2 Corinthians 13:10
10   1223 [e]
10   Dia
10   Διὰ
10   Because of
10   Prep
3778 [e]
touto
τοῦτο
therefore
DPro-ANS
3778 [e]
tauta
ταῦτα  ,
these things
DPro-ANP
548 [e]
apōn
ἀπὼν
being absent
V-PPA-NMS
1125 [e]
graphō
γράφω  ,
I write
V-PIA-1S
2443 [e]
hina
ἵνα
so that
Conj
3918 [e]
parōn
παρὼν  ,
being present
V-PPA-NMS
3361 [e]

μὴ
not
Adv
664 [e]
apotomōs
ἀποτόμως
with severity
Adv
5530 [e]
chrēsōmai
χρήσωμαι  ,
I should treat [you]
V-ASM-1S
2596 [e]
kata
κατὰ
according to
Prep
3588 [e]
tēn
τὴν
the
Art-AFS
1849 [e]
exousian
ἐξουσίαν
authority
N-AFS
3739 [e]
hēn
ἣν
that
RelPro-AFS
3588 [e]
ho

the
Art-NMS
2962 [e]
Kyrios
Κύριος
Lord
N-NMS
1325 [e]
edōken
ἔδωκέν
has given
V-AIA-3S
1473 [e]
moi
μοι  ,
me
PPro-D1S
1519 [e]
eis
εἰς
for
Prep
3619 [e]
oikodomēn
οἰκοδομὴν
building up
N-AFS
2532 [e]
kai
καὶ
and
Conj
3756 [e]
ouk
οὐκ
not
Adv
1519 [e]
eis
εἰς
for
Prep
2506 [e]
kathairesin
καθαίρεσιν  .
tearing down
N-AFS








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is why I am writing these things while absent, that when I am there I will not use severity, in keeping with the authority the Lord gave me for building up and not for tearing down.

New American Standard Bible
For this reason I am writing these things while absent, so that when present I [need] not use severity, in accordance with the authority which the Lord gave me for building up and not for tearing down.

King James Bible
Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I should use sharpness, according to the power which the Lord hath given me to edification, and not to destruction.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
For this reason I am writing this while I am away from you: When I come I do not want to be severe in using the authority the Lord gave me to build you up and not to tear you down.

American Standard Version
For this cause I write these things while absent, that I may not when present deal sharply, according to the authority which the Lord gave me for building up, and not for casting down.

Young's Literal Translation
because of this, these things -- being absent -- I write, that being present, I may not treat any sharply, according to the authority that the Lord did give me for building up, and not for casting down.
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