2 Corinthians 4:17
Good News Translation
And this small and temporary trouble we suffer will bring us a tremendous and eternal glory, much greater than the trouble.

Contemporary English Version
These little troubles are getting us ready for an eternal glory that will make all our troubles seem like nothing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For that which is at present momentary and light of our tribulation worketh for us above measure, exceedingly an eternal weight of glory.

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For that which is at present momentary and light of our tribulation worketh for us above measure, exceedingly an eternal weight of glory.

our.

2 Corinthians 11:23-28 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. . . .

Psalm 30:5 For wrath is in his indignation; and life in his good will. In the evening weeping shall have place, and in the morning gladness.

Isaiah 54:8 In a moment of indignation have I hid my face a little while from thee, but with everlasting kindness have I had mercy on thee, said the Lord thy Redeemer.

Acts 20:23 Save that the Holy Ghost in every city witnesseth to me, saying: That bands and afflictions wait for me at Jerusalem.

Romans 8:18,34,37 For I reckon that the sufferings of this time are not worthy to be compared with the glory to come that shall be revealed in us. . . .

1 Peter 1:6 Wherein you shalt greatly rejoice, if now you must be for a little time made sorrowful in divers temptations:

1 Peter 4:7 But the end of all is at hand. Be prudent therefore and watch in prayers.

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little, will himself perfect you and confirm you and establish you.

worketh.

Psalm 119:67,71 Before I was humbled I offended; therefore have I kept thy word. . . .

Matthew 5:12 Be glad and rejoice for your reward is very great in heaven. For so they persecuted the prophets that were before you.

Romans 5:3-5 And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience; . . .

Philippians 1:19 For I know that this shall fall out to me unto salvation, through your prayer and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,

2 Thessalonians 1:4,6 So that we ourselves also glory in you in the churches of God, for your patience and faith, and in all your persecutions and tribulations: which you endure . . .

Hebrews 12:10,11 And they indeed for a few days, according to their own pleasure, instructed us: but he, for our profit, that we might receive his sanctification. . . .

James 1:3,4,12 Knowing that the trying of your faith worketh patience . . .

far.

2 Corinthians 3:18 But we all, beholding the glory of the Lord with open face, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, as by the Spirit of the Lord.

Genesis 15:1 Now when these things were done, the word of the Lord came to Abram by a vision, saying: Fear not, Abram, I am thy protector, and thy reward exceeding great.

Psalm 31:19 O how great is the multitude of thy sweetness, O Lord, which thou hast hidden for them that fear thee! Which thou hast wrought for them that hope in thee, in the sight of the sons of men.

Psalm 73:24 Thou hast held me by my right hand; and by thy will thou hast conducted me, and with thy glory thou hast received me.

Isaiah 64:4 From the beginning of the world they have not heard, nor perceived with the ears: the eye hath not seen, O God, besides thee, what things thou hast prepared for them that wait for thee.

Luke 6:23 Be glad in that day and rejoice: for behold, your reward is great in heaven, For according to these things did their fathers to the prophets.

Romans 2:7 To them indeed who, according to patience in good work, seek glory and honour and incorruption, eternal life:

1 Corinthians 2:9 But, as it is written: That eye hath not seen, nor ear heard: neither hath it entered into the heart of man, what things God hath prepared for them that love him.

1 Peter 1:7,8 That the trial of your faith (much more precious than gold which is tried by the fire) may be found unto praise and glory and honour at the appearing of Jesus Christ. . . .

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little, will himself perfect you and confirm you and establish you.

1 John 3:2 Dearly beloved, we are now the sons of God: and it hath not yet appeared what we shall be. We know that when he shall appear we shall be like to him: because we shall see him as he is.

Jude 1:24 Now to him who is able to preserve you without sin and to present you spotless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, in the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:

Context
Treasures in Jars of Clay
16For which cause we faint not: but though our outward man is corrupted, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. 17For that which is at present momentary and light of our tribulation worketh for us above measure, exceedingly an eternal weight of glory. 18While 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.…
Cross References
Psalm 30:5
For wrath is in his indignation; and life in his good will. In the evening weeping shall have place, and in the morning gladness.

Isaiah 26:20
Go, my people, enter into thy chambers, shut thy doors upon thee, hide thyself a little for a moment, until the indignation pass away.

Romans 8:18
For I reckon that the sufferings of this time are not worthy to be compared with the glory to come that shall be revealed in us.

2 Timothy 2:10
Therefore I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with heavenly glory.

1 Peter 5:10
But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little, will himself perfect you and confirm you and establish you.

Additional Translations
For our light and momentary affliction is producing for us an eternal glory that is far beyond comparison.

For the momentary lightness of our affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory, far surpassing to excessiveness.

For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;

For our light affliction, which is for the moment, worketh for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory;

For our momentary [and] light affliction works for us in surpassing measure an eternal weight of glory;

For our light affliction, which is for the moment, worketh for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory;

For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh out for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;

For this our light and transitory burden of suffering is achieving for us a preponderating, yes, a vastly preponderating, and eternal weight of glory;

For our light affliction, which is for the moment, works for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory;

for the momentary light matter of our tribulation, more and more exceedingly an age-during weight of glory doth work out for us --
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