2 Corinthians 1:14
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New International Version
as you have understood us in part, you will come to understand fully that you can boast of us just as we will boast of you in the day of the Lord Jesus.

New Living Translation
even if you don't understand us now. Then on the day when the Lord Jesus returns, you will be proud of us in the same way we are proud of you.

English Standard Version
just as you did partially understand us—that on the day of our Lord Jesus you will boast of us as we will boast of you.

Berean Study Bible
as you have already understood us in part, so that you may boast of us just as we will boast of you in the day of our Lord Jesus.

Berean Literal Bible
as also you have understood us in part, so that we are your boasting, even as you are also ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.

New American Standard Bible
just as you also partially did understand us, that we are your reason to be proud as you also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.

King James Bible
As also ye have acknowledged us in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as ye also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
as you have partially understood us--that we are your reason for pride, as you are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.

International Standard Version
just as you have already understood us partially, so that on the Day of our Lord Jesus we can be your reason to boast, even as you are ours.

NET Bible
just as also you have partly understood us, that we are your source of pride just as you also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.

New Heart English Bible
as also you acknowledged us in part, that we are your boasting, even as you also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Just as you also have acknowledged a few things, that we are your pride as you are also ours, in the day of our Lord Yeshua The Messiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
even though you now understand it only partially. We are your reason to be proud, as you will be our reason to be proud on the day of our Lord Jesus.

New American Standard 1977
just as you also partially did understand us, that we are your reason to be proud as you also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.

Jubilee Bible 2000
as also ye have known in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as ye also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.

King James 2000 Bible
As also you have acknowledged us in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as you also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.

American King James Version
As also you have acknowledged us in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as you also are our's in the day of the Lord Jesus.

American Standard Version
as also ye did acknowledge us in part, that we are your glorying, even as ye also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As also you have known us in part, that we are your glory, as you also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Darby Bible Translation
even as also ye have recognised us in part, that we are your boast, even as ye [are] ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.

English Revised Version
as also ye did acknowledge us in part, that we are your glorying, even as ye also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.

Webster's Bible Translation
As also ye have acknowledged us in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as ye also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.

Weymouth New Testament
just as some few of you have recognized us as your reason for boasting, even as you will be ours, on the day of Jesus our Lord.

World English Bible
as also you acknowledged us in part, that we are your boasting, even as you also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.

Young's Literal Translation
according as also ye did acknowledge us in part, that your glory we are, even as also ye are ours, in the day of the Lord Jesus;
Study Bible
Paul's Change of Plans
13For we do not write you anything that is beyond your ability to read and understand. And I hope that you will understand completely, 14as you have already understood us in part, so that you may boast of us just as we will boast of you in the day of our Lord Jesus. 15Confident of this, I planned to visit you first, so that you might receive a double blessing.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 1:8
He will sustain you to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:12
We are not commending ourselves to you again. Instead, we are giving you an occasion to be proud of us, so that you can answer those who take pride in appearances rather than in the heart.

1 Thessalonians 2:20
You are indeed our glory and our joy.
Treasury of Scripture

As also you have acknowledged us in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as you also are our's in the day of the Lord Jesus.

in part.

2 Corinthians 2:5 But if any have caused grief, he has not grieved me, but in part: …

Romans 11:25 For I would not, brothers, that you should be ignorant of this mystery, …

1 Corinthians 11:18 For first of all, when you come together in the church, I hear that …

that.

2 Corinthians 5:12 For we commend not ourselves again to you, but give you occasion …

1 Corinthians 3:21-23 Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours…

Philippians 1:26 That your rejoicing may be more abundant in Jesus Christ for me by …

your. That is 'the cause and object of your rejoicing.'

even.

2 Corinthians 9:2 For I know the forwardness of your mind, for which I boast of you …

1 Corinthians 15:31 I protest by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our LORD, I die daily.

Philippians 2:16 Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of …

Philippians 4:1 Therefore, my brothers dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and …

1 Thessalonians 2:19,20 For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even …

in the.

1 Corinthians 1:8 Who shall also confirm you to the end, that you may be blameless …

Philippians 1:6,10 Being confident of this very thing, that he which has begun a good …

1 Thessalonians 3:13 To the end he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before …

1 Thessalonians 5:23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly…

(14) As also ye have acknowledged.--The parenthetical clause (better, ye did acknowledge) comes in to qualify the fear which had been partly veiled by the hope. They had done him some, though not adequate, justice. The phrase "in part" may be noted as specially characteristic of the Epistles of this period (Romans 11:25; Romans 15:15; Romans 15:24; 1Corinthians 11:18; 1Corinthians 12:27; 1Corinthians 13:9).

That we are your rejoicing . . .--Better, a ground of exultation to you, as you are to us. The words must be connected with the future rather than the past. "I trust that you will one day recognise that you have as much reason to be proud of me as I have to be proud of you." The word for "rejoicing," "boasting," "glorying," &c., is specially characteristic of this period of St. Paul's life, occurring forty-six times in 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, and Romans, and only six times in his other Epistles. The "day of the Lord Jesus," of His great advent to judge the world (comp. Romans 2:16), defines the "end" to which the previous verse had pointed.

Verse 14. - In part. Not as a whole Church. Some only of the Corinthians had been faithful to his teaching and to himself. (For the phrase, see Romans 11:25; Romans 15:15, 24; 1 Corinthians 11:18; 1 Corinthians 12:27; 1 Corinthians 13:9) Rejoicing; rather, ground of boast, as in 2 Corinthians 9:3; Romans 4:2, "whereof to glory;" 1 Corinthians 5:6. In ver. 12 the substantive means "the act of rejoicing." The word is characteristic of this group of Epistles, in which it occurs forty-six times, Even as ye also are ours. This clause takes away all semblance of self-glorification. In 1 Thessalonians 2:19, 20 and Philippians 2:16 he expresses the natural thought that a teacher's converts are, and will be in the last day, his "crown of exultation." Here alone he implies that they may glory in him as he in them. The thought, however, so far frond being egotistical, merely indicates the in. tense intercommunion of sympathy which existed between him and them. He does but place himself on a level with his converts, and imply that they mutually gloried in each other. In the day of the Lord Jesus (see on 1 Corinthians 3:13). As also you have acknowledged us in part,.... This may refer either to the thing known and acknowledged, namely, the integrity of the apostle's conversation, and others; which though they did not know thoroughly and perfectly, yet did in part, and that so far as that they might acquit them from the charge brought against them; or to the persons who knew this, as that there were some in the church of Corinth, a part of them, though not all, who knew and had acknowledged them to be upright and sincere ministers of the word, and had declared that they had reason to rejoice and bless God that ever they heard them: and

that we are your rejoicing: or "glorying in", or "unto the day of the Lord Jesus": when he shall come to judge the world in righteousness, then they should before him, angels and men, rejoice and glory in this, that they had been blessed with such sincere and faithful ministers, who sought not any worldly advantage, but the glory of Christ, and the salvation of souls:

even as, adds the apostle,

ye also are ours; we do now, and so we shall then, rejoice and glory in this, that our labour among you was not in vain, but was blessed for your conversion and edification. 14. in part—In contrast to "even to the end": the testimony of his life was not yet completed [Theophylact and Bengel]. Rather, "in part," that is, some of you, not all [Grotius, Alford]. So in 2Co 2:5; Ro 11:25. The majority at Corinth had shown a willing compliance with Paul's directions in the first Epistle: but some were still refractory. Hence arises the difference of tone in different parts of this Epistle. See [2301]Introduction.

your rejoicing—your subject of glorying or boast. "Are" (not merely shall be) implies the present recognition of one another as a subject of mutual glorying: that glorying being about to be realized in its fulness "in the day (of the coming) of the Lord Jesus."1:12-14 Though, as a sinner, the apostle could only rejoice and glory in Christ Jesus, yet, as a believer, he might rejoice and glory in being really what he professed. Conscience witnesses concerning the steady course and tenor of the life. Thereby we may judge ourselves, and not by this or by that single act. Our conversation will be well ordered, when we live and act under such a gracious principle in the heart. Having this, we may leave our characters in the Lord's hands, but using proper means to clear them, when the credit of the gospel, or our usefulness, calls for it.
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