2 Cor. 8:12 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
if
ei (Greek #1487)
if, whether, that, etc.
KJV usage: forasmuch as, if, that, (al-)though, whether. Often used in connection or composition with other particles, especially as in 1489, 1490, 1499, 1508, 1509, 1512, 1513, 1536, 1537. See also 1437.
Pronounce: i
Origin: a primary particle of conditionality
therey be first
prokeimai (Greek #4295)
to lie before the view, i.e. (figuratively) to be present (to the mind), to stand forth (as an example or reward)
KJV usage: be first, set before (forth).
Pronounce: prok'-i-mahee
Origin: from 4253 and 2749
a willing mind
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
prothumia (Greek #4288)
predisposition, i.e. alacrity
KJV usage: forwardness of mind, readiness (of mind), ready (willing) mind.
Pronounce: proth-oo-mee'-ah
Origin: from 4289
, it is 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
according to that
katho (Greek #2526)
according to which thing, i.e. precisely as, in proportion as
KJV usage: according to that, (inasmuch) as.
Pronounce: kath-o'
Origin: from 2596 and 3739
a man
tis (Greek #5100)
some or any person or object
KJV usage: a (kind of), any (man, thing, thing at all), certain (thing), divers, he (every) man, one (X thing), ought, + partly, some (man, -body, - thing, -what), (+ that no-)thing, what(-soever), X wherewith, whom(-soever), whose(-soever).
Pronounce: tis
Origin: an enclitic indefinite pronoun
hath
echo (Greek #2192)
(used in certain tenses only) a primary verb; to hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession; ability, contiuity, relation, or condition)
KJV usage: be (able, X hold, possessed with), accompany, + begin to amend, can(+ -not), X conceive, count, diseased, do + eat, + enjoy, + fear, following, have, hold, keep, + lack, + go to law, lie, + must needs, + of necessity, + need, next, + recover, + reign, + rest, + return, X sick, take for, + tremble, + uncircumcised, use.
Pronounce: ekh'-o
Origin: σχέω (skheh'-o)
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ean (Greek #1437)
a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty
KJV usage: before, but, except, (and) if, (if) so, (what-, whither-)soever, though, when (-soever), whether (or), to whom, (who-)so(-ever). See 3361.
Pronounce: eh-an'
Origin: from 1487 and 302
and not
ou (Greek #3756)
the absolute negative (compare 3361) adverb; no or not
KJV usage: + long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but. See also 3364, 3372.
Pronounce: oo
Origin: οὐκ (ook), and (before an aspirate) οὐχ (ookh) a primary word
according to
katho (Greek #2526)
according to which thing, i.e. precisely as, in proportion as
KJV usage: according to that, (inasmuch) as.
Pronounce: kath-o'
Origin: from 2596 and 3739
that he hath
echo (Greek #2192)
(used in certain tenses only) a primary verb; to hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession; ability, contiuity, relation, or condition)
KJV usage: be (able, X hold, possessed with), accompany, + begin to amend, can(+ -not), X conceive, count, diseased, do + eat, + enjoy, + fear, following, have, hold, keep, + lack, + go to law, lie, + must needs, + of necessity, + need, next, + recover, + reign, + rest, + return, X sick, take for, + tremble, + uncircumcised, use.
Pronounce: ekh'-o
Origin: σχέω (skheh'-o)
not
ou (Greek #3756)
the absolute negative (compare 3361) adverb; no or not
KJV usage: + long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but. See also 3364, 3372.
Pronounce: oo
Origin: οὐκ (ook), and (before an aspirate) οὐχ (ookh) a primary word
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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2 Cor. 9:7• 7each according as he is purposed in his heart; not grievingly, or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver. (2 Cor. 9:7)
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Ex. 25:2• 2Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me a heave-offering: of every one whose heart prompteth him, ye shall take my heave-offering. (Ex. 25:2)
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Ex. 35:5,21‑22,29• 5Take from among you a heave-offering to Jehovah: every one whose heart is willing, let him bring it, Jehovah's heave-offering--gold, and silver, and copper,
21And they came, every one whose heart moved him, and every one whose spirit prompted him; they brought Jehovah's heave-offering for the work of the tent of meeting, and for all its service, and for the holy garments.
22And they came, both men and women; every one who was of willing heart brought nose-rings, and earrings, and rings, and bracelets, all kinds of utensils of gold: every man that waved a wave-offering of gold to Jehovah.
29The children of Israel brought a voluntary offering to Jehovah, every man and woman whose heart prompted them to bring for all manner of work, which Jehovah, by the hand of Moses, had commanded to be done.
(Ex. 35:5,21‑22,29)
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1 Chron. 29:3‑18• 3And moreover, in my affection for the house of my God I have given of my own property of gold and silver, for the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the house of the sanctuary:
4three thousand talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and seven thousand talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls of the houses;
5gold for things of gold, and silver for things of silver, and for all manner of work by the hands of artificers. And who is willing to offer to Jehovah this day?
6And the chief fathers and princes of the tribes of Israel, and the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and the comptrollers of the king's business, offered willingly.
7And they gave for the service of the house of God five thousand talents and ten thousand darics of gold, and ten thousand talents of silver, and eighteen thousand talents of brass, and one hundred thousand talents of iron.
8And they with whom stones were found gave them to the treasure of the house of Jehovah, into the hand of Jehiel the Gershonite.
9And the people rejoiced because they offered willingly, for with perfect heart they offered willingly to Jehovah; and David the king also rejoiced with great joy.
10And David blessed Jehovah in the sight of all the congregation; and David said, Blessed be thou, Jehovah, the God of our father Israel, for ever and ever.
11Thine, Jehovah, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the splendour, and the majesty; for all that is in the heavens and on the earth is thine: thine, Jehovah, is the kingdom, and thou art exalted as Head above all;
12and riches and glory are of thee, and thou rulest over everything; and in thy hand is power and might; and in thy hand it is to make all great and strong.
13And now, our God, we thank thee, and praise thy glorious name.
14But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer willingly after this manner? for all is of thee, and of that which is from thy hand have we given thee.
15For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no hope of life.
16Jehovah our God, all this store that we have prepared to build thee a house to thy holy name, is of thy hand, and is all thine own.
17And I know, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. In the uprightness of my heart have I willingly offered all these things; and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, offer willingly to thee.
18Jehovah, God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers, keep this for ever in the imagination of the thoughts of the heart of thy people, and direct their hearts to thee!
(1 Chron. 29:3‑18)
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2 Chron. 6:8• 8But Jehovah said to David my father, Whereas it was in thy heart to build a house unto my name, thou didst well that it was in thy heart; (2 Chron. 6:8)
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Prov. 19:22• 22The charm of a man is his kindness; and a poor man is better than a liar. (Prov. 19:22)
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Mark 12:42‑44• 42And a poor widow came and cast in two mites, which is a farthing.
43And having called his disciples to him he said to them, Verily I say unto you, This poor widow has cast in more than all who have cast into the treasury:
44for all have cast in of that which they had in abundance, but she of her destitution has cast in all that she had, the whole of her living.
(Mark 12:42‑44)
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Mark 14:7‑8• 7for ye have the poor always with you, and whenever ye would ye can do them good; but me ye have not always.
8What *she* could she has done. She has beforehand anointed my body for the burial.
(Mark 14:7‑8)
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Luke 7:44‑46• 44And turning to the woman he said to Simon, Seest thou this woman? I entered into thy house; thou gavest me not water on my feet, but *she* has washed my feet with tears, and wiped them with her hair.
45Thou gavest me not a kiss, but *she* from the time I came in has not ceased kissing my feet.
46My head with oil thou didst not anoint, but *she* has anointed my feet with myrrh.
(Luke 7:44‑46)
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Luke 12:47‑48• 47But that bondman who knew his own lord's will, and had not prepared himself nor done his will, shall be beaten with many stripes;
48but he who knew it not, and did things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few. And to every one to whom much has been given, much shall be required from him; and to whom men have committed much, they will ask from him the more.
(Luke 12:47‑48)
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Luke 16:10• 10He that is faithful in the least is faithful also in much; and he that is unrighteous in the least is unrighteous also in much. (Luke 16:10)
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Luke 21:1‑4• 1And he looked up and saw the rich casting their gifts into the treasury;
2but he saw also a certain poor widow casting therein two mites.
3And he said, Verily I say unto you, that this poor widow has cast in more than all;
4for all these out of their abundance have cast into the gifts of God; but she out of her need has cast in all the living which she had.
(Luke 21:1‑4)
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1 Peter 4:10• 10each according as he has received a gift, ministering it to one another, as good stewards of the various grace of God. (1 Peter 4:10)
 There is no thought of meeting the need of one by reducing another to need (2 Corinthians 8 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

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For if the readiness be there, a man is acceptedd according to what he may have, not according to what he has not.

JND Translation Notes

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Or "it is accepted."

W. Kelly Translation

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For if the readiness be there, [one is] accepted according to what he may have, not according to what he hath not1.

WK Translation Notes

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[whole verse]: [See note to 2 Cor. 8:4]