2 CORINTHIANS 5:11

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.”

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2 Corinthians 5:11 Translation & Meaning

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Knowing Εἰδότες Used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent G3700 and G3708; properly, to see (literally or figuratively); by implication, (in the perfect tense only) to know Knowing
therefore οὖν (adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly therefore
the τὸν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
terror φόβον Alarm or fright terror
of κυρίου Supreme in authority, i.e., (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title) of
the τοῦ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
Lord, κυρίου Supreme in authority, i.e., (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title) Lord
we persuade πείθομεν To convince (by argument, true or false); by analogy, to pacify or conciliate (by other fair means); reflexively or passively, to assent (to evidence or authority), to rely (by inward certainty) persuade
men; ἀνθρώπους Man-faced, i.e., a human being men
but δὲ But, and, etc but
we are made manifest πεφανερώμεθα· To render apparent (literally or figuratively) are made manifest
unto God; θεῷ A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
and δὲ But, and, etc and
I trust ἐλπίζω To expect or confide trust
also καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words also
are made manifest πεφανερῶσθαι To render apparent (literally or figuratively) are made manifest
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
your ὑμῶν Of (from or concerning) you your
consciences. συνειδήσεσιν Co-perception, i.e., moral consciousness consciences

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  • 9  Wherefore we labour, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him.

  • 10  For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.

  • 11  Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.

  • 12  For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf, that ye may have somewhat to answer them which glory in appearance, and not in heart.

  • 13  For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for your cause.




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