2 Corinthians 11:21
Good News Translation
I am ashamed to admit that we were too timid to do those things! But if anyone dares to boast about something--I am talking like a fool--I will be just as daring.

Contemporary English Version
I am ashamed to say we are too weak to behave in such a way. If they can brag, so can I, but it is a foolish thing to do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

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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.

as though.

2 Corinthians 10:1,2,10 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 13:10 Therefore I write these things, being absent, that, being present, I may not deal more severely, according to the power which the Lord hath given me unto edification and not unto destruction.

whereinsoever.

2 Corinthians 11:22-27 They are Hebrews: so am I. They are Israelites: so am I. They are the seed of Abraham: so am I. . . .

Philippians 3:3-6 For we are the circumcision, who in spirit serve God and glory in Christ Jesus, not having confidence in the flesh. . . .

I speak.

2 Corinthians 11:17,23 That which I speak, I speak not according to God: but as it were in foolishness, in this matter of glorying. . . .

Context
Paul's Suffering and Service
20For you suffer if a man bring you into bondage, if a man devour you, if a man take from you, if a man be lifted up, if a man strike you on the face. 21I seek according to dishonour, as if we had been weak in this part. Wherein if any man dare (I speak foolishly), I dare also. 22They are Hebrews: so am I. They are Israelites: so am I. They are the seed of Abraham: so am I.…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 6:8
By honour and dishonour: by evil report and good report: as deceivers and yet true: as unknown and yet known:

2 Corinthians 10:2
But I beseech you, that I may not be bold when I am present with that confidence wherewith I am thought to be bold, against some who reckon us as if we walked according to the flesh.

2 Corinthians 10:10
(For his epistles indeed, say they, are weighty and strong; but his bodily presence is weak and his speech contemptible):

2 Corinthians 11:1
Would to God you could bear with some little of my folly! But do bear with me.

2 Corinthians 11:17
That which I speak, I speak not according to God: but as it were in foolishness, in this matter of glorying.

Additional Translations
To my shame I concede that we were too weak for that! Speaking as a fool, however, I can match what anyone else dares to boast about.

I speak as to dishonor, as that we have been weak! But in whatever anyone might dare--I speak in foolishness--I also am daring.

I speak as concerning reproach, as though we had been weak. However, when ever any is bold, (I speak foolishly,) I am bold also.

I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet whereinsoever any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also.

I speak as to dishonour, as though we had been weak; but wherein any one is daring, (I speak in folly,) I also am daring.

I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet whereinsoever any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also.

I speak as concerning reproach, as though we had been weak. But in whatever respect any is bold, (I speak foolishly) I am bold also.

I use the language of self-disparagement, as though I were admitting our own feebleness. Yet for whatever reason any one is 'courageous' --I speak in mere folly--I also am courageous.

I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet however any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also.

in reference to dishonour I speak, how that we were weak, and in whatever any one is bold -- in foolishness I say it -- I also am bold.
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