Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me.

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I would

2 Corinthians 10:8
For even if I boast somewhat more about our authority that the Lord gave [us] {for building you up and not for tearing you down}, I will not be put to shame,
2 Corinthians 11:16
Again I say, do not let anyone think I am foolish. But indeed, if [you do], accept me even as foolish, in order that I also may boast a little.
1 Corinthians 3:5
Therefore, what is Apollos and what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, and to each as the Lord gave.

Above that

2 Corinthians 12:7
even because of the extraordinary degree of the revelations. Therefore, so that I would not exalt myself, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan, in order that it would torment me so that I would not exalt myself.
2 Corinthians 10:9
so that I do not want to appear as if I were terrifying you by my letters,

General references

1 Corinthians 2:3
And I came to you in weakness and in fear and with much trembling,