2 Corinthians 4:9
Good News Translation
there are many enemies, but we are never without a friend; and though badly hurt at times, we are not destroyed.

Contemporary English Version
In times of trouble, God is with us, and when we are knocked down, we get up again.

Douay-Rheims Bible
We suffer persecution: but are not forsaken. We are cast down: but we perish not.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

We suffer persecution: but are not forsaken. We are cast down: but we perish not.

but.

Psalm 9:10 And let them trust in thee who know thy name: for thou hast not forsaken them that seek thee, O Lord.

Psalm 22:1 Unto the end, for the morning protection, a psalm for David. [2] O God my God, look upon me: why hast thou forsaken me? Far from my salvation are the words of my sins.

Psalm 37:25,28 I have been young and now am old; and I have not seen the just forsaken, nor his seed seeking bread. . . .

Isaiah 62:4 Thou shalt no more be called Forsaken: and thy land shall no more be called Desolate: but thou shalt be called My pleasure in her, and thy land inhabited. Because the Lord hath been well pleased with thee: and thy land shall be inhabited.

Hebrews 13:5 Let your manners be without covetousness, contented with such things as you have. For he hath said: I will not leave thee: neither will I forsake thee.

cast.

2 Corinthians 7:6 But God, who comforteth the humble, comforted us by the coming of Titus.

Job 5:17-19 Blessed is the man whom God correcteth: refuse not, therefore, the chastising of the Lord. . . .

Job 22:29 For he that hath been humbled, shall be in glory: and he that shall bow down his eyes, he shall be saved.

Psalm 37:24 When he shall fall he shall not be bruised, for the Lord putteth his hand under him.

Psalm 42:5,11 Why art thou sad, O my soul? and why dost thou trouble me? Hope in God, for I will still give praise to him: the salvation of my countenance, . . .

Isaiah 43:2 When thou shalt pass through the waters, I will be with thee, and the rivers shall not cover thee: when thou shalt walk in the fire, thou shalt not be burnt, and the flames shall not burn in thee:

Context
Treasures in Jars of Clay
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. 10Always bearing about in our body the mortification of Jesus, that the life also of Jesus may be made manifest in our bodies.…
Cross References
Psalm 37:24
When he shall fall he shall not be bruised, for the Lord putteth his hand under him.

Psalm 129:2
Often have they fought against me from my youth: but they could not prevail over me.

Proverbs 24:16
For a just man shall fall seven times, and shall rise again: but the wicked shall fall down into evil.

Micah 7:8
Rejoice not, thou my enemy, over me, because I am fallen: I shall arise, when I sit in darkness, the Lord is my light.

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.

John 15:20
Remember my word that I said to you: The servant is not greater than his master. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they have kept my word, they will keep yours also.

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 Timothy 3:12
And all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

Hebrews 13:5
Let your manners be without covetousness, contented with such things as you have. For he hath said: I will not leave thee: neither will I forsake thee.

Additional Translations
persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed.

being persecuted but not being forsaken, being struck down but not being destroyed,

Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;

pursued, yet not forsaken; smitten down, yet not destroyed;

persecuted, but not abandoned; cast down, but not destroyed;

pursued, yet not forsaken; smitten down, yet not destroyed;

Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;

pursued, yet never left unsuccoured; struck to the ground, yet never slain;

pursued, yet not forsaken; struck down, yet not destroyed;

persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
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