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2 Corinthians 13:7

7 Now we pray to God that you do no wrong; not that we ourselves may appear approved, but that you may do what is right, even though we may 1appear unapproved.

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2 Corinthians 13:7 — The New International Version (NIV)

Now we pray to God that you will not do anything wrong—not so that people will see that we have stood the test but so that you will do what is right even though we may seem to have failed.

2 Corinthians 13:7 — English Standard Version (ESV)

But we pray to God that you may not do wrong—not that we may appear to have met the test, but that you may do what is right, though we may seem to have failed.

2 Corinthians 13:7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Now I pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is honest, though we be as reprobates.

2 Corinthians 13:7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

We pray to God that you will not do what is wrong by refusing our correction. I hope we won’t need to demonstrate our authority when we arrive. Do the right thing before we come—even if that makes it look like we have failed to demonstrate our authority.

2 Corinthians 13:7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Now I pray to God that you do no evil, not that we should appear approved, but that you should do what is honorable, though we may seem disqualified.

2 Corinthians 13:7 — New Century Version (NCV)

We pray to God that you will not do anything wrong. It is not important to see that we have passed the test, but it is important that you do what is right, even if it seems we have failed.

2 Corinthians 13:7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Now we pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we may appear approved, but that ye may do that which is honorable, though we be as reprobate.

2 Corinthians 13:7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

But we pray to God that ye may do nothing evil; not that we may appear approved, but that ye may do what is right, and we be as reprobates.

2 Corinthians 13:7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

We pray to God that you won’t do anything wrong. It’s not that we want to prove that we’ve passed the test. Rather, we want you to do whatever is right, even if we seem to have failed.

2 Corinthians 13:7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Now we pray to God that you do nothing wrong—not that we may appear to pass the test, but that you may do what is right, even though we may appear to fail.

2 Corinthians 13:7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But we pray to God that you may not do anything wrong—not that we may appear to have met the test, but that you may do what is right, though we may seem to have failed.

2 Corinthians 13:7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Now we pray to God that you not do wrong in any way, not that we are seen as approved, but that you do what is good, even though we are seen as though unqualified.

2 Corinthians 13:7 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

I pray to God that you won’t do anything wrong. I don’t pray so that people will see that I have passed the test. Instead, I pray so that you will do what is right, even if it seems I have failed.