2 Corinthians 5:13
Good News Translation
Are we really insane? It is for God's sake. Or are we sane? Then it is for your sake.

Contemporary English Version
If we seem out of our minds, it is between God and us. But if we are in our right minds, it is for your good.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For whether we be transported in mind, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for you.

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For whether we be transported in mind, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for you.

we be beside.

2 Corinthians 11:1,16,17 Would to God you could bear with some little of my folly! But do bear with me. . . .

2 Corinthians 12:6,11 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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Acts 26:24,25 As he spoke these things and made his answer, Festus said with a loud voice: Paul, thou art beside thyself: much learning doth make thee mad. . . .

1 Corinthians 4:10-13 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. . . .

1 Thessalonians 2:3-11 For our exhortation was not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in deceit. . . .

it is to.

2 Samuel 6:21,22 And David said to Michol: Before the Lord, who chose me rather than thy father, and than all his house, and commanded me to be ruler over the people of the Lord in Israel, . . .

sober.

Acts 26:25 And Paul said: I am not mad, most excellent Festus, but I speak words of truth and soberness.

Romans 12:3 For I say, by the grace that is given me, to all that are among you, not to be more wise than it behoveth to be wise, but to be wise unto sobriety and according as God hath divided to every one the measure of faith.

for.

2 Corinthians 7:12 Wherefore although I wrote to you, it was not for his sake that did the wrong, nor for him that suffered it: but to manifest our carefulness that we have for you

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:

1 Thessalonians 1:5 For our gospel hath not been unto you in word only, but in power also: and in the Holy Ghost and in much fulness, as you know what manner of men we have been among you for your sakes.

2 Timothy 2:10 Therefore I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with heavenly glory.

Context
Ambassadors for Christ
12We 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. 13For whether we be transported in mind, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for you. 14For the charity of Christ presseth us: judging this, that if one died for all, then all were dead.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 29:26
The Lord hath made thee priest instead of Joiada the priest, that thou shouldst be ruler in the house of the Lord, over every man that raveth and prophesieth, to put him in the stocks, and into prison.

Mark 3:21
And when his friends had heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him. For they said: He is become mad.

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

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 12:6
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.

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
If we are out of our mind, it is for God; if we are of sound mind, it is for you.

For if we are beside ourselves, it is to God; or if we are sober-minded it is for you.

For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for your cause.

For whether we are beside ourselves, it is unto God; or whether we are of sober mind, it is unto you.

For whether we are beside ourselves, [it is] to God; or are sober, [it is] for you.

For whether we are beside ourselves, it is unto God; or whether we are of sober mind, it is unto you.

For whether we are beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we are sober, it is for your cause.

For if we have been beside ourselves, it has been for God's glory; or if we are now in our right senses, it is in order to be of service to you.

For if we are beside ourselves, it is for God. Or if we are of sober mind, it is for you.

for whether we were beside ourselves, it was to God; whether we be of sound mind -- it is to you,
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