2 Corinthians 3:10
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New International Version
For what was glorious has no glory now in comparison with the surpassing glory.

New Living Translation
In fact, that first glory was not glorious at all compared with the overwhelming glory of the new way.

English Standard Version
Indeed, in this case, what once had glory has come to have no glory at all, because of the glory that surpasses it.

Berean Study Bible
Indeed, what was once glorious has no glory now in comparison to the glory that surpasses it.

Berean Literal Bible
For even that having been made glorious has not been glorified in this respect, on account of the glory surpassing it.

New American Standard Bible
For indeed what had glory, in this case has no glory because of the glory that surpasses it.

King James Bible
For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excelleth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In fact, what had been glorious is not glorious now by comparison because of the glory that surpasses it.

International Standard Version
In fact, that which once had glory lost its glory, because the other glory surpassed it.

NET Bible
For indeed, what had been glorious now has no glory because of the tremendously greater glory of what replaced it.

New Heart English Bible
For truly that which has been made glorious has not been made glorious in this respect, by reason of the glory that surpasses.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For that which was glorified was not even glorious by comparison to that excellent glory.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In fact, the ministry that brings punishment lost its glory because of the superior glory of the other ministry.

New American Standard 1977
For indeed what had glory, in this case has no glory on account of the glory that surpasses it.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For even that which was so glorious had no glory in this respect, in comparison with the glory that excels.

King James 2000 Bible
For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excels.

American King James Version
For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excels.

American Standard Version
For verily that which hath been made glorious hath not been made glorious in this respect, by reason of the glory that surpasseth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For even that which was glorious in this part was not glorified, by reason of the glory that excelleth.

Darby Bible Translation
For also that [which was] glorified is not glorified in this respect, on account of the surpassing glory.

English Revised Version
For verily that which hath been made glorious hath not been made glorious in this respect, by reason of the glory that surpasseth.

Webster's Bible Translation
For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excelleth.

Weymouth New Testament
For, in fact, that which was once resplendent in glory has no glory at all in this respect, that it pales before the glory which surpasses it.

World English Bible
For most certainly that which has been made glorious has not been made glorious in this respect, by reason of the glory that surpasses.

Young's Literal Translation
for also even that which hath been glorious, hath not been glorious -- in this respect, because of the superior glory;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:1-11 Even the appearance of self-praise and courting human applause, is painful to the humble and spiritual mind. Nothing is more delightful to faithful ministers, or more to their praise, than the success of their ministry, as shown in the spirits and lives of those among whom they labour. The law of Christ was written in their hearts, and the love of Christ shed abroad there. Nor was it written in tables of stone, as the law of God given to Moses, but on the fleshy (not fleshly, as fleshliness denotes sensuality) tables of the heart, Eze 36:26. Their hearts were humbled and softened to receive this impression, by the new-creating power of the Holy Spirit. He ascribes all the glory to God. And remember, as our whole dependence is upon the Lord, so the whole glory belongs to him alone. The letter killeth: the letter of the law is the ministration of death; and if we rest only in the letter of the gospel, we shall not be the better for so doing: but the Holy Spirit gives life spiritual, and life eternal. The Old Testament dispensation was the ministration of death, but the New Testament of life. The law made known sin, and the wrath and curse of God; it showed us a God above us, and a God against us; but the gospel makes known grace, and Emmanuel, God with us. Therein the righteousness of God by faith is revealed; and this shows us that the just shall live by his faith; this makes known the grace and mercy of God through Jesus Christ, for obtaining the forgiveness of sins and eternal life. The gospel so much exceeds the law in glory, that it eclipses the glory of the legal dispensation. But even the New Testament will be a killing letter, if shown as a mere system or form, and without dependence on God the Holy Spirit, to give it a quickening power.
Study Bible
The Glory of the New Covenant
9For if the ministry of condemnation was glorious, how much more glorious is the ministry of righteousness! 10Indeed, what was once glorious has no glory now in comparison to the glory that surpasses it. 11For if what was fading away came with glory, how much greater is the glory of that which endures!…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 3:9
For if the ministry of condemnation was glorious, how much more glorious is the ministry of righteousness!

2 Corinthians 3:11
For if what was fading away came with glory, how much greater is the glory of that which endures!
Treasury of Scripture

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