2 Corinthians 3:4
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New International Version
Such confidence we have through Christ before God.

New Living Translation
We are confident of all this because of our great trust in God through Christ.

English Standard Version
Such is the confidence that we have through Christ toward God.

Berean Study Bible
Such confidence before God is ours through Christ.

Berean Literal Bible
Now we have such confidence through Christ toward God.

New American Standard Bible
Such confidence we have through Christ toward God.

King James Bible
And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
We have this kind of confidence toward God through Christ.

International Standard Version
Such is the confidence that we have in God through the Messiah.

NET Bible
Now we have such confidence in God through Christ.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But in this way we have trust in The Messiah toward God,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Christ gives us confidence about you in God's presence.

New American Standard 1977
And such confidence we have through Christ toward God.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And such trust we have through the Christ towards God:

King James 2000 Bible
And such trust have we through Christ toward God:

American King James Version
And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward:

American Standard Version
And such confidence have we through Christ to God-ward:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And such confidence we have, through Christ, towards God.

Darby Bible Translation
And such confidence have we through the Christ towards God:

English Revised Version
And such confidence have we through Christ to God-ward:

Webster's Bible Translation
And such trust we have through Christ toward God.

Weymouth New Testament
Such is the confidence which we have through Christ in the presence of God;

World English Bible
Such confidence we have through Christ toward God;

Young's Literal Translation
and such trust we have through the Christ toward God,
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
Ministers of a New Covenant
3It is clear that you are a letter from Christ, the result of our ministry, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts. 4Such confidence before God is ours through Christ. 5Not that we are competent in ourselves to claim that anything comes from us, but our competence comes from God.…
Cross References
Ephesians 3:12
In Him and through faith in Him we may enter God's presence with boldness and confidence.

1 Thessalonians 1:8
For not only did the message of the Lord ring out from you to Macedonia and Achaia, but your faith in God has gone out to every place, so that we have no need to say anything further.
Treasury of Scripture

And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward:

such.

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

God-ward.

Exodus 18:19 Listen now to my voice, I will give you counsel, and God shall be …

1 Thessalonians 1:8 For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia …

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