2 Corinthians 11:2
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New International Version
I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a pure virgin to him.

New Living Translation
For I am jealous for you with the jealousy of God himself. I promised you as a pure bride to one husband--Christ.

English Standard Version
For I feel a divine jealousy for you, since I betrothed you to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ.

Berean Study Bible
I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. For I promised you to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ.

Berean Literal Bible
For I am jealous as to you with the jealousy of God. For I have betrothed you to one husband, to present a pure virgin to Christ.

New American Standard Bible
For I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy; for I betrothed you to one husband, so that to Christ I might present you as a pure virgin.

King James Bible
For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy, because I have promised you in marriage to one husband--to present a pure virgin to Christ.

International Standard Version
I am jealous of you with God's own jealousy, because I promised you in marriage to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to the Messiah.

NET Bible
For I am jealous for you with godly jealousy, because I promised you in marriage to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For I am jealous over you with the jealousy of God, for I have betrothed you as a pure virgin to one Man, to present to The Messiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I'm as protective of you as God is. After all, you're a virgin whom I promised in marriage to one man-Christ.

New American Standard 1977
For I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy; for I betrothed you to one husband, that to Christ I might present you as a pure virgin.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For I am jealous over you with the jealousy of God, for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to the Christ.

King James 2000 Bible
For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.

American King James Version
For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.

American Standard Version
For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy: for I espoused you to one husband, that I might present you as a pure virgin to Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I am jealous of you with the jealousy of God. For I have espoused you to one husband that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.

Darby Bible Translation
For I am jealous as to you with a jealousy [which is] of God; for I have espoused you unto one man, to present [you] a chaste virgin to Christ.

English Revised Version
For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy: for I espoused you to one husband, that I might present you as a pure virgin to Christ.

Webster's Bible Translation
For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.

Weymouth New Testament
I am jealous over you with God's own jealousy. For I have betrothed you to Christ to present you to Him like a faithful bride to her one husband.

World English Bible
For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy. For I married you to one husband, that I might present you as a pure virgin to Christ.

Young's Literal Translation
for I am zealous for you with zeal of God, for I did betroth you to one husband, a pure virgin, to present to Christ,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
11:1-4 The apostle desired to preserve the Corinthians from being corrupted by the false apostles. There is but one Jesus, one Spirit, and one gospel, to be preached to them, and received by them; and why should any be prejudiced, by the devices of an adversary, against him who first taught them in faith? They should not listen to men, who, without cause, would draw them away from those who were the means of their conversion.
Study Bible
Paul and the False Apostles
1I hope you will bear with a little of my foolishness, but you are already doing that. 2I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. For I promised you to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ. 3I am afraid, however, that just as Eve was deceived by the serpent’s cunning, your minds may be led astray from your simple and pure devotion to Christ.…
Cross References
Hosea 2:19
"I will betroth you to Me forever; Yes, I will betroth you to Me in righteousness and in justice, In lovingkindness and in compassion,

2 Corinthians 4:14
knowing that the One who raised the Lord Jesus will also raise us with Jesus and present us with you in His presence.

Ephesians 5:26
to sanctify her, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word,

Ephesians 5:27
and to present her to Himself as a glorious church, without stain or wrinkle or any such blemish, but holy and blameless.

Revelation 14:4
These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they are virgins. They follow the Lamb wherever He goes. They have been redeemed from among men as firstfruits to God and to the Lamb.
Treasury of Scripture

For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.

jealous.

Galatians 4:11,17-19 I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed on you labor in vain…

Philippians 1:8 For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels …

1 Thessalonians 2:11 As you know how we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of …

I have.

Genesis 24:2-5,58-67 And Abraham said to his oldest servant of his house, that ruled over …

Psalm 45:10,11 Listen, O daughter, and consider, and incline your ear; forget also …

Isaiah 54:5 For your Maker is your husband; the LORD of hosts is his name; and …

Isaiah 62:4,5 You shall no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall your land any …

Hosea 2:19,20 And I will betroth you to me for ever; yes, I will betroth you to …

John 3:29 He that has the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, …

Romans 7:4 Why, my brothers, you also are become dead to the law by the body …

1 Corinthians 4:15 For though you have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet have …

I may.

Ephesians 5:27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having …

Colossians 1:28 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all …

a chaste.

Leviticus 21:13-15 And he shall take a wife in her virginity…

Ezekiel 44:22 Neither shall they take for their wives a widow, nor her that is put away…

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