English Standard Version
I am speaking the truth in Christ—I am not lying; my conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit—
King James Bible
I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost,
American Standard Version
I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience bearing witness with me in the Holy Spirit,
I SPEAK the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost:
English Revised Version
I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience bearing witness with me in the Holy Ghost,
Webster's Bible Translation
I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me testimony in the Holy Spirit,
Weymouth New Testament
I am telling you the truth as a Christian man--it is no falsehood, for my conscience enlightened, as it is, by the Holy Spirit adds its testimony to mine--
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Not by Christ, as the formula of an oath, Christ being never used by the apostles in such a formula, but God. Romans 1:9; 2 Corinthians 1:23; 2 Corinthians 11:31; Philippians 1:8. For this favorite expression of Paul, see Galatians 2:17; 1 Corinthians 1:2; 2 Corinthians 2:14, 2 Corinthians 2:17; 2 Corinthians 12:19, etc.
See on 1 Peter 3:16.
Bearing me witness
Rev., bearing witness with me. See on Romans 8:16. Concurring with my testimony. Morison remarks that Paul speaks of conscience as if it were something distinct from himself, and he cites Adam Smith's phrase, "the man within the breast."
In the Holy Ghost
So Rev. The concurrent testimony of his declaration and of conscience was "the echo of the voice of God's Holy Spirit" (Morison).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I mention you
that I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart.
2 Corinthians 11:10
As the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting of mine will not be silenced in the regions of Achaia.
2 Corinthians 12:19
Have you been thinking all along that we have been defending ourselves to you? It is in the sight of God that we have been speaking in Christ, and all for your upbuilding, beloved.
(In what I am writing to you, before God, I do not lie!)
1 Timothy 2:7
For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying), a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
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