New Living Translation
Whatever you give is acceptable if you give it eagerly. And give according to what you have, not what you don't have.
King James Bible
For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.
Darby Bible Translation
For if the readiness be there, a man is accepted according to what he may have, not according to what he has not.
World English Bible
For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according to what you have, not according to what you don't have.
Young's Literal Translation
for if the willing mind is present, according to that which any one may have it is well-accepted, not according to that which he hath not;
2 Corinthians 8:12 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:12 A man - Every believer. Is accepted - With God. According to what he hath - And the same rule holds universally. Whoever acknowledges himself to be a vile, guilty sinner, and, in consequence of this acknowledgment, flies for refuge to the wounds of a crucified Saviour, and relies on his merits alone for salvation, may in every circumstance of life apply this indulgent declaration to himself.
LibraryIndeed in all Spiritual Delights, which Unmarried Women Enjoy...
27. Indeed in all spiritual delights, which unmarried women enjoy, their holy conversation ought also to be with caution; lest haply, though their life be not evil through haughtiness, their report be evil through negligence. Nor are they to be listened to, whether they be holy men or women, when (upon occasion of their neglect in some matter being blamed, through which it comes to pass that they fall into evil suspicion, from which they know that their life is far removed) they say that it is enough …
St. Augustine—On the Good of Widowhood.
Epistle xxxi. To Theodorus, Physician.
Therefore Let the Rest of the Faithful, who have Lost virginity...
Epistle xxviii. To Theodore, Physician.
"Tell the people of Israel to bring me their sacred offerings. Accept the contributions from all whose hearts are moved to offer them.
Jesus called his disciples to him and said, "I tell you the truth, this poor widow has given more than all the others who are making contributions.
"I tell you the truth," Jesus said, "this poor widow has given more than all the rest of them.
For they have given a tiny part of their surplus, but she, poor as she is, has given everything she has."
2 Corinthians 8:11
Now you should finish what you started. Let the eagerness you showed in the beginning be matched now by your giving. Give in proportion to what you have.
2 Corinthians 8:13
Of course, I don't mean your giving should make life easy for others and hard for yourselves. I only mean that there should be some equality.
2 Corinthians 8:19
He was appointed by the churches to accompany us as we take the offering to Jerusalem--a service that glorifies the Lord and shows our eagerness to help.
Jump to PreviousAcceptable Accepted Approval Assuming Earnest First Gift God's Measure Mind Present Readiness Ready Well-Accepted Whatever Willing Willingness
Jump to NextAcceptable Accepted Approval Assuming Earnest First Gift God's Measure Mind Present Readiness Ready Well-Accepted Whatever Willing Willingness
Links2 Corinthians 8:12 NIV
2 Corinthians 8:12 NLT
2 Corinthians 8:12 ESV
2 Corinthians 8:12 NASB
2 Corinthians 8:12 KJV
2 Corinthians 8:12 Bible Apps
2 Corinthians 8:12 Biblia Paralela
2 Corinthians 8:12 Chinese Bible
2 Corinthians 8:12 French Bible
2 Corinthians 8:12 German Bible
2 Corinthians 8:12 Commentaries