2 Corinthians 8:24

“Wherefore shew ye to them, and before the churches, the proof of your love, and of our boasting on your behalf.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore shew ye to them, and before the Churches, the proofe of your loue, & of our boasting on your behalfe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore openly before the churches, show them the proof of your love and of our reason for boasting about you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Show ye therefore unto them in the face of the churches the proof of your love, and of our glorying on your behalf.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Make clear then to them, as representatives of the churches, the quality of your love, and that the things which we have said about you are true.
- Basic English Bible

Shew therefore to them, before the assemblies, the proof of your love, and of our boasting about you.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore show ye to them, and before the churches, the proof of your love, and of our boasting on your behalf.
- Webster's Bible

Exhibit therefore to the Churches a proof of your love, and a justification of our boasting to these brethren about you.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore show the proof of your love to them in front of the assemblies, and of our boasting on your behalf.
- World English Bible

Therfor schewe ye in to hem in the face of chirchis, that schewynge that is of youre charite and of oure glorie for you.
- Wycliffe Bible

the shewing therefore of your love, and of our boasting on your behalf, to them shew ye, even in the face of the assemblies.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 8:24


8:24 Before the churches - Present by their messengers.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 8:24


2Co 8:24 Wherefore shew ye to them, and before the churches. Since these are representative men, delegates of the churches, and of Christ, receive them cordially. Give proof of your love, and show that when we have boasted of your excellencies that our boasting was not empty. An ill reputation would not only reflect upon the churches, but upon Paul himself.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 8:24

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