2 Corinthians 3:6
Good News Translation
it is he who made us capable of serving the new covenant, which consists not of a written law but of the Spirit. The written law brings death, but the Spirit gives life.

Contemporary English Version
He makes us worthy to be the servants of his new agreement that comes from the Holy Spirit and not from a written Law. After all, the Law brings death, but the Spirit brings life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who also hath made us fit ministers of the new testament, not in the letter but in the spirit. For the letter killeth: but the spirit quickeneth.

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Who also hath made us fit ministers of the new testament, not in the letter but in the spirit. For the letter killeth: but the spirit quickeneth.

hath.

2 Corinthians 5:18-20 But all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Christ and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation. . . .

Matthew 13:52 He said unto them: Therefore every scribe instructed in the kingdom of heaven, is like to a man that is a householder, who bringeth forth out of his treasure new things and old.

Romans 1:5 By whom we have received grace and apostleship for obedience to the faith, in all nations, for his name:

1 Corinthians 3:5,10 The ministers of him whom you have believed: and to every one as the Lord hath given. . . .

1 Corinthians 12:28 And God indeed hath set some in the church; first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly doctors: after that miracles: then the graces of healings, helps, governments, kinds of tongues, interpretations of speeches.

Ephesians 3:7 Of which I am made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God, which is given to me according to the operation of his power.

Ephesians 4:11,12 And he gave some apostles, and some prophets, and other some evangelists, and other some pastors and doctors: . . .

Colossians 1:25-29 Whereof I am made a minister according to the dispensation of God, which is given me towards you, that I may fulfil the word of God: . . .

1 Timothy 1:11,12 Which is according to the gospel of the glory of the blessed God which hath been committed to my trust. . . .

1 Timothy 4:6 These things proposing to the brethren, thou shalt be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished up in the words of faith and of the good doctrine which thou hast attained unto.

2 Timothy 1:11 Wherein I am appointed a preacher and an apostle and teacher of the Gentiles.

the new.

2 Corinthians 3:14 But their senses were made dull. For, until this present day, the selfsame veil, in the reading of the old testament, remaineth not taken away (because in Christ it is made void).

Jeremiah 31:31 Behold the days shall come, saith the Lord, and I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Juda:

Matthew 26:28 For this is my blood of the new testament, which shall be shed for many unto remission of sins.

Mark 14:24 And he said to them: This is my blood of the new testament, which shall be shed for many.

Luke 22:20 In like manner, the chalice also, after he had supped, saying: This is the chalice, the new testament in my blood, which shall be shed for you.

1 Corinthians 11:25 In like manner also the chalice, after he had supped, saying: This chalice is the new testament in my blood. This do ye, as often as you shall drink, for the commemoration of me.

Hebrews 7:22 By so much is Jesus made a surety of a better testament.

Hebrews 8:6-10 But now he hath obtained a better ministry, by how much also he is a mediator of a better testament which is established on better promises. . . .

Hebrews 9:15-20 And therefore he is the mediator of the new testament: that by means of his death for the redemption of those transgressions which were under the former testament, they that are called may receive the promise of eternal inheritance. . . .

Hebrews 12:24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new testament, and to the sprinkling of blood which speaketh better than that of Abel.

Hebrews 13:20 And may the God of peace, who brought again from the dead the great pastor of the sheep, our Lord Jesus Christ, in the blood of the everlasting testament,

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not.

Romans 2:27-29 And shall not that which by nature is uncircumcision, if it fulfil the law, judge thee, who by the letter and circumcision art a transgressor of the law? . . .

Romans 7:6 But now we are loosed from the law of death wherein we were detained; so that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.

for.

2 Corinthians 3:7,9 Now if the ministration of death, engraven with letters upon stones, was glorious (so that the children of Israel could not steadfastly behold the face of Moses, for the glory of his countenance), which is made void: . . .

Deuteronomy 27:26 Cursed be he that abideth not in the words of this law, and fulfilleth them not in work: and all the people shall say: Amen.

Romans 3:20 Because by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified before him. For by the law is the knowledge of sin.

Romans 4:15 For the law worketh wrath. For where there is no law, neither is there transgression.

Romans 7:9-11 And I lived some time without the law. But when the commandment came, sin revived, . . .

Galatians 3:10-12,21 For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written: Cursed is every one that abideth, not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them. . . .

but the.

John 6:63 It is the spirit that quickeneth: the flesh profiteth nothing. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

Romans 8:2 For the law of the spirit of life, in Christ Jesus, hath delivered me from the law of sin and of death.

1 John 1:1 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon and our hands have handled, of the word of life.

giveth life.

John 5:21 For as the Father raiseth up the dead and giveth life: so the Son also giveth life to whom he will.

Romans 4:17 (As it is written: I have made thee a father of many nations), before God, whom he believed: who quickeneth the dead and calleth those things that are not, as those that are.

1 Corinthians 15:45 The first man Adam was made into a living soul; the last Adam into a quickening spirit.

Ephesians 2:1,5 And you, when you were dead in your offences and sins, . . .

1 Peter 3:18 Because Christ also died once for our sins, the just for the unjust: that he might offer us to God, being put to death indeed in the flesh, but enlivened in the spirit,

Context
Ministers of a New Covenant
5Not that we are sufficient to think any thing of ourselves, as of ourselves: but our sufficiency is from God. 6Who also hath made us fit ministers of the new testament, not in the letter but in the spirit. For the letter killeth: but the spirit quickeneth. 7Now if the ministration of death, engraven with letters upon stones, was glorious (so that the children of Israel could not steadfastly behold the face of Moses, for the glory of his countenance), which is made void:…
Cross References
Jeremiah 31:31
Behold the days shall come, saith the Lord, and I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Juda:

Luke 22:20
In like manner, the chalice also, after he had supped, saying: This is the chalice, the new testament in my blood, which shall be shed for you.

John 6:63
It is the spirit that quickeneth: the flesh profiteth nothing. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

Romans 2:29
But he is a Jew that is one inwardly and the circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit not in the letter: whose praise is not of men, but of God.

Romans 7:6
But now we are loosed from the law of death wherein we were detained; so that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.

1 Corinthians 3:5
The ministers of him whom you have believed: and to every one as the Lord hath given.

1 Corinthians 11:25
In like manner also the chalice, after he had supped, saying: This chalice is the new testament in my blood. This do ye, as often as you shall drink, for the commemoration of me.

2 Corinthians 3:3
Being manifested, that you are the epistle of Christ, ministered by us, and written: not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God: not in tables of stone but in the fleshly tables of the heart.

2 Corinthians 3:14
But their senses were made dull. For, until this present day, the selfsame veil, in the reading of the old testament, remaineth not taken away (because in Christ it is made void).

2 Corinthians 11:23
They are the ministers of Christ (I speak as one less wise): I am more; in many more labours, in prisons more frequently, in stripes above measure, in deaths often.

Hebrews 8:8
For, finding fault with them, he saith: Behold the days shall come, saith the Lord: and I will perfect, unto the house of Israel and unto the house of Juda, a new testament:

Hebrews 8:13
Now in saying a new, he hath made the former old. And that which decayeth and groweth old is near its end.

Additional Translations
And He has qualified us as ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.

who also has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter, but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.

Who also has made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter kills, but the spirit gives life.

who also made us sufficient as ministers of a new covenant; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

who has also made us competent, [as] ministers of [the] new covenant; not of letter, but of spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit quickens.

who also made us sufficient as ministers of a new covenant; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

It is He also who has made us competent to serve Him in connexion with a new Covenant, which is not a written code but a Spirit; for the written code inflicts death, but the Spirit gives Life.

who also made us sufficient as servants of a new covenant; not of the letter, but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.

who also made us sufficient to be ministrants of a new covenant, not of letter, but of spirit; for the letter doth kill, and the spirit doth make alive.
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