2 Corinthians 8:13
Strong's Lexicon
[It is not our intention]
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

Οὐ (Ou)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

others
ἄλλοις (allois)
Adjective - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 243: Other, another (of more than two), different. A primary word; 'else, ' i.e. Different.

may be relieved
ἄνεσις (anesis)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 425: Relief, remission, indulgence, freedom, rest. From aniemi; relaxation or relief.

while you
ὑμῖν (hymin)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

are burdened,
θλῖψις (thlipsis)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2347: Persecution, affliction, distress, tribulation. From thlibo; pressure.

but
ἀλλ’ (all’)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

[that there may be]
ἐξ (ex)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

equality.
ἰσότητος (isotētos)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2471: Equality; equality of treatment, fairness. Likeness; by implication, equity.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
It is not that there may be relief for others and hardship for you, but it is a question of equality —

New American Standard Bible
For [this] is not for the ease of others [and] for your affliction, but by way of equality--

King James Bible
For [I mean] not that other men be eased, and ye burdened:
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Our desire is not that others might be relieved while you are hard pressed, but that there might be equality.

New Living Translation
Of course, I don't mean your giving should make life easy for others and hard for yourselves. I only mean that there should be some equality.

English Standard Version
For I do not mean that others should be eased and you burdened, but that as a matter of fairness

New American Standard Bible
For this is not for the ease of others and for your affliction, but by way of equality--

King James Bible
For I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It is not that there may be relief for others and hardship for you, but it is a question of equality--

International Standard Version
Not that others should have relief while you have hardship. Rather, it is a question of fairness.

NET Bible
For I do not say this so there would be relief for others and suffering for you, but as a matter of equality.

American Standard Version
For I say not this that others may be eased and ye distressed;

English Revised Version
For I say not this, that others may be eased, and ye distressed:

Young's Literal Translation
for not that for others release, and ye pressured, do I speak,






Cross References
2 Corinthians 8:12
For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.

2 Corinthians 8:14
But by an equality, that now at this time your abundance may be a supply for their want, that their abundance also may be a supply for your want: that there may be equality:

2 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are in all Achaia:

2 Corinthians 8:11
Now therefore perform the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which ye have.

2 Corinthians 8:10
And herein I give my advice: for this is expedient for you, who have begun before, not only to do, but also to be forward a year ago.

2 Corinthians 8:15
As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no lack.

2 Corinthians 8:16
But thanks be to God, which put the same earnest care into the heart of Titus for you.
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