2 Corinthians 10:5
Good News Translation
we pull down every proud obstacle that is raised against the knowledge of God; we take every thought captive and make it obey Christ.

Contemporary English Version
and every bit of pride that keeps anyone from knowing God. We capture people's thoughts and make them obey Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And every height that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God: and bringing into captivity every understanding unto the obedience of Christ:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And every height that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God: and bringing into captivity every understanding unto the obedience of Christ:

down.

Luke 1:51 He hath shewed might in his arm: he hath scattered the proud in the conceit of their heart.

Acts 4:25,26 Who, by the Holy Ghost, by the mouth of our father David, thy servant, hast said: Why did the Gentiles rage: and the people meditate vain things? . . .

Romans 1:21 Because that, when they knew God, they have not glorified him as God or given thanks: but became vain in their thoughts. And their foolish heart was darkened.

1 Corinthians 1:19,27-29 For it is written: I will destroy the wisdom of the wise: and the prudence of the prudent I will reject. . . .

1 Corinthians 3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written: I will catch the wise in their own craftiness.

imaginations.

Exodus 5:2 But he answered: Who is the Lord, that I should hear his voice, and let Israel go? I know not the Lord, neither will I let Israel go.

Exodus 9:16,17 And therefore have I raised thee, that I may shew my power in thee, and my name may be spoken of throughout all the earth. . . .

2 Kings 19:22,28 Whom hast thou reproached, and whom hast thou blasphemed? against whom hast thou exalted thy voice, and lifted up thy eyes on high? against the holy one of Israel. . . .

Psalm 18:27 For thou wilt save the humble people; but wilt bring down the eyes of the proud.

Job 40:11,12 Scatter the proud in thy indignation, and behold every arrogant man, and humble him. . . .

Job 42:6 Therefore I reprehend myself, and do penance in dust and ashes.

Psalm 10:4 The sinner hath provoked the Lord according to the multitude of his wrath he will not seek him:

Isaiah 2:11,12,17 The lofty eyes of man are humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be made to stoop: and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day. . . .

Isaiah 60:14 And the children of them that afflict thee, shall come bowing down to thee, and all that slandered thee shall worship the steps of thy feet, and shall call thee the city of the Lord, the Sion of the Holy One of Israel.

Ezekiel 17:24 And all the trees of the country shall know that I the Lord have brought down the high tree, and exalted the low tree: and have dried up the green tree, and have caused the dry tree to flourish. I the Lord have spoken and have done it.

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Daniel 5:23-30 But hast lifted thyself up against the Lord of heaven: and the vessels of his house have been brought before thee: and thou, and thy nobles, and thy wives, and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them: and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and of gold, and of brass, of iron, and of wood, and of stone, that neither see, nor hear, nor feel: but the God who hath thy breath in his hand, and all thy ways, thou hast not glorified. . . .

Acts 9:4-6 And falling on the ground, he heard a voice saying to him: Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me? . . .

Philippians 3:4-9 Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other thinketh he may have confidence in the flesh, I more: . . .

2 Thessalonians 2:4,8 Who opposeth and is lifted up above all that is called God or that is worshipped, so that he sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself as if he were God. . . .

bringing.

Matthew 11:29,30 Take up my yoke upon you, and learn of me, because I am meek, and humble of heart: And you shall find rest to your souls. . . .

Romans 7:23 But I see another law in my members, fighting against the law of my mind and captivating me in the law of sin that is in my members.

every thought.

Genesis 8:21 And the Lord smelled a sweet savour, and said: I will no more curse the earth for the sake of man: for the imagination and thought of man's heart are prone to evil from his youth: therefore I will no more destroy every living soul as I have done.

Deuteronomy 15:9 Beware lest perhaps a wicked thought steal in upon thee, and thou say in thy heart: The seventh year of remission draweth nigh; and thou turn away thy eyes from thy poor brother, denying to lend him that which he asketh: lest he cry against thee to the Lord, and it become a sin unto thee.

Psalm 139:2 Thou hast known my sitting down, and my rising up.

Proverbs 15:26 Evil thoughts are an abomination to the Lord: and pure words most beautiful shall be confirmed by him.

Proverbs 24:9 The thought of a fool is sin: and the detractor is the abomination of men.

Isaiah 55:7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unjust man his thoughts, and let him return to the Lord, and he will have mercy on him, and to our God: for he is bountiful to forgive.

Isaiah 59:7 Their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are unprofitable thoughts: wasting and destruction are in their ways.

Jeremiah 4:14 Wash thy heart from wickedness, O Jerusalem, that thou mayst be saved: how long shall hurtful thoughts abide in thee?

Matthew 15:19 For from the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies.

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and effectual and more piercing than any two edged sword; and reaching unto the division of the soul and the spirit, of the joints also and the marrow: and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

the obedience.

Psalm 18:44 A people which I knew not, hath served me: at the hearing of the ear they have obeyed me.

Psalm 110:2,3 The Lord will send forth the sceptre of thy power out of Sion: rule thou in the midst of thy enemies. . . .

Romans 1:5 By whom we have received grace and apostleship for obedience to the faith, in all nations, for his name:

Romans 16:26 (Which now is made manifest by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the precept of the eternal God, for the obedience of faith) known among all nations:

Hebrews 5:9 And being consummated, he became, to all that obey him, the cause of eternal salvation:

1 Peter 1:2,14,15,22 According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, unto the sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ. Grace unto you and peace be multiplied. . . .

Context
Paul's Apostolic Authority
4For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty to God, unto the pulling down of fortifications, destroying counsels, 5And every height that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God: and bringing into captivity every understanding unto the obedience of Christ: 6And having in readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience shall be fulfilled.…
Cross References
Isaiah 2:11
The lofty eyes of man are humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be made to stoop: and the Lord alone shall be exalted in that day.

Jeremiah 23:29
Are not my words as a fire, saith the Lord: and as a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

2 Corinthians 9:13
By the proof of this ministry, glorifying God for the obedience of your confession unto the gospel of Christ and for the simplicity of your communicating unto them and unto all.

2 Corinthians 11:20
For you suffer if a man bring you into bondage, if a man devour you, if a man take from you, if a man be lifted up, if a man strike you on the face.

Philippians 4:7
And the peace of God, which surpasseth all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.

Additional Translations
We tear down arguments, and every presumption set up against the knowledge of God; and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

overthrowing arguments, and every high thing lifting itself up against the knowledge of God, and taking captive every thought into the obedience of Christ,

Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

casting down imaginations, and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ;

overthrowing reasonings and every high thing that lifts itself up against the knowledge of God, and leading captive every thought into the obedience of the Christ;

casting down imaginations, and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ;

Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

For we overthrow arrogant 'reckonings,' and every stronghold that towers high in defiance of the knowledge of God, and we carry off every thought as if into slavery--into subjection to Christ;

throwing down imaginations and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ;

reasonings bringing down, and every high thing lifted up against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of the Christ,
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