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15 Nor do we boast beyond certain limits[a] in the work[b] done by others, but we hope[c] that as your faith continues to grow, our work may be greatly expanded[d] among you according to our limits,[e]

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  1. 2 Corinthians 10:15 tn Or “boast excessively.” The phrase εἰς τὰ ἄμετρα (eis ta ametra) is an idiom; literally it means “into that which is not measured,” that is, a point on a scale that goes beyond what might be expected (L&N 78.27).
  2. 2 Corinthians 10:15 tn Or “in the labors.”
  3. 2 Corinthians 10:15 tn Grk “but we have the hope.”
  4. 2 Corinthians 10:15 tn Or “greatly enlarged.”
  5. 2 Corinthians 10:15 tn That is, Paul’s work might be greatly expanded within the area of activity assigned to him by God.