Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials. Try it for 30 days FREE. we are pressed on every side, yet not straitened; perplexed, yet not unto despair; We are pressured in every way [hedged in], but not crushed; perplexed [unsure of finding a way out], but not driven to despair; We are afflicted in every way, but are not crushed; [we are] perplexed, but not to the point of despair; We are pressed on all sides, yet not restrained; perplexed, but not in despair; Troubles are round us on every side, but we are not shut in; things are hard for us, but we see a way out of them; We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; I am press'd on every side, yet not crush'd; perplexed, but not in despair; every way afflicted, but not straitened; seeing no apparent issue, but our way not entirely shut up; in everything being troubled, but not in difficulties incorrigible; being at a loss, but not utterly at a loss; I am hard pressed on every side, but never cut off: perplexed, but not driven to despair; We are troubled on every side, yet not crushed; Being pressed in every thing, but not straightened; being at a loss, but not utterly perplexed; We are afflicted in every [way], but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing; in every way having been troubled, but not having been hemmed in; having been perplexed, but not utterly at a loss; We are troubled on every side, yet are we not without shift. Therefore we do not lose heart. Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong. Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:8-9, 2 Corinthians 4:8-10, 2 Corinthians 4:8 Summary: We all are ATTACKED SPIRITUALLY & at times we are KNOCKED DOWN but we don’t have to STAY DOWN. We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. 2 Corinthians 4:8-18 NIV We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. Then his wife said to him, “Do you still hold fast your integrity? Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers. International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation. 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your testing, as though some strange thing were happening to you; Then Saul said to his armor bearer, “Draw your sword and pierce me through with it, otherwise these uncircumcised will come and pierce me through and make sport of me.” But his armor bearer would not, for he was greatly afraid. This is Paul’s proof that God works through weak people like him. Who will separate us from the love of Christ? For we who are alive are always being given over to death for Jesus’ sake, so that his life may also be revealed in our mortal body. 2 Corinthians 4:8 Devotional. restricted in everything, yet not confined, perplexed but not despairing. on every side I am harried but not hemmed in, perplexed but not despairing. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! 2 Corinthians 4:8, CSB: "We are afflicted in every way but not crushed; we are perplexed but not in despair;" [⇑ See verse text ⇑] Paul has described the knowledge of God's glory revealed in Christ as a treasure and a light (2 Corinthians 4:6–7). On every side, pressed hard, but not hemmed in, without a way, but not without a by-way. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. Are they servants of Christ?—I speak as if insane—I more so; in far more labors, in far more imprisonments, beaten times without number, often in danger of death. 2 Corinthians 4:8-10 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed; Read verse in King James Version We do not mean that Paul was a weak person; clearly he was strong both in his mind and body. It is written: “I believed; therefore I have spoken.” Since we have that same spirit of faith, we also believe and therefore speak, because we know that the one who raised the Lord Jesus from the dead will also raise us with Jesus and present us with you to himself. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Learn more. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. Palmtree. 8 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Word Count of 37 Translations in 2 Corinthians 4:8. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. Crushed but not Despairing. Curse God and die!”. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body. So then, death is at work in us, but life is at work in you. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? The name of the Lord is a strong tower;The righteous runs into it and is safe. 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