Library. 2 Corinthians 9:8 Parallel Commentaries. And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work. 1. 2 Corinthians 9:8, NASB: "And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed;" 2 Corinthians 9:8, NLT: "And God will generously provide all you need. 2 Corinthians 9:8 Parallel. 2 Corinthians 9:8 And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work. --2 Corinthians 9:15. Commentary. 2 Corinthians 9:8 Context. 2 Corinthians 9:8 The Greek word Paul uses is autarkeia, and it is found in classical Greek as meaning “independently wealthy, needing nothing.” See Aristotle, Pol. IN the chapter from which my text is taken, Paul is stirring up the Christians at Corinth to be ready with liberal gifts for the poor saints at Jerusalem. 6 But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. 9 As it is written: "He has dispersed abroad, He has given to the poor; His righteousness endures forever." 8, 14. 112:9. Clarke's Commentary on the Bible. We are encouraged to be generous in our gifts and giving – not as a legal requirement or because a percentage of our income is required to meet the demands of a church body or the dictums of a denomination, but simply because cheerful giving and wise generosity is something that delights the … 2 Corinthians 9:8 ff. Praise for the Gift of Gifts "Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift." 2 Corinthians 9:8(HCSB) Verse Thoughts. 5 Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would go before unto you, and make up beforehand your bounty, whereof ye had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of bounty, and not as of covetousness. After Paul has aroused them to ample and willing giving, he adds further the assurance, that God can bestow (2 Corinthians 9:8-9), and will bestow (2 Corinthians 9:10-11) on them the means also for such beneficence. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others." As Christians we are not under the Law but under grace. 2 Corinthians 9:9 See Ps.