New Living Translation
To those who are perishing, we are a dreadful smell of death and doom. But to those who are being saved, we are a life-giving perfume. And who is adequate for such a task as this?
King James Bible
To the one we are the savour of death unto death; and to the other the savour of life unto life. And who is sufficient for these things?
Darby Bible Translation
to the one an odour from death unto death, but to the others an odour from life unto life; and who is sufficient for these things?
World English Bible
to the one a stench from death to death; to the other a sweet aroma from life to life. Who is sufficient for these things?
Young's Literal Translation
to the one, indeed, a fragrance of death to death, and to the other, a fragrance of life to life; and for these things who is sufficient?
2 Corinthians 2:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:16 And who is sufficient for these things - No man living, but by the power of God's Spirit.
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.
Then Simeon blessed them, and he said to Mary, the baby's mother, "This child is destined to cause many in Israel to fall, but he will be a joy to many others. He has been sent as a sign from God, but many will oppose him.
Then Jesus told him, "I entered this world to render judgment--to give sight to the blind and to show those who think they see that they are blind."
2 Corinthians 3:5
It is not that we think we are qualified to do anything on our own. Our qualification comes from God.
1 Peter 2:7
Yes, you who trust him recognize the honor God has given him. But for those who reject him, "The stone that the builders rejected has now become the cornerstone."
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