New International Version
For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does.
King James Bible
For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh:
Darby Bible Translation
For walking in flesh, we do not war according to flesh.
World English Bible
For though we walk in the flesh, we don't wage war according to the flesh;
Young's Literal Translation
for walking in the flesh, not according to the flesh do we war,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Though we walk in the flesh - That is: Although I am in the common condition of human nature, and must live as a human being, yet I do not war after the flesh - I do not act the coward or the poltroon, as they insinuate. I have a good cause, a good captain, strength at will, and courage at hand. I neither fear them nor their master.
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'Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ; and being in readiness to avenge all disobedience, when your obedience shall be fulfilled.'--2 COR. x. 5 and 6 (R.V.). None of Paul's letters are so full of personal feeling as this one is. It is written, for the most part, at a white heat; he had heard from his trusted Titus tidings which on one hand filled him with a thankfulness of …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Perfect in Parts, Imperfect in Degrees.
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God," &C.
For when we were in the realm of the flesh, the sinful passions aroused by the law were at work in us, so that we bore fruit for death.
in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
2 Corinthians 1:17
Was I fickle when I intended to do this? Or do I make my plans in a worldly manner so that in the same breath I say both "Yes, yes" and "No, no"?
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