2 Corinthians 6:10
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English Standard Version
as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, yet possessing everything.

King James Bible
As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

American Standard Version
as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as needy, yet enriching many; as having nothing, and possessing all things.

English Revised Version
as sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

Webster's Bible Translation
As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

Weymouth New Testament
as sad, but we are always joyful; as poor, but we bestow wealth on many; as having nothing, and yet we securely possess all things.

2 Corinthians 6:10 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Having - possessing (ἔχοντες - κατέχοντες)

The contrast is twofold: between having and not having, and between temporary and permanent having, or having and keeping. Compare Luke 8:15; 1 Corinthians 15:2; 1 Thessalonians 5:21; Hebrews 3:6.

2 Corinthians 6:10 Parallel Commentaries

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sorrowful.

2 Corinthians 2:4 For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote to you with many tears; not that you should be grieved...

2 Corinthians 7:3-10 I speak not this to condemn you: for I have said before, that you are in our hearts to die and live with you...

Matthew 5:4,12 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted...

Luke 6:21 Blessed are you that hunger now: for you shall be filled. Blessed are you that weep now: for you shall laugh.

John 16:22 And you now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man takes from you.

Acts 5:41 And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.

Acts 16:25 And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises to God: and the prisoners heard them.

Romans 5:2,3 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God...

Romans 9:2 That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart.

Romans 12:15 Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

Romans 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.

1 Thessalonians 3:7-10 Therefore, brothers, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith...

1 Thessalonians 5:16 Rejoice ever more.

Hebrews 10:34 For you had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods...

James 1:2-4 My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations...

1 Peter 1:6-8 Wherein you greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, you are in heaviness through manifold temptations...

1 Peter 4:13 But rejoice, inasmuch as you are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed...

poor. See on.

2 Corinthians 6:4 But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

making.

2 Corinthians 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.

2 Corinthians 8:9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor...

Romans 11:12 Now if the fall of them be the riches of the world, and the diminishing of them the riches of the Gentiles...

Ephesians 3:8,16 To me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given...

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs...

1 Timothy 6:18 That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

James 2:5 Listen, my beloved brothers, Has not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith...

Revelation 2:9 I know your works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but you are rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews...

and.

2 Corinthians 4:15 For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God.

Psalm 84:11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Proverbs 16:16 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

Matthew 6:19,20 Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal...

Luke 16:11,12 If therefore you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches...

1 Corinthians 3:21-23 Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours...

1 Timothy 4:8 For bodily exercise profits little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is...

Revelation 21:7 He that overcomes shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.

Cross References
Proverbs 13:7
One pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.

John 16:22
So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.

Acts 3:6
But Peter said, "I have no silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk!"

Romans 8:32
He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?

1 Corinthians 1:5
that in every way you were enriched in him in all speech and all knowledge--

1 Corinthians 3:21
So let no one boast in men. For all things are yours,

2 Corinthians 7:4
I am acting with great boldness toward you; I have great pride in you; I am filled with comfort. In all our affliction, I am overflowing with joy.

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