2 Corinthians 12:10
Good News Translation
I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and difficulties for Christ's sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Contemporary English Version
Yes, I am glad to be weak or insulted or mistreated or to have troubles and sufferings, if it is for Christ. Because when I am weak, I am strong.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For which cause I please myself in my infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ. For when I am weak, then am I powerful.

New American Bible
Therefore, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and constraints, for the sake of Christ; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For which cause I please myself in my infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ. For when I am weak, then am I powerful.

I take.

2 Corinthians 1:4 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we also may be able to comfort them who are in all distress, by the exhortation wherewith we also are exhorted by God.

2 Corinthians 4:8-10,17 In all things we suffer tribulation: but are not distressed. We are straitened: but are not destitute. . . .

2 Corinthians 7:4 Great is my confidence for you: great is my glorying for you. I am filled with comfort: I exceedingly abound with joy in all our tribulation.

Acts 5:41 And they indeed went from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were accounted worthy to suffer reproach for the name of Jesus.

Romans 5:3 And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience;

Romans 8:35-39 Who then shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation? Or distress? Or famine? Or nakedness? Or danger? Or persecution? Or the sword? . . .

Philippians 1:29 For unto you it is given for Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him:

Philippians 2:17,18 Yea, and if I be made a victim upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and congratulate with you all. . . .

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you and fill up those things that are wanting of the sufferings of Christ, in my flesh, for his body, which is the church:

James 1:2 My brethren, count it all joy, when you shall fall into divers temptations:

1 Peter 1:6,7 Wherein you shalt greatly rejoice, if now you must be for a little time made sorrowful in divers temptations: . . .

1 Peter 4:13,14 But if you partake of the sufferings of Christ, rejoice that, when his glory shall be revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy. . . .

in infirmities.

2 Corinthians 11:23-30 They are the ministers of Christ (I speak as one less wise): I am more; in many more labours, in prisons more frequently, in stripes above measure, in deaths often. . . .

for Christ's.

2 Corinthians 4:5,11 For we preach not ourselves, but Jesus Christ our Lord: and ourselves your servants through Jesus. . . .

2 Corinthians 10:18 For not he who commendeth himself is approved: but he, whom God commendeth.

Luke 6:22 Blessed shall you be when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

John 15:21 But all these things they will do to you for my name's sake: because they know not him that sent me.

1 Corinthians 4:10 We are fools for Christs sake, but you are wise in Christ: we are weak, but you are strong: you are honourable, but we without honour.

Revelation 2:3 And thou hast patience and hast endured for my name and hast not fainted.

for when.

2 Corinthians 12:9 And he said to me: My grace is sufficient for thee: for power is made perfect in infirmity. Gladly therefore will I glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

2 Corinthians 13:4,9 For although he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak in him: but we shall live with him by the power of God towards you. . . .

Ephesians 6:10 Finally, brethren, be strengthened in the Lord and in the might of his power.

Context
Paul's Thorn and God's Grace
9And he said to me: My grace is sufficient for thee: for power is made perfect in infirmity. Gladly therefore will I glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may dwell in me. 10For which cause I please myself in my infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ. For when I am weak, then am I powerful. 11I am become foolish. You have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended by you. For I have no way come short of them that are above measure apostles, although I be nothing.…
Cross References
Romans 5:3
And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience;

Romans 8:35
Who then shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation? Or distress? Or famine? Or nakedness? Or danger? Or persecution? Or the sword?

2 Corinthians 5:15
And Christ died for all: that they also who live may not now live to themselves, but unto him who died for them and rose again.

2 Corinthians 5:20
For Christ therefore we are ambassadors, God as it were exhorting by us, for Christ, we beseech you, be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:4
But in all things let us exhibit ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in tribulation, in necessities, in distresses,

2 Corinthians 13:4
For although he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also are weak in him: but we shall live with him by the power of God towards you.

2 Corinthians 13:9
For we rejoice that we are weak and you are strong. This also we pray for, your perfection.

2 Thessalonians 1:4
So that we ourselves also glory in you in the churches of God, for your patience and faith, and in all your persecutions and tribulations: which you endure

2 Timothy 3:11
Persecutions, afflictions: such as came upon me at Antioch, at Iconium and at Lystra: what persecutions I endured, and out of them all the Lord delivered me.

Additional Translations
That is why, for the sake of Christ, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Therefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, and difficulties for Christ; for when I might be weak, then I am strong.

Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

Wherefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in injuries, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

Wherefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in insults, in necessities, in persecutions, in straits, for Christ: for when I am weak, then I am powerful.

Wherefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in injuries, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

In fact I take pleasure in infirmities, in the bearing of insults, in distress, in persecutions, in grievous difficulties--for Christ's sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

Therefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in injuries, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake. For when I am weak, then am I strong.

wherefore I am well pleased in infirmities, in damages, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses -- for Christ; for whenever I am infirm, then I am powerful;
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