2 Corinthians 6:4
Good News Translation
Instead, in everything we do we show that we are God's servants by patiently enduring troubles, hardships, and difficulties.

Contemporary English Version
But in everything and in every way we show we truly are God's servants. We have always been patient, though we have had a lot of trouble, suffering, and hard times.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But in all things let us exhibit ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in tribulation, in necessities, in distresses,

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

in all.

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 7:11 For behold this selfsame thing, that you were made sorrowful according to God, how great carefulness it worketh in you: yea defence, yea indignation, yea fear, yea desire, yea zeal, yea revenge. In all things you have shewed yourselves to be undefiled in the matter.

Acts 2:22 Ye men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him, in the midst of you, as you also know:

Romans 14:18 For he that in this serveth Christ pleaseth God and is approved of men.

Romans 16:10 Salute Apellas, approved in Christ.

1 Corinthians 9:11 If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we reap your carnal things?

1 Thessalonians 2:3-11 For our exhortation was not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in deceit. . . .

1 Timothy 2:15 Yet she shall be saved through child bearing; if she continue in faith and love and sanctification with sobriety.

approving.

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.

Romans 5:8 But God commendeth his charity towards us: because when as yet we were sinners according to the time.

as.

2 Corinthians 3:6 Who also hath made us fit ministers of the new testament, not in the letter but in the spirit. For the letter killeth: but the spirit quickeneth.

2 Corinthians 11:23 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.

Isaiah 61:6 But you shall be called the priests of the Lord: to you it shall be said: Ye ministers of our God: you shall eat the riches of the Gentiles, and you shall pride yourselves in their glory.

Joel 1:9 Sacrifice and libation is cut off from the house of the Lord: the priests, the Lord's ministers, have mourned:

Joel 2:17 Between the porch and the altar the priests, the Lord's ministers, shall weep, and shall say: Spare, O Lord, spare thy people: and give not thy inheritance to reproach, that the heathens should rule over them. Why should they say among the nations: Where is their God?

1 Corinthians 3:5 The ministers of him whom you have believed: and to every one as the Lord hath given.

1 Corinthians 4:1 Let a man so account of us as of the ministers of Christ and the dispensers of the mysteries of God.

1 Thessalonians 3:2 And we sent Timothy, our brother and the minister of God in the gospel of Christ, to confirm you and exhort you concerning your faith:

1 Timothy 4:6 These things proposing to the brethren, thou shalt be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished up in the words of faith and of the good doctrine which thou hast attained unto.

in much.

2 Corinthians 12:12 Yet the signs of my apostleship have been wrought on you, in all patience, in signs and wonders and mighty deeds.

Luke 21:19 In your patience you shall possess your souls.

Romans 5:3,4 And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience; . . .

Colossians 1:11 Strengthened with all might according to the power of his glory, in all patience and longsuffering with joy,

1 Thessalonians 5:14 And we beseech you, brethren, rebuke the unquiet: comfort the feeble minded: support the weak: be patient towards all men.

1 Timothy 6:11 But thou, O man of God, fly these things: and pursue justice, godliness, faith, charity, patience, mildness.

2 Timothy 3:10 But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, love, patience,

Hebrews 12:1 And therefore we also having so great a cloud of witnesses over our head, laying aside every weight and sin which surrounds us, let us run by patience to the fight proposed to us:

James 5:7-10 Be patient therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth: patiently bearing till he receive the early and latter rain. . . .

Revelation 1:9 I, John, your brother and your partner in tribulation and in the kingdom and patience in Christ Jesus, was in the island which is called Patmos, for the word of God and for the testimony of Jesus.

Revelation 3:10 Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I will also keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon the whole world to try them that dwell upon the earth.

afflictions.

2 Corinthians 4:17 For that which is at present momentary and light of our tribulation worketh for us above measure, exceedingly an eternal weight of glory.

Acts 20:23,24 Save that the Holy Ghost in every city witnesseth to me, saying: That bands and afflictions wait for me at Jerusalem. . . .

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you and fill up those things that are wanting of the sufferings of Christ, in my flesh, for his body, which is the church:

1 Thessalonians 3:3 That no man should be moved in these tribulations: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto.

2 Timothy 1:8 Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but labour with the gospel, according to the power of God.

2 Timothy 3:11,12 Persecutions, afflictions: such as came upon me at Antioch, at Iconium and at Lystra: what persecutions I endured, and out of them all the Lord delivered me. . . .

2 Timothy 4:5 But be thou vigilant, labour in all things, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil thy ministry. Be sober.

necessities.

2 Corinthians 11:9,27 And, when I was present with you and wanted, I was chargeable to no man: for that which was wanting to me, the brethren supplied who came from Macedonia. And in all things I have kept myself from being burthensome to you: and so I will keep myself. . . .

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.

Acts 20:34 You yourselves know. For such things as were needful for me and them that are with me, these hands have furnished.

1 Corinthians 4:11,12 Even unto this hour we both hunger and thirst and are naked and are buffeted and have no fixed abode. . . .

Philippians 4:11,12 I speak not as it were for want. For I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, to be content therewith. . . .

distresses.

2 Corinthians 4:8 In all things we suffer tribulation: but are not distressed. We are straitened: but are not destitute.

Romans 8:35,36 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? . . .

1 Thessalonians 3:7 Therefore we were comforted, brethren, in you, in all our necessity and tribulation, by your faith.

Context
Paul's Hardships and God's Grace
3Giving no offence to any man, that our ministry be not blamed. 4But in all things let us exhibit ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in tribulation, in necessities, in distresses, 5In stripes, in prisons, in seditions, in labours, in watchings, in fastings,…
Cross References
John 16:33
These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you shall have distress. But have confidence. I have overcome the world.

Acts 9:16
For I will shew him how great things he must suffer for my name's sake.

Romans 3:5
But if our injustice commend the justice of God, what shall we say? Is God unjust, who executeth wrath?

1 Corinthians 3:5
The ministers of him whom you have believed: and to every one as the Lord hath given.

2 Corinthians 4:8
In all things we suffer tribulation: but are not distressed. We are straitened: but are not destitute.

2 Corinthians 11:23
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.

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.

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

Additional Translations
Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships, and calamities;

in everything, rather, we are commending ourselves as God's servants: in great endurance, in tribulations, in hardships, in distresses;

But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

but in everything commending ourselves, as ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

but in everything commending ourselves as God's ministers, in much endurance, in afflictions, in necessities, in straits,

but in everything commending ourselves, as ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

On the contrary, as God's servants, we seek their full approval--by unwearied endurance, by afflictions, by distress, by helplessness;

but in everything commending ourselves, as servants of God, in great endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,

but in everything recommending ourselves as God's ministrants; in much patience, in tribulations, in necessities, in distresses,
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