2 Corinthians 5:5
Modern Translations
New International Version
Now the one who has fashioned us for this very purpose is God, who has given us the Spirit as a deposit, guaranteeing what is to come.

New Living Translation
God himself has prepared us for this, and as a guarantee he has given us his Holy Spirit.

English Standard Version
He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who has given us the Spirit as a guarantee.

Berean Study Bible
And God has prepared us for this very purpose and has given us the Spirit as a pledge of what is to come.

New American Standard Bible
Now He who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave us the Spirit as a pledge.

NASB 1995
Now He who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave to us the Spirit as a pledge.

NASB 1977
Now He who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave to us the Spirit as a pledge.

Amplified Bible
Now He who has made us and prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave us the [Holy] Spirit as a pledge [a guarantee, a down payment on the fulfillment of His promise].

Christian Standard Bible
Now the one who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave us the Spirit as a down payment.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And the One who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave us the Spirit as a down payment.

Contemporary English Version
God is the one who makes all this possible. He has given us his Spirit to make us certain he will do it.

Good News Translation
God is the one who has prepared us for this change, and he gave us his Spirit as the guarantee of all that he has in store for us.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God has prepared us for this and has given us his Spirit to guarantee it.

International Standard Version
God has prepared us for this and has given us his Spirit as a guarantee.

NET Bible
Now the one who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave us the Spirit as a down payment.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Now he that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.

New King James Version
Now He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who also has given us the Spirit as a guarantee.

King James 2000 Bible
Now he that has made us for the same thing is God, who also has given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.

New Heart English Bible
Now he who made us for this very thing is God, who also gave to us the down payment of the Spirit.

World English Bible
Now he who made us for this very thing is God, who also gave to us the down payment of the Spirit.

American King James Version
Now he that has worked us for the selfsame thing is God, who also has given to us the earnest of the Spirit.

American Standard Version
Now he that wrought us for this very thing is God, who gave unto us the earnest of the Spirit.

A Faithful Version
Now He Who is working out this very thing for us is God, Who has also given us the earnest of the Spirit.

Darby Bible Translation
Now he that has wrought us for this very thing [is] God, who also has given to us the earnest of the Spirit.

English Revised Version
Now he that wrought us for this very thing is God, who gave unto us the earnest of the Spirit.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now he that hath wrought us for this same thing is God, who also hath given to us the earnest of the Spirit.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And he that hath created vs for this thing, is God, who also hath giuen vnto vs the earnest of the Spirit.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
He that hath ordeyned vs for this thyng is God, which hath also geuen vnto vs the earnest of the spirite.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
But he that hath ordeyned vs for this, is God, which hath geuen vs the earnest of the sprete.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
He that hath ordeyned vs for this thynge ys god which very same hath geven vnto vs the ernest of the sprete.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And He who worked us to this very thing [is] God, who also gave to us the deposit of the Spirit;

Berean Literal Bible
Now the One having prepared us for this very purpose is God, having given to us the pledge of the Spirit,

Young's Literal Translation
And He who did work us to this self-same thing is God, who also did give to us the earnest of the Spirit;

Smith's Literal Translation
And he having brought us about to this same, God, he having also given us the pledge of the Spirit.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And He having worked us out unto this same is God, who has given to us the earnest-guarantee of the Spirit.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Now he that maketh us for this very thing, is God, who hath given us the pledge of the Spirit.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Now the One who accomplishes this very thing in us is God, who has given us the pledge of the Spirit.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he who prepares us for this is God; he it is who gives us the down payment of his Spirit.

Lamsa Bible
Now he who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who also has given to us the pledge of his Spirit.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
Now, he that has formed us for this very thing is God, who also has given us the earnest of the Spirit.

Godbey New Testament
But the one having wrought us out unto this same thing is God, the one having given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.

Haweis New Testament
But he that hath wrought us for this very thing is God, who also hath given us the earnest of the spirit.

Mace New Testament
now he that hath prepared us for this very state, is God, who hath given us the spirit as a pledge of it.

Weymouth New Testament
And He who formed us with this very end in view is God, who has given us His Spirit as a pledge and foretaste of that bliss.

Worrell New Testament
Now He Who wrought us for this very thing is God, Who gave to us the earnest of the Spirit.

Worsley New Testament
Now He, that hath wrought us hereunto, is God; who hath also given us the earnest of the Spirit.


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