New Living Translation
We can say with confidence and a clear conscience that we have lived with a God-given holiness and sincerity in all our dealings. We have depended on God's grace, not on our own human wisdom. That is how we have conducted ourselves before the world, and especially toward you.
King James Bible
For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.
Darby Bible Translation
For our boasting is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and sincerity before God, (not in fleshly wisdom but in God's grace,) we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly towards you.
World English Bible
For our boasting is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God we behaved ourselves in the world, and more abundantly toward you.
Young's Literal Translation
For our glorying is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom, but in the grace of God, we did conduct ourselves in the world, and more abundantly toward you;
2 Corinthians 1:12 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:12 For I am the more emboldened to look for this, because I am conscious of my integrity; seeing this is our rejoicing - Even in the deepest adversity. The testimony of our conscience - Whatever others think of us. That in simplicity - Having one end in view, aiming singly at the glory of God. And godly sincerity - Without any tincture of guile, dissimulation, or disguise. Not with carnal wisdom, but by the grace of God - Not by natural, but divine, wisdom. We have had our conversation in the world - In the whole world; in every circumstance.
LibraryEighth Day for the Spirit on all Christian Workers
WHAT TO PRAY.--For the Spirit on all Christian Workers "Ye also helping together on our behalf; that for the gift bestowed upon us by means of many, thanks may be given by many on our behalf."--2 COR. i. 11. What multitudes of workers in connection with our churches and missions, our railways and postmen, our soldiers and sailors, our young men and young women, our fallen men and women, our poor and sick. God be praised for this! What could they accomplish if each were living in the fulness of …
Andrew Murray—The Ministry of Intercession
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
Of the Wonderful Power of the Divine Love
St. Malachy's Apostolic Labours, Praises and Miracles.
Gazing intently at the high council, Paul began: "Brothers, I have always lived before God with a clear conscience!"
1 Corinthians 1:17
For Christ didn't send me to baptize, but to preach the Good News--and not with clever speech, for fear that the cross of Christ would lose its power.
1 Corinthians 4:4
My conscience is clear, but that doesn't prove I'm right. It is the Lord himself who will examine me and decide.
1 Corinthians 12:8
To one person the Spirit gives the ability to give wise advice; to another the same Spirit gives a message of special knowledge.
2 Corinthians 2:17
You see, we are not like the many hucksters who preach for personal profit. We preach the word of God with sincerity and with Christ's authority, knowing that God is watching us.
1 Thessalonians 2:10
You yourselves are our witnesses--and so is God--that we were devout and honest and faultless toward all of you believers.
Pray for us, for our conscience is clear and we want to live honorably in everything we do.
Jump to PreviousAbundantly Behaved Boasting Conducted Conscience Conversation Earthly Fleshly Godly Grace Gracious Help Holiness Life Manner Motives Ourselves Proud Pure Rejoicing Relations Reliance Simplicity Sincerity Testifies Testimony Wisdom World Worldly You-Ward
Jump to NextAbundantly Behaved Boasting Conducted Conscience Conversation Earthly Fleshly Godly Grace Gracious Help Holiness Life Manner Motives Ourselves Proud Pure Rejoicing Relations Reliance Simplicity Sincerity Testifies Testimony Wisdom World Worldly You-Ward
Links2 Corinthians 1:12 NIV
2 Corinthians 1:12 NLT
2 Corinthians 1:12 ESV
2 Corinthians 1:12 NASB
2 Corinthians 1:12 KJV
2 Corinthians 1:12 Bible Apps
2 Corinthians 1:12 Biblia Paralela
2 Corinthians 1:12 Chinese Bible
2 Corinthians 1:12 French Bible
2 Corinthians 1:12 German Bible
2 Corinthians 1:12 Commentaries