2 Corinthians 8:9
Good News Translation
You know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ; rich as he was, he made himself poor for your sake, in order to make you rich by means of his poverty.

Contemporary English Version
You know our Lord Jesus Christ treated us with undeserved grace by giving up all his riches, so you could become rich.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that being rich he became poor for your sakes: that through his poverty you might be rich.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that being rich he became poor for your sakes: that through his poverty you might be rich.

the grace.

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John 1:14,17 And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us (and we saw his glory, the glory as it were of the only begotten of the Father), full of grace and truth. . . .

Romans 5:8,20,21 But God commendeth his charity towards us: because when as yet we were sinners according to the time. . . .

1 Corinthians 1:4 I give thanks to my God always for you, for the grace of God that is given you in Christ Jesus:

Ephesians 1:6-8 Unto the praise of the glory of his grace, in which he hath graced us, in his beloved son. . . .

Ephesians 2:7 That he might shew in the ages to come the abundant riches of his grace, in his bounty towards us in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 3:8,19 To me, the least of all the saints, is given this grace, to preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ: . . .

though.

Psalm 102:25-27 In the beginning, O Lord, thou foundedst the earth: and the heavens are the works of thy hands. . . .

John 1:1-4,10 In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God. . . .

John 16:15 All things whatsoever the Father hath are mine. Therefore I said that he shall receive of me and shew it to you.

1 Corinthians 15:47 The first man was of the earth, earthly: the second man, from heaven, heavenly.

Philippians 2:6 Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

Colossians 1:16,17 For in him were all things created in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones, or dominations, or principalities, or powers. All things were created by him and in him. . . .

Hebrews 1:2,6-14 In these days, hath spoken to us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the world. . . .

for.

Isaiah 62:1 For Sion's sake I will not hold my peace, and for the sake of Jerusalem, I will not rest till her just one come forth as brightness, and her saviour be lighted as a lamp.

Isaiah 65:8 Thus saith the Lord: As if a grain be found in a cluster, and it be said: Destroy it not, because it is a blessing: so will I do for the sake of my servants, that I may not destroy the whole.

John 12:30 Jesus answered and said: This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.

John 17:19 And for them do I sanctify myself, that they also may be sanctified in truth.

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:

he became.

Isaiah 53:2 And he shall grow up as a tender plant before him, and as a root out of a thirsty ground: there is no beauty in him, nor comeliness: and we have seen him, and there was no sightliness, that we should be desirous of him:

Matthew 8:20 And Jesus saith to him: The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

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Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man is not come to be ministered unto, but to minister and to give his life a redemption for many.

Mark 6:3 Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joseph, and Jude, and Simon? are not also his sisters here with us? And they were scandalized in regard of him.

Luke 2:7 And she brought forth her first born son and wrapped him up in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger: because there was no room for them in the inn.

Luke 8:3 And Joanna the wife of Chusa, Herod's steward, and Susanna and many others who ministered unto him of their substance.

Luke 9:58 Jesus said to him: The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air nests: but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

Philippians 2:6-8 Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: . . .

that ye.

2 Corinthians 6:10 As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing: as needy, yet enriching many: as having nothing and possessing all things.

Luke 16:11 If then you have not been faithful in the unjust mammon, who will trust you with that which is the true?

Romans 8:32 He that spared not even his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how hath he not also, with him, given us all things?

Romans 11:12 Now if the offence of them be the riches of the world and the diminution of them the riches of the Gentiles: how much more the fulness of them?

1 Corinthians 3:21,22 Let no man therefore glory in men. . . .

Ephesians 3:8 To me, the least of all the saints, is given this grace, to preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ:

1 Timothy 6:18 To do good, to be rich in good work, to give easily, to communicate to others,

James 2:5 Hearken, my dearest brethren: Hath not God chosen the poor in this world, rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which God hath promised to them that love him?

Revelation 3:18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold, fire tried, that thou mayest be made rich and mayest be clothed in white garments: and that the shame of thy nakedness may not appear. And anoint thy eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

Revelation 21:7 He that shall overcome shall possess these things. And I will be his God: and he shall be my son.

Context
Christ's Example
8I speak not as commanding: but by the carefulness of others, approving also the good disposition of your charity. 9For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that being rich he became poor for your sakes: that through his poverty you might be rich. 10And herein I give my advice: for this is profitable for you who have begun not only to do but also to be willing, a year ago.…
Cross References
Matthew 20:28
Even as the Son of man is not come to be ministered unto, but to minister and to give his life a redemption for many.

Romans 15:3
For Christ did not please himself: but, as it is written: The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell upon me.

2 Corinthians 6:10
As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing: as needy, yet enriching many: as having nothing and possessing all things.

2 Corinthians 13:14


Philippians 2:6
Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

Philippians 2:7
But emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men, and in habit found as a man.

Philippians 2:8
He humbled himself, becoming obedient unto death, even to the death of the cross.

Revelation 2:9
I know thy tribulation and thy poverty: but thou art rich. And thou art blasphemed by them that say they are Jews and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

Additional Translations
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.

For you know the grace our Lord Jesus Christ, that being rich, for the sake of you He became poor, so that you through His poverty might be enriched.

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be rich.

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might become rich.

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sakes he, being rich, became poor, in order that ye by his poverty might be enriched.

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might become rich.

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.

For you know the condescending goodness of our Lord Jesus Christ--how for your sakes He became poor, though He was rich, in order that you through His poverty might grow rich.

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might become rich.

for ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that because of you he became poor -- being rich, that ye by that poverty may become rich.
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