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2 Corinthians

4:1 For this reason, because we have this service, we were shown mercy and are not demoralized.

δια
G1223
through
τουτο
G5124
this
εχοντες
G2192
having
την
G3588
the
διακονιαν
G1248
service
ταυτην
G3778
this
καθως
G2531
according-to
ηλεηθημεν
G1653
we-were-pitied
ουκ
G3756
not
εκκακουμεν
G1573
we-are-demoralized

4:2 But we turn our backs on the shameful things people hide, and we no longer practice craftiness. We do not contaminate the Word of God but will declare the truth, commending ourselves to human conscience before God.

αλλα
G235
but
απειπαμεθα
G550
we-renounced
τα
G3588
the
κρυπτα
G2927
concealed
της
G3588
[of]-the
αισχυνης
G152
[of]-shame
μη
G3361
not
περιπατουντες
G4043
walking-around
εν
G1722
in
πανουργια
G3834
[to]-cunning
μηδε
G3366
no-longer
δολουντες
G1389
contaminating
τον
G3588
the
λογον
G3056
saying
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
αλλα
G235
but
τη
G3588
[to]-the
φανερωσει
G5461
shall-reveal
της
G3588
[of]-the
αληθειας
G225
[of]-truth
συνιστανοντες
G4921
commending
ἑαυτους
G1438
themselves
προς
G4314
toward
πασαν
G3956
all
συνειδησιν
G4893
conscience
ανθρωπων
G444
[of]-people
ενωπιον
G1799
in-the-face-of
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God

4:3 If our Gospel has been concealed, it is only concealed to those who are being destroyed.

ει.
G1487
if
δε
G1161
yet
και
G2532
and
εστιν
G2076
is
κεκαλυμμενον
G2572
having-been-veiled
το
G3588
the
ευαγγελιον
G2098
good-news
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
εν
G1722
in
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
απολλυμενοις
G622
[to]-being-destroyed-completely
εστιν
G2076
is
κεκαλυμμενον
G2572
having-been-veiled

4:4 The minds of unbelievers have been blinded by the god of this age so the light cannot illuminate them— the light of the Gospel of the majesty of the Anointed, who is the image of God.

εν
G1722
in
οἱς
G3739
[to]-whom

G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God
του
G3588
[of]-the
αιωνος
G165
[of]-age
τουτου
G5127
[of]-this
ετυφλωσεν
G5186
blinded
τα
G3588
the
νοηματα
G3540
minds
των
G3588
[of]-the
απιστων
G571
[of]-untrusting
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
μη
G3361
not
αυγασαι
G826
to-radiate
τον
G3588
the
φωτισμον
G5462
illumination
του
G3588
[of]-the
ευαγγελιου
G2098
[of]-good-news
της
G3588
[of]-the
δοξης
G1391
[of]-honor
του
G3588
[of]-the
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
ὁς
G3739
who
εστιν
G2076
is
εικων
G1504
image
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God

4:5 For it is not ourselves we are proclaiming but Jesus the Anointed Master, whose slaves you are.

ου
G3756
not
γαρ
G1063
because
ἑαυτους
G1438
themselves
κηρυσσομεν
G2784
we-are-announcing
αλλα
G235
but
ιησουν
G2424
Jesus
χριστον
G5547
anointed
κυριον
G2962
master
ἑαυτους
G1438
themselves
δε
G1161
yet
δουλους
G1401
slaves
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
δια
G1223
through
ιησουν
G2424
Jesus

4:6 For God— the One who said “Let light shine out of darkness”— shone light into our hearts to illuminate knowledge of God’s majesty in the presence of Jesus the Anointed.

ὁτι
G3754
since

G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God

G3588
the
ειπων
G2036
saying
εκ
G1537
out
σκοτους
G4655
[of]-darkness
φως
G5457
light
λαμψαι
G2989
to-shine
ὁς
G3739
who
ελαμψεν
G2989
shone
εν
G1722
in
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
καρδιαις
G2588
[to]-hearts
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
προς
G4314
toward
φωτισμον
G5462
illumination
της
G3588
[of]-the
γνωσεως
G1108
[of]-knowledge
της
G3588
[of]-the
δοξης
G1391
[of]-honor
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
εν
G1722
in
προσωπω
G4383
[to]-face
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed

4:7 Now we have this treasure in containers of clay so that it is obvious that the power is of God and not of us.

εχομεν
G2192
we-have
δε
G1161
yet
τον
G3588
the
θησαυρον
G2344
treasure
τουτον
G5126
this
εν
G1722
in
οστρακινοις
G3749
[to]-earthenware
σκευεσιν
G4632
[to]-jars
ἱνα
G2443
that

G3588
the
ὑπερβολη
G5236
supremacy
της
G3588
[of]-the
δυναμεως
G1411
[of]-power
η
G2228
or-else
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
και
G2532
and
μη
G3361
not
εξ
G1537
out
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us

4:8 We are oppressed in every way yet it is not more than we can take; we are trapped but not to the point of despair;

εν
G1722
in
παντι
G3956
[to]-every
θλιβομενοι
G2346
being-oppressed
αλλ᾽
G235
but
ου
G3756
not
στενοχωρουμενοι
G4729
being-constricted
απορουμενοι
G639
being-trapped
αλλ᾽
G235
but
ουκ
G3756
not
εξαπορουμενοι
G1820
being-despaired

4:9 we are persecuted but not abandoned; we are rejected but not destroyed.

διωκομενοι
G1377
being-persued
αλλ᾽
G235
but
ουκ
G3756
not
εγκαταλειπομενοι
G1459
being-deserted
καταβαλλομενοι
G2598
being-rejected
αλλ᾽
G235
but
ουκ
G3756
not
απολλυμενοι
G622
being-destroyed-completely

4:10 In our bodies we always carry the death of Jesus, yet we also thereby exhibit his life.

παντοτε
G3842
always
την
G3588
the
νεκρωσιν
G3500
deadness
του
G3588
[of]-the
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
σωματι
G4983
[to]-body
περιφεροντες
G4064
carrying-around
ἱνα
G2443
that
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
ζωη
G2222
life
του
G3588
[of]-the
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
σωματι
G4983
[to]-body
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
φανερωθη
G5319
may-be-revealed

4:11 We who are alive are always facing death because of Jesus, so that his life will be exhibited in our mortal flesh.

αει
G104
always
γαρ
G1063
because
ἡμεις
G2249
we
οἱ
G3588
the
ζωντες
G2198
living
εις
G1519
into
θανατον
G2288
death
παραδιδομεθα
G3860
are-handed-over
δια
G1223
through
ιησουν
G2424
Jesus
ἱνα
G2443
that
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
ζωη
G2222
life
του
G3588
[of]-the
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
φανερωθη
G5319
may-be-revealed
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
θνητη
G2349
[to]-dying
σαρκι
G4561
[to]-flesh
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us

4:12 In this way death is active in us but life is active in you.

ὡστε
G5620
so-too

G3588
the
θανατος
G2288
death
εν
G1722
in
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us
ενεργειται
G1754
operates

G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ζωη
G2222
life
εν
G1722
in
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous

4:13 Now since we have the same spirit of faith in accordance with what is written— “I believed, therefore I spoke”— then we who believe are also speaking.

εχοντες
G2192
having
δε
G1161
yet
το
G3588
the
αυτο
G846
it
πνευμα
G4151
breath
της
G3588
[of]-the
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
κατα
G2596
down
το
G3588
the
γεγραμμενον
G1125
having-been-written
επιστευσα
G4100
I-trust
διο
G1352
for-this-reason
ελαλησα
G2980
I-talked

4:14 We know that the One who raised the Master Jesus will also raise us together with him and present us together with you.

και
G2532
and
ἡμεις
G2249
we
πιστευομεν
G4100
we-are-trusting
διο
G1352
for-this-reason
και
G2532
and
λαλουμεν
G2980
we-are-talking
ειδοτες
G1492
having-looked
ὁτι
G3754
since

G3588
the
εγειρας
G1453
waking-up
τον
G3588
the
κυριον
G2962
master
ιησουν
G2424
Jesus
και
G2532
and
ἡμας
G2248
us
συν
G4862
together-with
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
εγερει
G1453
shall-awaken
και
G2532
and
παραστησει
G3936
shall-exhibit
συν
G4862
together-with
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous

4:15 Everything is being done for your benefit, so that this favor which is increasing through most of you will overflow to honor God.

τα
G3588
the
γαρ
G1063
because
παντα
G3956
all
δι᾽
G1223
through
ὑμας
G5209
yous
ἱνα
G2443
that

G3588
the
χαρις
G5485
favor
πλεονασασα
G4121
increasing
δια
G1223
through
των
G3588
[of]-the
πλειονων
G4119
[of]-more
την
G3588
the
ευχαριστιαν
G2169
thanks
περισσευση
G4052
should-exceed
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
δοξαν
G1391
honor
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God

4:16 All this keeps us from getting demoralized. Even if outwardly we are rotting away, inwardly we are being rejuvenated every day.

διο
G1352
for-this-reason
ουκ
G3756
not
εκκακουμεν
G1573
we-are-demoralized
αλλ᾽
G235
but
ει.
G1487
if
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
εξω
G1854
outside
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
ανθρωπος
G444
person
διαφθειρεται
G1311
is-rotting
αλλ᾽
G235
but

G3588
the
εσω
G2080
inside
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
ανακαινουται
G341
is-renewed
ἡμερα
G2250
[to]-day
και
G2532
and
ἡμερα
G2250
[to]-day

4:17 The lightweight oppressions we experience at the moment are achieving for us a most excellent honor to carry in eternity.

το
G3588
the
γαρ
G1063
because
παραυτικα
G3910
fleeting
ελαφρον
G1645
lightweight
της
G3588
[of]-the
θλιψεως
G2347
[of]-pressure
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
καθ᾽
G2596
according-to
ὑπερβολην
G5236
supremacy
εις
G1519
into
ὑπερβολην
G5236
supremacy
αιωνιον
G166
age-long
βαρος
G922
weight
δοξης
G1391
[of]-honor
κατεργαζεται
G2716
fully-acts
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us

4:18 We are not focused on what is seen but only on what is unseen, because the visible is temporary while the invisible is eternal.

μη
G3361
not
σκοπουντων
G4648
[of]-focusing
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
τα
G3588
the
βλεπομενα
G991
being-observed
αλλα
G235
but
τα
G3588
the
μη
G3361
not
βλεπομενα
G991
being-observed
τα
G3588
the
γαρ
G1063
because
βλεπομενα
G991
being-observed
προσκαιρα
G4340
transient
τα
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
μη
G3361
not
βλεπομενα
G991
being-observed
αιωνια
G166
ages-long