11 Up to this present hour we are both (A)hungry and thirsty, and are poorly clothed and roughly treated and homeless;

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26 I have been on frequent journeys, in dangers from rivers, dangers from robbers, dangers from my (A)countrymen, dangers from the (B)Gentiles, dangers in the (C)city, dangers in the wilderness, dangers at sea, dangers among (D)false brothers; 27 I have been in (E)labor and hardship, through many sleepless nights, in (F)hunger and thirst, often (G)without food, in cold and [a](H)exposure. 28 Apart from such [b]external things, there is the daily pressure on me of concern for (I)all the churches. 29 Who is (J)weak without my being weak? Who is [c]led into sin [d]without my intense concern?

30 If I have to boast, I will boast of what pertains to my (K)weakness. 31 The God and Father of the Lord Jesus, (L)He who is blessed forever, (M)knows that I am not lying. 32 In (N)Damascus the ethnarch under Aretas the king was (O)guarding the city of the Damascenes in order to seize me, 33 and I was let down in a basket (P)through a window [e]in the wall, and so escaped his hands.

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  1. 2 Corinthians 11:27 Lit nakedness; i.e., lack of clothing
  2. 2 Corinthians 11:28 Or the things unmentioned
  3. 2 Corinthians 11:29 Lit made to stumble
  4. 2 Corinthians 11:29 Lit and I do not burn
  5. 2 Corinthians 11:33 Lit through

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