2 Corinthians 11:5
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English Standard Version
Indeed, I consider that I am not in the least inferior to these super-apostles.

King James Bible
For I suppose I was not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles.

American Standard Version
For I reckon that I am not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I suppose that I have done nothing less than the great apostles.

English Revised Version
For I reckon that I am not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles.

Webster's Bible Translation
For I suppose I was not a whit behind the very greatest apostles.

Weymouth New Testament
Why, I reckon myself in no respect inferior to those superlatively great Apostles.

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Vincent's Word Studies

The very chiefest apostles (τῶν ὑπερλίαν ἀποστόλων) Lit., those who are preeminently apostles. Not referring to the genuine apostles, but ironically to the false teachers, the false apostles of 2 Corinthians 11:13. Compare 2 Corinthians 12:11. Farrar renders the extra-super apostles.

2 Corinthians 11:5 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I was not.

2 Corinthians 12:11,12 I am become a fool in glorying; you have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended of you...

1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed on me was not in vain...

Galatians 2:6-9 But of these who seemed to be somewhat, (whatever they were, it makes no matter to me...

Cross References
2 Corinthians 12:11
I have been a fool! You forced me to it, for I ought to have been commended by you. For I was not at all inferior to these super-apostles, even though I am nothing.

Galatians 2:6
And from those who seemed to be influential (what they were makes no difference to me; God shows no partiality)--those, I say, who seemed influential added nothing to me.

Galatians 2:9
and when James and Cephas and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given to me, they gave the right hand of fellowship to Barnabas and me, that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.

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