2 Corinthians 8:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3756 [e]Οὐ
Ou
NotAdv
2596 [e]κατ’
kat’
asPrep
2003 [e]ἐπιταγὴν
epitagēn
a commandN-AFS
3004 [e]λέγω
legō
do I speak,V-PIA-1S
235 [e]ἀλλὰ
alla
butConj
1223 [e]διὰ
dia
throughPrep
3588 [e]τῆς
tēs
theArt-GFS
2087 [e]ἑτέρων
heterōn
of othersAdj-GMP
4710 [e]σπουδῆς
spoudēs
earnestness,N-GFS
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
alsoConj
3588 [e]τὸ
to
theArt-ANS
3588 [e]τῆς
tēs
- Art-GFS
5212 [e]ὑμετέρας
hymeteras
of yourPPro-GF2P
26 [e]ἀγάπης
agapēs
loveN-GFS
1103 [e]γνήσιον
gnēsion
genuinenessAdj-ANS
1381 [e]δοκιμάζων·
dokimazōn
proving.V-PPA-NMS









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 8:8 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
Οὐ κατ’ ἐπιταγὴν λέγω ἀλλὰ διὰ τῆς ἑτέρων σπουδῆς καὶ τὸ τῆς ὑμετέρας ἀγάπης γνήσιον δοκιμάζων·

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 8:8 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
Οὐ κατ' ἐπιταγὴν λέγω, ἀλλὰ διὰ τῆς ἑτέρων σπουδῆς καὶ τὸ τῆς ὑμετέρας ἀγάπης γνήσιον δοκιμάζων·

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 8:8 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
Οὐ κατ' ἐπιταγὴν λέγω, ἀλλὰ διὰ τῆς ἑτέρων σπουδῆς καὶ τὸ τῆς ὑμετέρας ἀγάπης γνήσιον δοκιμάζων·

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 8:8 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Οὐ κατ’ ἐπιταγὴν λέγω, ἀλλὰ διὰ τῆς ἑτέρων σπουδῆς καὶ τὸ τῆς ὑμετέρας ἀγάπης γνήσιον δοκιμάζων.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 8:8 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
Οὐ κατ’ ἐπιταγὴν λέγω, ἀλλὰ διὰ τῆς ἑτέρων σπουδῆς καὶ τὸ τῆς ὑμετέρας ἀγάπης γνήσιον δοκιμάζων·

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 8:8 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
οὐ κατ’ ἐπιταγὴν λέγω, ἀλλὰ διὰ τῆς ἑτέρων σπουδῆς καὶ τὸ τῆς ὑμετέρας ἀγάπης γνήσιον δοκιμάζων·

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 8:8 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
οὐ κατ’ ἐπιταγὴν λέγω, ἀλλὰ διὰ τῆς ἑτέρων σπουδῆς καὶ τὸ τῆς ὑμετέρας ἀγάπης γνήσιον δοκιμάζων.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 8:8 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
Οὐ κατ' ἐπιταγὴν λέγω ἀλλὰ διὰ τῆς ἑτέρων σπουδῆς καὶ τὸ τῆς ὑμετέρας ἀγάπης γνήσιον δοκιμάζων·

2 Corinthians 8:8 Hebrew Bible
ואינני אמר זאת בדרך צווי כי אם לבחן על ידי זריזות אחרים גם את אמתת אהבתכם׃

2 Corinthians 8:8 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܠܐ ܗܘܐ ܡܦܩܕ ܦܩܕ ܐܢܐ ܠܟܘܢ ܐܠܐ ܒܚܦܝܛܘܬܐ ܕܚܒܪܝܟܘܢ ܫܪܪܐ ܕܚܘܒܟܘܢ ܡܢܤܐ ܐܢܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
I am not speaking this as a command, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity of your love also.

King James Bible
I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I am not saying this as a command. Rather, by means of the diligence of others, I am testing the genuineness of your love.
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