For (A)we do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters, of our (B)affliction which occurred in [a](C)Asia, that we were burdened excessively, beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of life. [b]Indeed, we had the sentence of death within ourselves so that we would not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead, 10 who (D)rescued us from so great a danger of death, and will rescue us, He [c](E)on whom we have set our hope. And He will yet deliver us,

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  1. 2 Corinthians 1:8 I.e., west coast province of Asia Minor
  2. 2 Corinthians 1:9 Lit But we ourselves
  3. 2 Corinthians 1:10 One early ms on whom we have set our hope that He will also