2 Corinthians 5:7
New International Version
For we live by faith, not by sight.

New Living Translation
For we live by believing and not by seeing.

English Standard Version
for we walk by faith, not by sight.

Berean Study Bible
For we walk by faith, not by sight.

Berean Literal Bible
For we walk by faith, not by sight.

New American Standard Bible
for we walk by faith, not by sight--

King James Bible
(For we walk by faith, not by sight:)

Christian Standard Bible
For we walk by faith, not by sight.

Contemporary English Version
But we live by faith, not by what we see.

Good News Translation
For our life is a matter of faith, not of sight.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For we walk by faith, not by sight,

International Standard Version
For we live by faith, not by sight.

NET Bible
for we live by faith, not by sight.

New Heart English Bible
for we walk by faith, not by sight.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For it is by faith that we walk and not by sight.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Indeed, our lives are guided by faith, not by sight.

New American Standard 1977
for we walk by faith, not by sight—

Jubilee Bible 2000
(for we walk by faith, not by sight).

King James 2000 Bible
(For we walk by faith, not by sight:)

American King James Version
(For we walk by faith, not by sight:)

American Standard Version
(for we walk by faith, not by sight);

Douay-Rheims Bible
(For we walk by faith, and not by sight.)

Darby Bible Translation
(for we walk by faith, not by sight;)

English Revised Version
(for we walk by faith, not by sight);

Webster's Bible Translation
(For we walk by faith, not by sight:)

Weymouth New Testament
for we are living a life of faith, and not one of sight.

World English Bible
for we walk by faith, not by sight.

Young's Literal Translation
for through faith we walk, not through sight --
Study Bible
Our Eternal Dwelling
6Therefore we are always confident, although we know that while we are at home in the body, we are away from the Lord. 7For we walk by faith, not by sight. 8We are confident, then, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.…
Cross References
Romans 8:24
For in this hope we were saved; but hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what he can already see?

1 Corinthians 13:12
Now we see but a dim reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.

2 Corinthians 4:18
So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.

Hebrews 11:1
Now faith is the assurance of what we hope for and the certainty of what we do not see.

Treasury of Scripture

(For we walk by faith, not by sight:)

2 Corinthians 1:24
Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.

2 Corinthians 4:18
While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.

Deuteronomy 12:9
For ye are not as yet come to the rest and to the inheritance, which the LORD your God giveth you.







Lexicon
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

we walk
περιπατοῦμεν (peripatoumen)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4043: From peri and pateo; to tread all around, i.e. Walk at large; figuratively, to live, deport oneself, follow.

by
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

faith,
πίστεως (pisteōs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4102: Faith, belief, trust, confidence; fidelity, faithfulness.

not
οὐ (ou)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

by
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

sight.
εἴδους (eidous)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 1491: Visible form, shape, appearance, outward show, kind, species, class. From eido; a view, i.e. Form.
(7) For we walk by faith, not by sight--Better, and not by what we see (or, by appearance). It seems almost sad to alter the wording of a familiar and favourite text, but it must be admitted that the word translated "sight" never means the faculty of seeing, but always the form and fashion of the thing seen. (Comp. Luke 3:22; Luke 9:29; John 5:37.) The fact is taken for granted; and it comes as the proof that as we are, we are absent from the Lord. Now we believe in Him without seeing Him; hereafter we shall see Him face to face. Our life and conduct and our "walk" in this world rest on our belief in the Unseen.

Verse 7. - For we walk by faith (2 Corinthians 4:18; Hebrews 11:1; Romans 8:25). Not by sight; rather, not by appearance; not by anything actually seen. We do not yet see "face to face" (1 Corinthians 13:12), but are guided by things which "eye hath not seen." 5:1-8 The believer not only is well assured by faith that there is another and a happy life after this is ended, but he has good hope, through grace, of heaven as a dwelling-place, a resting-place, a hiding-place. In our Father's house there are many mansions, whose Builder and Maker is God. The happiness of the future state is what God has prepared for those that love him: everlasting habitations, not like the earthly tabernacles, the poor cottages of clay, in which our souls now dwell; that are mouldering and decaying, whose foundations are in the dust. The body of flesh is a heavy burden, the calamities of life are a heavy load. But believers groan, being burdened with a body of sin, and because of the many corruptions remaining and raging within them. Death will strip us of the clothing of flesh, and all the comforts of life, as well as end all our troubles here below. But believing souls shall be clothed with garments of praise, with robes of righteousness and glory. The present graces and comforts of the Spirit are earnests of everlasting grace and comfort. And though God is with us here, by his Spirit, and in his ordinances, yet we are not with him as we hope to be. Faith is for this world, and sight is for the other world. It is our duty, and it will be our interest, to walk by faith, till we live by sight. This shows clearly the happiness to be enjoyed by the souls of believers when absent from the body, and where Jesus makes known his glorious presence. We are related to the body and to the Lord; each claims a part in us. But how much more powerfully the Lord pleads for having the soul of the believer closely united with himself! Thou art one of the souls I have loved and chosen; one of those given to me. What is death, as an object of fear, compared with being absent from the Lord!
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