2 Corinthians 5:14
Modern Translations
New International Version
For Christ's love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died.

New Living Translation
Either way, Christ’s love controls us. Since we believe that Christ died for all, we also believe that we have all died to our old life.

English Standard Version
For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for all, therefore all have died;

Berean Study Bible
For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that One died for all, therefore all died.

New American Standard Bible
For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;

NASB 1995
For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;

NASB 1977
For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;

Amplified Bible
For the love of Christ controls and compels us, because we have concluded this, that One died for all, therefore all died;

Christian Standard Bible
For the love of Christ compels us, since we have reached this conclusion, that one died for all, and therefore all died.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For Christ's love compels us, since we have reached this conclusion: If One died for all, then all died.

Contemporary English Version
We are ruled by Christ's love for us. We are certain that if one person died for everyone else, then all of us have died.

Good News Translation
We are ruled by the love of Christ, now that we recognize that one man died for everyone, which means that they all share in his death.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Clearly, Christ's love guides us. We are convinced of the fact that one man has died for all people. Therefore, all people have died.

International Standard Version
The love of the Messiah controls us, for we are convinced of this: that one person died for all people; therefore, all people have died.

NET Bible
For the love of Christ controls us, since we have concluded this, that Christ died for all; therefore all have died.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

New King James Version
For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that if One died for all, then all died;

King James 2000 Bible
For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

New Heart English Bible
For the love of Christ constrains us; because we judge thus, that one died for all, therefore all died.

World English Bible
For the love of Christ constrains us; because we judge thus, that one died for all, therefore all died.

American King James Version
For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

American Standard Version
For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that one died for all, therefore all died;

A Faithful Version
For the love of Christ compels us, because we have thus concluded that if one died for all, then all died.

Darby Bible Translation
For the love of the Christ constrains us, having judged this: that one died for all, then all have died;

English Revised Version
For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that one died for all, therefore all died;

Webster's Bible Translation
For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For that loue of Christ constraineth vs,

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For the loue of Christe constrayneth vs, because we thus iudge, that yf one dyed for all, then were all dead.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For the loue of Christ constrayneth vs, in as moch as we thus iudge, that yf one be deed for all, then are all deed.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
For the love of Christ costrayneth vs be cause we thus iudge yf one be deed for all yt then are all deed
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
for the love of the Christ constrains us, having judged thus: that if one died for all, then the whole died,

Berean Literal Bible
For the love of Christ compels us, having concluded this, that One has died for all, therefore all have died.

Young's Literal Translation
for the love of the Christ doth constrain us, having judged thus: that if one for all died, then the whole died,

Smith's Literal Translation
For the love of Christ holds us together; having judged this, that if one died for all, then all dead:

Literal Emphasis Translation
For the love of Christ compels us, having judged this, that One has died for all, therefore all have died.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For the charity of Christ presseth us: judging this, that if one died for all, then all were dead.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For the charity of Christ urges us on, in consideration of this: that if one died for all, then all have died.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For the love of The Messiah compels us to reason this: The One died in the place of every person; so then every person died with him.

Lamsa Bible
For the love of Christ compels us to reason thus, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
For the love of Christ constrains us, because we have this judgment that if one died for all, then have all died:

Godbey New Testament
For the love of Christ constrains us; having judged this, that one died for all; then were all dead;

Haweis New Testament
For the love of Christ constraineth us, because we judge thus, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Mace New Testament
to this I am urg'd by the love I bear to Christ, persuaded as I am, that if one died for all, then were all in a dying state: and that he died for all,

Weymouth New Testament
For the love of Christ overmasters us, the conclusion at which we have arrived being this--that One having died for all, His death was their death,

Worrell New Testament
For the love of Christ is constraining us; having judged this, that One died for all; consequently, they all died:

Worsley New Testament
For the love of Christ constraineth us, being fully persuaded of this, that if One died for all, then were all dead.


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