And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for (A)power is perfected in weakness.” Most gladly, therefore, I will rather (B)boast [a]about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me. 10 Therefore (C)I delight in weaknesses, in [b]insults, in (D)distresses, in (E)persecutions, in (F)difficulties, (G)in behalf of Christ; for (H)when I am weak, then I am strong.

11 I have become (I)foolish; you yourselves compelled me. Actually I should have been commended by you, since I was (J)in no respect inferior to the [c]most eminent apostles, even though (K)I am a nobody.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Corinthians 12:9 Lit in
  2. 2 Corinthians 12:10 Or mistreatment
  3. 2 Corinthians 12:11 Or super-apostles