille fro the formere yere.
- Wycliffe Bible

and an opinion in this do I give: for this to you [is] expedient, who not only to do, but also to will, did begin before -- a year ago,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 8:10


2Co 8:10 Herein I give [my] advice. Not a "commandment" (2Co 8:8), but advice. For this is expedient for you. That is, that it is expedient to complete the work begun "a year ago", or as we would say, "last year".

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