2 Corinthians 6:12
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English Standard Version
You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted in your own affections.

King James Bible
Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own bowels.

American Standard Version
Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own affections.

Douay-Rheims Bible
You are not straitened in us, but in your own bowels you are straitened.

English Revised Version
Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own affections.

Webster's Bible Translation
Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own bowels.

Weymouth New Testament
There is no narrowness in our love to you: the narrowness is in your own feelings.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Not straitened in us

It is not that our hearts are too narrow to take you in. Straitened in antithesis with enlarged.

In your own bowels (τοῖς οπλάγχνοις ὑμῶν)

See on 1 Peter 3:8; see on James 5:11. Rev., affections. It is your love that is contracted.

2 Corinthians 6:12 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

are not.

Ecclesiastes 6:9 Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.

*marg:

Job 36:16 Even so would he have removed you out of the strait into a broad place, where there is no narrow place...

Proverbs 4:12 When you go, your steps shall not be straitened; and when you run, you shall not stumble.

Micah 2:7 O you that are named the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD straitened? are these his doings?...

in your.

Philippians 1:8 For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

1 John 3:17 But whoever has this world's good, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him...

Cross References
Matthew 7:14
For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.

2 Corinthians 4:8
We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair;

2 Corinthians 7:2
Make room in your hearts for us. We have wronged no one, we have corrupted no one, we have taken advantage of no one.

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