2 Corinthians 11:12
Good News Translation
I will go on doing what I am doing now, in order to keep those other "apostles" from having any reason for boasting and saying that they work in the same way that we do.

Contemporary English Version
I plan to go on doing just what I have always done. Then those people won't be able to brag about doing the same things we are doing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But what I do, that I will do: that I may cut off the occasion from them that desire occasion: that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we.

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But what I do, that I will do: that I may cut off the occasion from them that desire occasion: that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we.

what.

2 Corinthians 11:9 And, when I was present with you and wanted, I was chargeable to no man: for that which was wanting to me, the brethren supplied who came from Macedonia. And in all things I have kept myself from being burthensome to you: and so I will keep myself.

2 Corinthians 1:17 Whereas then I was thus minded, did I use lightness? Or, the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that there should be with me, It is, and It is not?

Job 23:13 For he is alone, and no man can turn away his thought: and whatsoever his soul hath desired, that hath he done.

that I may.

1 Corinthians 9:12 If others be partakers of this power over you, why not we rather? Nevertheless, we have not used this power: but we bear all things, lest we should give any hindrance to the gospel of Christ.

1 Timothy 5:14 I will, therefore, that the younger should marry, bear children, be mistresses of families, give no occasion to the adversary to speak evil.

them.

Galatians 1:7 Which is not another: only there are some that trouble you and would pervert the gospel of Christ.

Philippians 1:15 Some indeed, even out of envy and contention: but some also for good will preach Christ.

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they glory.

2 Corinthians 11:18 Seeing that many glory according to the flesh, I will glory also.

2 Corinthians 5:12 We commend not ourselves again to you, but give you occasion to glory in our behalf: that you may have somewhat to answer them who glory in face, and not in heart.

2 Corinthians 10:17 But he that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 5:6 Your glorying is not good. Know you not that a little leaven corrupteth the whole lump?

Galatians 6:13,14 For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law: but they will have you to be circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh. . . .

Context
Paul and the False Apostles
11Wherefore? Because I love you not? God knoweth it. 12But what I do, that I will do: that I may cut off the occasion from them that desire occasion: that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we. 13For such false apostles are deceitful workmen, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.…
Cross References
Matthew 26:16
And from thenceforth he sought opportunity to betray him.

1 Corinthians 9:12
If others be partakers of this power over you, why not we rather? Nevertheless, we have not used this power: but we bear all things, lest we should give any hindrance to the gospel of Christ.

Additional Translations
But I will keep on doing what I am doing, in order to undercut those who want an opportunity to be regarded as our equals in the things of which they boast.

But what I do, I will continue doing, so that I might cut off the opportunity of those desiring an opportunity that they might be found as also we in what they are boasting.

But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them which desire occasion; that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we.

But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them that desire an occasion; that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we.

But what I do, I will also do, that I may cut off the opportunity of those wishing [for] an opportunity, that wherein they boast they may be found even as we.

But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them which desire an occasion; that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we.

But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them who desire occasion; that in what they glory, they may be found even as we.

But I will persist in the same line of conduct in order to cut the ground from under the feet of those who desire an opportunity of getting themselves recognized as being on a level with us in the matters about which they boast.

But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them that desire an occasion, that in which they boast, they may be found even as we.

and what I do, I also will do, that I may cut off the occasion of those wishing an occasion, that in that which they boast they may be found according as we also;
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