2 Corinthians 4:8
Good News Translation
We are often troubled, but not crushed; sometimes in doubt, but never in despair;

Contemporary English Version
We often suffer, but we are never crushed. Even when we don't know what to do, we never give up.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In all things we suffer tribulation: but are not distressed. We are straitened: but are not destitute.

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In all things we suffer tribulation: but are not distressed. We are straitened: but are not destitute.

troubled.

2 Corinthians 1:8-10 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 6:4 But in all things let us exhibit ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in tribulation, in necessities, in distresses,

2 Corinthians 7:5 For also, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest: but we suffered all tribulation. Combats without: fears within.

2 Corinthians 11:23-30 They are the ministers of Christ (I speak as one less wise): I am more; in many more labours, in prisons more frequently, in stripes above measure, in deaths often. . . .

yet.

2 Corinthians 4:16,17 For which cause we faint not: but though our outward man is corrupted, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. . . .

2 Corinthians 12:10 For which cause I please myself in my infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ. For when I am weak, then am I powerful.

1 Samuel 28:15 And Samuel said to Saul: Why hast thou disturbed my rest, that I should be brought up? And Saul said: I am in great distress: for the Philistines fight against me, and God is departed from me, and would not hear me, neither by the hand of prophets, nor by dreams: therefore I have called thee, that thou mayst shew me what I shall do.

1 Samuel 30:6 And David was greatly afflicted: for the people had a mind to stone him, for the soul of every man was bitterly grieved for his sons and daughters: but David took courage in the Lord his God.

Psalm 56:2,3 My enemies have trodden on me all the day long; for they are many that make war against me. . . .

Proverbs 14:26 In the fear of the Lord is confidence of strength, and there shall be hope for his children.

Proverbs 18:10 The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the just runneth to it, and shall be exalted.

Romans 5:3-5 And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience; . . .

Romans 8:35-37 Who then shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation? Or distress? Or famine? Or nakedness? Or danger? Or persecution? Or the sword? . . .

James 1:2-4 My brethren, count it all joy, when you shall fall into divers temptations: . . .

1 Peter 1:6,7 Wherein you shalt greatly rejoice, if now you must be for a little time made sorrowful in divers temptations: . . .

1 Peter 4:12-14 Dearly beloved, think not strange the burning heat which is to try you: as if some new thing happened to you. . . .

not in despair.

1 Samuel 31:4 Then Saul said to his armourbearer: Draw thy sword, and kill me: lest these uncircumcised come, and slay me, and mock at me. And his armourbearer would not: for he was struck with exceeding great fear. Then Saul took his sword, and fell upon it.

Job 2:9,10 And his wife said to him: Dost thou still continue in thy simplicity? bless God and die. . . .

Psalm 37:33 But the Lord will not leave him in his hands; nor condemn him when he shall be judged.

John 14:18 I will not leave you orphans: I will come to you.

1 Corinthians 10:13 Let no temptation take hold on you, but such as is human. And God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that which you are able: but will make also with temptation issue, that you may be able to bear it.

Context
Treasures in Jars of Clay
7But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency may be of the power of God and not of us. 8In all things we suffer tribulation: but are not distressed. We are straitened: but are not destitute. 9We suffer persecution: but are not forsaken. We are cast down: but we perish not.…
Cross References
Psalm 129:2
Often have they fought against me from my youth: but they could not prevail over me.

Isaiah 40:31
But they that hope in the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall take wings as eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.

Habakkuk 3:17
For the fig tree shall not blossom: and there shall be no spring in the vines. The labour of the olive tree shall fail: and the fields shall yield no food: the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls.

Romans 8:35
Who then shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation? Or distress? Or famine? Or nakedness? Or danger? Or persecution? Or the sword?

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 6:4
But in all things let us exhibit ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in tribulation, in necessities, in distresses,

2 Corinthians 6:12
You are not straitened in us: but in your own bowels you are straitened.

2 Corinthians 7:5
For also, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest: but we suffered all tribulation. Combats without: fears within.

Galatians 4:20
And I would willingly be present with you now and change my voice: because I am ashamed for you.

Additional Translations
We are pressed on all sides, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair;

being hard pressed in every way but not being crushed, being perplexed but not despairing,

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

we are pressed on every side, yet not straitened; perplexed, yet not unto despair;

every way afflicted, but not straitened; seeing no apparent issue, but our way not entirely shut up;

we are pressed on every side, yet not straitened; perplexed, yet not unto despair;

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

We are hard pressed, yet never in absolute distress; perplexed, yet never utterly baffled;

We are pressed on every side, yet not crushed; perplexed, yet not to despair;

on every side being in tribulation, but not straitened; perplexed, but not in despair;
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