2 Corinthians 9:3

“Yet have I sent the brethren, lest our boasting of you should be in vain in this behalf; that, as I said, ye may be ready:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yet haue I sent the brethren, least our boasting of you should bee in vaine in this behalfe, that as I saide, yee may be readie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But I have sent the brethren, in order that our boasting about you may not be made empty in this case, so that, as I was saying, you may be prepared;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But I have sent the brethren, that our glorying on your behalf may not be made void in this respect; that, even as I said, ye may be prepared:
- American Standard Version (1901)

But I have sent the brothers, so that the good things we said about you may be seen to be true, and that, as I said, you may be ready:
- Basic English Bible

But I have sent the brethren, in order that our boasting about you may not be made void in this respect, in order that, as I have said, ye may be prepared;
- Darby Bible

Yet have I sent the brethren, lest our boasting of you should be in vain in this behalf; that, as I said, ye may be ready:
- Webster's Bible

Still I send the brethren in order that in this matter our boast about you may not turn out to have been an idle one; so that, as I have said, you may be ready;
- Weymouth Bible

But I have sent the brothers that our boasting on your behalf may not be in vain in this respect, that, just as I said, you may be prepared,
- World English Bible

And we han sent britheren, that this thing that we glorien of you, be not auoidid in this parti, that as Y seide, ye be redi.
- Wycliffe Bible

and I sent the brethren, that our boasting on your behalf may not be made vain in this respect; that, according as I said, ye may be ready,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 9:3


9:3 I have sent the above mentioned brethren before me.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 9:3


2Co 9:3 Yet have I sent the brethren. See 2Co 8:17,18,22. He sent them so that they would surely be prepared when he came.

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