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2 Corinthians 6:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— in the word of truth, in the power of God; by the armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— in the word of truth, in the power of God; by the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and the left,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— in [the] word of truth, in [the] power of God; through the arms of righteousness on the right hand and left,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— in love unfeigned, in discourse of truth, in power of God; through the weapons of righteousness on the right hand and left,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— in the word of truth, in the power of God, through the armour of the righteousness, on the right and on the left,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— In the word of truth, in the power of God: by the armour of justice on the right hand and on the left:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— By the worde of trueth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousnesse, on the right hand, and on the left,
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— by the doctrine of truth, by the power of Aloha, by the arms of righteousness for the right hand and for the left,
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— by the speaking of truth, by the energy of God, by the armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left;

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
By 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
the word 3056
{3056} Prime
λόγος
logos
{log'-os}
From G3004; something said (including the thought); by implication a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension a computation; specifically (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (that is, Christ).
of truth, 225
{0225} Prime
ἀλήθεια
aletheia
{al-ay'-thi-a}
From G0227; truth.
by 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
the power 1411
{1411} Prime
δύναμις
dunamis
{doo'-nam-is}
From G1410; force (literally or figuratively); specifically miraculous power (usually by implication a miracle itself).
of God, 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
by 1223
{1223} Prime
διά
dia
{dee-ah'}
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
armour 3696
{3696} Prime
ὅπλον
hoplon
{hop'-lon}
Probably from the primary word ἕπω [[hepo]] (to be busy about); an implement or utensil or tool (literally or figuratively, especially offensive for war).
of righteousness 1343
{1343} Prime
δικαιοσύνη
dikaiosune
{dik-ah-yos-oo'-nay}
From G1342; equity (of character or act); specifically (Christian) justification.
on the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
right hand 1188
{1188} Prime
δεξιός
dexios
{dex-ee-os'}
From G1209; the right side or (feminine) hand (as that which usually takes).
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
on the left, 710
{0710} Prime
ἀριστερός
aristeros
{ar-is-ter-os'}
Apparently a compound of the same as G0712; the left hand (as second best).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Corinthians 6:7

_ _ By the word of truth, by the power of God — rather, “IN ... in,” etc. As to “the word of truth” (compare 2 Corinthians 4:2; Colossians 1:5), and “the (miraculous) power of God” (2 Corinthians 4:7); 1 Corinthians 2:4, “in demonstration of the Spirit and of power.”

_ _ by the armourGreek, “through” or “by means of the armor.” “Righteousness,” which is the breastplate alone in Ephesians 6:13-17, here is made the whole Christian panoply (compare 2 Corinthians 10:4).

_ _ on ... right ... and ... left — that is, guarding on every side.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Corinthians 6:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Corinthians 6:7

By the convincing and converting power of God — Accompanying his word; and also attesting it by divers miracles. By the armour of righteousness on the right hand and the left — That is, on all sides; the panoply or whole armour of God.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Corinthians 6:7

By the (d) word of truth, by the (e) power of God, by the (f) armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,

(d) Preaching of the Gospel.

(e) Power to work miracles, and to subdue the wicked.

(f) Uprightness.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the word:

2 Corinthians 1:18-20 But [as] God [is] true, our word toward you was not yea and nay. ... For all the promises of God in him [are] yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.
2 Corinthians 4:2 But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
2 Corinthians 7:14 For if I have boasted any thing to him of you, I am not ashamed; but as we spake all things to you in truth, even so our boasting, which [I made] before Titus, is found a truth.
Psalms 119:43 And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments.
Ephesians 1:13 In whom ye also [trusted], after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,
Ephesians 4:21 If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:
Colossians 1:5 For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;
2 Timothy 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
James 1:18 Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.

the power:

2 Corinthians 10:4-5 (For the weapons of our warfare [are] not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) ... Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;
2 Corinthians 13:4 For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but we shall live with him by the power of God toward you.
Mark 16:20 And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with [them], and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.
Acts 11:21 And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord.
1 Corinthians 1:24 But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
1 Corinthians 2:4-5 And my speech and my preaching [was] not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: ... That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
Ephesians 1:19-20 And what [is] the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power, ... Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set [him] at his own right hand in the heavenly [places],
Ephesians 3:20 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
Hebrews 2:4 God also bearing [them] witness, both with signs and wonders, and with divers miracles, and gifts of the Holy Ghost, according to his own will?

the armour:

Isaiah 11:5 And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins, and faithfulness the girdle of his reins.
Isaiah 59:17 For he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and an helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on the garments of vengeance [for] clothing, and was clad with zeal as a cloke.
Romans 13:12-13 The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light. ... Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
Ephesians 6:11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Ephesians 6:13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
Ephesians 6:14-20 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; ... For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
1 Thessalonians 5:8 But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.
2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished [my] course, I have kept the faith:

on the right:

Exodus 14:22 And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry [ground]: and the waters [were] a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left.
Proverbs 3:16 Length of days [is] in her right hand; [and] in her left hand riches and honour.
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