New International Version
I will boast about a man like that, but I will not boast about myself, except about my weaknesses.
King James Bible
Of such an one will I glory: yet of myself I will not glory, but in mine infirmities.
Darby Bible Translation
Of such [a one] I will boast, but of myself I will not boast, unless in my weaknesses.
World English Bible
On behalf of such a one I will boast, but on my own behalf I will not boast, except in my weaknesses.
Young's Literal Translation
Of such an one I will boast, and of myself I will not boast, except in my infirmities,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Of such a one will I glory - Through modesty he does not mention himself, though the account can be understood of no other person; for, did he mean any other, the whole account would be completely irrelevant.
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This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: "He took up our infirmities and bore our diseases."
1 Corinthians 2:3
I came to you in weakness with great fear and trembling.
2 Corinthians 12:1
I must go on boasting. Although there is nothing to be gained, I will go on to visions and revelations from the Lord.
2 Corinthians 12:9
But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me.
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