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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2 Cor. 11:23‑28• 23Are they ministers of Christ? (Beside myself I speak) I above measure; in labours very abundantly, in prisons very abundantly, in stripes exceedingly, in deaths often.
24From Jews five times I received forty [stripes] save one;
25thrice was I beaten with rods, once I was stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep;
26by wayfarings often, by dangers of rivers, by dangers of robbers, by dangers from countrymen, by dangers from Gentiles, by dangers in town, by dangers in desert, by dangers at sea, by dangers among false brethren, by toil and trouble;
27in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
28Apart from things without, my pressing care day by day, the concern for all the assemblies.
(2 Cor. 11:23‑28)
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Psa. 30:5•  (Psa. 30:5)
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Isa. 54:8•  (Isa. 54:8)
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Acts 20:23• 23save that the Holy Spirit testifieth to me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me. (Acts 20:23)
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Rom. 8:18,34,37• 18For I reckon that the sufferings of the present time [are] not worthy of comparison with the glory about to be revealed in regard to us.
34who is he that condemneth? [It is] Christ that died, yea rather risen too, who is also at [the] right hand of God, who also pleadeth for us:
37But in all these things we more than overcome by him that loved us.
(Rom. 8:18,34,37)
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1 Peter 1:6• 6Wherein ye exult, now for a little (if it is needful) put to grief in manifold trials, (1 Peter 1:6)
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1 Peter 4:7• 7But the end of all things hath drawn nigh. Be discreet therefore and watch unto prayers, (1 Peter 4:7)
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1 Peter 5:10• 10But the God of all grace that called you unto his everlasting glory in Christ Jesus, after having suffered a little while, shall himself perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground: (1 Peter 5:10)
worketh.
Psa. 119:67,71•  (Psa. 119:67,71)
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Matt. 5:12• 12Rejoice and exult; for your reward is great in the heavens; for thus persecuted they the prophets that were before you. (Matt. 5:12)
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Rom. 5:3‑5• 3And not only [so], but we also boast in tribulations, knowing that tribulation worketh out endurance;
4and endurance proof, and proof hope:
5and hope maketh not ashamed, because the love of God is poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit that was given to us.
(Rom. 5:3‑5)
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Phil. 1:19• 19for I know that this will turn to me for 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 glory in you in the assemblies of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and the tribulations which ye are all enduring;
6if so be that it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to those who 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.
11Now no chastisement for the time seemeth to be of joy but of grief; yet afterward it yieldeth peaceable fruit of righteousness to those that have been exercised thereby.
(Heb. 12:10‑11)
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James 1:3‑4,12• 3knowing that the proving of your faith worketh out endurance;
4but let endurance have a perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, lacking in nothing.
12Blest [is] a man who endureth trial; because, having been put to the proof, he shall receive the crown of life which he promised to those that love him.
(James 1:3‑4,12)
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2 Cor. 3:18• 18but we all, beholding the glory of the Lord with unveiled face, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, even as from [the] Lord [the] Spirit. (2 Cor. 3:18)
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Gen. 15:1•  (Gen. 15:1)
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Psa. 31:19•  (Psa. 31:19)
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Psa. 73:24•  (Psa. 73:24)
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Isa. 64:4•  (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 towards the prophets. (Luke 6:23)
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Rom. 2:7• 7to those that with patience in good work seek for glory and honour and incorruption, eternal life; (Rom. 2:7)
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1 Cor. 2:9• 9but, according as it is written, Things which eye saw not and ear heard not, and into man's heart entered not, all which God prepared for those that love him, (1 Cor. 2:9)
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1 Peter 1:7‑8• 7that the proof of your faith, much more precious than gold that perisheth though proved by fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at [the] revelation of Jesus Christ:
8whom, having not seen, ye love; in whom, though not now seeing but believing, ye exult with joy unspeakable and glorified,
(1 Peter 1:7‑8)
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1 Peter 5:10• 10But the God of all grace that called you unto his everlasting glory in Christ Jesus, after having suffered a little while, shall himself perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground: (1 Peter 5:10)
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1 John 3:2• 2Beloved, now are we God’s children, and not yet was it manifested what we shall be. We know that if he should be manifested we shall be like him, because we shall see him even 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: