English Standard Version
For to this end we toil and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, especially of those who believe.
King James Bible
For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.
American Standard Version
For to this end we labor and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of them that believe.
For therefore we labor and are reviled, because we hope in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, especially of the faithful.
English Revised Version
For to this end we labour and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of them that believe.
Webster's Bible Translation
For therefore we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God who is the Savior of all men, especially of those that believe.
Weymouth New Testament
and here is the motive of our toiling and wrestling, because we have our hopes fixed on the ever-living God, who is the Saviour of all mankind, and especially of believers.
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Therefore (εἰς τοῦτο)
More correctly, to this end; or with a view to this.
We labor and strive (κοπιῶμεν καὶ ἀγωνιζόμεθα)
Both Pauline words. See on Colossians 1:29, where the two are found together as here. Also on κόπου labor, 1 Thessalonians 1:3, and κοπιῶντας, and laboring 1 Thessalonians 5:12. Comp. 1 Timothy 5:17, and 2 Timothy 2:6. Both words denote strenuous and painful effort. The καὶ; has an ascensive force: "we labor, yea struggle."
We trust in (ἠλπίκαμεν ἐπὶ)
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the living. See on ch.
the saviour. See on ch.
Simon Peter replied, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."
They said to the woman, "It is no longer because of what you said that we believe, for we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this is indeed the Savior of the world."
1 Corinthians 15:10
But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not I, but the grace of God that is with me.
2 Corinthians 1:10
He delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us. On him we have set our hope that he will deliver us again.
1 Timothy 2:3
This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior,
1 Timothy 2:4
who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
1 Timothy 3:15
if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth.
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