2 Corinthians 5:4
Good News Translation
While we live in this earthly tent, we groan with a feeling of oppression; it is not that we want to get rid of our earthly body, but that we want to have the heavenly one put on over us, so that what is mortal will be transformed by life.

Contemporary English Version
These tents we now live in are like a heavy burden, and we groan. But we don't do this just because we want to leave these bodies that will die. It is because we want to change them for bodies that will never die.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For we also, who are in this tabernacle, do groan, being burthened; because we would not be unclothed, but clothed upon, that that which is mortal may be swallowed up by life.

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For we also, who are in this tabernacle, do groan, being burthened; because we would not be unclothed, but clothed upon, that that which is mortal may be swallowed up by life.

we that.

2 Peter 1:13 But I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance.

do.

2 Corinthians 5:2 For in this also we groan, desiring to be clothed upon with our habitation that is from heaven.

but.

2 Corinthians 5:3 Yet so that we be found clothed, not naked.

that mortality.

Isaiah 25:8 He shall cast death down headlong for ever: and the Lord God shall wipe away tears from every face, and the reproach of his people he shall take away from off the whole earth: for the Lord hath spoken it.

1 Corinthians 15:53,54 For this corruptible must put on incorruption: and this mortal must put on immortality. . . .

Context
Our Eternal Dwelling
3Yet so that we be found clothed, not naked. 4For we also, who are in this tabernacle, do groan, being burthened; because we would not be unclothed, but clothed upon, that that which is mortal may be swallowed up by life. 5Now he that maketh us for this very thing is God, who hath given us the pledge of the Spirit,…
Cross References
Isaiah 38:12
My generation is at an end, and it is rolled away from me, as a shepherd's tent. My life is cut off, as by a weaver: whilst I was yet but beginning, he cut me off: from morning even to night thou wilt make an end of me.

Romans 8:23
And not only it, but ourselves also, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit: even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption of the sons of God, the redemption of our body.

1 Corinthians 15:51
Behold, I tell you a mystery. We shall all indeed rise again: but we shall not all be changed.

1 Corinthians 15:53
For this corruptible must put on incorruption: and this mortal must put on immortality.

1 Corinthians 15:54
And when this mortal hath put on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written: Death is swallowed up in victory.

2 Corinthians 5:2
For in this also we groan, desiring to be clothed upon with our habitation that is from heaven.

2 Corinthians 5:3
Yet so that we be found clothed, not naked.

2 Peter 1:13
But I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance.

Additional Translations
So while we are in this tent, we groan under our burdens, because we do not wish to be unclothed but clothed, so that our mortality may be swallowed up by life.

And indeed, being in the tent we groan, being burdened, because we do not wish to be unclothed but to be clothed, so that the mortal may be swallowed up by life.

For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed on, that mortality might be swallowed up of life.

For indeed we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened; not for that we would be unclothed, but that we would be clothed upon, that what is mortal may be swallowed up of life.

For indeed we who are in the tabernacle groan, being burdened; while yet we do not wish to be unclothed, but clothed, that [what is] mortal may be swallowed up by life.

For indeed we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened; not for that we would be unclothed, but that we would be clothed upon, that what is mortal may be swallowed up of life.

For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not because we would be unclothed, but clothed, that mortality might be swallowed up in life.

Yes, we who are in this tent certainly do sigh under our burdens, for we do not wish to lay aside that with which we are now clothed, but to put on more, so that our mortality may be absorbed in Life.

For indeed we who are in this tent do groan, being burdened; not that we desire to be unclothed, but that we desire to be clothed, that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.

for we also who are in the tabernacle do groan, being burdened, seeing we wish not to unclothe ourselves, but to clothe ourselves, that the mortal may be swallowed up of the life.
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