2 Corinthians 3:10

“For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excelleth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For euen that which was made glorious, had no glorie in this respect by reason of the glorie that excelleth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For indeed what had glory, in this case has no glory because of the glory that surpasses {it.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For verily that which hath been made glorious hath not been made glorious in this respect, by reason of the glory that surpasseth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the glory of the first no longer seems to be glory, because of the greater glory of that which comes after.
- Basic English Bible

For also that [which was] glorified is not glorified in this respect, on account of the surpassing glory.
- Darby Bible

For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excelleth.
- Webster's Bible

For, in fact, that which was once resplendent in glory has no glory at all in this respect, that it pales before the glory which surpasses it.
- Weymouth Bible

For most certainly that which has been made glorious has not been made glorious in this respect, by reason of the glory that surpasses.
- World English Bible

For nether that that was cleer was glorified in this part for the excellent glorie; and if that that is auoidid,
- Wycliffe Bible

for also even that which hath been glorious, hath not been glorious -- in this respect, because of the superior glory;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 3:10


3:10 It hath no glory in this respect, because of the glory that excelleth - That is, none in comparison of this more excellent glory. The greater light swallows up the less.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 3:10


2Co 3:10 For even that which was made glorious. The Old Covenant. As the glory of the moon and stars fades out before the glory of the sun, so its glory disappears in a comparison with the exceeding glory of the gospel.

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