2 Corinthians 12:6
Good News Translation
If I wanted to boast, I would not be a fool, because I would be telling the truth. But I will not boast, because I do not want any of you to have a higher opinion of me than you have as a result of what you have seen me do and heard me say.

Contemporary English Version
Yet even if I did brag, I would not be foolish. I would simply be speaking the truth. But I will try not to say too much. That way, none of you will think more highly of me than you should because of what you have seen me do and say.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For though I should have a mind to glory, I shall not be foolish: for I will say the truth. But I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth in me, or any thing he heareth from me.

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For though I should have a mind to glory, I shall not be foolish: for I will say the truth. But I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth in me, or any thing he heareth from me.

I would.

2 Corinthians 10:8 For if also I should boast somewhat more of our power, which the Lord hath given us unto edification and not for your destruction, I should not be ashamed.

2 Corinthians 11:16 I say again (Let no man think me to be foolish: otherwise take me as one foolish, that I also may glory a little):

1 Corinthians 3:5,9,10 The ministers of him whom you have believed: and to every one as the Lord hath given. . . .

I will.

2 Corinthians 1:18 But God is faithful: for our preaching which was to you, was not, It is, and It is not.

2 Corinthians 11:31 The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is blessed for ever, knoweth that I lie not.

Job 24:25 And if it be not so, who can convince me that I have lied, and set my words before God?

Romans 9:1 I speak the truth in Christ: I lie not, my conscience bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost:

above that.

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

Context
Paul's Thorn and God's Grace
5For such an one I will glory: but for myself I will glory nothing but in my infirmities. 6For though I should have a mind to glory, I shall not be foolish: for I will say the truth. But I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth in me, or any thing he heareth from me. 7And 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.…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 5:13
For whether we be transported in mind, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for you.

2 Corinthians 7:14
And if I have boasted any thing to him of you, I have not been put to shame: but as we have spoken all things to you in truth, so also our boasting that was made to Titus is found a truth.

2 Corinthians 11:16
I say again (Let no man think me to be foolish: otherwise take me as one foolish, that I also may glory a little):

2 Corinthians 12:11
I 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.

Additional Translations
Even if I wanted to boast, I would not be a fool, because I would be speaking the truth. But I refrain, so no one will credit me with more than he sees in me or hears from me,

For if I should desire to boast, I will not be a fool, for I will be speaking the truth. But I refrain, lest anyone should credit to me more than what he sees in me, or anyone hears of me,

For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he sees me to be, or that he hears of me.

For if I should desire to glory, I shall not be foolish; for I shall speak the truth: but I forbear, lest any man should account of me above that which he seeth me to be , or heareth from me.

For if I shall desire to boast, I shall not be a fool; for I will say [the] truth; but I forbear, lest any one should think as to me above what he sees me [to be], or whatever he may hear of me.

For if I should desire to glory, I shall not be foolish; for I shall speak the truth: but I forbear, lest any man should account of me above that which he seeth me to be, or heareth from me.

For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or what he heareth from me.

If however I should choose to boast, I should not be a fool for so doing, for I should be speaking the truth. But I forbear, lest any one should be led to estimate me more highly than what his own eyes attest, or more highly than what he hears from my lips.

For if I would desire to boast, I will not be foolish; for I will speak the truth. But I refrain, so that no man may think more of me than that which he sees in me, or hears from me.

for if I may wish to boast, I shall not be a fool, for truth I will say; but I forebear, lest any one in regard to me may think anything above what he doth see me, or doth hear anything of me;
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