It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! 18 And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplatea a the Lord’s glory,b are being transformed into his imagec with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. 18 And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord,[a] are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. What are the benefits of creating an account? Read more 2 Corinthians 3:18(HCSB) Verse Thoughts. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. We all, with unveiled faces, are reflecting the glory of the Lord and are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory; this is from the Lord who is the Spirit. The ancient Jews owned this; Proud member Sorry, an error was encountered while loading the book. 2 Corinthians 3:18 New International Version (NIV) 18 And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate[ a] the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. I. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. An error occurred while accessing favorites. 2 Corinthians 3:18 in all English translations, ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather, ESV Holy Bible for Kids, Softcover Economy Edition, ESV MacArthur Study Bible--soft leather-look, olive with Celtic cross design, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: Old and New Testament Sets, 46 Volumes. 2 Corinthians 3:18. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 18 But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. Here St. Paul puts it, when Christ is viewed lovingly, the viewer becomes Christlike. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. By registering for an account, you agree to Faithlife’s, And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate. 2 Corinthians 3:18 English Standard Version (ESV) 18 And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. Therefore, our duty is plain. When Moses would come down to lead … We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Though the glory of Christ as Mediator, being full of grace and truth, seems to be chiefly designed; this he has from God, and had it from everlasting; this he gives to his people, and is what makes him so glorious, lovely, and desirable in their eye: and whilst this delightful object is beheld by them, they are. Don't have an account? of [b] For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit. 2 Corinthians 3:18, NASB: "But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit." The gradual motion of the change into this image is expressed by this phrase. Moses, the man who led the Israelite people from their slavery in Egypt to freedom in the Promised Land of Israel, was known as a “friend of God.” (Exodus 33:11) Moses’s special relationship with God was unlike anyone else – He could speak directly to God to receive guidance and commandments from the King of the Universe! Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Sorry, an error was encountered while loading part of the book. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit. Share Try it free for 30 days. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 2 Corinthians 3:18 18 And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate a a the Lord’s glory, b are being transformed into his image c with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. from glory to glory: not from the glory of the law to the glory of the Gospel; or from the glory of Moses to the glory of Christ; rather from the glory that is in Christ, to a glory derived in believers from him; or which seems most agreeable, from one degree of grace to another, grace here being signified by glory; or from glory begun here to glory perfect hereafter; when this image will be completed, both in soul and body; and the saints will be as perfectly like to Christ, as they are capable of, and see him as he is: now the efficient cause of all this, "is the Spirit of the Lord". Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Try it for 30 days FREE. Please try again soon. Salem Media Group. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. 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But we all with open face We are not like Moses, who had a veil on his face; nor like the Jews, who have one on their hearts: "but we all"; not ministers and preachers of the Gospel only, but all believers, whether Jews or Gentiles, greater or lesser believers, who are enlightened by the Spirit of God, and are converted to Christ: "with open face"; which may regard the object beheld, the glory of Christ unveiled, that has no veil on it, as Moses had on his face, when he delivered the law; or the persons beholding, who are rid of Jewish darkness; the veil of the ceremonial law, and of natural darkness and blindness of mind; and so clearly and fully, comparatively speaking, beholding as in a glass; not of the law, but of the Gospel, and the ordinances of it; not with the eyes of their bodies, but with the eyes of their understandings, with the eye of faith; which sight is spiritual, delightful, and very endearing; throws a veil over all other objects, and makes souls long to be with Christ: the object beheld is, the glory of the Lord; Jesus Christ: not the glory of his human nature, which lies in its union to the Son of God, and in its names which it has by virtue of it; and in its being the curious workmanship of the Spirit of God, and so is pure and holy, and free from all sin; and was outwardly beautiful and glorious, and is so at the right hand of God, where we see him by faith, crowned with glory and honour; and shall behold him with the eyes of our bodies, and which will be fashioned like to his glorious body; but this sight and change are not yet: rather the glory of his divine nature is meant, which is essential and underived, the same with his Father's; is ineffable, and incomprehensible; it appears in the perfections he is possessed of, and in the worship given to him; it was manifested in the doctrines taught, and in the miracles wrought by him; there were some breakings forth of this glory in his state of humiliation, and were beheld by the apostles, and other believers, who saw his glory, as the glory of the only begotten of the Father.