Thematic Bible

2 Corinthians 11:1 (show verse)

Would you could bear with me a little in my vanity, but indeed you do bear with me.
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2 Corinthians 11:2 (show verse)

for I am jealous over you with religious jealousy: since I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:3 (show verse)

but I fear lest by some means or other, as Eve was beguiled by the subtilly of the serpent, your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is due to Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:4 (show verse)

if he that is come to you, preaches another Jesus whom I have not preached, or if ye receive other gifts of the spirit, than what ye have received from me, or another gospel, than what you have accepted, you might well bear with his pretensions:

2 Corinthians 11:5 (show verse)

for I think I am not at all inferior to the chiefest of the apostles.

2 Corinthians 11:6 (show verse)

if my language is inelegant, my knowledge is not contemptible; but has been fully display'd among you on all occasions.

2 Corinthians 11:7 (show verse)

If I have degraded myself for your advantage by preaching the holy gospel to you gratis, is that such a trespass?

2 Corinthians 11:8 (show verse)

by taking wages of other churches, I may have injured them, to do you service.

2 Corinthians 11:9 (show verse)

when I was present among you, and in want, I was chargeable to no man: for the brethren which came from Macedonia, supplied my necessities: and as I have, so I always shall keep myself from being burdensome to you.

2 Corinthians 11:10 (show verse)

I solemnly protest, no man shall hinder me of this applause, in the regions of Achaia.

2 Corinthians 11:11 (show verse)

why so? is it because I love you not? far otherwise, God knows.

2 Corinthians 11:12 (show verse)

but this I do, and shall do, to make them drop their hire, who are so bent upon hire: and then indeed they will be as they pretend to be, like me.

2 Corinthians 11:13 (show verse)

for these are false apostles, deceitful workmen, disguised so as to pass for true apostles.

2 Corinthians 11:14 (show verse)

and no wonder; for satan himself may put on the appearance of an angel of light.

2 Corinthians 11:15 (show verse)

therefore it is not strange if his agents are so disguised as to appear like ministers of the gospel; but their end shall be answerable to their actions.

2 Corinthians 11:16 (show verse)

I say it again, let no man think me vain; but if they do, yet as such, bear with me, that I too may applaud my self a little.
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2 Corinthians 11:17 (show verse)

what I say, I say it not as an apostle, but as it were to indulge my vanity in this matter of boasting.
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2 Corinthians 11:18 (show verse)

since many glory in outward advantages, I will glory too.
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2 Corinthians 11:19 (show verse)

for as wise as you are your selves, you easily bear with the folly of others.
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2 Corinthians 11:20 (show verse)

if a man impose upon you, if he preys upon you, if he makes a gain of you, if a man insults you, if he disgracefully assaults you, I mean it as to their reproaches, you take it all;
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2 Corinthians 11:21 (show verse)

as if I was inferior to them. but whatever they pretend to, (I must be so vain) I pretend to the like.
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2 Corinthians 11:22 (show verse)

Are they Hebrews? so am I: are they Israelites? so am I: are they of the race of Abraham?

2 Corinthians 11:23 (show verse)

so am I: are they ministers of Christ? is it my vanity? I am more so: in toilsome labours I surpass them, in stripes I am exceedingly beyond them, in prisons I have been oftner, and frequently in the very jaws of death.

2 Corinthians 11:24 (show verse)

from the Jews I have five times received forty stripes save one.

2 Corinthians 11:25 (show verse)

thrice was I whip'd with rods, once was I stoned, thrice I was shipwreck'd; a night and a day I was floating on the deep:

2 Corinthians 11:26 (show verse)

in my voyages I have been frequently in perils from rivers, in perils from robbers, in perils from my own countrymen, in perils from the Gentiles, in perils in the city, in perils in the country, in perils at sea, in perils among false brethren;

2 Corinthians 11:27 (show verse)

expos'd to toil, to fatigue, to frequent watchings, to hunger and thirst, to frequent fastings, to cold and penury.

2 Corinthians 11:28 (show verse)

besides these troubles from without, that which crouds upon me daily, the care of all the churches.

2 Corinthians 11:29 (show verse)

who is afflicted, and I not suffer? who is offended, and I not inflam'd?

2 Corinthians 11:30 (show verse)

If I must be compell'd to glory, I will glory on the account of my sufferings.

2 Corinthians 11:31 (show verse)

the ever-blessed God, and father of our Lord Jesus Christ, knows that I speak truth.

2 Corinthians 11:32 (show verse)

in Damascus the governor for king Aretas, posted guards at the city-gates, with a design to apprehend me:

2 Corinthians 11:33 (show verse)

but thro' a window I was let down in a basket by the wall, and so escap'd.