2 Corinthians 1:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3778 [e]Τοῦτο
touto
ThusDPro-ANS
3767 [e]οὖν
oun
thereforeConj
1014 [e]βουλόμενος
boulomenos
purposing,V-PPM/P-NMS
3385 [e]μήτι
mēti
notIntPrtcl
686 [e]ἄρα
ara
thenConj
3588 [e]τῇ
- Art-DFS
1644 [e]ἐλαφρίᾳ
elaphria
lightnessN-DFS
5530 [e]ἐχρησάμην;
echrēsamēn
did I use?V-AIM-1S
2228 [e]
ē
OrConj
3739 [e]
ha
whatRelPro-ANP
1011 [e]βουλεύομαι
bouleuomai
I purpose,V-PIM/P-1S
2596 [e]κατὰ
kata
according toPrep
4561 [e]σάρκα
sarka
fleshN-AFS
1011 [e]βουλεύομαι,
bouleuomai
do I purpose,V-PIM/P-1S
2443 [e]ἵνα
hina
so thatConj
1510 [e]
ē
there should beV-PSA-3S
3844 [e]παρ’
par’
withPrep
1473 [e]ἐμοὶ
emoi
mePPro-D1S
3588 [e]τό
to
- Art-NNS
3483 [e]Ναί
Nai
Yes,Prtcl
3483 [e]ναὶ
nai
yes,Prtcl
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
3588 [e]τὸ
to
- Art-NNS
3756 [e]Οὔ
Ou
No,Adv
3756 [e]οὔ;
ou
no?Adv









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 1:17 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
τοῦτο οὖν βουλόμενος μήτι ἄρα τῇ ἐλαφρίᾳ ἐχρησάμην; ἢ ἃ βουλεύομαι κατὰ σάρκα βουλεύομαι, ἵνα ᾖ παρ’ ἐμοὶ τό Ναί ναὶ καὶ τὸ Οὔ οὔ;

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 1:17 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
τοῦτο οὖν βουλόμενος μήτι ἄρα τῇ ἐλαφρίᾳ ἐχρησάμην; ἢ ἃ βουλεύομαι κατὰ σάρκα βουλεύομαι, ἵνα ᾖ παρ' ἐμοὶ τό Ναί ναὶ καὶ τό Οὔ οὔ;

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 1:17 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
τοῦτο οὖν βουλόμενος μήτι ἄρα τῇ ἐλαφρίᾳ ἐχρησάμην; ἢ ἃ βουλεύομαι κατὰ σάρκα βουλεύομαι, ἵνα ᾖ παρ' ἐμοὶ τό Ναί ναὶ καὶ τό Οὔ οὔ;

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 1:17 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Tοῦτο οὖν βουλευόμενος, μή τι ἄρα τῇ ἐλαφρίᾳ ἐχρησάμην; Ἢ ἃ βουλεύομαι, κατὰ σάρκα βουλεύομαι, ἵνα ᾖ παρ’ ἐμοὶ τὸ Ναί, ναὶ καὶ τὸ Οὔ, οὔ;

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 1:17 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
τοῦτο οὖν βουλόμενος μήτι ἄρα τῇ ἐλαφρίᾳ ἐχρησάμην; ἢ ἃ βουλεύομαι, κατὰ σάρκα βουλεύομαι, ἵνα ᾖ παρ’ ἐμοὶ τὸ ναὶ ναὶ καὶ τὸ οὒ οὔ;

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 1:17 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
τοῦτο οὖν βουλόμενος μήτι ἄρα τῇ ἐλαφρίᾳ ἐχρησάμην; ἢ ἃ βουλεύομαι κατὰ σάρκα βουλεύομαι, ἵνα ᾖ παρ’ ἐμοὶ τὸ ναὶ ναὶ καὶ τὸ οὒ οὔ;

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 1:17 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
τοῦτο οὖν βουλευόμενος, μή τι ἄρα τῇ ἐλαφρίᾳ ἐχρησάμην; ἢ ἃ βουλεύομαι, κατὰ σάρκα βουλεύομαι, ἵνα ᾖ παρ’ ἐμοὶ τὸ Ναὶ ναὶ καὶ τὸ Οὒ οὔ;

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 1:17 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
τοῦτο οὖν βουλευόμενος μή τι ἄρα τῇ ἐλαφρίᾳ ἐχρησάμην ἢ ἃ βουλεύομαι κατὰ σάρκα βουλεύομαι ἵνα ᾖ παρ' ἐμοὶ τὸ Ναὶ ναὶ καὶ τὸ Οὒ οὔ

2 Corinthians 1:17 Hebrew Bible
ועתה הכי נמהר הייתי בעצתי אם אשר יעצתי לפי הבשר יעצתי והיה אצלי פעם הן הן ופעם לא לא׃

2 Corinthians 1:17 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܗܕܐ ܗܟܝܠ ܕܐܬܪܥܝܬ ܠܡܐ ܐܝܟ ܡܤܪܗܒܐ ܐܬܪܥܝܬ ܐܘ ܕܠܡܐ ܕܒܤܪ ܐܢܝܢ ܐܝܠܝܢ ܕܡܬܪܥܐ ܐܢܐ ܡܛܠ ܕܘܠܐ ܗܘܐ ܕܢܗܘܐ ܒܗܝܢ ܐܝܢ ܐܝܢ ܘܠܐ ܠܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Therefore, I was not vacillating when I intended to do this, was I? Or what I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, so that with me there will be yes, yes and no, no at the same time?

King James Bible
When I therefore was thus minded, did I use lightness? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that with me there should be yea yea, and nay nay?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So when I planned this, was I irresponsible? Or what I plan, do I plan in a purely human way so that I say "Yes, yes" and "No, no" simultaneously?
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