12 I beg you, brothers and sisters: Become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You have not wronged me; 13 you know[a] that previously I preached the gospel to you because of a weakness of the flesh. 14 You did not despise or reject me though my physical condition was a trial for you.[b] On the contrary, you received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus himself.

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  1. 4:12–13 Or 12 Become like I am, because I—inasmuch as you are brothers and sisters—am not requesting anything of you. You wronged me. 13 You know
  2. 4:14 Other mss read me

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