Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

2 Corinthians 5:1


For we know that if our earthly house, the tent we live in, 1  is dismantled, 2  we have a building from God, a house not built by human hands, that is eternal in the heavens.


Ge 3:19; Job 4:19; Job 19:25,26; Job 30:22; Ps 56:9; Joh 14:2,3; 1Co 3:9; 1Co 15:46-48; 2Co 4:7; 2Co 5:4; Col 2:11; 2Ti 1:12; Heb 9:11,24; Heb 11:10; 1Pe 1:4; 2Pe 1:13,14; 2Pe 3:11; 1Jo 3:2,14,19; 1Jo 5:19,20

NET © Notes

sn The expression the tent we live in refers to “our earthly house, our body.” Paul uses the metaphor of the physical body as a house or tent, the residence of the immaterial part of a person.

tn Or “destroyed.”

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