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2 Corinthians 10:3 Good News Translation (GNT)

It is true that we live in the world, but we do not fight from worldly motives.

Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

2 Corinthians 10:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Indeed, we live as human beings,[a] but we do not wage war according to human standards;[b]

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  1. 2 Corinthians 10:3 Gk in the flesh
  2. 2 Corinthians 10:3 Gk according to the flesh
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

2 Corinthians 10:3 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

For although we do live in the world, we do not wage war in a worldly way;

Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

Copyright © 1998 by David H. Stern. All rights reserved.

2 Corinthians 10:3-6 The Message (MSG)

3-6 The world is unprincipled. It’s dog-eat-dog out there! The world doesn’t fight fair. But we don’t live or fight our battles that way—never have and never will. The tools of our trade aren’t for marketing or manipulation, but they are for demolishing that entire massively corrupt culture. We use our powerful God-tools for smashing warped philosophies, tearing down barriers erected against the truth of God, fitting every loose thought and emotion and impulse into the structure of life shaped by Christ. Our tools are ready at hand for clearing the ground of every obstruction and building lives of obedience into maturity.

The Message (MSG)

Copyright © 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 by Eugene H. Peterson

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