2 Corinthians 8:3
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English Standard Version
For they gave according to their means, as I can testify, and beyond their means, of their own accord,

King James Bible
For to their power, I bear record, yea, and beyond their power they were willing of themselves;

American Standard Version
For according to their power, I bear witness, yea and beyond their power, they gave of their own accord,

Douay-Rheims Bible
For according to their power ( I bear them witness), and beyond their power, they were willing.

English Revised Version
For according to their power, I bear witness, yea and beyond their power, they gave of their own accord,

Webster's Bible Translation
For to their power, I bear testimony, and even beyond their power, they were willing of themselves;

Weymouth New Testament
For I can testify that to the utmost of their power, and even beyond their power, they have of their own free will given help.

2 Corinthians 8:3 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

They were willing (αὐθαίρετοι)

The adjective stands alone. Only here and 2 Corinthians 8:17. Lit., self-chosen, and so Rev., of their own accord.

2 Corinthians 8:3 Parallel Commentaries

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to.

2 Corinthians 9:6,7 But this I say, He which sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which sows bountifully shall reap also bountifully...

Mark 14:8 She has done what she could: she is come beforehand to anoint my body to the burying.

Acts 11:29 Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brothers which dwelled in Judaea:

1 Corinthians 16:2 On the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God has prospered him...

1 Peter 4:11 If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God gives...

I bear.

Romans 10:2 For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.

Galatians 4:15 Where is then the blessedness you spoke of? for I bear you record, that, if it had been possible...

Colossians 4:13 For I bear him record, that he has a great zeal for you, and them that are in Laodicea, and them in Hierapolis.

beyond.

2 Corinthians 8:12,16,17 For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man has, and not according to that he has not...

Exodus 35:5,21,22,29 Take you from among you an offering to the LORD: whoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it, an offering of the LORD; gold...

1 Chronicles 29:5,6,9,13-17 The gold for things of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and for all manner of work to be made by the hands of artificers...

Psalm 110:3 Your people shall be willing in the day of your power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning...

1 Corinthians 9:17 For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation of the gospel is committed to me.

Philippians 2:13 For it is God which works in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

1 Thessalonians 2:8 So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted to you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls...

Philemon 1:14 But without your mind would I do nothing; that your benefit should not be as it were of necessity, but willingly.

1 Peter 5:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre...

Cross References
1 Corinthians 16:2
On the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as he may prosper, so that there will be no collecting when I come.

2 Corinthians 8:11
So now finish doing it as well, so that your readiness in desiring it may be matched by your completing it out of what you have.

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