2 Corinthians 10:11
New International Version
Such people should realize that what we are in our letters when we are absent, we will be in our actions when we are present.

New Living Translation
Those people should realize that our actions when we arrive in person will be as forceful as what we say in our letters from far away.

English Standard Version
Let such a person understand that what we say by letter when absent, we do when present.

Berean Study Bible
Such people should consider that what we are in our letters when absent, we will be in our actions when present.

Berean Literal Bible
Let such a one reckon this, that such as we are in word by letters being absent, also such we are in action being present.

New American Standard Bible
Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when absent, such persons we are also in deed when present.

King James Bible
Let such an one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

Christian Standard Bible
Let such a person consider this: What we are in our letters, when we are absent, we will also be in our actions when we are present.

Contemporary English Version
Those people had better understand that when I am with you, I will do exactly what I say in my letters.

Good News Translation
Such a person must understand that there is no difference between what we write in our letters when we are away and what we will do when we are there with you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Such a person should consider this: What we are in the words of our letters when absent, we will be in actions when present.

International Standard Version
Someone like this should take note of the following: What we say by letter when we are absent is what we will do when present!

NET Bible
Let such a person consider this: What we say by letters when we are absent, we also are in actions when we are present.

New Heart English Bible
Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when we are absent, such are we also in deed when we are present.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But let him who speaks in this way consider this, that as we are in the message of our epistles when we are absent, so we are also in deeds when we are present.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The person who is saying those things should take note of this fact: When we are with you we will do the things that we wrote about in our letters when we weren't with you.

New American Standard 1977
Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when absent, such persons we are also in deed when present.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Let such a one think this, that such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

King James 2000 Bible
Let such a one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

American King James Version
Let such an one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

American Standard Version
Let such a one reckon this, that, what we are in word by letters when we are absent, such are we also in deed when we are present.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let such a one think this, that such as we are in word by epistles, when absent, such also we will be indeed when present.

Darby Bible Translation
Let such a one think this, that such as we are in word by letters [when] absent, such also present in deed.

English Revised Version
Let such a one reckon this, that, what we are in word by letters when we are absent, such are we also in deed when we are present.

Webster's Bible Translation
Let such one think this, that such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

Weymouth New Testament
Let such people take this into their reckoning, that whatever we are in word by our letters when absent, the same are we also in act when present.

World English Bible
Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when we are absent, such are we also in deed when we are present.

Young's Literal Translation
This one -- let him reckon thus: that such as we are in word, through letters, being absent, such also, being present, we are in deed.
Study Bible
Paul's Apostolic Authority
10For some say, “His letters are weighty and forceful, but his physical presence is unimpressive, and his speaking is of no account.” 11Such people should consider that what we are in our letters when absent, we will be in our actions when present. 12We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they show their ignorance.…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 10:10
For some say, "His letters are weighty and forceful, but his physical presence is unimpressive, and his speaking is of no account."

2 Corinthians 10:12
We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they show their ignorance.

2 Corinthians 13:2
I already warned you the second time I was with you. So now in my absence, I warn those who sinned earlier and everyone else: If I return, I will not spare anyone,

Treasury of Scripture

Let such an one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

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2 Corinthians 12:20
For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:

2 Corinthians 13:2,3,10
I told you before, and foretell you, as if I were present, the second time; and being absent now I write to them which heretofore have sinned, and to all other, that, if I come again, I will not spare: …

1 Corinthians 4:19,20
But I will come to you shortly, if the Lord will, and will know, not the speech of them which are puffed up, but the power…







Lexicon
Such [people]
τοιοῦτος (toioutos)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5108: (including the other inflections); from toi and houtos; truly this, i.e. Of this sort (to denote character or individuality).

should consider
λογιζέσθω (logizesthō)
Verb - Present Imperative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3049: To reckon, count, charge with; reason, decide, conclude; think, suppose.

that
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

what
οἷοί (hoioi)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3634: Probably akin to ho, hos, and hosos; such or what sort of; especially the neuter with negative, not so.

we are
ἐσμεν (esmen)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

in
δι’ (di’)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

[our] letters
ἐπιστολῶν (epistolōn)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 1992: A letter, dispatch, epistle, message. From epistello; a written message.

when absent,
ἀπόντες (apontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 548: To be absent. From apo and eimi; to be away.

[we will be]
τοιοῦτοι (toioutoi)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5108: (including the other inflections); from toi and houtos; truly this, i.e. Of this sort (to denote character or individuality).

in our actions
ἔργῳ (ergō)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2041: From a primary ergo; toil; by implication, an act.

when present.
παρόντες (parontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3918: From para and eimi; to be near, i.e. At hand; neuter present participle time being, or property.
(11) Such will we be also.--As a verb of some kind must be supplied, it would be better to give the present: Such are we. It is not so much a threat of what will happen in a particular instance as a statement of the general consistent character of his life.

Verse 11. - Such a one. A formula used to avoid mentioning a special name (see note on 2 Corinthians 2:7). Such will we be; rather, such are we. The verb is not expressed, but it would have been if the future tense had been intended. In this verse St. Paul is not saying what he would do hereafter, but is rebutting with calmness and dignity the false charge that he was in any way different when absent from what he was when present. 10:7-11 In outward appearance, Paul was mean and despised in the eyes of some, but this was a false rule to judge by. We must not think that none outward appearance, as if the want of such things proved a man not to be a real Christian, or an able, faithful minister of the lowly Saviour.
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