2 Corinthians 3:6
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3739 [e]ὃς
hos
whoRelPro-NMS
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
alsoConj
2427 [e]ἱκάνωσεν
hikanōsen
has made competentV-AIA-3S
1473 [e]ἡμᾶς
hēmas
us [as]PPro-A1P
1249 [e]διακόνους
diakonous
ministersN-AMP
2537 [e]καινῆς
kainēs
of a newAdj-GFS
1242 [e]διαθήκης,
diathēkēs
covenant,N-GFS
3756 [e]οὐ
ou
notAdv
1121 [e]γράμματος
grammatos
of [the] letterN-GNS
235 [e]ἀλλὰ
alla
butConj
4151 [e]πνεύματος·
pneumatos
of [the] Spirit;N-GNS
3588 [e]τὸ
to
theArt-NNS
1063 [e]γὰρ
gar
forConj
1121 [e]γράμμα
gramma
letterN-NNS
615 [e]ἀποκτέννει*,
apoktennei
kills,V-PIA-3S
3588 [e]τὸ
to
- Art-NNS
1161 [e]δὲ
de
butConj
4151 [e]πνεῦμα
pneuma
the SpiritN-NNS
2227 [e]ζωοποιεῖ.
zōopoiei
gives life.V-PIA-3S









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 3:6 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ὃς καὶ ἱκάνωσεν ἡμᾶς διακόνους καινῆς διαθήκης, οὐ γράμματος ἀλλὰ πνεύματος· τὸ γὰρ γράμμα ἀποκτείνει, τὸ δὲ πνεῦμα ζωοποιεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 3:6 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ὃς καὶ ἱκάνωσεν ἡμᾶς διακόνους καινῆς διαθήκης, οὐ γράμματος ἀλλὰ πνεύματος, τὸ γὰρ γράμμα ἀποκτείνει, τὸ δὲ πνεῦμα ζωοποιεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 3:6 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ὃς καὶ ἱκάνωσεν ἡμᾶς διακόνους καινῆς διαθήκης, οὐ γράμματος ἀλλὰ πνεύματος, τὸ γὰρ γράμμα ἀποκτείνει / ἀποκτέννει, τὸ δὲ πνεῦμα ζωοποιεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 3:6 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
ὃς καὶ ἱκάνωσεν ἡμᾶς διακόνους καινῆς διαθήκης, οὐ γράμματος, ἀλλὰ πνεύματος· τὸ γὰρ γράμμα ἀποκτένει, τὸ δὲ πνεῦμα ζῳοποιεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 3:6 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ὃς καὶ ἱκάνωσεν ἡμᾶς διακόνους καινῆς διαθήκης, οὐ γράμματος, ἀλλὰ πνεύματος· τὸ γὰρ γράμμα ἀποκτέννει, τὸ δὲ πνεῦμα ζῳοποιεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 3:6 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ὃς καὶ ἱκάνωσεν ἡμᾶς διακόνους καινῆς διαθήκης, οὐ γράμματος ἀλλὰ πνεύματος· τὸ γὰρ γράμμα ἀποκτέννει, τὸ δὲ πνεῦμα ζῳοποιεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 3:6 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ὃς καὶ ἱκάνωσεν ἡμᾶς διακόνους καινῆς διαθήκης, οὐ γράμματος ἀλλὰ πνεύματος· τὸ γὰρ γράμμα ἀποκτείνει, τὸ δὲ πνεῦμα ζωοποιεῖ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 3:6 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ὃς καὶ ἱκάνωσεν ἡμᾶς διακόνους καινῆς διαθήκης οὐ γράμματος ἀλλὰ πνεύματος· τὸ γὰρ γράμμα ἀποκτείνει, τὸ δὲ πνεῦμα ζῳοποιεῖ

2 Corinthians 3:6 Hebrew Bible
אשר הכשיר אתנו למשרתי ברית חדשה לא של האותיות אלא של הרוח כי האות ימית והרוח יחיה׃

2 Corinthians 3:6 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܗܘ ܕܐܫܘܝܢ ܕܢܗܘܐ ܡܫܡܫܢܐ ܕܕܝܬܩܐ ܚܕܬܐ ܠܐ ܒܟܬܒܐ ܐܠܐ ܒܪܘܚܐ ܟܬܒܐ ܓܝܪ ܩܛܠ ܪܘܚܐ ܕܝܢ ܡܚܝܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
who also made us adequate as servants of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.

King James Bible
Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He has made us competent to be ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter, but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit produces life.
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hath.

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Ephesians 3:7 Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace …

Ephesians 4:11,12 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; …

Colossians 1:25-29 Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God …

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1 Timothy 4:6 If you put the brothers in remembrance of these things, you shall …

2 Timothy 1:11 Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher …

the new.

2 Corinthians 3:14 But their minds were blinded: for until this day remains the same …

Jeremiah 31:31 Behold, the days come, said the LORD, that I will make a new covenant …

Matthew 26:28 For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many …

Mark 14:24 And he said to them, This is my blood of the new testament, which …

Luke 22:20 Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the new testament …

1 Corinthians 11:25 After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, …

Hebrews 7:22 By so much was Jesus made a surety of a better testament.

Hebrews 8:6-10 But now has he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also …

Hebrews 9:15-20 And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that …

Hebrews 12:24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of …

Hebrews 13:20 Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, …

not.

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Romans 7:6 But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we …

for.

2 Corinthians 3:7,9 But if the ministration of death, written and engraved in stones, …

Deuteronomy 27:26 Cursed be he that confirms not all the words of this law to do them. …

Romans 3:20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified …

Romans 4:15 Because the law works wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

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Galatians 3:10-12,21 For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for …

but the.

John 6:63 It is the spirit that vivifies; the flesh profits nothing: the words …

Romans 8:2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free …

1 John 1:1 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we …

giveth life. or, quickeneth.

John 5:21 For as the Father raises up the dead, and vivifies them; even so …

Romans 4:17 (As it is written, I have made you a father of many nations,) before …

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