Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For his letters, say they, are weighty and powerful; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.

Bible References

Say they

2 Corinthians 10:11
Let such a one reckon this, that, what we are in word by letters when we are absent, such are we also in deed when we are present.

But

2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I Paul myself entreat you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, I who in your presence am lowly among you, but being absent am of good courage toward you:
2 Corinthians 12:5
On behalf of such a one will I glory: but on mine own behalf I will not glory, save in my weaknesses.
1 Corinthians 2:3
And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.
Galatians 4:13
but ye know that because of an infirmity of the flesh I preached the gospel unto you the first time:

And his

2 Corinthians 11:6
But though I be rude in speech, yet am I not in knowledge; nay, in every way have we made this manifest unto you in all things.
Exodus 4:10
And Moses said unto Jehovah, Oh, Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant; for I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.
Jeremiah 1:6
Then said I, Ah, Lord Jehovah! behold, I know not how to speak; for I am a child.
1 Corinthians 1:17
For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not in wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made void.
1 Corinthians 2:1
And I, brethren, when I came unto you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, proclaiming to you the testimony of God.

General references

1 Corinthians 1:27
but God chose the foolish things of the world, that he might put to shame them that are wise; and God chose the weak things of the world, that he might put to shame the things that are strong;
1 Corinthians 2:3
And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling.