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2 Corinthians 12 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:1 - Well, it is not of profit to me to boast, for I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:2 - I know a man in Christ, fourteen years ago, (whether in the body I know not, or out of the body I know not, God knows;) such a one caught up to the third heaven.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:3 - And I know such a man, (whether in the body or out of the body I know not, God knows;)

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:4 - that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable things said which it is not allowed to man to utter.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:5 - Of such a one I will boast, but of myself I will not boast, unless in my weaknesses.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:6 - For if I shall desire to boast, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth; but I forbear, lest any one should think as to me above what he sees me to be, or whatever he may hear of me.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:7 - And that I might not be exalted by the exceeding greatness of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn for the flesh, a messenger of Satan that he might buffet me, that I might not be exalted.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:8 - For this I thrice besought the Lord that it might depart from me.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:9 - And he said to me, My grace suffices thee; for my power is perfected in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather boast in my weaknesses, that the power of the Christ may dwell upon me.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:10 - Wherefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in insults, in necessities, in persecutions, in straits, for Christ: for when I am weak, then I am powerful.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:11 - I have become a fool; *ye* have compelled me; for *I* ought to have been commended by you; for I have been nothing behind those who were in surpassing degree apostles, if also I am nothing.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:12 - The signs indeed of the apostle were wrought among you in all endurance, signs, and wonders, and works of power.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:13 - For in what is it that ye have been inferior to the other assemblies, unless that I myself have not been in laziness a charge upon you? Forgive me this injury.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:14 - Behold, this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be in laziness a charge; for I do not seek yours, but you; for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:15 - Now *I* shall most gladly spend and be utterly spent for your souls, if even in abundantly loving you I should be less loved.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:16 - But be it so. *I* did not burden you, but being crafty I took you by guile.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:17 - Did I make gain of you by any of those whom I have sent to you?

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:18 - I begged Titus, and sent the brother with him: did Titus at all make gain of you? have we not walked in the same spirit? have we not in the same steps?

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:19 - Ye have long been supposing that we excuse ourselves to you: we speak before God in Christ; and all things, beloved, for your building up.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:20 - For I fear lest perhaps coming I find you not such as I wish, and that *I* be found by you such as ye do not wish: lest there might be strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, evil speakings, whisperings, puffings up, disturbances;

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:21 - lest my God should humble me as to you when I come again, and that I shall grieve over many of those who have sinned before, and have not repented as to the uncleanness and fornication and licentiousness which they have practised.
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J. N. Darby translated the bible in 1890. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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