23 Are they (A)servants of Christ?—I speak as if insane—I more so; in [a](B)far more labors, in [b](C)far more imprisonments, [c](D)beaten times without number, often in (E)danger of death. 24 Five times I received from the Jews (F)thirty-nine lashes. 25 Three times I was (G)beaten with rods, once I was (H)stoned, three times I was shipwrecked, a night and a day I have spent in the deep. 26 I have been on frequent journeys, in dangers from rivers, dangers from robbers, dangers from my (I)countrymen, dangers from the (J)Gentiles, dangers in the (K)city, dangers in the wilderness, dangers on the sea, dangers among (L)false brethren; 27 I have been in (M)labor and hardship, [d]through many sleepless nights, in (N)hunger and thirst, often (O)without food, in cold and [e](P)exposure. 28 Apart from such [f]external things, there is the daily pressure on me of concern for (Q)all the churches. 29 Who is (R)weak without my being weak? Who is [g]led into sin [h]without my intense concern?

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  1. 2 Corinthians 11:23 Lit more abundant
  2. 2 Corinthians 11:23 Lit more abundant
  3. 2 Corinthians 11:23 Lit exceedingly in stripes
  4. 2 Corinthians 11:27 Lit often in wakefulness
  5. 2 Corinthians 11:27 Lit nakedness; i.e. lack of clothing
  6. 2 Corinthians 11:28 Or the things unmentioned
  7. 2 Corinthians 11:29 Lit made to stumble
  8. 2 Corinthians 11:29 Lit and I do not burn