2 Corinthians 4:1
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English Standard Version
Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart.

King James Bible
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;

American Standard Version
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, even as we obtained mercy, we faint not:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore, seeing we have this ministration, according as we have obtained mercy, we faint not;

English Revised Version
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, even as we obtained mercy, we faint not:

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore, seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;

Weymouth New Testament
Therefore, being engaged in this service and being mindful of the mercy which has been shown us, we are not cowards.

2 Corinthians 4:1 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

As we have received mercy

Construe with we have this ministry. Having this ministry as a gift of divine mercy. Compare 1 Corinthians 7:25. Bengel says: "The mercy of God, by which the ministry is received, makes us earnest and sincere."

2 Corinthians 4:1 Parallel Commentaries

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seeing.

2 Corinthians 3:6,12 Who also has made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter kills...

2 Corinthians 5:18 And all things are of God, who has reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and has given to us the ministry of reconciliation;

Ephesians 3:7,8 Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given to me by the effectual working of his power...

as.

1 Corinthians 7:25 Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgment...

1 Timothy 1:13 Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

1 Peter 2:10 Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

we faint not.

2 Corinthians 4:16 For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Isaiah 40:30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall:

Galatians 6:9 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

Ephesians 3:13 Why I desire that you faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.

2 Thessalonians 3:13 But you, brothers, be not weary in well doing.

*marg:

Hebrews 12:3 For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest you be wearied and faint in your minds.

Revelation 2:3 And have borne, and have patience, and for my name's sake have labored, and have not fainted.

Cross References
Isaiah 40:31
but they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Jeremiah 45:3
You said, 'Woe is me! For the LORD has added sorrow to my pain. I am weary with my groaning, and I find no rest.'

Luke 18:1
And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.

1 Corinthians 3:5
What then is Apollos? What is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, as the Lord assigned to each.

1 Corinthians 7:25
Now concerning the betrothed, I have no command from the Lord, but I give my judgment as one who by the Lord's mercy is trustworthy.

2 Corinthians 4:16
So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day.

Galatians 6:9
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

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