5 In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings; 6 By pureness, by knowledge, by long suffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned. 2 For God says, “At just the right time, I heard you. 2 Corinthians 6:6-8 New International Version (NIV). 2 Corinthians 6-8 New International Version (NIV) 6  As God’s co-workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain. In addition to our own encouragement, we were especially delighted to see how happy Titus(BD) was, because his spirit has been refreshed by all of you. 2 (For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.). 6 So we urged(BP) Titus,(BQ) just as he had earlier made a beginning, to bring also to completion(BR) this act of grace on your part. 23 As for Titus,(CP) he is my partner(CQ) and co-worker(CR) among you; as for our brothers,(CS) they are representatives of the churches and an honor to Christ. 8 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian(BJ) churches. 2 (For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is … Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. 6 Insomuch that we desired Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also finish in you the same grace also. 15 And his inward affection is more abundant toward you, whilst he remembereth the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him. 2 Corinthians 6-8 New King James Version (NKJV) Marks of the Ministry 6 We then, as workers together with Him also plead with you not to receive the grace of God in vain… 13 Our desire is not that others might be relieved while you are hard pressed, but that there might be equality. A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through. 7 Therefore, as ye abound in every thing, in faith, and utterance, and knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love to us, see that ye abound in this grace also. (CI) 18 And we are sending along with him the brother(CJ) who is praised by all the churches(CK) for his service to the gospel. On the day of salvation, I helped you.”[ b] Or what fellowship can light have with darkness? (CA) 11 Now finish the work, so that your eager willingness(CB) to do it may be matched by your completion of it, according to your means. 15 And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call them of his household? 2 In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. He told us about your longing for me, your deep sorrow, your ardent concern for me, so that my joy was greater than ever. 4 Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses; 5 in beatings, imprisonments(E) and riots; in hard work, sleepless nights and hunger;(F) 6 in purity, understanding, patience and kindness; in the Holy Spirit(G) and in sincere love;(H) 7 in truthful speech(I) and in the power of God;(J) with weapons of righteousness(K) in the right hand and in the left; 8 through glory and dishonor,(L) bad report(M) and good report; genuine, yet regarded as impostors;(N) 9 known, yet regarded as unknown; dying,(O) and yet we live on;(P) beaten, and yet not killed; 10 sorrowful, yet always rejoicing;(Q) poor, yet making many rich;(R) having nothing,(S) and yet possessing everything.(T). and what communion hath light with darkness? 2 Corinthians 6:8 German Bible Alphabetical: and as bad by deceivers dishonor evil genuine glory good impostors regarded report through yet NT Letters: 2 Corinthians 6:8 By glory and dishonor by evil report (2 Cor. At every point you have proved yourselves to be innocent in this matter. 8 For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not repent, though I did repent: for I perceive that the same epistle hath made you sorry, though it were but for a season. for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. John 7:18 He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him. 22 In addition, we are sending with them our brother who has often proved to us in many ways that he is zealous, and now even more so because of his great confidence in you. 2 Receive us; we have wronged no man, we have corrupted no man, we have defrauded no man. (AA) Or what does a believer(AB) have in common with an unbeliever? He here 2 Corinthians 6:8-10 introduces another group of particulars in which it was done. By honor and dishonor, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true; Acts 4:21 So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people: for all men glorified God for that which was done. 14 I had boasted to him about you,(BE) and you have not embarrassed me. 16 I rejoice therefore that I have confidence in you in all things. 5 For, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears. (U) 12 We are not withholding our affection from you, but you are withholding yours from us. 3 Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed: 4 But in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses. 11 O ye Corinthians, our mouth is open unto you, our heart is enlarged. 7 By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left. 12 So even though I wrote to you,(BB) it was neither on account of the one who did the wrong(BC) nor on account of the injured party, but rather that before God you could see for yourselves how devoted to us you are. (AD) For we are the temple(AE) of the living God. (BK) 3 For I testify that they gave as much as they were able,(BL) and even beyond their ability. 10 And here is my judgment(BZ) about what is best for you in this matter. 18 And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 8 Even if I caused you sorrow by my letter,(AY) I do not regret it. In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter. 6 in purity, understanding, patience and kindness; in the Holy Spirit and in sincere love; 7 in truthful speech and in the power of God; with weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left; 8 through glory and dishonor, bad report and good report; genuine, yet regarded as impostors; 11 For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! (Z) 15 What harmony is there between Christ and Belial[b]? 2 Corinthians 6:8, CSB: "through glory and dishonor, through slander and good report; regarded as deceivers, yet true;" What does 2 Corinthians 6:8 mean? Commendation, good report, praise. All rights reserved worldwide. 24 Therefore show these men the proof of your love and the reason for our pride in you,(CT) so that the churches can see it. 4 I have spoken to you with great frankness; I take great pride in you. 13 By all this we are encouraged. 9 For you know the grace(BV) of our Lord Jesus Christ,(BW) that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor,(BX) so that you through his poverty might become rich.(BY). 9 For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich. 21 For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of man.(CO).