2 Corinthians 10:10
Good News Translation
Someone will say, "Paul's letters are severe and strong, but when he is with us in person, he is weak, and his words are nothing!"

Contemporary English Version
Some of you are saying, "Paul's letters are harsh and powerful. But in person, he is a weakling and has nothing worth saying."

Douay-Rheims Bible
(For his epistles indeed, say they, are weighty and strong; but his bodily presence is weak and his speech contemptible):

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(For his epistles indeed, say they, are weighty and strong; but his bodily presence is weak and his speech contemptible):

say they.

2 Corinthians 10:11 Let such a one think this, that such as we are in word by epistles when absent, such also we will be indeed when present.

but.

2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I Paul, myself beseech you, by the mildness and modesty of Christ: who in presence indeed am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you.

2 Corinthians 12:5-9 For such an one I will glory: but for myself I will glory nothing but in my infirmities. . . .

1 Corinthians 2:3,4 And I was with you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling. . . .

Galatians 4:13,14 And you know how, through infirmity of the flesh, I preached the gospel to you heretofore: and your temptation in my flesh . . .

and his.

2 Corinthians 11:6 For although I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge: but in all things we have been made manifest to you.

Exodus 4:10 Moses said: I beseech thee, Lord, I am not eloquent from yesterday and the day before; and since thou hast spoken to thy servant, I have more impediment and slowness of tongue.

Jeremiah 1:6 And I said: Ah, ah, ah, Lord God: behold, I cannot speak, for I am a child.

1 Corinthians 1:17,21 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not in wisdom of speech, lest the cross of Christ should be made void. . . .

1 Corinthians 2:1-4 And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not in loftiness of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of Christ. . . .

Context
Paul's Apostolic Authority
9But that I may not be thought as it were to terrify you by epistles, 10(For his epistles indeed, say they, are weighty and strong; but his bodily presence is weak and his speech contemptible): 11Let such a one think this, that such as we are in word by epistles when absent, such also we will be indeed when present.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 1:17
For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not in wisdom of speech, lest the cross of Christ should be made void.

1 Corinthians 2:3
And I was with you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling.

2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I Paul, myself beseech you, by the mildness and modesty of Christ: who in presence indeed am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you.

2 Corinthians 10:9
But that I may not be thought as it were to terrify you by epistles,

2 Corinthians 10:11
Let such a one think this, that such as we are in word by epistles when absent, such also we will be indeed when present.

2 Corinthians 11:6
For although I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge: but in all things we have been made manifest to you.

2 Corinthians 11:21
I seek according to dishonour, as if we had been weak in this part. Wherein if any man dare (I speak foolishly), I dare also.

2 Corinthians 12:7
And lest the greatness of the revelations should exalt me, there was given me a sting of my flesh, an angel of Satan, to buffet me.

2 Corinthians 13:3
Do you seek a proof of Christ that speaketh in me, who towards you is not weak, but is mighty in you?

Galatians 4:13
And you know how, through infirmity of the flesh, I preached the gospel to you heretofore: and your temptation in my flesh

Additional Translations
For some say, “His letters are weighty and forceful, but his physical presence is unimpressive, and his speaking is of no account.”

For they say, "The letters indeed are weighty and strong, but the presence of the body is weak, and the speech having been ignored."

For his letters, say they, are weighty and powerful; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.

For, His letters, they say, are weighty and strong; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech of no account.

because his letters, he says, [are] weighty and strong, but his presence in the body weak, and his speech naught.

For, His letters, they say, are weighty and strong; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech of no account.

For his letters (say they) are weighty and powerful; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.

For they say "His letters are authoritative and forcible, but his personal presence is unimpressive, and as for eloquence, he has none."

For, "His letters," they say, "are weighty and strong, but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech is despised."

because the letters indeed -- saith one -- are weighty and strong, and the bodily presence weak, and the speech despicable.'
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