2 Corinthians 2:11
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New International Version
in order that Satan might not outwit us. For we are not unaware of his schemes.

New Living Translation
so that Satan will not outsmart us. For we are familiar with his evil schemes.

English Standard Version
so that we would not be outwitted by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his designs.

Berean Study Bible
in order that Satan should not outwit us. For we are not unaware of his schemes.

Berean Literal Bible
so that we should not be outwitted by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his schemes.

New American Standard Bible
so that no advantage would be taken of us by Satan, for we are not ignorant of his schemes.

King James Bible
Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have done this so that we may not be taken advantage of by Satan. For we are not ignorant of his schemes.

International Standard Version
so that we may not be outsmarted by Satan. After all, we are not unaware of his intentions.

NET Bible
so that we may not be exploited by Satan (for we are not ignorant of his schemes).

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Lest Satan would overtake us, for we know his devices.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I don't want Satan to outwit us. After all, we are not ignorant about Satan's scheming.

New American Standard 1977
in order that no advantage be taken of us by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his schemes.

Jubilee Bible 2000
lest Satan should deceive us, for we do not ignore his devices.

King James 2000 Bible
Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.

American King James Version
Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.

American Standard Version
that no advantage may be gained over us by Satan: for we are not ignorant of his devices.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That we be not overreached by Satan. For we are not ignorant of his devices.

Darby Bible Translation
that we might not have Satan get an advantage against us, for we are not ignorant of his thoughts.

English Revised Version
that no advantage may be gained over us by Satan: for we are not ignorant of his devices.

Webster's Bible Translation
Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.

Weymouth New Testament
for fear Satan should gain an advantage over us. For we are not ignorant of his devices.

World English Bible
that no advantage may be gained over us by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his schemes.

Young's Literal Translation
that we may not be over-reached by the Adversary, for of his devices we are not ignorant.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
2:5-11 The apostle desires them to receive the person who had done wrong, again into their communion; for he was aware of his fault, and much afflicted under his punishment. Even sorrow for sin should not unfit for other duties, and drive to despair. Not only was there danger last Satan should get advantage, by tempting the penitent to hard thoughts of God and religion, and so drive him to despair; but against the churches and the ministers of Christ, by bringing an evil report upon Christians as unforgiving; thus making divisions, and hindering the success of the ministry. In this, as in other things, wisdom is to be used, that the ministry may not be blamed for indulging sin on the one hand, or for too great severity towards sinners on the other hand. Satan has many plans to deceive, and knows how to make a bad use of our mistakes.
Study Bible
Reaffirm Your Love
10If you forgive anyone, I also forgive him. And if I have forgiven anything, I have forgiven it in the presence of Christ for your sake, 11in order that Satan should not outwit us. For we are not unaware of his schemes. 12Now when I went to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ and a door stood open for me in the Lord,…
Cross References
Matthew 4:10
"Away from me, Satan!" Jesus declared. "For it is written: 'Worship the Lord your God and serve Him only.'"

Luke 22:31
Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift each of you like wheat.

2 Corinthians 4:4
The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

1 Peter 5:8
Be sober-minded and alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
Treasury of Scripture

Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.

2 Corinthians 11:3,14 But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through …

1 Chronicles 21:1,2 And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel…

Job 1:11 But put forth your hand now, and touch all that he has, and he will …

Job 2:3,5,9 And the LORD said to Satan, Have you considered my servant Job, that …

Zechariah 3:1-4 And he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel …

Luke 22:31 And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has desired to have …

John 13:2 And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of …

Acts 1:25 That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which …

1 Corinthians 7:5 Defraud you not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, …

Ephesians 6:11,12 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against …

2 Timothy 2:25 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure …

1 Peter 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring …

Revelation 2:24 But to you I say, and to the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not …

Revelation 12:9-11 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, …

Revelation 13:8 And all that dwell on the earth shall worship him…

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