New Living Translation
Our lives are a Christ-like fragrance rising up to God. But this fragrance is perceived differently by those who are being saved and by those who are perishing.
King James Bible
For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:
Darby Bible Translation
For we are a sweet odour of Christ to God, in the saved and in those that perish:
World English Bible
For we are a sweet aroma of Christ to God, in those who are saved, and in those who perish;
Young's Literal Translation
because of Christ a sweet fragrance we are to God, in those being saved, and in those being lost;
2 Corinthians 2:15 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:15 For we - The preachers of the gospel. Are to God a sweet odour of Christ - God is well - pleased with this perfume diffused by us, both in them that believe and are saved, treated of, 2Cor 3:1; 2Cor 4:2; and in them that obstinately disbelieve and, consequently, perish, treated of, 2Cor 4:3 -
LibraryOf the Matters to be Considered in the Councils.
Let us now consider the matters which should be treated in the councils, and with which popes, cardinals, bishops, and all learned men should occupy themselves day and night, if they loved Christ and His Church. But if they do not do so, the people at large and the temporal powers must do so, without considering the thunders of their excommunications. For an unjust excommunication is better than ten just absolutions, and an unjust absolution is worse than ten just excommunications. Therefore let …
Martin Luther—First Principles of the Reformation
Epistle xxxv. To Leontius, Ex-Consul.
How the Rude in Sacred Learning, and those who are Learned but not Humble, are to be Admonished.
The Preparatory Service; Sometimes Called the Confessional Service.
you will offer special gifts as a pleasing aroma to the LORD. These gifts may take the form of a burnt offering, a sacrifice to fulfill a vow, a voluntary offering, or an offering at any of your annual festivals, and they may be taken from your herds of cattle or your flocks of sheep and goats.
Song of Solomon 1:3
How fragrant your cologne; your name is like its spreading fragrance. No wonder all the young women love you!
When I bring you home from exile, you will be like a pleasing sacrifice to me. And I will display my holiness through you as all the nations watch.
1 Corinthians 1:18
The message of the cross is foolish to those who are headed for destruction! But we who are being saved know it is the very power of God.
2 Corinthians 4:3
If the Good News we preach is hidden behind a veil, it is hidden only from people who are perishing.
Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.
At the moment I have all I need--and more! I am generously supplied with the gifts you sent me with Epaphroditus. They are a sweet-smelling sacrifice that is acceptable and pleasing to God.
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