2 Corinthians 1:9
Good News Translation
We felt that the death sentence had been passed on us. But this happened so that we should rely, not on ourselves, but only on God, who raises the dead.

Contemporary English Version
In fact, we felt sure we were going to die. But this made us stop trusting in ourselves and start trusting God, who raises the dead to life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But we had in ourselves the answer of death, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God who raiseth the dead.

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But we had in ourselves the answer of death, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God who raiseth the dead.

sentence.

2 Corinthians 3:5 Not that we are sufficient to think any thing of ourselves, as of ourselves: but our sufficiency is from God.

2 Corinthians 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency may be of the power of God and not of us.

2 Corinthians 12:7-10 And lest the greatness of the revelations should exalt me, there was given me a sting of my flesh, an angel of Satan, to buffet me. . . .

Job 40:14 Then I will confess that thy right hand is able to save thee.

Psalm 22:29 All the fat ones of the earth have eaten and have adored: all they that go down to the earth shall fall before him.

Psalm 44:5-7 Thou art thyself my king and my God, who commandest the saving of Jacob. . . .

Proverbs 28:26 He that trusteth in his own heart, is a fool: but he that walketh wisely, he shall be saved.

Jeremiah 9:23,24 Thus saith the Lord: Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, and let not the strong man glory in his strength, and let not the rich man glory in his riches: . . .

Jeremiah 17:5-7 Thus saith the Lord: Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. . . .

Ezekiel 33:13 Yea, if I shall say to the just that he shall surely live, and he, trusting in his justice, commit iniquity: all his justices shall be forgotten, and his iniquity, which he hath committed, in the same shall he die.

Luke 18:9 And to some who trusted in themselves as just and despised others, he spoke also this parable:

in God.

2 Corinthians 4:13,14 But having the same spirit of faith, as it is written: I believed, for which cause I have spoken; we also believe. For which cause we speak also: . . .

Ezekiel 37:1-14 The hand of the Lord was upon me, and brought me forth in the spirit of the Lord: and set me down in the midst of a plain that was full of bones. . . .

Romans 4:17-25 (As it is written: I have made thee a father of many nations), before God, whom he believed: who quickeneth the dead and calleth those things that are not, as those that are. . . .

Hebrews 11:19 Accounting that God is able to raise up even from the dead. Whereupon also he received him for a parable.

Context
The God of All Comfort
8For we would not have you ignorant, brethren, of our tribulation which came to us in Asia: that we were pressed out of measure above our strength, so that we were weary even of life. 9But we had in ourselves the answer of death, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God who raiseth the dead. 10Who hath delivered and doth deliver us out of so great dangers: in whom we trust that he will yet also deliver us,…
Cross References
Proverbs 14:32
The wicked man shall be driven out in his wickedness: but the just hath hope in his death.

Isaiah 38:10
I said: In the midst of my days I shall go to the gates of hell: I sought for the residue of my years.

Romans 8:36
(As it is written: For thy sake, we are put to death all the day long. We are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.)

2 Corinthians 1:8
For we would not have you ignorant, brethren, of our tribulation which came to us in Asia: that we were pressed out of measure above our strength, so that we were weary even of life.

2 Corinthians 1:10
Who hath delivered and doth deliver us out of so great dangers: in whom we trust that he will yet also deliver us,

Additional Translations
Indeed, we felt we were under the sentence of death, in order that we would not trust in ourselves, but in God, who raises the dead.

Indeed we had in ourselves the sentence of death, in order that we should not be trusting in ourselves, but in God, the One raising the dead,

But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raises the dead:

yea, we ourselves have had the sentence of death within ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God who raiseth the dead:

But we ourselves had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not have our trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead;

yea, we ourselves have had the answer of death within ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead:

But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God who raiseth the dead:

Nay, we had, as we still have, the sentence of death within our own selves, in order that our confidence may repose, not on ourselves, but on God who raised the dead to life.

Yes, we ourselves have had the sentence of death within ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead,

but we ourselves in ourselves the sentence of the death have had, that we may not be trusting on ourselves, but on God, who is raising the dead,
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