2 Corinthians 2:15
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
For we are a fragranceεὐωδία
(euōdia)
2175: fragrancefrom eu and ozó
of ChristΧριστοῦ
(christou)
5547: the Anointed One, Messiah, Christfrom chrió
to Godθεῷ
(theō)
2316: God, a godof uncertain origin
amongἐν
(en)
1722: in, on, at, by, witha prim. preposition denoting position and by impl. instrumentality
thoseτῷ
(tō)
3588: thethe def. art.
who are being savedσωζομένοις
(sōzomenois)
4982: to savefrom sós (safe, well)
and amongἐν
(en)
1722: in, on, at, by, witha prim. preposition denoting position and by impl. instrumentality
thoseτοῖς
(tois)
3588: thethe def. art.
who are perishing;ἀπολλυμένοις
(apollumenois)
622: to destroy, destroy utterlyfrom apo and same as olethros









KJV Lexicon
οτι  conjunction
hoti  hot'-ee:  demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because -- as concerning that, as though, because (that), for (that), how (that), (in) that, though, why.
χριστου  noun - genitive singular masculine
Christos  khris-tos':  anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus -- Christ.
ευωδια  noun - nominative singular feminine
euodia  yoo-o-dee'-ah:  good-scentedness, i.e. fragrance -- sweet savour (smell, -smelling).
εσμεν  verb - present indicative - first person
esmen  es-men':  we are -- are, be, have our being, have hope, + (the gospel) was (preached unto) us.
τω  definite article - dative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
θεω  noun - dative singular masculine
theos  theh'-os:  a deity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very -- exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
τοις  definite article - dative plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
σωζομενοις  verb - present passive participle - dative plural masculine
sozo  sode'-zo:  to save, i.e. deliver or protect -- heal, preserve, save (self), do well, be (make) whole.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
τοις  definite article - dative plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
απολλυμενοις  verb - present middle or passive participle - dative plural masculine
apollumi  ap-ol'-loo-mee:  to destroy fully (reflexively, to perish, or lose), literally or figuratively -- destroy, die, lose, mar, perish.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing;

King James Bible
For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For to God we are the fragrance of Christ among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing.

International Standard Version
To God we are the aroma of the Messiah among those who are being saved and among those who are being lost.

NET Bible
For we are a sweet aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing--

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For we are a sweet fragrance to God in The Messiah among those who have life and among those who perish;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
To God we are the aroma of Christ among those who are saved and among those who are dying.

King James 2000 Bible
For we are unto God a sweet fragrance of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:
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