23 Are they (A)servants of Christ?—I am speaking as if insane—I more so; in (B)far more labors, in (C)far more imprisonments, [a](D)beaten times without number, often in danger of (E)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 adrift at sea. 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 at sea, dangers among (L)false brothers; 27 I have been in (M)labor and hardship, through many sleepless nights, in (N)hunger and thirst, often (O)without food, in cold and [b](P)exposure. 28 Apart from such [c]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 [d]led into sin [e]without my intense concern?

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Corinthians 11:23 Lit exceedingly in blows
  2. 2 Corinthians 11:27 Lit nakedness; i.e., lack of clothing
  3. 2 Corinthians 11:28 Or the things unmentioned
  4. 2 Corinthians 11:29 Lit made to stumble
  5. 2 Corinthians 11:29 Lit and I do not burn