2 Corinthians 5:11
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English Standard Version
Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade others. But what we are is known to God, and I hope it is known also to your conscience.

King James Bible
Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.

American Standard Version
Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are made manifest unto God; and I hope that we are made manifest also in your consciences.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we use persuasion to men; but to God we are manifest. And I trust also that in your consciences we are manifest.

English Revised Version
Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are made manifest unto God; and I hope that we are made manifest also in your consciences.

Webster's Bible Translation
Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest to God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.

Weymouth New Testament
Therefore, because we realize how greatly the Lord is to be feared, we are endeavouring to win men over, and God recognizes what our motives are, and I hope that you, in your hearts, recognize them too.

2 Corinthians 5:11 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Terror of the Lord (φόβον τοῦ Κυρίου)

Rev., better, the fear of the Lord. Not that which is terrible in the Lord, but being conscious of fearing the Lord.

We persuade (πείθομεν)

Convince of our integrity.

2 Corinthians 5:11 Parallel Commentaries

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the terror.

Genesis 35:5 And they journeyed: and the terror of God was on the cities that were round about them...

Job 6:4 For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinks up my spirit...

Job 18:11 Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet.

Job 31:23 For destruction from God was a terror to me, and by reason of his highness I could not endure.

Psalm 73:19 How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.

Psalm 76:7 You, even you, are to be feared: and who may stand in your sight when once you are angry?

Psalm 88:15,16 I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer your terrors I am distracted...

Psalm 90:11 Who knows the power of your anger? even according to your fear, so is your wrath.

Isaiah 33:14 The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness has surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire?...

Nahum 1:6 Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire...

Matthew 10:28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul...

Matthew 25:46 And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.

Mark 8:35-38 For whoever will save his life shall lose it; but whoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it...

Mark 9:43-50 And if your hand offend you, cut it off: it is better for you to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell...

Luke 12:5 But I will forewarn you whom you shall fear: Fear him, which after he has killed has power to cast into hell; yes, I say to you...

Hebrews 10:31 It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.

Jude 1:23 And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.

Revelation 20:15 And whoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.

we persuade.

2 Corinthians 5:20 Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be you reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1 We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

Luke 16:31 And he said to him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

Acts 13:43 Now when the congregation was broken up, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas: who, speaking to them...

Acts 18:4,13 And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks...

Acts 19:26 Moreover you see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia...

Acts 20:18-27 And when they were come to him, he said to them, You know, from the first day that I came into Asia...

Acts 26:26 For the king knows of these things, before whom also I speak freely: for I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him...

Acts 28:23 And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God...

Galatians 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

Colossians 1:28,29 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus...

2 Timothy 2:24-26 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle to all men, apt to teach, patient...

but.

2 Corinthians 1:12-14 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom...

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:1,2 Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not...

1 Corinthians 4:4,5 For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judges me is the Lord...

1 Thessalonians 2:3-12 For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile...

Cross References
Isaiah 19:16
In that day the Egyptians will be like women, and tremble with fear before the hand that the LORD of hosts shakes over them.

2 Corinthians 4:2
But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God's word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone's conscience in the sight of God.

Ephesians 5:21
submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Hebrews 10:31
It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.

Hebrews 12:29
for our God is a consuming fire.

Jude 1:23
save others by snatching them out of the fire; to others show mercy with fear, hating even the garment stained by the flesh.

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