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2 Corinthians 4:7

Treasure in Jars of Clay

But we have this treasure in pjars of clay, qto show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us.

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2 Corinthians 4:7 — The New International Version (NIV)

But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.

2 Corinthians 4:7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.

2 Corinthians 4:7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves.

2 Corinthians 4:7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us.

2 Corinthians 4:7 — New Century Version (NCV)

We have this treasure from God, but we are like clay jars that hold the treasure. This shows that the great power is from God, not from us.

2 Corinthians 4:7 — American Standard Version (ASV)

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not from ourselves;

2 Corinthians 4:7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the surpassingness of the power may be of God, and not from us:

2 Corinthians 4:7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Our bodies are made of clay, yet we have the treasure of the Good News in them. This shows that the superior power of this treasure belongs to God and doesn’t come from us.

2 Corinthians 4:7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not from us.

2 Corinthians 4:7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us.

2 Corinthians 4:7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

But we have this treasure in earthenware jars, in order that the extraordinary degree of the power may be from God and not from us.

2 Corinthians 4:7 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Treasure is kept in clay jars. In the same way, we have the treasure of the good news in these earthly bodies of ours. That shows that the mighty power of the good news comes from God. It doesn’t come from us.

2 Corinthians 4:7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves;