Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Boasting is necessary, though it is not profitable; but I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord.

King James Version

It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Holman Bible

It is necessary to boast; it is not helpful, but I will move on to visions and revelations of the Lord.

International Standard Version

I must boast, although it does not do any good. Let's talk about visions and revelations from the Lord.

A Conservative Version

(Really, to me boasting is not helpful.) For I will come to visions and revelations of Lord.

American Standard Version

I must needs glory, though it is not expedient; but I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Amplified

True, there is nothing to be gained by it, but [as I am obliged] to boast, I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord.

An Understandable Version

Although I must boast about myself [See 11:21-27], it [really] is not profitable. So, I will go on to [tell about] visions and [inspired] revelations given [to me] from the Lord.

Anderson New Testament

To boast is not suitable for me; I will come to visions and revelations from the Lord. -

Bible in Basic English

As it is necessary for me to take glory to myself, though it is not a good thing, I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Common New Testament

I must go on boasting, though there is nothing to be gained by it; but I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Have not I reason to glory? for now I shall mention my visions and revelations from the Lord.

Darby Translation

Well, it is not of profit to me to boast, for I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Godbey New Testament

It behooves me to glory, indeed it is not profitable, I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Goodspeed New Testament

I have to boast. There is nothing to be gained by it, but I will go on to visions and revelations given me by the Lord.

John Wesley New Testament

Surely it is not expedient for me to boast: yet I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Certainly it is not expedient for me to glory, but I will come to the visions and the revelations of the Lord.

Julia Smith Translation

Indeed it is not profitable to me to boast. For I will come to visions and Revelation of the Lord.

King James 2000

It is not expedient for me doubtless to boast. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

It is necessary to boast; [it is] not profitable, but I will proceed to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Modern King James verseion

Indeed, it is not profitable for me to boast. For I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

It is not expedient for me, no doubt, to rejoice; Nevertheless I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Moffatt New Testament

There is nothing to be gained by this sort of thing, but as I am obliged to boast, I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Montgomery New Testament

I am forced to boast, though it is unprofitable, but I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord.

NET Bible

It is necessary to go on boasting. Though it is not profitable, I will go on to visions and revelations from the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

It is necessary to boast, though it is not profitable. But I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Noyes New Testament

It is indeed not expedient for me to boast; I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Sawyer New Testament

It is not expedient therefore for me to boast [of these things]; for I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

The Emphasized Bible

To be boasting, is needful, - it is not, indeed, profitable, yet will I come to visions and revelations of the Lord: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

IT is not expedient doubtless for me to boast. I will yet come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I must boast! It is unprofitable; but I will pass to visions and revelations given by the Lord.

Webster

It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament

I am compelled to boast. It is not a profitable employment, but I will proceed to visions and revelations granted me by the Lord.

Williams New Testament

I have to keep on boasting. There is no good to be gotten from it, but I will go on to visions and revelations which the Lord has given me.

World English Bible

It is doubtless not profitable for me to boast. For I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Worrell New Testament

It is needful for me to glory, though, indeed, not profitable; but I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Worsley New Testament

To boast indeed does not become me: but I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Youngs Literal Translation

To boast, really, is not profitable for me, for I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
It is
συμφέρω 
Sumphero 
Usage: 13

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

συμφέρω 
Sumphero 
Usage: 13

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

δή 
De 
also, now, and, therefore, doubtless, not tr
Usage: 3

to glory
καυχάομαι 
Kauchaomai 
Usage: 37

I will come
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ὀπτασία 
Optasia 
Usage: 4

and

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

ἀποκάλυψις 
Apokalupsis 
Usage: 18

Context Readings

A Vision Of Paradise

1 Boasting is necessary, though it is not profitable; but I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord. 2 I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago--whether in the body I do not know, or out of the body I do not know, God knows--such a man was caught up to the third heaven.


Cross References

Galatians 1:12

For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ.

Galatians 2:2

It was because of a revelation that I went up; and I submitted to them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but I did so in private to those who were of reputation, for fear that I might be running, or had run, in vain.

2 Corinthians 12:7

Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me--to keep me from exalting myself!

Numbers 12:6

He said, "Hear now My words: If there is a prophet among you, I, the LORD, shall make Myself known to him in a vision I shall speak with him in a dream.

Ezekiel 1:1-28

Now it came about in the thirtieth year, on the fifth day of the fourth month, while I was by the river Chebar among the exiles, the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God.

Ezekiel 11:24

And the Spirit lifted me up and brought me in a vision by the Spirit of God to the exiles in Chaldea So the vision that I had seen left me.

Daniel 10:5-10

I lifted my eyes and looked, and behold, there was a certain man dressed in linen, whose waist was girded with a belt of pure gold of Uphaz.

Joel 2:28-29

"It will come about after this That I will pour out My Spirit on all mankind; And your sons and daughters will prophesy, Your old men will dream dreams, Your young men will see visions.

John 16:7

"But I tell you the truth, it is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I go, I will send Him to you.

John 18:14

Now Caiaphas was the one who had advised the Jews that it was expedient for one man to die on behalf of the people.

Acts 9:10-17

Now there was a disciple at Damascus named Ananias; and the Lord said to him in a vision, "Ananias." And he said, "Here I am, Lord."

Acts 18:9

And the Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision, "Do not be afraid any longer, but go on speaking and do not be silent;

Acts 22:17-21

"It happened when I returned to Jerusalem and was praying in the temple, that I fell into a trance,

Acts 23:11

But on the night immediately following, the Lord stood at his side and said, "Take courage; for as you have solemnly witnessed to My cause at Jerusalem, so you must witness at Rome also."

Acts 26:13-19

at midday, O King, I saw on the way a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, shining all around me and those who were journeying with me.

1 Corinthians 6:12

All things are lawful for me, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful for me, but I will not be mastered by anything.

1 Corinthians 10:23

All things are lawful, but not all things are profitable All things are lawful, but not all things edify.

2 Corinthians 8:10

I give my opinion in this matter, for this is to your advantage, who were the first to begin a year ago not only to do this, but also to desire to do it.

2 Corinthians 11:16-30

Again I say, let no one think me foolish; but if you do, receive me even as foolish, so that I also may boast a little.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have become foolish; you yourselves compelled me Actually I should have been commended by you, for in no respect was I inferior to the most eminent apostles, even though I am a nobody.

Ephesians 3:3

that by revelation there was made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.

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