6:1 We then, [as] workers together [with him], beseech [you] also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.
6:1 We then, as workers together with Him also plead with you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

6:2 (For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now [is] the accepted time; behold, now [is] the day of salvation.)
6:2 For He says: "In an acceptable time I have heard you, And in the day of salvation I have helped you." Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.

6:3 Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed:
6:3 We give no offense in anything, that our ministry may not be blamed.

6:4 But in all [things] approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
6:4 But in all things we commend ourselves as ministers of God: in much patience, in tribulations, in needs, in distresses,

6:5 In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings;
6:5 in stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness, in fastings;

6:6 By pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,
6:6 by purity, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Spirit, by sincere love,

6:7 By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
6:7 by the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,

6:8 By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and [yet] true;
6:8 by honor and dishonor, by evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true;

6:9 As unknown, and [yet] well known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed;
6:9 as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and behold we live; as chastened, and yet not killed;

6:10 As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and [yet] possessing all things.
6:10 as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.

6:11 O [ye] Corinthians, our mouth is open unto you, our heart is enlarged.
6:11 O Corinthians! We have spoken openly to you, our heart is wide open.

6:12 Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own bowels.
6:12 You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted by your own affections.

6:13 Now for a recompence in the same, (I speak as unto [my] children,) be ye also enlarged.
6:13 Now in return for the same (I speak as to children), you also be open.

6:14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?
6:14 Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness?

6:15 And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?
6:15 And what accord has Christ with Belial? Or what part has a believer with an unbeliever?

6:16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in [them]; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
6:16 And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God. As God has said: "I will dwell in them And walk among them. I will be their God, And they shall be My people."

6:17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean [thing]; and I will receive you,
6:17 Therefore "Come out from among them And be separate, says the Lord. Do not touch what is unclean, And I will receive you."

6:18 And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
6:18 "I will be a Father to you, And you shall be My sons and daughters, Says the LORD Almighty."