2 Corinthians 8:13

“For I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For I meane not that other men bee eased, and you burthened:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For {this} is not for the ease of others {and} for your affliction, but by way of equality--
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For `I say' not `this' that others may be eased `and' ye distressed;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I am not saying this so that others may get off free, while the weight comes on you:
- Basic English Bible

For [it is] not in order that there may be ease for others, and for you distress,
- Darby Bible

For I mean not that other men should be eased, and you burdened:
- Webster's Bible

I do not urge you to give in order that others may have relief while you are unduly pressed,
- Weymouth Bible

For this is not that others may be eased and you distressed,
- World English Bible

And not that it be remyssioun to othere men, and to you tribulacioun;
- Wycliffe Bible

for not that for others release, and ye pressured, [do I speak,]
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 8:13


2Co 8:13 [I mean] not that other men should be eased. I wish all to give according to what they have, other churches as well as you. And ye burdened. Nor do I mean to burden you that the saints at Jerusalem may be at ease.

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