2 Corinthians 6:12
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New International Version
We are not withholding our affection from you, but you are withholding yours from us.

New Living Translation
There is no lack of love on our part, but you have withheld your love from us.

English Standard Version
You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted in your own affections.

Berean Study Bible
It is not our affection, but yours that is restrained.

Berean Literal Bible
You are not restrained by us, but you are restrained in your own affections.

New American Standard Bible
You are not restrained by us, but you are restrained in your own affections.

King James Bible
Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own bowels.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are not limited by us, but you are limited by your own affections.

International Standard Version
We have not cut you off, but you have cut off your own feelings toward us.

NET Bible
Our affection for you is not restricted, but you are restricted in your affections for us.

New Heart English Bible
You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted by your own affections.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted in your affections.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
We haven't cut you off. Your own emotions have cut you off [from us].

New American Standard 1977
You are not restrained by us, but you are restrained in your own affections.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own bowels.

King James 2000 Bible
You are not constrained in us, but you are constrained in your own affections.

American King James Version
You are not straitened in us, but you are straitened in your own bowels.

American Standard Version
Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own affections.

Douay-Rheims Bible
You are not straitened in us, but in your own bowels you are straitened.

Darby Bible Translation
Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your affections;

English Revised Version
Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own affections.

Webster's Bible Translation
Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own bowels.

Weymouth New Testament
There is no narrowness in our love to you: the narrowness is in your own feelings.

World English Bible
You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted by your own affections.

Young's Literal Translation
ye are not straitened in us, and ye are straitened in your own bowels,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
6:11-18 It is wrong for believers to join with the wicked and profane. The word unbeliever applies to all destitute of true faith. True pastors will caution their beloved children in the gospel, not to be unequally yoked. The fatal effects of neglecting Scripture precepts as to marriages clearly appear. Instead of a help meet, the union brings a snare. Those whose cross it is to be unequally united, without their wilful fault, may expect consolation under it; but when believers enter into such unions, against the express warnings of God's word, they must expect must distress. The caution also extends to common conversation. We should not join in friendship and acquaintance with wicked men and unbelievers. Though we cannot wholly avoid seeing and hearing, and being with such, yet we should never choose them for friends. We must not defile ourselves by converse with those who defile themselves with sin. Come out from the workers of iniquity, and separate from their vain and sinful pleasures and pursuits; from all conformity to the corruptions of this present evil world. If it be an envied privilege to be the son or daughter of an earthly prince, who can express the dignity and happiness of being sons and daughters of the Almighty?
Study Bible
Paul's Hardships and God's Grace
11We have spoken freely to you, Corinthians. Our hearts are open wide. 12It is not our affection, but yours that is restrained. 13As a fair exchange, I ask you as my children: Open wide your hearts also.…
Cross References
Matthew 7:14
But small is the gate and narrow the way that leads to life, and only a few find it.

2 Corinthians 4:8
We are pressed on all sides, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair;

2 Corinthians 7:2
Make room for us in your hearts. We have wronged no one, we have corrupted no one, we have exploited no one.
Treasury of Scripture

You are not straitened in us, but you are straitened in your own bowels.

are not.

Ecclesiastes 6:9 Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: …

Job 36:16 Even so would he have removed you out of the strait into a broad …

Proverbs 4:12 When you go, your steps shall not be straitened; and when you run, …

Micah 2:7 O you that are named the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD …

in your.

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

1 John 3:17 But whoever has this world's good, and sees his brother have need, …

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