2 Cor. 6:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

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(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
he saith
lego (Greek #3004)
properly, to "lay" forth, i.e. (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas 2036 and 5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while 4483 is properly to break silence merely, and 2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean
KJV usage: ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say(-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.
Pronounce: leg'-o
Origin: a primary verb
, Iz have heard
epakouo (Greek #1873)
to hearken (favorably) to
KJV usage: hear.
Pronounce: ep-ak-oo'-o
Origin: from 1909 and 191
thee
sou (Greek #4675)
of thee, thy
KJV usage: X home, thee, thine (own), thou, thy.
Pronounce: soo
Origin: genitive case of 4771
in a time
kairos (Greek #2540)
an occasion, i.e. set or proper time
KJV usage: X always, opportunity, (convenient, due) season, (due, short, while) time, a while. Compare 5550.
Pronounce: kahee-ros'
Origin: of uncertain affinity
accepted
dektos (Greek #1184)
approved; (figuratively) propitious
KJV usage: accepted(-table).
Pronounce: dek-tos'
Origin: from 1209
, 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
in
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
the day
hemera (Greek #2250)
day, i.e. (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively, a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context)
KJV usage: age, + alway, (mid-)day (by day, (-ly)), + for ever, judgment, (day) time, while, years.
Pronounce: hay-mer'-ah
Origin: feminine (with 5610 implied) of a derivative of ἧμαι (to sit; akin to the base of 1476) meaning tame, i.e. gentle
of salvation
soteria (Greek #4991)
rescue or safety (physically or morally)
KJV usage: deliver, health, salvation, save, saving.
Pronounce: so-tay-ree'-ah
Origin: feminine of a derivative of 4990 as (properly, abstract) noun
have I succored
boetheo (Greek #997)
to aid or relieve
KJV usage: help, succor.
Pronounce: bo-ay-theh'-o
Origin: from 998
thee
soi (Greek #4671)
to thee
KJV usage: thee, thine own, thou, thy.
Pronounce: soy
Origin: dative case of 4771
: behold
idou (Greek #2400)
second person singular imperative middle voice of 1492; used as imperative lo!; --behold, lo, see.
Pronounce: id-oo'
, now
nun (Greek #3568)
"now" (as adverb of date, a transition or emphasis); also as noun or adjective present or immediate
KJV usage: henceforth, + hereafter, of late, soon, present, this (time). See also 3569, 3570.
Pronounce: noon
Origin: a primary particle of present time
is the accepted
euprosdektos (Greek #2144)
well-received, i.e. approved, favorable
KJV usage: acceptable(-ted).
Pronounce: yoo-pros'-dek-tos
Origin: from 2095 and a derivative of 4327
time
kairos (Greek #2540)
an occasion, i.e. set or proper time
KJV usage: X always, opportunity, (convenient, due) season, (due, short, while) time, a while. Compare 5550.
Pronounce: kahee-ros'
Origin: of uncertain affinity
; behold
idou (Greek #2400)
second person singular imperative middle voice of 1492; used as imperative lo!; --behold, lo, see.
Pronounce: id-oo'
, now
nun (Greek #3568)
"now" (as adverb of date, a transition or emphasis); also as noun or adjective present or immediate
KJV usage: henceforth, + hereafter, of late, soon, present, this (time). See also 3569, 3570.
Pronounce: noon
Origin: a primary particle of present time
is the day
hemera (Greek #2250)
day, i.e. (literally) the time space between dawn and dark, or the whole 24 hours (but several days were usually reckoned by the Jews as inclusive of the parts of both extremes); figuratively, a period (always defined more or less clearly by the context)
KJV usage: age, + alway, (mid-)day (by day, (-ly)), + for ever, judgment, (day) time, while, years.
Pronounce: hay-mer'-ah
Origin: feminine (with 5610 implied) of a derivative of ἧμαι (to sit; akin to the base of 1476) meaning tame, i.e. gentle
of salvation
soteria (Greek #4991)
rescue or safety (physically or morally)
KJV usage: deliver, health, salvation, save, saving.
Pronounce: so-tay-ree'-ah
Origin: feminine of a derivative of 4990 as (properly, abstract) noun
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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a time.
Isa. 49:8• 8Thus saith the Lord, In an acceptable time have I heard thee, and in a day of salvation have I helped thee: and I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the earth, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages; (Isa. 49:8)
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Isa. 61:2• 2To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; (Isa. 61:2)
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Ezek. 16:8• 8Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, behold, thy time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord God, and thou becamest mine. (Ezek. 16:8)
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Luke 4:19• 19To preach the acceptable year of the Lord. (Luke 4:19)
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Luke 19:42‑44• 42Saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes.
43For the days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every side,
44And shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.
(Luke 19:42‑44)
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Heb. 3:7,13• 7Wherefore (as the Holy Ghost saith, To day if ye will hear his voice,
13But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.
(Heb. 3:7,13)
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Heb. 4:7• 7Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts. (Heb. 4:7)
 Here the blessing to the Gentiles is expressly mentioned, so that it seems more akin to James's use of Amos 9:11, 12, in Acts 15. And this is confirmed, it would appear, by the fact that the apostle breaks forth into a strong expression of the grace God is now showing, surpassing as it does the actual fulfillment in the days of the kingdom. (Notes on 2 Corinthians 6:1-3 by W. Kelly)
 "Behold now a right acceptable season, behold now a day of salvation:" words suggested by the prophecy, but designedly rising above them in strength as expressive of God's present display of grace in the gospel. (Notes on 2 Corinthians 6:1-3 by W. Kelly)
 "Behold now a right acceptable season, behold now a day of salvation:" words suggested by the prophecy, but designedly rising above them in strength as expressive of God's present display of grace in the gospel. (Notes on 2 Corinthians 6:1-3 by W. Kelly)
 On the ground of all that Christ is, and has done, the grace of God is preached to the Gentiles during the time that Christ is the accepted Man in the glory, and believers accepted in Him, thus bringing in the day when salvation is proclaimed to sinners. (2 Corinthians 6 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

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(for he says, I have listened to thee in an accepted time, and I have helped thee in a day of salvationi: behold, now is the well-accepted time; behold, now the day of salvation:)

JND Translation Notes

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See Isa. 49.8.

W. Kelly Translation

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(for he saith, In an acceptable season I listened to thee, and in a day of salvation I helped thee: behold, now a right acceptable season, behold, now a day of salvation),