New Living Translation
But I don't consider myself inferior in any way to these "super apostles" who teach such things.
King James Bible
For I suppose I was not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles.
Darby Bible Translation
For I reckon that in nothing I am behind those who are in surpassing degree apostles.
World English Bible
For I reckon that I am not at all behind the very best apostles.
Young's Literal Translation
for I reckon that I have been nothing behind the very chiefest apostles,
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You have made me act like a fool--boasting like this. You ought to be writing commendations for me, for I am not at all inferior to these "super apostles," even though I am nothing at all.
And the leaders of the church had nothing to add to what I was preaching. (By the way, their reputation as great leaders made no difference to me, for God has no favorites.)
In fact, James, Peter, and John, who were known as pillars of the church, recognized the gift God had given me, and they accepted Barnabas and me as their co-workers. They encouraged us to keep preaching to the Gentiles, while they continued their work with the Jews.
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