New Living Translation
So we are always confident, even though we know that as long as we live in these bodies we are not at home with the Lord.
King James Bible
Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore we are always confident, and know that while present in the body we are absent from the Lord,
World English Bible
Therefore, we are always confident and know that while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord;
Young's Literal Translation
having courage, then, at all times, and knowing that being at home in the body, we are away from home from the Lord, --
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:6 Therefore we behave undauntedly - But most of all when we have death in view; knowing that our greatest happiness lies beyond the grave.
LibraryThe Entreaties of God
'Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech ... by us: we pray ... in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.'--2 COR. v. 20. These are wonderful and bold words, not so much because of what they claim for the servants as because of what they reveal of the Lord. That thought, 'as though God did beseech,' seems to me to be the one deserving of our attention now, far rather than any inferences which may be drawn from the words as to the relation of preachers of the Gospel to …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
The Patient Workman
The Old House and the New
The Sacrifice of Christ.
2 Corinthians 5:8
Yes, we are fully confident, and we would rather be away from these earthly bodies, for then we will be at home with the Lord.
All these people died still believing what God had promised them. They did not receive what was promised, but they saw it all from a distance and welcomed it. They agreed that they were foreigners and nomads here on earth.
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