2 Corinthians 7:12
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
Soἄρα
(ara)
686: therefore (an illative particle)a prim. particle
althoughεἰ
(ei)
1487: sometimes used with a command or as an indirect question, etc.)a prim. particle; if, whether (a cond. part. introducing circumstances nec. for a given proposition to be true
I wroteἔγραψα
(egrapsa)
1125: to writea prim. verb
to you, [it was] not for the sakeἕνεκεν
(eneken)
1752a: on account of, because ofof uncertain origin
of the offenderἀδικήσαντος
(adikēsantos)
91: to do wrong, act wickedlyfrom adikos
norοὐδὲ
(oude)
3761: and not, neitherfrom ou, and de
for the sakeἕνεκεν
(eneken)
1752a: on account of, because ofof uncertain origin
of the one offended,ἀδικηθέντος
(adikēthentos)
91: to do wrong, act wickedlyfrom adikos
but that your earnestnessσπουδὴν
(spoudēn)
4710: haste, diligencefrom speudó
on our behalfὑπὲρ
(uper)
5228: over, beyond, fig. on behalf of, for the sake of, concerninga prim. preposition
might be made knownφανερωθῆναι
(phanerōthēnai)
5319: to make visible, make clearfrom phaneros
to you in the sightἐνώπιον
(enōpion)
1799: in sight of, beforefrom en and óps (the eye, face)
of God.θεοῦ
(theou)
2316: God, a godof uncertain origin









KJV Lexicon
αρα  particle
ara  ar'-ah:  a particle denoting an inference more or less decisive (as follows)
ει  conditional
ei  i:  if, whether, that, etc. -- forasmuch as, if, that, (al-)though, whether.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
εγραψα  verb - aorist active indicative - first person singular
grapho  graf'-o:  to grave, especially to write; figuratively, to describe -- describe, write(-ing, -ten).
υμιν  personal pronoun - second person dative plural
humin  hoo-min':  to (with or by) you -- ye, you, your(-selves).
ουχ  particle - nominative
ou  oo:  no or not -- + long, nay, neither, never, no (man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but.
εινεκεν  adverb
heneka  hen'-ek-ah:  on account of -- because, for (cause, sake), (where-)fore, by reason of, that.
του  definite article - genitive 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.
αδικησαντος  verb - aorist active participle - genitive singular masculine
adikeo  ad-ee-keh'-o:  to be unjust, i.e. (actively) do wrong (morally, socially or physically) -- hurt, injure, be an offender, be unjust, (do, suffer, take) wrong.
ουδε  adverb
oude  oo-deh':  not however, i.e. neither, nor, not even -- neither (indeed), never, no (more, nor, not), nor (yet), (also, even, then) not (even, so much as), + nothing, so much as.
εινεκεν  adverb
heneka  hen'-ek-ah:  on account of -- because, for (cause, sake), (where-)fore, by reason of, that.
του  definite article - genitive 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.
αδικηθεντος  verb - aorist passive participle - genitive singular masculine
adikeo  ad-ee-keh'-o:  to be unjust, i.e. (actively) do wrong (morally, socially or physically) -- hurt, injure, be an offender, be unjust, (do, suffer, take) wrong.
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.
εινεκεν  adverb
heneka  hen'-ek-ah:  on account of -- because, for (cause, sake), (where-)fore, by reason of, that.
του  definite article - genitive 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.
φανερωθηναι  verb - aorist passive middle or passive deponent
phaneroo  fan-er-o'-o:  to render apparent -- appear, manifestly declare, (make) manifest (forth), shew (self).
την  definite article - accusative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
σπουδην  noun - accusative singular feminine
spoude  spoo-day':  speed, i.e. (by implication) despatch, eagerness, earnestness -- business, (earnest) care(-fulness), diligence, forwardness, haste.
υμων  personal pronoun - second person genitive plural
humon  hoo-mone':  of (from or concerning) you -- ye, you, your (own, -selves).
την  definite article - accusative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
υπερ  preposition
huper  hoop-er':  over, i.e. (with the genitive case) of place, above, beyond, across, or causal, for the sake of, instead, regarding; with the accusative case superior to, more than -- (+ exceeding, abundantly) above, in (on) behalf of, beyond, by, + very chiefest, concerning, exceeding (above, -ly), for, + very highly, more (than), of, over, on the part of, for sake of, in stead, than, to(-ward), very. In the comparative, it retains many of the above applications.
ημων  personal pronoun - first person genitive plural
hemon  hay-mone':  of (or from) us -- our (company), us, we.
προς  preposition
pros  pros:  a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. toward
υμας  personal pronoun - second person accusative plural
humas  hoo-mas':  you (as the objective of a verb or preposition) -- ye, you (+ -ward), your (+ own).
ενωπιον  adverb
enopion  en-o'-pee-on:  in the face of -- before, in the presence (sight) of, to.
του  definite article - genitive 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.
θεου  noun - genitive singular masculine
theos  theh'-os:  a deity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very -- exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So although I wrote to you, it was not for the sake of the offender nor for the sake of the one offended, but that your earnestness on our behalf might be made known to you in the sight of God.

King James Bible
Wherefore, though I wrote unto you, I did it not for his cause that had done the wrong, nor for his cause that suffered wrong, but that our care for you in the sight of God might appear unto you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So even though I wrote to you, it was not because of the one who did wrong, or because of the one who was wronged, but in order that your diligence for us might be made plain to you in the sight of God.

International Standard Version
So, even though I wrote to you, it wasn't because of the man who did the wrong or because of the man who was hurt. Instead, I wrote to you so that your devotion to us might be made perfectly clear to you before God.

NET Bible
So then, even though I wrote to you, it was not on account of the one who did wrong, or on account of the one who was wronged, but to reveal to you your eagerness on our behalf before God.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But this that I wrote to you will be, not because of the wrong, neither because of him who did wrong, but so that your diligence toward us might be made known in the presence of God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So, when I wrote to you, I didn't write because of the man who did the wrong or the man who was hurt by it. Rather, I wrote because I wanted you to show your devotion to us in God's sight.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore, though I wrote unto you, I did it not for his cause who had done the wrong, nor for his cause who suffered wrong, but that our care for you in the sight of God might appear unto you.
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