NIV: Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.
NAS: For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces death.
KJV: For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
GWT: In fact, to be distressed in a godly way causes people to change the way they think and act and leads them to be saved. No one can regret that. But the distress that the world causes brings only death.
ASV: For godly sorrow worketh repentance unto salvation, a repentance which bringeth no regret: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
BBE: For the sorrow which God gives is the cause of salvation through a change of heart, in which there is no reason for grief: but the sorrow of the world is a cause of death.
DBY: For grief according to God works repentance to salvation, never to be regretted; but the grief of the world works death.
DRB: For the sorrow that is according to God worketh penance, steadfast unto salvation; but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
WBS: For godly sorrow worketh penitence to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.
WEB: For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation, which brings no regret. But the sorrow of the world works death.
YLT: for the sorrow toward God reformation to salvation not to be repented of doth work, and the sorrow of the world doth work death,
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