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2 Corinthians

11:1 Oh, if only you would put up with just a little crazy talk from me! On second thought— you do have to put up with it!

οφελον
G3785
if-only
ανειχεσθε
G430
yous-endured
μου
G3450
[of]-me
μικρον
G3397
small
τι
G5101
what
αφροσυνης
G877
[of]-silliness
αλλα
G235
but
και
G2532
and
ανεχεσθε
G430
yous-endure
μου
G3450
[of]-me

11:2 I care deeply for you, and it comes from God. For I had promised you to one husband, as a pure marriageable woman to present to the Anointed.

ζηλω
G2206
I-am-zealous
γαρ
G1063
because
ὑμας
G5209
yous
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
ζηλω
G2206
I-am-zealous
ἡρμοσαμην
G718
I-promised
γαρ
G1063
because
ὑμας
G5209
yous
ἑνι
G1520
one
ανδρι
G435
[to]-man
παρθενον
G3933
marriageable woman
ἁγνην
G53
pure
παραστησαι
G3936
to-exhibit
τω
G3588
[to]-the
χριστω
G5547
[to]-anointed

11:3 Yet I fear that somehow, just as the serpent thoroughly deluded Eve with his treachery, your minds have been corrupted and turned from the pure simplicity of the Anointed.

φοβουμαι
G5399
I-fear
δε
G1161
yet
μη
G3361
not
πως
G4459
how
ὡς
G5613
as

G3588
the
οφις
G3789
serpent
εξηπατησεν
G1818
deluded
εὑαν
G2096
Eve
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
πανουργια
G3834
[to]-cunning
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
φθαρη
G5351
should-be-destroyed
τα
G3588
the
νοηματα
G3540
minds
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
απο
G575
from
της
G3588
[of]-the
ἁπλοτητος
G572
[of]-simplicity
της
G3588
[of]-the
εις
G1519
into
τον
G3588
the
χριστον
G5547
anointed

11:4 In fact, if anyone comes proclaiming some other Jesus than the one we proclaimed to you, or you receive a different spirit than the one you had, or you hear a different Gospel than the one you received before, you just take it in stride.

ει.
G1487
if
μεν
G3303
in-fact
γαρ
G1063
because

G3588
the
ερχομενος
G2064
coming
αλλον
G243
other
ιησουν
G2424
Jesus
κηρυσσει
G2784
is-announcing
ὁν
G3739
whom
ουκ
G3756
not
εκηρυξαμεν
G5656
we-announced
η
G2228
or-else
πνευμα
G4151
breath
ἑτερον
G2087
different
λαμβανετε
G2983
yous-are-taking

G3588
the
ουκ
G3756
not
ελαβετε
G2983
yous-acquired
η
G2228
or-else
ευαγγελιον
G2098
good-news
ἑτερον
G2087
different

G3588
the
ουκ
G3756
not
εδεξασθε
G1209
yous-accept
καλως
G2573
well
ανειχεσθε
G430
yous-endured

11:5 I don’t see how I am in any way inferior to these ultra-Ambassadors.

λογιζομαι
G3049
I-am-calculating
γαρ
G1063
because
μηδεν
G3367
not-even-one
ὑστερηκεναι
G5302
to-lack
των
G3588
[of]-the
ὑπερ
G5228
over
λιαν
G3029
very-much
αποστολων
G652
[of]-ambassadors

11:6 Even if I really am a poor speaker I am not poor in knowledge; we have made that quite clear in every way.

ει.
G1487
if
δε
G1161
yet
και
G2532
and
ιδιωτης
G2399
ignoramus
τω
G3588
[to]-the
λογω
G3056
[to]-saying
αλλ᾽
G235
but
ου
G3756
not
τη
G3588
[to]-the
γνωσει
G1108
[to]-knowledge
αλλ᾽
G235
but
εν
G1722
in
παντι
G3956
[to]-every
φανερωθεντες
G5319
being-revealed
εν
G1722
in
πασιν
G3956
[to]-all
εις
G1519
into
ὑμας
G5209
yous

11:7 Did I do such a terrible thing by humbling myself so you could be exalted? Seeing that I brought the Gospel to you free of charge,

η
G2228
or-else
ἁμαρτιαν
G266
failure
εποιησα
G4160
I-did
εμαυτον
G1683
I-myself
ταπεινων
G5013
humbling
ἱνα
G2443
that
ὑμεις
G5210
yous
ὑψωθητε
G5312
yous-may-be-elevated
ὁτι
G3754
since
δωρεαν
G1432
gratuity
το
G3588
the
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
ευαγγελιον
G2098
good-news
ευηγγελισαμην
G2097
I-announced-good-news
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous

11:8 surely I must be robbing other Congregations in order to get rations to dispense to you!

αλλας
G243
other
εκκλησιας
G1577
[of]-congregation
εσυλησα
G4813
I-robbed
λαβων
G2983
taking
οψωνιον
G3800
ration
προς
G4314
toward
την
G3588
the
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
διακονιαν
G1248
service

11:9 When I was with you and in need I was not a burden to anyone, because I was replenished by the ones who came from Macedonia. And I will continue to support myself so I will not be a burden to you.

και
G2532
and
παρων
G3918
being-present
προς
G4314
toward
ὑμας
G5209
yous
και
G2532
and
ὑστερηθεις
G5302
lacking
ου
G3756
not
κατεναρκησα
G2655
I-burdened
ουδενος
G3762
[of]-not-even-one
το
G3588
the
γαρ
G1063
because
ὑστερημα
G5303
lack
μου
G3450
[of]-me
προσανεπληρωσαν
G4322
they-fulfilled
οἱ
G3588
the
αδελφοι
G80
siblings
ελθοντες
G2064
coming
απο
G575
from
μακεδονιας
G3109
[of]-Macedonia
και
G2532
and
εν
G1722
in
παντι
G3956
[to]-every
αβαρη
G4
non-burdensome
εμαυτον
G1683
I-myself
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
ετηρησα
G5083
I-guard
και
G2532
and
τηρησω
G5083
I-shall-guard

11:10 By all that is true of the Anointed, I will not be robbed of this boast I have in all the regions of Achaia.

εστιν
G2076
is
αληθεια
G225
[to]-truth
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
εν
G1722
in
εμοι
G1698
[to]-me
ὁτι
G3754
since

G3588
the
καυχησις
G2746
boast
αὑτη
G3778
this one
ου
G3756
not
φραγησεται
G5420
shall-be-blocked
εις
G1519
into
εμε
G1691
me
εν
G1722
in
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
κλιμασιν
G2824
[to]-regions
της
G3588
[of]-the
αχαϊας
G882
[of]-Achaia

11:11 (Do you think I don’t love you? God knows that I do!)

δια
G1223
through
τι
G5101
what
ὁτι
G3754
since
ουκ
G3756
not
αγαπω
G25
I-am-loving
ὑμας
G5209
yous

G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God
οιδεν
G1492
has-seen

11:12 Now what I am doing, and will continue doing, is to knock the foundation out from under those who are looking for a reason to brag about you just as we do.


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ποιω
G4160
I-am-doing
και
G2532
and
ποιησω
G4160
I-should-do
ἱνα
G2443
that
εκκοψω
G1581
I-should-undercut
την
G3588
the
αφορμην
G874
base
των
G3588
[of]-the
θελοντων
G2309
[of]-choosing
αφορμην
G874
base
ἱνα
G2443
that
εν
G1722
in

G3739
[to]-whom
καυχωνται
G2744
they-brag
εὑρεθωσιν
G2147
they-may-be-found
καθως
G2531
according-to
και
G2532
and
ἡμεις
G2249
we

11:13 For such are fake Ambassadors, fraudulent workers who try to pass themselves off as Ambassadors of the Anointed.

οἱ
G3588
the
γαρ
G1063
because
τοιουτοι
G5108
such
ψευδαποστολοι
G5570
false-ambassadors
εργαται
G2040
workers
δολιοι
G1386
deceitful
μετασχηματιζομενοι
G3345
being-transformed
εις
G1519
into
αποστολους
G652
ambassadors
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed

11:14 And this should come as no surprise; the Adversary presents himself as a messenger of light.

και
G2532
and
ου
G3756
not
θαυμα
G2295
marvel
αυτος
G846
him/her/it-self
γαρ
G1063
because

G3588
the
σατανας
G4567
Adversary
μετασχηματιζεται
G3345
is-transformed
εις
G1519
into
αγγελον
G32
messenger
φωτος
G5457
[of]-light

11:15 So it is to be expected that his servants also present themselves as servants of justice. But in the end they will get what they deserve.

ου
G3756
not
μεγα
G3173
large
ουν
G3767
then
ει.
G1487
if
και
G2532
and
οἱ
G3588
the
διακονοι
G1249
attendants
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
μετασχηματιζονται
G3345
they-are-transformed
ὡς
G5613
as
διακονοι
G1249
attendants
δικαιοσυνης
G1343
[of]-justice
ὡν
G3739
[of]-whom
το
G3588
the
τελος
G5056
final-goal
εσται
G2071
shall-be
κατα
G2596
down
τα
G3588
the
εργα
G2041
actions
αυτων
G846
[of]-them

11:16 I say again: let no one take me for a fool. But if you must, then just accept me and let me keep on bragging a little more!

παλιν
G3825
again
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
μη
G3361
not
τις
G5101
who
με
G3165
me
δοξη
G1391
[to]-honor
αφρονα
G878
dimwitted
ειναι
G1511
to-be
ει.
G1487
if
δε
G1161
yet
μη
G3361
not
γε
G1065
surely
καν
G2579
even-if
ὡς
G5613
as
αφρονα
G878
dimwitted
δεξασθε
G1209
yous-accept!
με
G3165
me
ἱνα
G2443
that
καγω
G2504
and-I
μικρον
G3397
small
τι
G5101
what
καυχησωμαι
G2744
I-should-brag

11:17 What I’m saying now is not from the Master, but as a fool and how a fool would go on bragging.


G3588
the
λαλω
G2980
I-am-talking
ου
G3756
not
κατα
G2596
down
κυριον
G2962
master
λαλω
G2980
I-am-talking
αλλ᾽
G235
but
ὡς
G5613
as
εν
G1722
in
αφροσυνη
G877
silliness
εν
G1722
in
ταυτη
G3778
[to]-this
τη
G3588
[to]-the
ὑποστασει
G5287
[to]-understanding
της
G3588
[of]-the
καυχησεως
G2746
[of]-boast

11:18 So since others are bragging about the flesh, then so will I.

επει
G1893
since
πολλοι
G4183
many
καυχωνται
G2744
they-brag
κατα
G2596
down
σαρκα
G4561
flesh
καγω
G2504
and-I
καυχησομαι
G2744
I-shall-brag

11:19 After all, you must be putting up with fools because you are so dignified!

ἡδεως
G2234
gladly
γαρ
G1063
because
ανεχεσθε
G430
yous-endure
των
G3588
[of]-the
αφρονων
G878
[of]-dimwitted
φρονιμοι
G5429
thoughtful
οντες
G5607
being

11:20 You let people enslave you; you let them consume you; you let them take you captive; you welcome the conceited; you let them slap you in the face!

ανεχεσθε
G430
yous-endure
γαρ
G1063
because
ει.
G1487
if
τις
G5101
who
ὑμας
G5209
yous
καταδουλοι
G2615
is-enslaving
ει.
G1487
if
τις
G5101
who
κατεσθιει
G2719
is-consuming
ει.
G1487
if
τις
G5101
who
λαμβανει
G2983
is-taking
ει.
G1487
if
τις
G5101
who
επαιρεται
G1869
is-raised
ει.
G1487
if
τις
G5101
who
εις
G1519
into
προσωπον
G4383
face
ὑμας
G5209
yous
δερει
G1194
is-punching

11:21 How we must have humiliated you by being too weak to do any of that!Now let me continue to compete with the other idiots.

κατα
G2596
down
ατιμιαν
G819
worthlessness
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὡς
G5613
as
ὁτι
G3754
since
ἡμεις
G2249
we
ησθενησαμεν
G770
we-were-feeble
εν
G1722
in

G3739
[to]-whom
δ᾽
G1161
yet
αν
G302
ever
τις
G5101
who
τολμα
G5111
is-daring
εν
G1722
in
αφροσυνη
G877
silliness
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
τολμω
G5111
I-am-daring
καγω
G2504
and-I

11:22 Are they Hebrews? So am I. Are they Israelis? So am I. Are they descendants of Abraham? So am I.

ἑβραιοι
G1445
Hebrews
εισιν
G1526
they-are
καγω
G2504
and-I
ισραηλιται
G2475
Israelis
εισιν
G1526
they-are
καγω
G2504
and-I
σπερμα
G4690
seed
αβρααμ
G11
Abraham
εισιν
G1526
they-are
καγω
G2504
and-I

11:23 Are they servants of the Anointed (I am continuing with this crazy talk!)? I outdo them all— in exhaustion, in imprisonments, in terrible beatings, in facing death many times.

διακονοι
G1249
attendants
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
εισιν
G1526
they-are
παραφρονων
G3912
being-insane
λαλω
G2980
I-am-talking
ὑπερ
G5228
over
εγω
G1473
I
εν
G1722
in
κοποις
G2873
[to]-labors
περισσοτερως
G4056
especially
εν
G1722
in
φυλακαις
G5438
[to]-prisons
περισσοτερως
G4056
especially
εν
G1722
in
πληγαις
G4127
[to]-strikes
ὑπερβαλλοντως
G5234
inordinately
εν
G1722
in
θανατοις
G2288
[to]-deaths
πολλακις
G4178
many-times

11:24 Five times I was given the Judeans’ 39 lashes;

ὑπο
G5259
under
ιουδαιων
G2453
[of]-Judeans
πεντακις
G3999
five
τεσσαρακοντα
G5062
forty
παρα
G3844
beside
μιαν
G1520
one
ελαβον
G2983
I/they-acquired

11:25 three times I was flogged with rods; once I was stoned; three times I was shipwrecked; I spent a night and a day in the open sea.

τρις
G5151
three-times
εραβδισθην
G4463
beaten-with-rods
ἁπαξ
G530
once
ελιθασθην
G3034
I-was-stoned
τρις
G5151
three-times
εναυαγησα
G3489
I-was-shipwrecked
νυχθημερον
G3574
night-day
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
βυθω
G1037
[to]-depth
πεποιηκα
G4160
I-have-done

11:26 I have been on many travels; I have been in danger from rivers, robbers, my own people, foreigners, the city, the desert, the sea, and fake believers.

ὁδοιποριαις
G3597
[to]-journeys
πολλακις
G4178
many-times
κινδυνοις
G2794
[to]-dangers
ποταμων
G4215
[of]-streams
κινδυνοις
G2794
[to]-dangers
ληστων
G3027
[of]-robbers
κινδυνοις
G2794
[to]-dangers
εκ
G1537
out
γενους
G1085
[of]-kinds
κινδυνοις
G2794
[to]-dangers
εξ
G1537
out
εθνων
G1484
[of]-nations
κινδυνοις
G2794
[to]-dangers
εν
G1722
in
πολει
G4172
[to]-city
κινδυνοις
G2794
[to]-dangers
εν
G1722
in
ερημια
G2047
[to]-desolate-place
κινδυνοις
G2794
[to]-dangers
εν
G1722
in
θαλασση
G2281
[to]-sea
κινδυνοις
G2794
[to]-dangers
εν
G1722
in
ψευδαδελφοις
G5569
[to]-false-siblings

11:27 I have done hard labor, kept vigils, often gone without food or drink, fasted many times, and went without adequate clothing and shelter.

εν
G1722
in
κοπω
G2873
[to]-labor
και
G2532
and
μοχθω
G3449
[to]-hard-labor
εν
G1722
in
αγρυπνιαις
G70
[to]-sleeplessness
πολλακις
G4178
many-times
εν
G1722
in
λιμω
G3042
[to]-hunger
και
G2532
and
διψει
G1373
[to]-thirst
εν
G1722
in
νηστειαις
G3521
[to]-fasts
πολλακις
G4178
many-times
εν
G1722
in
ψυχει
G5592
[to]-cold
και
G2532
and
γυμνοτητι
G1132
[to]-clothes-lacking

11:28 On top of all that I have the daily responsibility for the Congregations.

χωρις
G5565
without
των
G3588
[of]-the
παρεκτος
G3924
externally

G3588
the
επιστασις
G1999
mob
μοι
G3427
[to]-me

G3588
the
καθ᾽
G2596
according-to
ἡμεραν
G2250
day

G3588
the
μεριμνα
G3309
is-anxious
πασων
G3956
[of]-all
των
G3588
[of]-the
εκκλησιων
G1577
[of]-congregations

11:29 Who is weak and I do not empathize? Who is caught in a trap and I am not enraged?

τις
G5101
who
ασθενει
G770
is-feeble
και
G2532
and
ουκ
G3756
not
ασθενω
G770
I-am-feeble
τις
G5101
who
σκανδαλιζεται
G4625
is-trapped
και
G2532
and
ουκ
G3756
not
εγω
G1473
I
πυρουμαι
G4448
I-am-inflamed

11:30 So if I am to keep bragging then I must surely brag about all this weakness of mine.

ει.
G1487
if
καυχασθαι
G2744
to-brag
δει
G1163
is-needing
τα
G3588
the
της
G3588
[of]-the
ασθενειας
G769
infirmities
μου
G3450
[of]-me
καυχησομαι
G2744
I-shall-brag

11:31 The God and Father of the Master Jesus— praise him forever!— will vouch for what I am about to say.


G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God
και
G2532
and
πατηρ
G3962
father
του
G3588
[of]-the
κυριου
G2962
[of]-master
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
οιδεν
G1492
has-seen

G3588
the
ων
G5607
being
ευλογητος
G2128
blessed
εις
G1519
into
τους
G3588
the
αιωνας
G165
ages
ὁτι
G3754
since
ου
G3756
not
ψευδομαι
G5574
I-lie

11:32 In Damascus, the governor under King Aretas had the city under surveillance in order to arrest me,

εν
G1722
in
δαμασκω
G1154
[to]-Damascus

G3588
the
εθναρχης
G1481
governor
ἁρετα
G702
[of]-Aretas
του
G3588
[of]-the
βασιλεως
G935
[of]-king
εφρουρει
G5432
posts-guard
την
G3588
the
πολιν
G4172
city
δαμασκηνων
G1153
[of]-Damascus
πιασαι
G4084
to-constrain
με
G3165
me

11:33 but I was lowered in a basket through a window in the wall and I escaped him.

και
G2532
and
δια
G1223
through
θυριδος
G2376
[of]-window
εν
G1722
in
σαργανη
G4553
[to]-basket
εχαλασθην
G5465
I-was-lowered
δια
G1223
through
του
G3588
[of]-the
τειχους
G5038
[of]-wall
και
G2532
and
εξεφυγον
G1628
they-escaped
τας
G3588
those
χειρας
G5495
hands
αυτου
G846
[of]-self