2 Cor. 4:17 KJV (With Strong’s)

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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
For
gar (Greek #1063)
properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
KJV usage: and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Pronounce: gar
Origin: a primary particle
our
hemon (Greek #2257)
of (or from) us
KJV usage: our (company), us, we.
Pronounce: hay-mone'
Origin: genitive case plural of 1473
s light
elaphros (Greek #1645)
light, i.e. easy
KJV usage: light.
Pronounce: el-af-ros'
Origin: probably akin to 1643 and the base of 1640
affliction
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
thlipsis (Greek #2347)
pressure (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: afflicted(-tion), anguish, burdened, persecution, tribulation, trouble.
Pronounce: thlip'-sis
Origin: from 2346
, which is but for a moment
parautika (Greek #3910)
at the very instant, i.e. momentary
KJV usage: but for a moment.
Pronounce: par-ow-tee'-kah
Origin: from 3844 and a derivative of 846
, worketh
katergazomai (Greek #2716)
to work fully, i.e. accomplish; by implication, to finish, fashion
KJV usage: cause, to (deed), perform, work (out).
Pronounce: kat-er-gad'-zom-ahee
Origin: from 2596 and 2038
for us
hemin (Greek #2254)
to (or for, with, by) us
KJV usage: our, (for) us, we.
Pronounce: hay-meen'
Origin: dative case plural of 1473
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kata (Greek #2596)
(prepositionally) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined)
KJV usage: about, according as (to), after, against, (when they were) X alone, among, and, X apart, (even, like) as (concerning, pertaining to touching), X aside, at, before, beyond, by, to the charge of, (charita-)bly, concerning, + covered, (dai-)ly, down, every, (+ far more) exceeding, X more excellent, for, from ... to, godly, in(-asmuch, divers, every, -to, respect of), ... by, after the manner of, + by any means, beyond (out of) measure, X mightily, more, X natural, of (up-)on (X part), out (of every), over against, (+ your) X own, + particularly, so, through(-oughout, -oughout every), thus, (un-)to(-gether, -ward), X uttermost, where(-by), with. In composition it retains many of these applications, and frequently denotes opposition, distribution, or intensity.
Pronounce: kat-ah'
Origin: a primary particle
a far
huperbole (Greek #5236)
a throwing beyond others, i.e. (figuratively) supereminence; adverbially (with 1519 or 2596) pre- eminently
KJV usage: abundance, (far more) exceeding, excellency, more excellent, beyond (out of) measure.
Pronounce: hoop-er-bol-ay'
Origin: from 5235
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eis (Greek #1519)
to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
KJV usage: (abundant-)ly, against, among, as, at, (back-)ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for (intent, purpose), fore, + forth, in (among, at, unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-)on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore(-unto), throughout, til, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-)until(-to), ...ward, (where-)fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ice
Origin: a primary preposition
more exceeding
huperbole (Greek #5236)
a throwing beyond others, i.e. (figuratively) supereminence; adverbially (with 1519 or 2596) pre- eminently
KJV usage: abundance, (far more) exceeding, excellency, more excellent, beyond (out of) measure.
Pronounce: hoop-er-bol-ay'
Origin: from 5235
and eternal
aionios (Greek #166)
perpetual (also used of past time, or past and future as well)
KJV usage: eternal, for ever, everlasting, world (began).
Pronounce: ahee-o'-nee-os
Origin: from 165
weight
baros (Greek #922)
weight; in the New Testament only, figuratively, a load, abundance, authority
KJV usage: burden(-some), weight.
Pronounce: bar'-os
Origin: probably from the same as 939 (through the notion of going down; compare 899)
of glory
doxa (Greek #1391)
glory (as very apparent), in a wide application (literal or figurative, objective or subjective)
KJV usage: dignity, glory(-ious), honour, praise, worship.
Pronounce: dox'-ah
Origin: from the base of 1380
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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2 Cor. 11:23‑28• 23Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as being beside myself) *I* above measure so; in labours exceedingly abundant, in stripes to excess, in prisons exceedingly abundant, in deaths oft.
24From the Jews five times have I received forty stripes, save one.
25Thrice have I been scourged, once I have been stoned, three times I have suffered shipwreck, a night and day I passed in the deep:
26in journeyings often, in perils of rivers, in perils of robbers, in perils from my own race, in perils from the nations, in perils in the city, in perils in the desert, in perils on the sea, in perils among false brethren;
27in labour and toil, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
28Besides those things that are without, the crowd of cares pressing on me daily, the burden of all the assemblies.
(2 Cor. 11:23‑28)
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Psa. 30:5• 5For a moment is passed in his anger, a life in his favour; at even weeping cometh for the night, and at morn there is rejoicing. (Psa. 30:5)
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Isa. 54:8• 8In the outpouring of wrath have I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting loving-kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith Jehovah, thy Redeemer. (Isa. 54:8)
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Acts 20:23• 23only that the Holy Spirit testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and tribulations await me. (Acts 20:23)
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Rom. 8:18,34,37• 18For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the coming glory to be revealed to us.
34who is he that condemns? It is Christ who has died, but rather has been also raised up; who is also at the right hand of God; who also intercedes for us.
37But in all these things we more than conquer through him that has loved us.
(Rom. 8:18,34,37)
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1 Peter 1:6• 6Wherein ye exult, for a little while at present, if needed, put to grief by various trials, (1 Peter 1:6)
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1 Peter 4:7• 7But the end of all things is drawn nigh: be sober therefore, and be watchful unto prayers; (1 Peter 4:7)
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1 Peter 5:10• 10But the God of all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, when ye have suffered for a little while, himself shall make perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground: (1 Peter 5:10)
worketh.
Psa. 119:67,71• 67Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep thy *word.
71It is good for me that I have been afflicted, that I might learn thy statutes.
(Psa. 119:67,71)
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Matt. 5:12• 12Rejoice and exult, for your reward is great in the heavens; for thus have they persecuted the prophets who were before you. (Matt. 5:12)
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Rom. 5:3‑5• 3And not only that, but we also boast in tribulations, knowing that tribulation works endurance;
4and endurance, experience; and experience, hope;
5and hope does not make ashamed, because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit which has been given to us:
(Rom. 5:3‑5)
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Phil. 1:19• 19for I know that this shall turn out for me to salvation, through your supplication and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ; (Phil. 1:19)
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2 Thess. 1:4,6• 4so that we ourselves make our boast in you in the assemblies of God for your endurance and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations, which ye are sustaining;
6if at least it is a righteous thing with God to render tribulation to those that trouble you,
(2 Thess. 1:4,6)
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Heb. 12:10‑11• 10For they indeed chastened for a few days, as seemed good to them; but he for profit, in order to the partaking of his holiness.
11But no chastening at the time seems to be matter of joy, but of grief; but afterwards yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those exercised by it.
(Heb. 12:10‑11)
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James 1:3‑4,12• 3knowing that the proving of your faith works endurance.
4But let endurance have its perfect work, that ye may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
12Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for, having been proved, he shall receive the crown of life, which He has promised to them that love him.
(James 1:3‑4,12)
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2 Cor. 3:18• 18But *we* all, looking on the glory of the Lord, with unveiled face, are transformed according to the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Lord the Spirit. (2 Cor. 3:18)
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Gen. 15:1• 1After these things the word of Jehovah came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram; I am thy shield, thy exceeding great reward. (Gen. 15:1)
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Psa. 31:19• 19Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee, which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee, before the sons of men! (Psa. 31:19)
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Psa. 73:24• 24Thou wilt guide me by thy counsel, and after the glory, thou wilt receive me. (Psa. 73:24)
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Isa. 64:4• 4Never have men heard, nor perceived by the ear, nor hath eye seen a God beside thee, who acteth for him that waiteth for him. (Isa. 64:4)
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Luke 6:23• 23rejoice in that day and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in the heaven, for after this manner did their fathers act toward the prophets. (Luke 6:23)
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Rom. 2:7• 7to them who, in patient continuance of good works, seek for glory and honour and incorruptibility, life eternal. (Rom. 2:7)
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1 Cor. 2:9• 9but according as it is written, Things which eye has not seen, and ear not heard, and which have not come into man's heart, which God has prepared for them that love him, (1 Cor. 2:9)
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1 Peter 1:7‑8• 7that the proving of your faith, much more precious than of gold which perishes, though it be proved by fire, be found to praise and glory and honour in the revelation of Jesus Christ:
8whom, having not seen, ye love; on whom though not now looking, but believing, ye exult with joy unspeakable and filled with the glory,
(1 Peter 1:7‑8)
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1 Peter 5:10• 10But the God of all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, when ye have suffered for a little while, himself shall make perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground: (1 Peter 5:10)
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1 John 3:2• 2Beloved, now are we children of God, and what we shall be has not yet been manifested; we know that if it is manifested we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. (1 John 3:2)
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Jude 24• 24But to him that is able to keep you without stumbling, and to set you with exultation blameless before his glory, (Jude 24)
 These momentary trials will have an eternal answer. (2 Corinthians 4 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

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For our momentary and lightc affliction works for us in surpassing measure an eternal weight of glory;

JND Translation Notes

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Lit. "the momentary lightness of our."

W. Kelly Translation

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For the momentary lightness of our affliction worketh out for us in surpassing measure an eternal weight of glory: