Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Would that ye could bear with me in a little foolishness: but indeed ye do bear with me.

New American Standard Bible

I wish that you would bear with me in a little foolishness; but indeed you are bearing with me.

King James Version

Would to God ye could bear with me a little in my folly: and indeed bear with me.

Holman Bible

I wish you would put up with a little foolishness from me. Yes, do put up with me.

International Standard Version

I wish you would tolerate a little of my foolishness. Yes, please tolerate me!

A Conservative Version

O that ye tolerated a little of my foolishness, but tolerate me too.

Amplified

I wish you would bear with me [while I indulge] in a little foolishness; but indeed you are bearing with me [as you read this].

An Understandable Version

I wish that you could put up with a little "foolishness" from me, but you really are doing that already.

Anderson New Testament

I wish you could bear with me a little in my folly; but yet bear with me:

Bible in Basic English

Put up with me if I am a little foolish: but, truly, you do put up with me.

Common New Testament

I wish that you would bear with me in a little foolishness; but indeed you are bearing with me.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Would you could bear with me a little in my vanity, but indeed you do bear with me.

Darby Translation

Would that ye would bear with me in a little folly; but indeed bear with me.

Godbey New Testament

I would that you bear with me a little in my folly: yes indeed you do bear with me.

Goodspeed New Testament

I wish you would put up with a little folly from me. Do put up with it!

John Wesley New Testament

I wish ye would bear a little with my folly; yea, bear with me.

Julia Smith Translation

I would ye hold me up a little in my folly: and indeed bear with me.

King James 2000

I wish that you could bear with me a little in my folly: and indeed bear with me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I wish that you would put up with me {in something a little foolish}--but indeed you are putting up with me.

Modern King James verseion

I would that you were bearing with me a little in foolishness; but indeed bear with me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Would to God, ye could suffer me a little in my foolishness: yea, and I pray you forbear me.

Moffatt New Testament

I wish you would put up with a little 'folly' from me. Do put up with me,

Montgomery New Testament

Would that you could put up with a little "folly" from me! Nay, do bear with me.

NET Bible

I wish that you would be patient with me in a little foolishness, but indeed you are being patient with me!

New Heart English Bible

I wish that you would bear with me in a little foolishness, but indeed you do bear with me.

Noyes New Testament

Would that ye could bear with me in a little folly! and indeed ye do bear with me.

Sawyer New Testament

I wish you would bear a little with my folly; and indeed do bear with me.

The Emphasized Bible

I could wish ye would bear with me as to some little foolishness, - Nay! do even bear with me!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I WISH ye would bear with me a little in my foolishness, yea indeed bear with me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I could wish that you would tolerate a little folly in me! But indeed you do tolerate me.

Webster

I earnestly wish ye could bear with me a little in my folly: and indeed bear with me.

Weymouth New Testament

I wish you could have borne with a little foolish boasting on my part. Nay, do bear with me.

Williams New Testament

I wish you would now listen to a little folly of mine. Please do listen to me!

World English Bible

I wish that you would bear with me in a little foolishness, but indeed you do bear with me.

Worrell New Testament

Would that ye could bear with me in some little foolishness! Yea, indeed, ye do bear with me.

Worsley New Testament

I wish ye would bear with me a little in my folly; and indeed bear with me.

Youngs Literal Translation

O that ye were bearing with me a little of the folly, but ye also do bear with me:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Would to God
ὄφελον 
Ophelon 
I would, I would to God, would to God
Usage: 3

ye could bear
ἀνέχομαι 
Anechomai 
Usage: 12

with me
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

a little
μικρόν 
Mikron 
Usage: 10

in
ἀφροσύνη 
Aphrosune 
Usage: 3

my folly
ἀφροσύνη 
Aphrosune 
Usage: 3

and
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀνέχομαι 
Anechomai 
Usage: 12

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Paul Defends His Apostleship

1 Would that ye could bear with me in a little foolishness: but indeed ye do bear with me. 2 For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy: for I espoused you to one husband, that I might present you as a pure virgin to Christ.


Cross References

2 Corinthians 5:13

For whether we are beside ourselves, it is unto God; or whether we are of sober mind, it is unto you.

2 Corinthians 11:4

For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we did not preach, or if ye receive a different spirit, which ye did not receive, or a different gospel, which ye did not accept, ye do well to bear with him .

2 Corinthians 11:19

For ye bear with the foolish gladly, being wise yourselves .

2 Corinthians 11:16-17

I say again, let no man think me foolish; but if ye do , yet as foolish receive me, that I also may glory a little.

2 Corinthians 11:21

I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet whereinsoever any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also.

Numbers 11:29

And Moses said unto him, Art thou jealous for my sake? would that all Jehovah's people were prophets, that Jehovah would put his Spirit upon them!

Joshua 7:7

And Joshua said, Alas, O Lord Jehovah, wherefore hast thou at all brought this people over the Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to cause us to perish? would that we had been content and dwelt beyond the Jordan!

2 Kings 5:3

And she said unto her mistress, Would that my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! then would he recover him of his leprosy.

Matthew 17:17

And Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I bear with you? bring him hither to me.

Acts 18:14

But when Paul was about to open his mouth, Gallio said unto the Jews, If indeed it were a matter of wrong or of wicked villany, O ye Jews, reason would that I should bear with you:

Acts 26:29

And Paul'said , I would to God, that whether with little or with much, not thou only, but also all that hear me this day, might become such as I am, except these bonds.

1 Corinthians 1:21

For seeing that in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom knew not God, it was God's good pleasure through the foolishness of the preaching to save them that believe.

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no man deceive himself. If any man thinketh that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.

1 Corinthians 4:8

Already are ye filled, already ye are become rich, ye have come to reign without us: yea and I would that ye did reign, that we also might reign with you.

1 Corinthians 4:10

We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye have glory, but we have dishonor.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I am become foolish: ye compelled me; for I ought to have been commended of you: for in nothing was I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I am nothing.

Hebrews 5:2

who can bear gently with the ignorant and erring, for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity;

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