", "by the right way, that we may go to a city of habitation". Be perfected; be comforted; be of the same mind; live in peace, and the God of love and peace shall be with you.’. The God of love and peace; the author of these graces, who requires and loves them in his people. “Farewell” would be ), be perfected (see reff. 2 Corinthians 13:8). To be of one mind, and to live in peace, are expressions which mean two different things; for the one takes its rise from the other. Remarkably this is the only New Testament reference to ‘the God of love’, while ‘the God of peace’ is more common. A THIRD TRY: Paul had been patient with the sinful Corinthians. How had they taken his patience for weakness? Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Greek Scripture. God is the very source of our life in Christ Jesus, and in Christ we are a new creation. 2 Corinthians 13:10. In doctrine, be evangelical; in spirit, consecrated; in practice, conscientious. That kind of love, however, is not possible without the power of God’s Holy Spirit at work in the congregation. phroneo) the same thing. There is trouble and sorrow enough in the world; but there is, too, a consolation from above the world. Paul's last words to them is speaking a blessing on them. They would be of the same mind if they all submitted to the rule of God"s word. The word here rendered “farewell” (. Focus on the Meaning: It appears that Paul and the Corinthians did not understand “power” in the same way. The correct meaning of λοιπόν is “finally” as rendered by the NRSV. BE ONE IN SPIRIT. Be perfect—Let your Christian character be perfect and symmetrical. Finally, brethren, farewell — Χαιπετε, rejoice; be happy; be perfect — Aspire to the highest degrees of Christian wisdom and grace, of knowledge, holiness, and usefulness. 2 Corinthians 13:11 "Brethren, farewell." Not . Be of good comfort — Filled with joy and peace through believing, and abounding in hope of the glory of God, through the power of the Holy Ghost, Romans 15:13. The word ‘adjusted’ (as a net put in order for casting), ‘thoroughly furnished,’—be of good comfort (‘comforted’); be of one mind,—the want of which was the first thing he complained of in his First Epistle (2 Corinthians 1:10); live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you,—compare Matthew 5:9, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God.”. 12 We are not withholding our affection from you, but you are withholding yours from us. These conditions being met the God who manifests love and peace as the fruit of His Spirit would remain in fellowship with them. "It is not by sitting with folded hands that we enter into the blessings of God, but by actively and purposefully promoting those dispositions which are in accordance with God"s will for His people: rejoicing, harmony, unity in the truth, living together in peace. Be perfect; in the belief and practice of the truth. 1 Corinthians 13:11. by Grant Richison | Jan 3, 2003 | 1 Corinthians | 2 comments. In doctrine, be evangelical; in spirit, consecrated; in practice, conscientious. parakaleo. I want to invite you to close your eyes and to pretend the year is 200. (Read 2 Corinthians 13:1-6) Though it is God's gracious method to bear long with sinners, yet he will not bear always; at length he will come, and will not spare those who remain obstinate and impenitent. For Paul, agreeing with one another or, more literally, thinking the same way should not be read as an appeal to uniformity. The basic message is that “love never fails” (1 Cor 13:8). While Psalm 8 is addressed to God, it’s really mostly about us: about the human relationship with the rest of creation and about the right exercise of human dominion. be of one mind = mind (Greek. But when we come to the matter of experience, we often find that those very times when God"s people think they are faring ill, may be the seasons when they are really faring well; and again, at other times, when they think they are faring well, then they are really faring ill. For instance, when their souls are bowed down with trouble, it often seems to them that they are faring ill. God"s hand appears to be gone out against them—he has hidden his face from them; they can find no access to a throne of grace; they have no sweet testimonies from the Lord that the path in which he is leading them is one of his choosing, and that all things will end well with them. 2 Corinthians 13:11-14. This rejoicing is modeled for the church by Paul’s own rejoicing throughout Philippians as he recounts his joy even in the midst of his present distress (Philippians 4:10-13). For the believer, everything is a divine appointment. ‘be of good cheer’). Let’s read it one more time. - 2 Corinthians 13:1-2a. The World English Bible, which I am using in this exegesis, has verse 12 as “Greet one another with a holy kiss” and verse 13 as “All the saints greet you.” The NRSV and some other translations combine those into verse 12. ETHOS: Family 2 Corinthians 13:11-14. Now what agreement is there between light and darkness? 2 Corinthians 1:3-10). 2 Corinthians 13:11-14. Posted By: RevElana 0 Comment communion, discipleship, fellowship, harmony. The results, almost certainly, will not be pretty. Greeting one another with a holy kiss is a tangible way to show love and fellowship in this community of folks who are still struggling to love one another and who are still learning how to be Christ’s body in their world. In fact, the Corinthians’ divisiveness has taken center stage since the first canonical letter. Fifth, they were to live at peace with one another and with Paul. The final remarks include one last reminder of the theological bedrock that makes the church’s existence possible. Go To 2 Corinthians Index . Finally, brothers, rejoice. —Let your Christian character be perfect and symmetrical. The closing benediction comes as a pleasant surprise, and something of All God"s people will eventually fare well. “By the mouth of two or three witnesses every word shall be established.” Greek. Relating this biblical text to the liturgical context is no easy thing. chairete), means usually to joy and rejoice, or to be glad; Be perfected; be comforted; be of the same mind; live in peace ... and the God of love and peace shall be with you. In the words “be of good comfort” (better, perhaps, be comforted, with the implied thought that the comfort comes through accepting his word of counsel—see Note on Acts 4:36) we trace an echo of what he had said in the opening of the Epistle, as to the “comfort” which had been given to him (2 Corinthians 1:4; 2 Corinthians 1:7). He describes himself as a protective spiritual father trying to save the Corinthians from the deceptions of the false apostles to teach a false gospel about a false Jesus. He wants them to feel his love for them in these last few words of his letter to them. 2 Corinthians 13:11-14 He concludeth with an exhortation, salutation, and prayer. If these conditions were fulfilled, the “God of love and peace would assuredly be with them,” for peace rests ever upon the son of peace (Luke 10:6). And the God of love and peace will be with you. What is more important, they could and should rejoice in the Lord. v2 I know how eager you are to … and cf. Living peaceably should be a marker of the church (Romans 12:18; 14:19; 1 Thessalonians 5:13), since God calls the saints to peace (1 Corinthians 7:15) and God is a God of peace (1 Corinthians 14:33; Phil 4:7, 9; 1 Thessalonians 5:23). Compare Romans 12:16; Romans 15:5. This will be the third time I am coming to you. “Live in peace and avoid division!”. It’s Sunday morning and before you go to work, you head to church. In 2 Corinthians 1:5-6, Paul specifically uses the word pathema, meaning “suffering,” which is also used to describe the sufferings of Jesus. Clarke's 2-corinthians 13:11 Bible Commentary Finally - Λοιπον· All that remains for me now to write is, to wish you all manner of happiness, and so to take my leave. It can be a very powerful motivator to aggressive action. “Rejoice—let that be our last word to you.”. (1-4) Paul promises to come with severity, if necessary. —If we drive him not away with our own contentious spirit. Be perfect.—Better, as before, restore yourselves to completeness; amend yourselves. John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament, Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary, Heinrich Meyer's Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Alexander MacLaren's Expositions of Holy Scripture, Justin Edwards' Family Bible New Testament, Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Gary Hampton Commentary on Selected Books, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary by J.C.Philpot on select texts of the Bible. All the saints greet you. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Greek Scripture. We must never think that trouble or suffering is an accident. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. where the word occurs; the rendering of the A.V. Such submission would bring peace. (2 Corinthians 11:1-3 RSV) Perhaps the most vicious and destructive quality in the world today is jealousy. To fare well, spiritually understood, is to have everything that God can make us happy in. He calls him the God of peace and love, because he has recommended to us peace and love, because he loves them, and is the author of them. It is true that we look to God alone to supply the grace for their achievement; but it is the actual daily practice of love and peace that ensures, from the human side, the realization of the promise that the God of love and peace will be with us." “In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth … ”. Paraclesis in its two-fold aspect is, in fact, the key-note of the whole Epistle. 2 Corinthians 13:11 Translation & Meaning. See a Cor. ", and the God of love and peace shall be with, "without spot, or blemish, or any such thing. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. This is his benediction and conclusion. 2 Corinthians 13:10. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] This begins the conclusion of Paul's second letter to this group of believers. This is the spirit of this good wish. This is a brother in a literal or figurative sense. The apostle has recognized and has applauded the diversity of this congregation (1 Corinthians 12:12-27). New International Version Update. 2 Corinthians 13 – Examine Yourselves A. Paul warns the Corinthians to examine themselves before he comes. Second, they were to mend their ways (RSV) and thus experience completion or restoration, as God would bring them to maturity (cf. In short, the presence of joy and peace are the indicators of the Spirit’s transformative work to reveal God’s kingdom: “For the kingdom of God is not food and drink but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit” (Romans 14:17). And the God of peace This he adds, that his exhortation may have more weight with them, but, at the same time, he intimates that God will be with us, if we cultivate peace among ourselves; but that those that are at variance with each other are at a distance from him. ], 2 Corinthians 13:11. 1 Corinthians 11:31). Finally = For the rest. A previous epistle was written prior to First and Second Corinthians. Third, they were to accept Paul"s exhortation that would result in their comfort (cf. Let’s imagine that Paul was writing this letter directly to believers of today. BibleHub. 2 Corinthians 13:11-13. Good-bye! With this thought he moves on to his farewells. For how can they know such a God if they do not live in love and peace? It is true that we look to God alone to supply the grace for their achievement; but it is the actual daily practice of love and peace that ensures, from the human side, the realization of the promise that the God of love and peace will be with us. Live in peace; without divisions, strife, or contentions. 11.Farewell—Literally, rejoice. Paul’s so called second letter to the Corinthians is actually the fourth letter that he wrote to Corinth. To fare well, spiritually understood, is to have everything that God can make us happy in. Philippians 1:2, Philippians 1:2; Philippians 3:16; Philippians 3:4, Philippians 3:2. live in peace. Of one mind; united in feeling and conduct. If they were setting up, and bowing down to idols in the chambers of imagery, affliction and trouble smite them to pieces before their eyes, take away their gods, and leave them no refuge but the Lord God of hosts. Paul has already claimed that the Corinthians have but “one Lord and one God” (1 Corinthians 8:6). Ин. Farewell - meaning [ chairete (Greek #5463)] also 'rejoice:' thus in bidding farewell he returns to that with which he set out (2 Corinthians 1:24; Philippians 4:4). Finally, brothers, good-by. “farewell” cannot be justified. All God"s people will eventually fare well. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. Good comfort—Literally, be consoled. 2 Corinthians 13:11. 11. You live around the Mediterranean; you’ve decided to follow the way of Jesus. A previous epistle was written prior to First and Second Corinthians. Farewell - A good wish, from our old mother tongue, compounded of to go, and fairly, properly, or with felicity; go on prosperously! It has been properly called, "the green-eyed monster." At the same time, he appears to turn from a few diseased persons (972) to the entire Church. Be of good comfort; in the consolation which it will then afford you. God of’ peace—If we drive him not away with our own contentious spirit. Fourth, they were to foster a united outlook by putting first things first (cf. Commentary on 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 View Bible Text . Obedience to five commands would result in one condition that Paul wanted his readers to express in a particular practice. Joy is a marker of God’s kingdom. Thus will they ‘do no evil’ (2 Corinthians 13:7), and reverse the trends that he fears have arisen among them (2 Corinthians 12:20). (2) Be perfected, go on to perfection (2 Corinthians 6:1; 2 Corinthians 6:13, 2 Corinthians 7:1; 2 Corinthians 7:11, 2 Corinthians 9:8, 2 Corinthians 12:19, 2 Corinthians 13:9), the word being used as at Galatians 6:1 of gradual amendment after a grave fault. Listen. In 1 Corinthians 1:10, the apostle writes, “Now I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in agreement and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united (katertismenoi) in the same mind and the same purpose.” In the closing of 2 Corinthians, the apostle expresses the same wish: “mend (katartizesthe) your ways,” “agree with one another,” and “live in peace” (13:11). Aim for perfection, listen to my appeal, be of one mind, live in peace. 4:8). v1 I do not really need to write to you about help for other Christians. Chapter Introduction. Then the God of love and peace will be with them. 2 Corinthians 13:11-14. For them it was on display in an aggressive and a mighty personality. If you can only look back, you will see that your greatest sweets have often sprung out of your greatest bitters, and the greatest blessings have flowed from the greatest miseries, and what at the time you thought your greatest sorrows—you will find that the brightest light has sprung up in the blackest darkness, and that the Lord never made himself so precious as at the time when you were sunk lowest, so as to be without human help, Wisdom of Solomon, or strength. When I was a child, &c. — The difference between our present and future conceptions of spiritual things may be illustrated by the knowledge of a child compared to that of a man. Verse 11 "Farewell" should be translated "rejoice, or joy to you". (3) Be comforted, the keynote of the early part of the Epistle (see on 2 Corinthians 1:4 and cf. There, he vowed to be as bold as needed when he comes to see them in person. Of one mind—Centred together in the one Christ. Farewell; an expression of earnest desire for their good. The former relates to agreement of sentiment; the latter denotes benevolence, and union of hearts. The first epistle is both practical and instructional, but this one is intensely personal and autobiographical. 2 Corinthians 1:16. be of good comfort = be encouraged. "Brethren, farewell." When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me.” Explanation and Commentary on 1 Corinthians 13:11 This verse comes within the great love passage. Final Greetings. Greek. (2 Corinthians 6:14.). They needed to break permanently with all idolatry ( 2 Corinthians 6:14 to 2 Corinthians 7:1), to complete their collection (chs8-9), and to change their attitude toward Paul (chs10-13). MEDITATIONS IN 2 CORINTHIANS 2 Corinthians 13: 11----- THIS verse, with verses 12 and 13, is Paul's farewell words to this second letter to the Corinthians church. The trinitarian framework of 2 Corinthians 13:14 is striking: “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.” At the time of this letter, the doctrine of the trinity had not yet been fully articulated, yet here we find a reference to all three persons. Paul's last words to them is speaking a blessing on them. His thoughts are apparently travelling back to the schisms over which he had grieved in 1 Corinthians 1-3, and to which he had referred in 2 Corinthians 12:20. Paul’s so called second letter to the Corinthians is actually the fourth letter that he wrote to Corinth. : finally, brethren ( strictly = “from henceforth,” but is used vaguely, as in reff. for “finally”. 2 Corinthians 13:11 "Finally, brethren, farewell. 2 Corinthians 13:11 "Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect (‘perfected’). To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, And the God of love and peace shall be with you -, loipon). Who has so true a reason for joy as the man who possesses its blessed hopes? He wants them to feel his love for them in these last few words of his letter to them. Greet one another with a holy kiss. In these exhortations we have a summary of the whole letter: (1) Rejoice in the grace you have received (2 Corinthians 1:24, 2 Corinthians 2:3) even as I do on your behalf (2 Corinthians 7:7; 2 Corinthians 7:9; 2 Corinthians 7:16, 2 Corinthians 13:9). The mind that is set on the Spirit is a mind that knows peace (Romans 8:6). In this point of view, they must all in the end and for ever fare well. 2 Corinthians 13:11-13. Hence he declares, that he aims at promoting its perfection, and desires its consolation. Against the advice of most of the people in your life, you’ve joined this sort of rogue, rag-tag band of the Jesus way followers. The God of peace and love shall be with you: τέλειοι γίνεσθε καὶ ἀναπληροῦτε τὰ λείποντα, Бог любви и мира будет с вами, "It is not by sitting with folded hands that we enter into the blessings of God, but by actively and purposefully promoting those dispositions which are in accordance with God"s will for His people: rejoicing, harmony, unity in the truth, living together in peace. 2 Corinthians 13:11 Finally, brothers, good-by. Against the advice of most of the people in your life, you’ve joined this sort of rogue, rag-tag band of the Jesus way followers. Of the kiss here mentioned we have spoken in the two preceding Epistles. NASB1995: New American Standard Bible - NASB 1995 It is, perhaps, fitting that 2 Corinthians should close with both warning and with love. For in our present state, we are mere infants in knowledge, in comparison of what we shall be hereafter. Finally, brethren, farewell. Several features distinguish the second canonical letter. Paul’s closing in 2 Corinthians is not simply an appeal for the church to get along, it is an exhortation for the Corinthians to be the new creation that the Spirit is equipping them to be. Strive for perfection. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. In verse 11, what the NSRV translates as “farewell” is more literally “rejoice.” Paul uses the verb in a similar way in Philippians 4:4 where he calls the Philippians to rejoice always. The spirit of the gospel message is joy. This final appeal for the presence of Christ’s grace, God’s love, and the Spirit’s fellowship bears witness to the divine power that has created and sustained both the Corinthian church and the church today. 1 Corinthians 13:11-12. It is tempting to treat them as unimportant, but this would be a mistake. 2 Corinthians 13:11 ... Or the word may possibly have a reciprocal sense, and mean, comfort one another; see Schleusner. . As he often does, Paul issues a series of rapid-fire instructions in a warm tone, followed by a final blessing. In chapter 10, however, the tone of the letter changes to a defense against the teachings of the so-called “super apostles” (11:5, 11). To fare well, spiritually understood, is to have everything that God can make us happy in. 1. They should emulate God and cultivate love and peace toward one another and toward the apostle. Having that kind of love for another will facilitate living at peace and mending the factions that have torn this congregation. 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 Trinity Sunday A28. 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 . Perfection is the same word used in 2 Corinthians 13:9. Paul’s closing remarks in 2 Corinthians include stern admonition and loving exhortation. There are only three possible outlooks a person can take when it comes to the trials of life. Furthermore, it is the Spirit who has come from God (1 Corinthians 2:12) who enables the church to have the “mind of Christ” (1 Corinthians 2:16). Each of the Gospels ends in a distinctive way. The final remarks in 2 Corinthians encapsulate Paul’s advice in this letter and highlight the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit that make “new creation” possible (2 Corinthians 5:17). Also, see 2 Corinthians in 2:5-10; 6:14-7:1; 7:8-13; 11:3-4; and 12:20-21 to help you answer this question. It suggests that Paul is using the phrase here specifically in order to encourage love among them, the love that is so lacking (see 1 Corinthians 13), love that also results in peace. 1 Corinthians 13:11 “When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. I want to invite you to close your eyes and to pretend the year is 200. Paul’s emotions have been bubbling close to the surface throughout this text. (973) For where there are strifes and contentions, there, it is certain, the devil reigns. Paul loved these people in Corinth, and he has manifested that love in various ways toward them. ‘Finally, brethren, rejoice (‘farewell’). Verse 14 in the World English Bible (see below) is verse 13 in the NRSV. 11 Finally, brothers A and sisters, farewell. The mention of God, the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit in one breath, however, should not be surprising to any reader of Paul’s letters. Rosenmuller renders it, "receive admonition from all with a grateful mind, that you may come to greater perfection." What does 2 Corinthians 13:11 mean? eireneuo, as Romans 12:18. (4) Be of the same mind, live in peace (2 Corinthians 12:20). Be of one mind.—The phrase was one specially characteristic of St. Paul’s teaching (Romans 15:6; Philippians 2:2; Philippians 3:16; Philippians 4:2). Several features distinguish the second canonical letter. So that when a child of God thinks he is faring very ill, because burdened with sorrows, temptations, and afflictions, he is never faring so well. 2 Corinthians 13:11 NASB1995 Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. These things wean them from the world. 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