2 Corinthians 7:10

 

“For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.”
King James Version (KJV)


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Other Translations of 2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly sorrow worketh repentance to saluation not to be repented of, but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original 2 Corinthians chapter 7

For the sorrow that is according to {the will of} God produces a repentance without regret, {leading} to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For godly sorrow worketh repentance unto salvation, `a repentance' which bringeth no regret: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the sorrow which God gives is the cause of salvation through a change of heart, in which there is no reason for grief: but the sorrow of the world is a cause of death.
- Basic English Bible

For grief according to God works repentance to salvation, never to be regretted; but the grief of the world works death.
- Darby Bible

For the sorrow that is according to God worketh penance, steadfast unto salvation; but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
- Douay Rheims Bible

For godly sorrow worketh penitence to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
- Webster's Bible

For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, a repentance not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world finally produces death.
- Weymouth Bible

For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation, which brings no regret. But the sorrow of the world works death.
- World English Bible

For the sorewe that is aftir God, worchith penaunce in to stidfast heelthe; but sorewe of the world worchith deth.
- Wycliffe Bible

for the sorrow toward God reformation to salvation not to be repented of doth work, and the sorrow of the world doth work death,
- Youngs Literal Bible


 

David L.F.'s comment on 2014-08-26 15:43:33:

I do not think this verse means that it is of a necessity to give a repentance before true salvation is attained , but that one would be of a repentive heart as a believer, in this writing.

 


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