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2 Corinthians 7:6

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— But God, who comforts the depressed, comforted us by the coming of Titus;
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— Nevertheless God, that comforteth those that are cast down, comforted us by the coming of Titus;
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— Nevertheless he that comforteth the lowly, [even] God, comforted us by the coming of Titus;
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Nevertheless he that comforteth the lowly, [even] God, comforted us by the coming of Titus;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Nevertheless God, that comforteth those that are cast down, comforted us by the coming of Titus;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But he who encourages those that are [brought] low, [even] God, encouraged us by the coming of Titus;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, he who encourageth them that are brought low, encouraged us,—even God,—by the presence of Titus.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— but He who is comforting the cast-down—God—He did comfort us in the presence of Titus;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But God, who comforteth the humble, comforted us by the coming of Titus.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— But God, that comforteth the abiect, comforted vs at the comming of Titus:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Neuerthelesse, God that comforteth those that are cast downe, comforted vs by the comming of Titus.
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— Nevertheless God, who comforts the meek, comforted us by the coming of Titus;
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But Aloha, who consoleth the humble, consoled us by the coming of Titos;
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But God who comforteth the depressed, comforted us by the arrival of Titus.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Nevertheless 235
{0235} Prime
Neuter plural of G0243; properly other things, that is, (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations).
God, 2316
{2316} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
that comforteth 3870
{3870} Prime
From G3844 and G2564; to call near, that is, invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation).
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
those that are cast down, 5011
{5011} Prime
Of uncertain derivation; depressed, that is, (figuratively) humiliated (in circumstances or disposition).
comforted 3870
{3870} Prime
From G3844 and G2564; to call near, that is, invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation).
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
us 2248
{2248} Prime
Accusative plural of G1473; us.
by 1722
{1722} Prime
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 x3588
(3588) Complement

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).
coming 3952
{3952} Prime
From the present participle of G3918; a being near, that is, advent (often, return; specifically of Christ to punish Jerusalem, or finally the wicked); (by implication) physical aspect.
of Titus; 5103
{5103} Prime
Of Latin origin but uncertain significance; Titus, a Christian.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Corinthians 7:6

_ _ Translate in the order required by the Greek, “But he that comforteth those that are cast down, even God.” Those that are of an high spirit are not susceptible of such comfort.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Corinthians 7:5-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Corinthians 7:6

Nevertheless God, that comforteth those that are (d) cast down, comforted us by the (e) coming of Titus;

(d) Whose hearts are cast down, and are very much worn out.

(e) With those things which Titus told me of you at his coming, that is, how fruitfully you read over my letters. And moreover and besides that, I am exceedingly refreshed with his presence.

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that comforteth:

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Blessed [be] God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; ... Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
2 Corinthians 2:14 Now thanks [be] unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.
Isaiah 12:1 And in that day thou shalt say, O LORD, I will praise thee: though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me.
Isaiah 51:12 I, [even] I, [am] he that comforteth you: who [art] thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man [that] shall die, and of the son of man [which] shall be made [as] grass;
Isaiah 57:15 For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name [is] Holy; I dwell in the high and holy [place], with him also [that is] of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
Isaiah 57:18 I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.
Isaiah 61:1-2 The Spirit of the Lord GOD [is] upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to [them that are] bound; ... To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;
Jeremiah 31:13 Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.
Matthew 5:4 Blessed [are] they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
John 14:16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
Romans 15:5 Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus:
Philippians 2:1 If [there be] therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies,
2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given [us] everlasting consolation and good hope through grace, ... Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.


2 Corinthians 2:13 I had no rest in my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother: but taking my leave of them, I went from thence into Macedonia.
1 Corinthians 16:17-18 I am glad of the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus: for that which was lacking on your part they have supplied. ... For they have refreshed my spirit and yours: therefore acknowledge ye them that are such.
1 Thessalonians 3:2 And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister of God, and our fellowlabourer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you, and to comfort you concerning your faith:
1 Thessalonians 3:6-7 But now when Timotheus came from you unto us, and brought us good tidings of your faith and charity, and that ye have good remembrance of us always, desiring greatly to see us, as we also [to see] you: ... Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith:
3 John 1:2-4 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. ... I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.
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Is 12:1; 51:12; 57:15, 18; 61:1. Jr 31:13. Mt 5:4. Jn 14:16. Ro 15:5. 1Co 16:17. 2Co 1:3; 2:13, 14. Php 2:1. 1Th 3:2, 6. 2Th 2:16. 3Jn 1:2.

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