2 Corinthians 4:8
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
[we are] afflictedθλιβόμενοι
(thlibomenoi)
2346: to press, afflicta prim. verb
in every way,παντὶ
(panti)
3956: all, everya prim. word
but not crushed;στενοχωρούμενοι
(stenochōroumenoi)
4729: to be made narrow, to compressfrom stenos and chóreó
perplexed,ἀπορούμενοι
(aporoumenoi)
639: to be at a loss, be perplexedfrom alpha (as a neg. prefix) and poros (a way, resource)
but not despairing;ἐξαπορούμενοι
(exaporoumenoi)
1820: to be utterly at a loss, be in despairfrom ek and aporeó









KJV Lexicon
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
παντι  adjective - dative singular masculine
pas  pas:  apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
θλιβομενοι  verb - present passive participle - nominative plural masculine
thlibo  thlee'-bo:  to crowd -- afflict, narrow, throng, suffer tribulation, trouble.
αλλ  conjunction
alla  al-lah':  other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations) -- and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
ου  particle - nominative
ou  oo:  no or not -- + long, nay, neither, never, no (man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but.
στενοχωρουμενοι  verb - present passive participle - nominative plural masculine
stenochoreo  sten-okh-o-reh'-o:  to hem in closely, i.e. (figuratively) cramp -- distress, straiten.
απορουμενοι  verb - present middle passive - nominative plural masculine
aporeo  ap-or-eh'-o:  to have no way out, i.e. be at a loss (mentally) -- (stand in) doubt, be perplexed.
αλλ  conjunction
alla  al-lah':  other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations) -- and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
ουκ  particle - nominative
ou  oo:  no or not -- + long, nay, neither, never, no (man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but.
εξαπορουμενοι  verb - present middle or passive deponent participle - nominative plural masculine
exaporeomai  ex-ap-or-eh'-om-ahee:  to be utterly at a loss, i.e. despond -- (in) despair.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
we are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing;

King James Bible
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
We are pressured in every way but not crushed; we are perplexed but not in despair;

International Standard Version
In every way we're troubled but not crushed, frustrated but not in despair,

NET Bible
We are experiencing trouble on every side, but are not crushed; we are perplexed, but not driven to despair;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For we are squeezed in all things, but we are not strangled; we are harassed, but we are not condemned.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In every way we're troubled, but we aren't crushed by our troubles. We're frustrated, but we don't give up.

King James 2000 Bible
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
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