2 Corinthians 5:8
Modern Translations
New International Version
We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.

New Living Translation
Yes, we are fully confident, and we would rather be away from these earthly bodies, for then we will be at home with the Lord.

English Standard Version
Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.

Berean Study Bible
We are confident, then, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.

New American Standard Bible
but we are of good courage and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.

NASB 1995
we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.

NASB 1977
we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.

Amplified Bible
we are [as I was saying] of good courage and confident hope, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.

Christian Standard Bible
In fact, we are confident, and we would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and we are confident and satisfied to be out of the body and at home with the Lord.

Contemporary English Version
We should be cheerful, because we would rather leave these bodies and be at home with the Lord.

Good News Translation
We are full of courage and would much prefer to leave our home in the body and be at home with the Lord.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
We are confident and prefer to live away from this body and to live with the Lord.

International Standard Version
We are confident, then, and would prefer to be away from this body and to live with the Lord.

NET Bible
Thus we are full of courage and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.

New King James Version
We are confident, yes, well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord.

King James 2000 Bible
We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.

New Heart English Bible
We are of good courage, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.

World English Bible
We are courageous, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.

American King James Version
We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.

American Standard Version
we are of good courage, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.

A Faithful Version
We are confident, and we are willing to be away from this home (that is, out of this body) and instead to be at home with the Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
we are confident, I say, and pleased rather to be absent from the body and present with the Lord.

English Revised Version
we are of good courage, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.

Webster's Bible Translation
We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Neuerthelesse, we are bolde, and loue rather to remoue out of the body, and to dwell with the Lord.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Neuerthelesse, we are of good comfort, and had rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lorde.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Neuertheles we are of good comforte, and had leuer to be absent from the body, & to be at home with the LORDE.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Neverthelesse we are of good comforte and had lever to be absent from the body and to be present with the lorde.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
we have courage, and are well pleased, rather, to be away from the home of the body, and to be at home with the LORD.

Berean Literal Bible
Now we are confident and are pleased rather to be absent out of the body, and to be at home with the Lord.

Young's Literal Translation
we have courage, and are well pleased rather to be away from the home of the body, and to be at home with the Lord.

Smith's Literal Translation
And we are confident, and are contented rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home in the Lord.

Literal Emphasis Translation
We are of good courage and are well-seeming rather to be absent from out of the body and to be at home with the Lord.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But we are confident, and have a good will to be absent rather from the body, and to be present with the Lord.

Catholic Public Domain Version
So we are confident, and we have the good will to be on a pilgrimage in the body, so as to be present to the Lord.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because of this we trust and we long to depart from the body and to be with Our Lord.

Lamsa Bible
This is why we are confident, and anxious to be absent from the body, and to be present with our LORD.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
we are confident, indeed, and would be pleased rather to depart from the body, and to dwell with the Lord.

Godbey New Testament
but we are confident and delighted rather to be absent from the body, and present with the Lord.

Haweis New Testament
We are confident indeed, and with pleasure expect to go out from the body, and to dwell within with the Lord:

Mace New Testament
) in this assurance, I say, I think it best to be quit of this body, and be present with the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament
So we have a cheerful confidence, and we anticipate with greater delight being banished from the body and going home to the Lord.

Worrell New Testament
we are of good courage, I say, and are well pleased to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.

Worsley New Testament
and well-pleased rather to be absent from the body, and to dwell with the Lord.


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