2 Corinthians 8:11
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English Standard Version
So now finish doing it as well, so that your readiness in desiring it may be matched by your completing it out of what you have.

King James Bible
Now therefore perform the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which ye have.

American Standard Version
But now complete the doing also; that as there was the readiness to will, so there may be the completion also out of your ability.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now therefore perform ye it also in deed; that as your mind is forward to be willing, so it may be also to perform, out of that which you have.

English Revised Version
But now complete the doing also; that as there was the readiness to will, so there may be the completion also out of your ability.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore finish the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which ye have.

Weymouth New Testament
And now complete the doing also, in order that, just as there was then the eagerness in desiring, there may now be the accomplishment in proportion to your means.

2 Corinthians 8:11 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Out of that which ye have (ἐκ τοῦ ἔχειν)

Wrong. Meyer justly remarks that it would be an indelicate compliment to the inclination of the readers, that it had originated from their possession. Render, according to your ability; better than Rev. out of your ability.

2 Corinthians 8:11 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

2 Corinthians 8:12 For if the readiness is present, it is acceptable according to what a person has, not according to what he does not have.

2 Corinthians 8:19 and not only this, but he has also been appointed by the churches to travel with us in this gracious work, which is being administered by us for the glory of the Lord Himself, and to show our readiness,

2 Corinthians 9:2 for I know your readiness, of which I boast about you to the Macedonians, namely, that Achaia has been prepared since last year, and your zeal has stirred up most of them.

Cross References
Exodus 25:2
"Speak to the people of Israel, that they take for me a contribution. From every man whose heart moves him you shall receive the contribution for me.

2 Corinthians 8:3
For they gave according to their means, as I can testify, and beyond their means, of their own accord,

2 Corinthians 8:12
For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according to what a person has, not according to what he does not have.

2 Corinthians 8:19
And not only that, but he has been appointed by the churches to travel with us as we carry out this act of grace that is being ministered by us, for the glory of the Lord himself and to show our good will.

2 Corinthians 9:2
for I know your readiness, of which I boast about you to the people of Macedonia, saying that Achaia has been ready since last year. And your zeal has stirred up most of them.

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