2 Corinthians 6:18
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English Standard Version
and I will be a father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to me, says the Lord Almighty.”

King James Bible
And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

American Standard Version
And will be to you a Father, And ye shall be to me sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will receive you; and I will be a Father to you; and you shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

English Revised Version
And will be to you a Father, And ye shall be to me sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I will be a Father to you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

Weymouth New Testament
and you shall be My sons and daughters,' says the Lord the Ruler of all."

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Vincent's Word Studies

I will be to you, etc.

From 2 Samuel 7:14, where the Septuagint and Hebrew agree. Paul says sons and daughters for son.

Almighty (παντοκράτωρ)

The word is peculiar to Revelation, occurring nowhere else in the New Testament. Here it is a quotation. Frequent in the Septuagint.

2 Corinthians 6:18 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

a Father.

Psalm 22:30 A seed shall serve him; it shall be accounted to the Lord for a generation.

Jeremiah 3:19 But I said, How shall I put you among the children, and give you a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of nations? and I said...

Jeremiah 31:1,9 At the same time, said the LORD, will I be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people...

Hosea 1:9,10 Then said God, Call his name Loammi: for you are not my people, and I will not be your God...

John 1:12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Romans 8:14-17,29 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God...

Galatians 3:26 For you are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 4:5-7 To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons...

Ephesians 1:5 Having predestinated us to the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

1 John 3:1,2 Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knows us not...

Revelation 21:7 He that overcomes shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.

the Lord.

Genesis 17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said to him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me...

Genesis 48:3 And Jacob said to Joseph, God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and blessed me,

Revelation 1:8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, said the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

Revelation 21:22 And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it.

Cross References
2 Samuel 7:14
I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son. When he commits iniquity, I will discipline him with the rod of men, with the stripes of the sons of men,

1 Chronicles 17:13
I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son. I will not take my steadfast love from him, as I took it from him who was before you,

Isaiah 43:6
I will say to the north, Give up, and to the south, Do not withhold; bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the end of the earth,

Hosea 1:10
Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be like the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured or numbered. And in the place where it was said to them, "You are not my people," it shall be said to them, "Children of the living God."

Romans 8:14
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

Romans 8:16
The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,

Romans 8:19
For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God.

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