2 Corinthians 1:10
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New International Version
He has delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us again. On him we have set our hope that he will continue to deliver us,

New Living Translation
And he did rescue us from mortal danger, and he will rescue us again. We have placed our confidence in him, and he will continue to rescue us.

English Standard Version
He delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us. On him we have set our hope that he will deliver us again.

New American Standard Bible
who delivered us from so great a peril of death, and will deliver us, He on whom we have set our hope. And He will yet deliver us,

King James Bible
Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He has delivered us from such a terrible death, and He will deliver us. We have put our hope in Him that He will deliver us again

International Standard Version
He has rescued us from a terrible death, and he will continue to rescue us. Yes, he is the one on whom we have set our hope, and he will rescue us again,

NET Bible
He delivered us from so great a risk of death, and he will deliver us. We have set our hope on him that he will deliver us yet again,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He who has delivered us from violent deaths, and again we hope that he will deliver us,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He has rescued us from a terrible death, and he will rescue us in the future. We are confident that he will continue to rescue us,

Jubilee Bible 2000
who delivered us from so great a death and does deliver; in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;

King James 2000 Bible
Who delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;

American King James Version
Who delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;

American Standard Version
who delivered us out of so great a death, and will deliver: on whom we have set our hope that he will also still deliver us;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who hath delivered and doth deliver us out of so great dangers: in whom we trust that he will yet also deliver us.

Darby Bible Translation
who has delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver; in whom we confide that he will also yet deliver;

English Revised Version
who delivered us out of so great a death, and will deliver: on whom we have set our hope that he will also still deliver us;

Webster's Bible Translation
Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us:

Weymouth New Testament
He it is who rescued us from so imminent a death, and will do so again; and we have a firm hope in Him that He will also rescue us in all the future,

World English Bible
who delivered us out of so great a death, and does deliver; on whom we have set our hope that he will also still deliver us;

Young's Literal Translation
who out of so great a death did deliver us, and doth deliver, in whom we have hoped that even yet He will deliver;
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

1:1-11 We are encouraged to come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. The Lord is able to give peace to the troubled conscience, and to calm the raging passions of the soul. These blessings are given by him, as the Father of his redeemed family. It is our Saviour who says, Let not your heart be troubled. All comforts come from God, and our sweetest comforts are in him. He speaks peace to souls by granting the free remission of sins; and he comforts them by the enlivening influences of the Holy Spirit, and by the rich mercies of his grace. He is able to bind up the broken-hearted, to heal the most painful wounds, and also to give hope and joy under the heaviest sorrows. The favours God bestows on us, are not only to make us cheerful, but also that we may be useful to others. He sends comforts enough to support such as simply trust in and serve him. If we should be brought so low as to despair even of life, yet we may then trust God, who can bring back even from death. Their hope and trust were not in vain; nor shall any be ashamed who trust in the Lord. Past experiences encourage faith and hope, and lay us under obligation to trust in God for time to come. And it is our duty, not only to help one another with prayer, but in praise and thanksgiving, and thereby to make suitable returns for benefits received. Thus both trials and mercies will end in good to ourselves and others.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 10. - From so great a death. From a state of dejection and despair, which seemed to show death in all its power (see 2 Corinthians 4:10-12). And doth deliver. Perhaps a pious marginal gloss which has crept into the text of some manuscripts. We trust; rather, we have set our hope. That. This word is omitted in some good manuscripts, as also are the words, "and doth deliver." He will yet deliver us. This implies either that the perils alluded to were not yet absolutely at an end, or St. Paul s consciousness that many a peril of equal intensity lay before him in the future.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Who delivered us from so great a death,.... Accordingly, being enabled to trust in God, when all human hope and helps failed, to believe in hope against hope, then the Lord appeared for them, and delivered them from this heavy affliction; which, because by reason of it they were not only in danger of death, and threatened with, but were even under the sentence of it, is therefore called a death, and so great an one, see 2 Corinthians 11:23. The apostle expresses the continuance of the mercy,

and doth deliver; which shows that they were still exposed to deaths and dangers, but were wonderfully preserved by the power of God, which gave great encouragement to them to hope and believe that God would still preserve them for further usefulness. The Alexandrian copy leaves out this clause, and so does the Syriac version.

In whom we trust that he will yet deliver us; all the three tenses, past, present, and future, are mentioned, which shows that an abiding sense of past and present deliverances serves greatly to animate faith in expectation of future ones.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

10. doth deliver—The oldest manuscripts read, "will deliver," namely, as regards immediately imminent dangers. "In whom we trust that He will also (so the Greek) yet deliver us," refers to the continuance of God's delivering help hereafter.

2 Corinthians 1:10 Additional Commentaries
Context
The God of All Comfort
9indeed, we had the sentence of death within ourselves so that we would not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead; 10who delivered us from so great a peril of death, and will deliver us, He on whom we have set our hope. And He will yet deliver us, 11you also joining in helping us through your prayers, so that thanks may be given by many persons on our behalf for the favor bestowed on us through the prayers of many.
Cross References
1 Samuel 17:37
The LORD who rescued me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will rescue me from the hand of this Philistine." Saul said to David, "Go, and the LORD be with you."

Daniel 3:17
If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us from Your Majesty's hand.

Daniel 6:16
So the king gave the order, and they brought Daniel and threw him into the lions' den. The king said to Daniel, "May your God, whom you serve continually, rescue you!"

Romans 15:31
Pray that I may be kept safe from the unbelievers in Judea and that the contribution I take to Jerusalem may be favorably received by the Lord's people there,

2 Corinthians 1:9
Indeed, we felt we had received the sentence of death. But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead.

2 Corinthians 6:9
known, yet regarded as unknown; dying, and yet we live on; beaten, and yet not killed;

1 Timothy 4:10
That is why we labor and strive, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all people, and especially of those who believe.
Treasury of Scripture

Who delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;

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Acts 26:21 For these causes the Jews caught me in the temple, and went about to kill me.

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