2 Corinthians 6:13
Good News Translation
I speak now as though you were my children: show us the same feelings that we have for you. Open your hearts wide!

Contemporary English Version
I speak to you as I would speak to my own children. Please make room in your hearts for us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But having the same recompense (I speak as to my children): be you also enlarged.

New American Bible
As recompense in kind (I speak as to my children), be open yourselves.

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But having the same recompense (I speak as to my children): be you also enlarged.

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1 Corinthians 4:14,15 I write not these things to confound you: but I admonish you as my dearest children. . . .

Galatians 4:19 My little children, of whom I am in labour again, until Christ be formed in you.

1 Thessalonians 2:11 As you know in what manner, entreating and comforting you (as a father doth his children),

Hebrews 12:5,6 And you have forgotten the consolation which speaketh to you, as unto children, saying: My son, neglect not the discipline of the Lord: neither be thou wearied whilst thou art rebuked by him. . . .

1 John 2:1,12-14 My little children, these things I write to you, that you may not sin. But if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the just. . . .

1 John 3:7,18 Little children, let no man deceive you. He that doth justice is just, even as he is just. . . .

3 John 1:4 I have no greater grace than this, to hear that my children walk in truth.

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2 Kings 13:14-19 Now Eliseus was sick of the illness whereof he died: and Joas, king of Israel, went down to him, and wept before him, and said: O my father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the guider thereof. . . .

Psalm 81:10 For I am the Lord thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.

Matthew 9:28,29 And when he was come to the house, the blind men came to him. And Jesus saith to them, Do you believe, that I can do this unto you? They say to him, Yea, Lord. . . .

Matthew 17:19-21 Jesus said to them: Because of your unbelief. For, amen I say to you, if you have faith as a grain of mustard seed, you shall say to this mountain: Remove from hence hither, and it shall remove: and nothing shall be impossible to you. . . .

Mark 6:4-6 And Jesus said to them: A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country, and in his own house, and among his own kindred. . . .

Mark 11:24 Therefore I say unto you, all things, whatsoever you ask when ye pray, believe that you shall receive: and they shall come unto you.

James 1:6,7 But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea, which is moved and carried about by the wind. . . .

1 John 5:14,15 And this is the confidence which we have towards him: That, whatsoever we shall ask according to his will, he heareth us. . . .

Context
Paul's Hardships and God's Grace
12You are not straitened in us: but in your own bowels you are straitened. 13But having the same recompense (I speak as to my children): be you also enlarged. 14Bear not the yoke with unbelievers. For what participation hath justice with injustice? Or what fellowship hath light with darkness?…
Cross References
Psalm 119:32
I have run the way of thy commandments, when thou didst enlarge my heart.

1 Corinthians 4:14
I write not these things to confound you: but I admonish you as my dearest children.

Galatians 4:12
Be ye as I, because I also am as you brethren, I beseech you. You have not injured me at all.

3 John 1:4
I have no greater grace than this, to hear that my children walk in truth.

Additional Translations
As a fair exchange, I ask you as my children: Open wide your hearts also.

Now as the same recompense, I speak as to children, be you expanded also.

Now for a recompense in the same, (I speak as to my children,) be you also enlarged.

Now for a recompense in like kind (I speak as unto my children), be ye also enlarged.

but for an answering recompense, (I speak as to children,) let your heart also expand itself.

Now for a recompense in like kind (I speak as unto my children), be ye also enlarged.

Now for a recompense in the same (I speak as to my children,) be ye also enlarged.

And in just requital--I speak as to my children--let your hearts expand also.

Now in return, I speak as to my children, you also be open wide.

and as a recompense of the same kind, (as to children I say it,) be ye enlarged -- also ye!
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