New Living Translation
I'm ashamed to say that we've been too "weak" to do that! But whatever they dare to boast about--I'm talking like a fool again--I dare to boast about it, too.
King James Bible
I speak as concerning reproach, as though we had been weak. Howbeit whereinsoever any is bold, (I speak foolishly,) I am bold also.
Darby Bible Translation
I speak as to dishonour, as though we had been weak; but wherein any one is daring, (I speak in folly,) I also am daring.
World English Bible
I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet however any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also.
Young's Literal Translation
in reference to dishonour I speak, how that we were weak, and in whatever any one is bold -- in foolishness I say it -- I also am bold.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:21 I speak with regard to reproach, as though we had been weak - I say, Bear with me, even on supposition that the weakness be real which they reproach me with.
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We serve God whether people honor us or despise us, whether they slander us or praise us. We are honest, but they call us impostors.
2 Corinthians 10:2
Well, I am begging you now so that when I come I won't have to be bold with those who think we act from human motives.
2 Corinthians 10:10
For some say, "Paul's letters are demanding and forceful, but in person he is weak, and his speeches are worthless!"
2 Corinthians 11:1
I hope you will put up with a little more of my foolishness. Please bear with me.
2 Corinthians 11:17
Such boasting is not from the Lord, but I am acting like a fool.
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