2 Corinthians 8:8
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New International Version
I am not commanding you, but I want to test the sincerity of your love by comparing it with the earnestness of others.


New American Standard Bible
I am not speaking this as a command, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity of your love also.


King James Bible
I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
I am not saying this as a command. Rather, by means of the diligence of others, I am testing the genuineness of your love.


International Standard Version
I am not commanding you but testing the genuineness of your love by the enthusiasm of others.


American Standard Version
I speak not by way of commandment, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity also of your love.


Douay-Rheims Bible
I speak not as commanding; but by the carefulness of others, approving also the good disposition of your charity.


Darby Bible Translation
I do not speak as commanding it, but through the zeal of others, and proving the genuineness of your love.


Young's Literal Translation
not according to command do I speak, but because of the diligence of others, and of your love proving the genuineness,
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Treasury of Scripture

I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love.

speak.

2 Corinthians 8:10 And herein I give my advice: for this is expedient for you, who have begun before, not only to do, but also to be forward a year ago.

2 Corinthians 9:7 Every man according as he purposes in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loves a cheerful giver.

1 Corinthians 7:6,12,25 But I speak this by permission, and not of commandment...

by occasion.

2 Corinthians 8:1-3 Moreover, brothers, we do you to wit of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia...

2 Corinthians 9:2 For I know the forwardness of your mind, for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago...

Romans 11:12-14 Now if the fall of them be the riches of the world, and the diminishing of them the riches of the Gentiles...

Hebrews 10:24 And let us consider one another to provoke to love and to good works:

prove.

2 Corinthians 8:24 Why show you to them, and before the churches, the proof of your love, and of our boasting on your behalf.

2 Corinthians 6:6 By pureness, by knowledge, by long-suffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,

Joshua 24:14 Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth...

Ezekiel 33:31 And they come to you as the people comes, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but they will not do them...

Romans 12:9 Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; hold to that which is good.

Ephesians 4:15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

*marg:

Ephesians 6:24 Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen.

James 2:14-16 What does it profit, my brothers, though a man say he has faith, and have not works? can faith save him...

1 Peter 1:22 Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit to unfeigned love of the brothers...

1 John 3:17-19 But whoever has this world's good, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him...

Strong's Concordance
I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love.
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Command Commanding Commandment Comparing Diligence Earnestness Forwardness Genuine Genuineness Giving Love Men's Mind Occasion Order Prove Proving Quality Ready Saying Sincerity Speak Speaking Standard Test Using Zeal
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2 Corinthians Chapter 8 Verse 8

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NT Letters: 2 Corinthians 8:8 I speak not by way of commandment (2 Cor. 2C iiC 2Cor ii cor iicor)
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