2 Corinthians 12:19
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English Standard Version
Have you been thinking all along that we have been defending ourselves to you? It is in the sight of God that we have been speaking in Christ, and all for your upbuilding, beloved.

King James Bible
Again, think ye that we excuse ourselves unto you? we speak before God in Christ: but we do all things, dearly beloved, for your edifying.

American Standard Version
Ye think all this time that we are excusing ourselves unto you. In the sight of God speak we in Christ. But all things, beloved, are for your edifying.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Of old, think you that we excuse ourselves to you? We speak before God in Christ; but all things, my dearly beloved, for your edification.

English Revised Version
Ye think all this time that we are excusing ourselves unto you. In the sight of God speak we in Christ. But all things, beloved, are for your edifying.

Webster's Bible Translation
Again, think ye that we excuse ourselves to you? we speak before God in Christ: but we do all things, dearly beloved, for your edification.

Weymouth New Testament
You are imagining, all this time, that we are making our defense at your bar. In reality it is as in God's presence and in communion with Christ that we speak; but, dear friends, it is all with a view to your progress in goodness.

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think.

2 Corinthians 3:1 Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or need we, as some others, letters of commendation to you...

2 Corinthians 5:12 For we commend not ourselves again to you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf...

we speak. See on ch.

2 Corinthians 11:10,31 As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this boasting in the regions of Achaia...

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

but.

2 Corinthians 5:13 For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for your cause.

2 Corinthians 10:8 For though I should boast somewhat more of our authority, which the Lord has given us for edification, and not for your destruction...

2 Corinthians 13:10 Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I should use sharpness...

1 Corinthians 9:12-23 If others be partakers of this power over you, are not we rather? Nevertheless we have not used this power; but suffer all things...

1 Corinthians 10:33 Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.

1 Corinthians 14:26 How is it then, brothers? when you come together, every one of you has a psalm, has a doctrine, has a tongue, has a revelation...

dearly.

2 Corinthians 12:15 And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.

2 Corinthians 7:1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit...

Romans 12:19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place to wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay...

1 Corinthians 10:14 Why, my dearly beloved, flee from idolatry.

Philippians 4:1 Therefore, my brothers dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.

Cross References
Romans 9:1
I am speaking the truth in Christ--I am not lying; my conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit--

Romans 14:19
So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.

Romans 15:2
Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.

2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not, like so many, peddlers of God's word, but as men of sincerity, as commissioned by God, in the sight of God we speak in Christ.

2 Corinthians 10:8
For even if I boast a little too much of our authority, which the Lord gave for building you up and not for destroying you, I will not be ashamed.

1 Thessalonians 5:11
Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

Hebrews 6:9
Though we speak in this way, yet in your case, beloved, we feel sure of better things--things that belong to salvation.

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