2 Corinthians 3:1
Good News Translation
Does this sound as if we were again boasting about ourselves? Could it be that, like some other people, we need letters of recommendation to you or from you?

Contemporary English Version
Are we once again bragging about ourselves? Do we need letters to you or from you to tell others about us? Some people do need letters telling about them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Do we begin again to commend ourselves? Or do we need (as some do) epistles of commendation to you, or from you?

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Do we begin again to commend ourselves? Or do we need (as some do) epistles of commendation to you, or from you?

begin.

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, adulterating the word of God: but with sincerity: but as from God, before God, in Christ we speak.

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 10:8,12 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 12:11,19 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. . . .

1 Corinthians 3:10 According to the grace of God that is given to me, as a wise architect, I have laid the foundation: and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.

1 Corinthians 4:15 For if you have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet not many fathers. For in Christ Jesus, by the gospel, I have begotten you.

1 Corinthians 10:33 As I also in all things please all men, not seeking that which is profitable to myself but to many: that they may be saved.

epistles.

Acts 18:27 And whereas he was desirous to go to Achaia, the brethren exhorting wrote to the disciples to receive him. Who, when he was come, helped them much who had believed.

1 Corinthians 16:3 And when I shall be with you, whomsoever you shall approve by letters, them will I send to carry your grace to Jerusalem.

Context
Ministers of a New Covenant
1Do we begin again to commend ourselves? Or do we need (as some do) epistles of commendation to you, or from you? 2You are our epistle, written in our hearts, which is known and read by all men:…
Cross References
Acts 18:27
And whereas he was desirous to go to Achaia, the brethren exhorting wrote to the disciples to receive him. Who, when he was come, helped them much who had believed.

Romans 16:1
And I commend to you Phebe, our sister, who is in the ministry of the church, that is in Cenchrae:

1 Corinthians 16:3
And when I shall be with you, whomsoever you shall approve by letters, them will I send to carry your grace to Jerusalem.

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 10:12
For we dare not match or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but we measure ourselves by ourselves and compare ourselves with ourselves.

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

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
Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, like some people, letters of recommendation to you or from you?

Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or like some, do we need commendatory letters to you or from you?

Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or need we, as some others, letters of commendation to you, or letters of commendation from you?

Are we beginning again to commend ourselves? or need we, as do some, epistles of commendation to you or from you?

Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or do we need, as some, commendatory letters to you, or [commendatory] from you?

Are we beginning again to commend ourselves? or need we, as do some, epistles of commendation to you or from you?

Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or need we, as some others, epistles of commendation to you, or letters of commendation from you.

Do you say that this is self-recommendation once more? Or do we need, as some do, letters of recommendation to you or from you?

Are we beginning again to commend ourselves? Or do we need, as do some, letters of commendation to you or from you?

Do we begin again to recommend ourselves, except we need, as some, letters of recommendation unto you, or from you?
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