2 Cor. 2:7 KJV (With Strong’s)

ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
Sor that
hoste (Greek #5620)
so too, i.e. thus therefore (in various relations of consecution, as follow)
KJV usage: (insomuch) as, so that (then), (insomuch) that, therefore, to, wherefore.
Pronounce: hoce'-teh
Origin: from 5613 and 5037
tounantion (Greek #5121)
on the contrary
KJV usage: contrariwise.
Pronounce: too-nan-tee'-on
Origin: contraction for the neuter of 3588 and 1726
humas (Greek #5209)
you (as the objective of a verb or preposition)
KJV usage: ye, you (+ -ward), your (+ own).
Pronounce: hoo-mas'
Origin: accusative case of 5210
ought rather
mallon (Greek #3123)
(adverbially) more (in a greater degree)) or rather
KJV usage: + better, X far, (the) more (and more), (so) much (the more), rather.
Pronounce: mal'-lon
Origin: neuter of the comparative of the same as 3122
to forgive
charizomai (Greek #5483)
to grant as a favor, i.e. gratuitously, in kindness, pardon or rescue
KJV usage: deliver, (frankly) forgive, (freely) give, grant.
Pronounce: khar-id'-zom-ahee
Origin: middle voice from 5485
him, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
parakaleo (Greek #3870)
to call near, i.e. invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation)
KJV usage: beseech, call for, (be of good) comfort, desire, (give) exhort(-ation), intreat, pray.
Pronounce: par-ak-al-eh'-o
Origin: from 3844 and 2564
him, lest perhaps
mepos (Greek #3381)
lest somehow
KJV usage: lest (by any means, by some means, haply, perhaps).
Pronounce: may'-pos
Origin: μή πως (may tis) from 3361 and 4458
such a one
toioutos (Greek #5108)
from 5104 and 3778; truly this, i.e. of this sort (to denote character or individuality)
KJV usage: like, such (an one).
Pronounce: toy-oo'-tos
Origin: (including the other inflections)
should be swallowed up
katapino (Greek #2666)
to drink down, i.e. gulp entire (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: devour, drown, swallow (up).
Pronounce: kat-ap-ee'-no
Origin: from 2596 and 4095
with overmuch
perissos (Greek #4053)
superabundant (in quantity) or superior (in quality); by implication, excessive; adverbially (with 1537) violently; neuter (as noun) preeminence
KJV usage: exceeding abundantly above, more abundantly, advantage, exceedingly, very highly, beyond measure, more, superfluous, vehement(-ly).
Pronounce: per-is-sos'
Origin: from 4012 (in the sense of beyond)
lupe (Greek #3077)
KJV usage: grief, grievous, + grudgingly, heaviness, sorrow.
Pronounce: loo'-pay
Origin: apparently a primary word

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Cross References

2 Cor. 5:4• 4For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life. (2 Cor. 5:4)
2 Sam. 20:19‑20• 19I am one of them that are peaceable and faithful in Israel: thou seekest to destroy a city and a mother in Israel: why wilt thou swallow up the inheritance of the Lord?
20And Joab answered and said, Far be it, far be it from me, that I should swallow up or destroy.
(2 Sam. 20:19‑20)
Psa. 21:9• 9Thou shalt make them as a fiery oven in the time of thine anger: the Lord shall swallow them up in his wrath, and the fire shall devour them. (Psa. 21:9)
Psa. 56:1‑2• 1<<To the chief Musician upon Jonath-elem-rechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath.>> Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.
2Mine enemies would daily swallow me up: for they be many that fight against me, O thou most High.
(Psa. 56:1‑2)
Psa. 57:3• 3He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth. (Psa. 57:3)
Psa. 124:3• 3Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us: (Psa. 124:3)
Prov. 1:12• 12Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit: (Prov. 1:12)
Isa. 28:7• 7But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment. (Isa. 28:7)
1 Cor. 15:54• 54So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory. (1 Cor. 15:54)

J. N. Darby Translation

so that on the contrary ye should rather shew gracek and encourage, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with excessive grief.

JND Translation Notes

Or "forgive," as ver. 10; Luke 7.42.

W. Kelly Translation

so that, on the contrary, ye should rather forgive and comfort, lest somehow such an one be swallowed up with excessive grief.