2 Corinthians 12:3
New International Version
And I know that this man--whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, but God knows--

New Living Translation
Yes, only God knows whether I was in my body or outside my body. But I do know

English Standard Version
And I know that this man was caught up into paradise—whether in the body or out of the body I do not know, God knows—

Berean Study Bible
And I know that this man—whether in the body or out of it I do not know, but God knows—

Berean Literal Bible
And I know such a man--whether in the body or out of the body, I do not know; God knows--

King James Bible
And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;)

New King James Version
And I know such a man—whether in the body or out of the body I do not know, God knows—

New American Standard Bible
And I know how such a man—whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows—

NASB 1995
And I know how such a man-- whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows--

NASB 1977
And I know how such a man—whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows—

Amplified Bible
And I know that such a man—whether in the body or out of the body I do not know, [only] God knows—

Christian Standard Bible
I know that this man—whether in the body or out of the body I don’t know; God knows—

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I know that this man--whether in the body or out of the body I don't know, God knows--

American Standard Version
And I know such a man (whether in the body, or apart from the body, I know not; God knoweth),

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I knew this man, if in a body or if without the body, I do not know, God himself knows,

Contemporary English Version
As I said, only God really knows if this man was in his body at the time.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I know such a man (whether in the body, or out of the body, I know not: God knoweth):

English Revised Version
And I know such a man (whether in the body, or apart from the body, I know not; God knoweth),

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I know that this person

International Standard Version
I know that this man—whether in his body or outside of his body, I do not know, but God knows—

Literal Standard Version
and I have known such a man—whether in the body, whether out of the body, I have not known, God has known—

NET Bible
And I know that this man (whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows)

New Heart English Bible
I know such a man (whether in the body, or apart from the body, I do not know; God knows),

Weymouth New Testament
And I know that this man-- whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know;

World English Bible
I know such a man (whether in the body, or outside of the body, I don't know; God knows),

Young's Literal Translation
and I have known such a man -- whether in the body, whether out of the body, I have not known, God hath known, --

Additional Translations ...
Context
Paul's Revelation
2I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven. Whether it was in the body or out of it I do not know, but God knows. 3And I know that this man— whether in the body or out of it I do not know, but God knows— 4was caught up to Paradise. The things he heard were too sacred for words, things that man is not permitted to tell.…

Cross References
Luke 23:43
And Jesus said to him, "Truly I tell you, today you will be with Me in Paradise."

2 Corinthians 11:11
Why? Because I do not love you? God knows I do!


Treasury of Scripture

And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knows;)









(3) And I knew such a man.--Better, as before, I know.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
And
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

I know that
οἶδα (oida)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1492: To know, remember, appreciate.

[this]
τοιοῦτον (toiouton)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5108: (including the other inflections); from toi and houtos; truly this, i.e. Of this sort (to denote character or individuality).

man—
ἄνθρωπον (anthrōpon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

whether
εἴτε (eite)
Conjunction
Strong's 1535: And if, whether. From ei and te; if too.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

[the] body
σώματι (sōmati)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4983: Body, flesh; the body of the Church. From sozo; the body, used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively.

or
εἴτε (eite)
Conjunction
Strong's 1535: And if, whether. From ei and te; if too.

out of
χωρὶς (chōris)
Preposition
Strong's 5565: Apart from, separately from; without. Adverb from chora; at a space, i.e. Separately or apart from.

[it]
σώματος (sōmatos)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's 4983: Body, flesh; the body of the Church. From sozo; the body, used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively.

I do not know,
οἶδα (oida)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1492: To know, remember, appreciate.

[but] God
Θεὸς (Theos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

knows—
οἶδεν (oiden)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1492: To know, remember, appreciate.


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