2 Corinthians 6:8
New International Version
through glory and dishonor, bad report and good report; genuine, yet regarded as impostors;

New Living Translation
We serve God whether people honor us or despise us, whether they slander us or praise us. We are honest, but they call us impostors.

English Standard Version
through honor and dishonor, through slander and praise. We are treated as impostors, and yet are true;

Berean Study Bible
through glory and dishonor, slander and praise; viewed as imposters, yet genuine;

Berean Literal Bible
through glory and dishonor, through bad report and good report; as imposters and yet true;

New American Standard Bible
by glory and dishonor, by evil report and good report; regarded as deceivers and yet true;

King James Bible
By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;

Christian Standard Bible
through glory and dishonor, through slander and good report; regarded as deceivers, yet true;

Contemporary English Version
Whether we were honored or dishonored or praised or cursed, we always told the truth about ourselves. But some people said we did not.

Good News Translation
We are honored and disgraced; we are insulted and praised. We are treated as liars, yet we speak the truth;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
through glory and dishonor, through slander and good report; as deceivers yet true;

International Standard Version
through honor and dishonor; through ill repute and good repute; perceived as deceivers and yet true,

NET Bible
through glory and dishonor, through slander and praise; regarded as impostors, and yet true;

New Heart English Bible
by glory and dishonor, by evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
By glory and by disgrace, by praise and by reproach, as if deceivers and true,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
as we are praised and dishonored, as we are slandered and honored, and as we use what is right to attack what is wrong and to defend the truth. We are treated as dishonest although we are honest,

New American Standard 1977
by glory and dishonor, by evil report and good report; regarded as deceivers and yet true;

Jubilee Bible 2000
through honour and dishonour, through evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet as men of the truth;

King James 2000 Bible
By honor and dishonor, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;

American King James Version
By honor and dishonor, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;

American Standard Version
by glory and dishonor, by evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true;

Douay-Rheims Bible
By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true; as unknown, and yet known;

Darby Bible Translation
through glory and dishonour, through evil report and good report: as deceivers, and true;

English Revised Version
by glory and dishonour, by evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true;

Webster's Bible Translation
By honor and dishonor, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;

Weymouth New Testament
through honour and ignominy, through calumny and praise. We are looked upon as impostors and yet are true men;

World English Bible
by glory and dishonor, by evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true;

Young's Literal Translation
through glory and dishonour, through evil report and good report, as leading astray, and true;
Study Bible
Paul's Hardships and God's Grace
7in truthful speech and in the power of God; with the weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left; 8through glory and dishonor, slander and praise; viewed as imposters, yet genuine; 9as unknown, yet well-known; dying, and yet we live on; punished, yet not killed;…
Cross References
Matthew 27:63
"Sir," they said, "we remember that while He was alive that deceiver said 'After three days I will rise again.'

Romans 3:8
Why not say, as some slanderously claim that we say, "Let us do evil that good may result?" Their condemnation is deserved!

1 Corinthians 4:10
We are fools for Christ, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You are honored, but we are dishonored.

1 Corinthians 4:13
when we are slandered, we answer gently. Up to this moment we have become the scum of the earth, the refuse of the world.

2 Corinthians 1:18
But as surely as God is faithful, our message to you is not "Yes" and "No."

2 Corinthians 4:2
Instead, we have renounced secret and shameful ways. We do not practice deceit, nor do we distort the word of God. On the contrary, by open proclamation of the truth, we commend ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 11:21
To my shame I concede that we were too weak for that! Speaking as a fool, however, I can match what anyone else dares to boast about.

2 Corinthians 12:16
Be that as it may, I was not a burden to you; but crafty as I am, I caught you by trickery.

1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our appeal does not arise from deceit or ulterior motives or trickery.

Treasury of Scripture

By honor and dishonor, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;

honour.

Acts 4:21
So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people: for all men glorified God for that which was done.

Acts 5:13,40,41
And of the rest durst no man join himself to them: but the people magnified them…

Acts 14:11-20
And when the people saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in the speech of Lycaonia, The gods are come down to us in the likeness of men…

evil.

Matthew 5:11,12
Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake…

Matthew 10:25
It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call them of his household?

Acts 6:3
Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

as.

Matthew 27:63
Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again.

John 7:12,17
And there was much murmuring among the people concerning him: for some said, He is a good man: others said, Nay; but he deceiveth the people…

true.

Matthew 22:16
And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men.

Mark 12:14
And when they were come, they say unto him, Master, we know that thou art true, and carest for no man: for thou regardest not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?

John 7:18
He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.







Lexicon
through
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

glory
δόξης (doxēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1391: From the base of dokeo; glory, in a wide application.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

dishonor,
ἀτιμίας (atimias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 819: Disgrace, dishonor; a dishonorable use. From atimos; infamy, i.e. comparative indignity, disgrace.

slander
δυσφημίας (dysphēmias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1426: Evil report, defamation, words of ill omen. From a compound of dus- and pheme; defamation.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

praise;
εὐφημίας (euphēmias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2162: Commendation, good report, praise. From euphemos; good language, i.e. Praise.

viewed as
ὡς (hōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 5613: Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. In that manner.

imposters,
πλάνοι (planoi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4108: Roving, i.e. an impostor or misleader.

yet
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

genuine;
ἀληθεῖς (alētheis)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 227: Unconcealed, true, true in fact, worthy of credit, truthful. TRUE.
(8) By honour and dishonour.--The enumeration of the elements in and by which his ministry is carried on begins to take a more personal character. We trace once more in the words that follow the sensitiveness of a recent experience. He has to do his work, at one time, as through a glory which he has not sought; at another time under an ignominy which he has not deserved. Men at one time speak well of him, and at another he falls upon evil and bitter tongues. The very word "deceiver," most galling of all words to one who is conscious of his truthfulness, is recklessly flung at him. Through all these he goes on his work, believing that in them also he may find a way of commending himself as a minister of God.

Verse 8. - By honour and dishonour; rather, by glory and dishonour. There is no need to change here the meaning of διὰ, "by means of," to "through," i.e. "amid." The honour and dishonor are alike means which contribute to the commendation of the ministry. Of our Lord some said, "He is a deceiver," while others said, "He is a good man" (John 7:12); and the dispraise of some is the highest praise (Matthew 5:11). Compare with the whole passage 1 Corinthians 4:9-13, where we see that "abuse," "insult," and "slander," constituted no small part of the apostle's daily trial. By evil report and good report. The beatitude of malediction (Luke 6:22; 1 Peter 4:14). St. Paul had deliberately abandoned the desire to win the suffrages of men at the cost of undesirable concessions (Galatians 1:10). As deceivers. The Jews called Christ "a deceiver" (mesith, i.e. a deliberate and misleading impostor), Matthew 27:63; John 7:12. This is an illustration of the "evil report," and in the Clementine homilies, a century later, St. Paul, under the disgraceful pseudonym of "Simon Magus," is still defamed as a deceiver. And yet true. There is no "yet" in the original, and its omission gives more force to these eloquent and impassioned contrasts. 6:1-10 The gospel is a word of grace sounding in our ears. The gospel day is a day of salvation, the means of grace the means of salvation, the offers of the gospel the offers of salvation, and the present time the proper time to accept these offers. The morrow is none of ours: we know not what will be on the morrow, nor where we shall be. We now enjoy a day of grace; then let all be careful not to neglect it. Ministers of the gospel should look upon themselves as God's servants, and act in every thing suitably to that character. The apostle did so, by much patience in afflictions, by acting from good principles, and by due temper and behaviour. Believers, in this world, need the grace of God, to arm them against temptations, so as to bear the good report of men without pride; and so as to bear their reproaches with patience. They have nothing in themselves, but possess all things in Christ. Of such differences is a Christian's life made up, and through such a variety of conditions and reports, is our way to heaven; and we should be careful in all things to approve ourselves to God. The gospel, when faithfully preached, and fully received, betters the condition even of the poorest. They save what before they riotously spent, and diligently employ their time to useful purposes. They save and gain by religion, and thus are made rich, both for the world to come and for this, when compared with their sinful, profligate state, before they received the gospel.
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