2 Corinthians 5:11
Good News Translation
We know what it means to fear the Lord, and so we try to persuade others. God knows us completely, and I hope that in your hearts you know me as well.

Contemporary English Version
We know what it means to respect the Lord, and we encourage everyone to turn to him. God himself knows what we are like, and I hope you also know what kind of people we are.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we use persuasion to men: but to God we are manifest. And I trust also that in your consciences we are manifest.

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Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we use persuasion to men: but to God we are manifest. And I trust also that in your consciences we are manifest.

the terror.

Genesis 35:5 And when they were departed, the terror of God fell upon all the cities round about, and they durst not pursue after them as they went away.

Job 6:4 For the arrows of the Lord are in me, the rage whereof drinketh up my spirit, and the terrors of the Lord war against me.

Job 18:11 Fears shall terrify him on every side, and shall entangle his feet.

Job 31:23 For I have always feared God as waves swelling over me, and his weight I was unable to bear.

Psalm 73:19 How are they brought to desolation? they have suddenly ceased to be: they have perished by reason of their iniquity.

Psalm 76:7 Thou art terrible, and who shall resist thee? from that time thy wrath.

Psalm 88:15,16 I am poor, and in labours from my youth: and being exalted have been humbled and troubled. . . .

Psalm 90:11 Who knoweth the power of thy anger, and for thy fear

Isaiah 33:14 The sinners in Sion are afraid, trembling hath seized upon the hypocrites. Which of you can dwell with devouring fire? which of you shall dwell with everlasting burnings?

Nahum 1:6 Who can stand before the face of his indignation? and who shall resist in the fierceness of his anger? his indignation is poured out like fire: and the rocks are melted by him.

Matthew 10:28 And fear ye not them that kill the body, and are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him that can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Matthew 25:46 And these shall go into everlasting punishment: but the just, into life everlasting.

Mark 8:35-38 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel shall save it. . . .

Mark 9:43-50 And if thy hand scandalize thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life, maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into unquenchable fire: . . .

Luke 12:5 But I will shew you whom you shall fear: Fear ye him who, after he hath killed, hath power to cast into hell. Yea, I say to you: Fear him.

Hebrews 10:31 It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.

Jude 1:23 But others save, pulling them out of the fire. And on others have mercy, in fear, hating also the spotted garment which is carnal.

Revelation 20:15 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the pool of fire.

we persuade.

2 Corinthians 5:20 For Christ therefore we are ambassadors, God as it were exhorting by us, for Christ, we beseech you, be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1 And we helping do exhort you that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

Luke 16:31 And he said to him: If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they believe, if one rise again from the dead.

Acts 13:43 And when the synagogue was broken up, many of the Jews and of the strangers who served God followed Paul and Barnabas: who, speaking to them, persuaded them to continue in the grace of God.

Acts 18:4,13 And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, bringing in the name of the Lord Jesus. And he persuaded the Jews and the Greeks. . . .

Acts 19:26 And you see and hear that this Paul, by persuasion hath drawn away a great multitude, not only of Ephesus, but almost of all Asia, saying: they are not gods which are made by hands.

Acts 20:18-27 And when they were come to him and were together, he said to them: You know from the first day that I came into Asia, in what manner I have been with you, for all the time. . . .

Acts 26:26 For the king knoweth of these things, to whom also I speak with confidence. For I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him. For neither was any of these things done in a corner.

Acts 28:23 And when they had appointed him a day, there came very many to him unto his lodgings. To whom he expounded, testifying the kingdom of God and persuading them concerning Jesus, out of the law of Moses and the prophets, from morning until evening.

Galatians 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? If I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

Colossians 1:28,29 Whom we preach, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus. . . .

2 Timothy 2:24-26 But the servant of the Lord must not wrangle: but be mild toward all men, apt to teach, patient, . . .

but.

2 Corinthians 1:12-14 For our glory is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity of heart and sincerity of God, and not in carnal wisdom, but in the grace of God, we have conversed in this world: and more abundantly towards you. . . .

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, adulterating the word of God: but with sincerity: but as from God, before God, in Christ we speak.

2 Corinthians 4:1,2 Therefore seeing we have this ministration, according as we have obtained mercy, we faint not. . . .

1 Corinthians 4:4,5 For I am not conscious to myself of anything. Yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord. . . .

1 Thessalonians 2:3-12 For our exhortation was not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in deceit. . . .

Context
Ambassadors for Christ
10For we must all be manifested before the judgment seat of Christ, that every one may receive the proper things of the body, according as he hath done, whether it be good or evil. 11Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we use persuasion to men: but to God we are manifest. And I trust also that in your consciences we are manifest. 12We commend not ourselves again to you, but give you occasion to glory in our behalf: that you may have somewhat to answer them who glory in face, and not in heart.…
Cross References
Isaiah 19:16
In that day Egypt shall be like unto women, and they shall be amazed, and afraid, because of the moving of the hand of the Lord of hosts, which he shall move over it.

2 Corinthians 4:2
But we renounce the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness nor adulterating the word of God: but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience, in the sight of God.

Ephesians 5:21
Being subject one to another, in the fear of Christ.

Hebrews 10:31
It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.

Hebrews 12:29
For our God is a consuming fire.

Jude 1:23
But others save, pulling them out of the fire. And on others have mercy, in fear, hating also the spotted garment which is carnal.

Additional Translations
Therefore, since we know what it means to fear the Lord, we try to persuade men. What we are is clear to God, and I hope it is clear to your conscience as well.

Therefore knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade men. And we have been made manifest to God, and I hope to have been made manifest in your consciences also.

Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest to God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.

Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are made manifest unto God; and I hope that we are made manifest also in your consciences.

Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord we persuade men, but have been manifested to God, and I hope also that we have been manifested in your consciences.

Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are made manifest unto God; and I hope that we are made manifest also in your consciences.

Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest to God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.

Therefore, because we realize how greatly the Lord is to be feared, we are endeavouring to win men over, and God recognizes what our motives are, and I hope that you, in your hearts, recognize them too.

Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are revealed to God; and I hope that we are revealed also in your consciences.

having known, therefore, the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, and to God we are manifested, and I hope also in your consciences to have been manifested;
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