23 Are they ministers of Christ?—I speak as a fool—I am more: (A)in labors more abundant, (B)in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequently, (C)in deaths often. 24 From the Jews five times I received (D)forty (E)stripes minus one. 25 Three times I was (F)beaten with rods; (G)once I was stoned; three times I (H)was shipwrecked; a night and a day I have been in the deep; 26 in journeys often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, (I)in perils of my own countrymen, (J)in perils of the Gentiles, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren; 27 in weariness and toil, (K)in sleeplessness often, (L)in hunger and thirst, in (M)fastings often, in cold and nakedness— 28 besides the other things, what comes upon me daily: (N)my deep concern for all the churches. 29 (O)Who is weak, and I am not weak? Who is made to stumble, and I do not burn with indignation?

30 If I must boast, (P)I will boast in the things which concern my [a]infirmity.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Corinthians 11:30 weakness