New Living Translation
For I am jealous for you with the jealousy of God himself. I promised you as a pure bride to one husband--Christ.
King James Bible
For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
Darby Bible Translation
For I am jealous as to you with a jealousy which is of God; for I have espoused you unto one man, to present you a chaste virgin to Christ.
World English Bible
For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy. For I married you to one husband, that I might present you as a pure virgin to Christ.
Young's Literal Translation
for I am zealous for you with zeal of God, for I did betroth you to one husband, a pure virgin, to present to Christ,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:2 For - The cause of his seeming folly is expressed in this and the following verse ; the cause why they should bear with him, 2Cor 11:4.
LibraryWherefore they who Say that the Marriages of Such are not Marriages...
13. Wherefore they who say that the marriages of such are not marriages, but rather adulteries, seem not to me to consider with sufficient acuteness and care what they say; forsooth they, are misled by a semblance of truth. For, whereas they, who of Christian sanctity marry not, are said to choose the marriage of Christ, hence certain argue saying, If she, who during the life of her husband is married to another, be an adulteress, even as the Lord Himself hath laid down in the Gospel; therefore, …
St. Augustine—On the Good of Widowhood.
Apostasy in Galatia
The Godly are in Some Sense Already Blessed
Paul at Corinth
I will make you my wife forever, showing you righteousness and justice, unfailing love and compassion.
2 Corinthians 4:14
We know that God, who raised the Lord Jesus, will also raise us with Jesus and present us to himself together with you.
to make her holy and clean, washed by the cleansing of God's word.
He did this to present her to himself as a glorious church without a spot or wrinkle or any other blemish. Instead, she will be holy and without fault.
They have kept themselves as pure as virgins, following the Lamb wherever he goes. They have been purchased from among the people on the earth as a special offering to God and to the Lamb.
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