Self-commendation 2 COR. XI.

reproved. 8 For though 1 A. D. 60. tributed to us, a meashould boast some

sure to reach even what more o of our ch. 13. 10. unto you. authority, which the p ch.7. 14. 14 For we stretch Lord hath given us

& 12.6.

not ourselves beyond for edification, and + Gr. our


as not for your destruc- saith he.

though we reached tion, pl should not q ver. 1.

not unto you: u for be ashamed :

ch. 12. 5.
7. 9.

we are come as far 9 That I may not

1 Co.2.3,4. as

to you also in seem as if I would Ga. 4. 13. preaching the gospel terrify you by letters. rcb. 11. 6. of Christ :

10 For his letters, I Co. 1. 17. 15 Not boasting of say + they, are weigh- & 2. 1. 4. things without onur ty and powerful; but . ch.3. 1. measure, that is, of his a bodily presence

X 5. 12. other men's labours ; is weak, and his 1 Or, under-but having hope, speech contempti

stand it not. when your faith is ble.

t ver. 15. increased, that we 11 Let such an one Or, line. shall be Henlarged by think this, that, such u 1 Co. 3. 5. you according to our as we are in word by 10. rule abundantly, letters when we are

& 4. 15.

16 To preach the

& 9. 1. absent, such will we

gospel in the regions be also in deed when : Ro. 15. 20. beyond you, and pot we are present.

tt Or, mag-to boast in another 12 · For we dare nifed in you man's It line of things not make ourselves 11 Or, rule. made ready to our of the number, or

hand. compare

Je. 9. 24.

17 , But he that with some that com- i Co.1.31. glorieth, let him glo. mend themselves :

z Pr. 27. 2.

ry in the Lord. but they measuring

18 Forz not be that themselves by them- a Ma. 25. 20 commendeth himself

23. selves, and compar.

IS approved, but

Jno. 12.43. ing themselves

a la Ro. 2. 29.

whom A the Lord mnong

themselves, I Co. 4. 5. commendeth. are I not wise.

1 Pe. 1.7. 13 t But


a ver. 16. sot boast of things

ch. 5. 13.

1 WOULD to God withont cur measure, 5 Or, ye do ye could bear with but according to the bear with

Ime a little in Amy measure of the rule me.

folly :

and indeed which God hath dis

bear 5 with me.

ourselves y Js. 65 16.



Paul excuseth 2 C R XI. his self-boasting.

2 For I am bjea- A. D. 60. preached to you the lous over you with

b Ga. 4. 17.

gospel of God freely? godly jealously; for

8I robbed other i have espoused you Ho:2.19,20, churches, taken wato one husband, a that

ges of them, to do you

d Col. 1. 28. I may present you @as

service. chaste virgin to

e Le. 21. 13.

9 And when I was Christ.

f Ge. 3. 4.

present with you, and 3 But I fear, lest

Joo. 8. 44.

wanted, o I was by any means, as 5 Col: 2.4.8. chargeable to

no the f serpent beguiled

He. 13. 9. man: for that which Eve through his sub

was lacking to me

h Ga. 1. 7,8. tilty, so your minds

the p brethren which should s be corrupted


came from Macedofrom the simplicity

i 1 Co.15.10.

nia supplied : and in that is in Christ.

Ga. 2. 6.

all things I have kept 4 For if he that

El Co.1. 17.

myself a from being cometh preacheth an- 1 Ep. 3. 4.

burdensome unto you, other Jesus, whom mch. 4. 2. and so will I keep we have not preach-n Ac. 18. 3. myself. ed, or if ye receive

1 Co. 9. 6.

10 As the truth another spirit, which o Ac. 20. 33. of Christ is in me, ye have not received,

1 Th.2 9.

potsman shall stop or another gospel,


me of this boasting which ye have not p Ph. 4. 10. in the regions of A. accepted, ye might q ch. 12. 14. chaia. well bear + with Ro. 9. 1. 11 Wherefore ? t be. him.

1 Gr. this cause I love you 5 For I suppose i I boasting not? God knoweth. was not a whit be- shall not be

12 But what I do, hind the very chief stopped in

that I will do, u that est apostles.

s 1 Co. 9. 15. I may cut off occa6 But thought I belich. 6. 11. sion from them which rude in speech, yet

u 1 Co.9. 12.

desire occasion ; that not l in knowledge;

wherein they glory, but mwe have been

2 Ac. 15. 24.

Ro. 16.18. they may be found throughly made ma. Ga. 1. 7. even as we. Difest among you in & 6. 12. 13 For such are all things.

Ph. 1. 15. false apostles, y de7 Have I commit.

2 Pe. 2. 1.

ceitful workers, trans

I Jno.4.1. ted an offencenin

Re. 2. 2.

forming themselves abasing myself that

y Ph.3. 2.

into the apostles of ye might be exalt

Tit. 1. 10. Christ. ed, because I havel

14 And no marvel;

am I.

12. ters

Paul's labour's 2 COR. XI. and sufferings. for Satan himself is) A. D. 60. ishly,) I am bold transformed into z an


z Ga. 1.8. angel of light.

22 Are they He15 Therefore it is

a ch. 3.9.

brews! 18o am I. Are no great thing if his b Ph. 3. 19. they Israelites ? so ministers

be c ver. 1.

am I. Are they the transformed as the

ch. 12. 6. seed of Abraham ? so

11. ministers a of righte. + Or, suffer. ousness; b whose end

23 Are they minis

di Co. 7. 6. shall be according to

of Christ ? (I their works.

ech. 9. 4. speak as a fool) I ar 16 c I say again, f Ph.3.3, 4. more ;

m in labours Let no man think mé g 1 Co. 4.10. more abundant, in a fool; if otherwise, Ga. 2. 4.

stripes above meayet as a foolt receive

& 4.9.

sure, in prisons more me, that I may boastlich. 10. 10. frequent, in deaths myself a little.


E Ph. 3. 4. 17 That which I

24 Of the Jews five

1 Ao. 22. 3. speak, «I speak it

times received I Pfor

Ro. 11. 1. not after the Lord.

Ph. 3.5.

ty stripes sa ve one. but as it were foolish

ml Co.15.10.

25 Thrice was I ly, e in this confi

beaten 9 beaten with

Ac. 9. 16. dence of boasting; & 20.23.

rods, ronce was I 18+ Seeing that & 21.11. stoned, thrice I s sufmany glory after the och. 2. 9,10. fered shipwreck, & flesh, I will glory & 4. 11. also.

& 6. 9. have been in the 19 For ye suffer fools gladly, 6 seeing p De. 25. 3. 26 In journeyings ye yourselves are wise. q Ac. 16. 22. often, in perils of

co For ye suffer, r Ao. 14. 19. waters, in perils of if h a man bring you s Ac. 27. 41. robbers, in perils by into bondage, if at Ac. 9. 23.

mine own countryman devour you, if a & 13. 50. men, u in perils by man take of you, if a & 14.5. the heathen, in perils man exalt himself, if

& 17. 5. in the city, in periis

& 20. 3. a man smite you on

in the wilderness, in

& 21. 31. the face.

& 28.10,11. perils in the sea, in 21 I speak as con- Ac. 14.5. perils among false cerning reproach, i as & 19. 23.

brethren ; though we had been Ich. 6. 5. 27 In

weariness weak. How beit Ac. 20. 31. and painfulness, * in whereinsoever k any, Co. 4. 11. watchings often, y in is bold, (I speak fool.

hunger and thirst, in

night and today i

i Co.15.30. deep;


visions. fastings often, in cold A. D. 60. years ago, (whether and nakedness. 28 Beside

in the body, I cannot 2 Ac. 20. 18. those

Ro. 1. 14. tell; or whether out things that are with

a I Co. 8. 13.

of the body, I cannot out, that which com

& 9. 22.

tell : God knoweth ;) eth upon me daily, sb ch. 12. 5. such an one b caught thez care of all the 9, 10. up to the third heachurches.

c ch. 1. 23. ven. 29 a Who is weak,

Ro.1.9. 3 And I knew such and I am not weak? & 9. 1.

a man, (whether in who is offended, and

Ga. 1. 2. I burn pot?

the body, or out of 1 Th.2.5.

the body, I cannot 30 If I must needs a Ro. 9. 5.

tell: God knoweth ;) glory, bl will glory e Ac. 9. 24, 4 How that he was of the things which + Gr. Por 1 caught up into paconcern mine infir- will come. radise, and heard mities.

a ch. 5. 17. unspeakable words, 31 c The God and Ro. 16. 7. which it is not I law Father of our Lord Ga. 1. 22, ful for a man to Jesus Christ, d which b Ac. 22. 17. utter. is blessed for ever- A. D. 46. 5 Of such an one more, knoweth that at Lystra, will I glory: 1 yet of I lie not.

Ac. 14. 6.

myself I will not 32 e In Damascus • Lu. 23. 43. glory, but in mine the governor under 10r, infirmities. Aretas the king kept possible. 6 For e though I the city of the Da- a ch. 11. 30. would desire to glory, mascenes with a gar- e ch. 10. 8. I shall not be a fool; rison, desirous to ap.

& 11. 16. for I will say, the prehend me :

f Eze. 28.24. truth : but now I for33 And through a Ga. 4.13, bear, lest any man window in a basket


should think of me was I let down by 8 Job 2: 7. the wall, and escap

above that which he Lu. 13. 16.

seeth me to be, or that ed his hands.

ver. 7

he heareth of me.

• Probably CHAP. XII.

7 And lest I should some infir

be exalted above 1 It is not expedient temptation, measure through the for me doubtless to which was to abundance of the reglory.. + I will come the apostlo velations, there was to visions and reve- like a thorn given to me a fthorn lations of the Lord.

fixed and . I knew a man a in the flesh.

in the flesh, * & the ravkling in

messenger of Satan Christ abont fourteen See Scott to buffet me, lest I 119 ch. 4. 2.

a for

Paul glories in

2 COR. XII. his infirmities. should be exalted A. D. 60. linferior to other above measure.

churches, except it 8 h For this thing I h De: 3:23. be that I myself was

. besought the Lord

Dot burdensome to thrice, that it might i ch. 11. 30. you?

forgive me depart from me.

ki Po. 1.14. thist wrong. 9 And he said unto I ch.7. 4. 14 u Behold, the me, My grace is suf.

Ro. 5. 3. third time I am ready ficient for thee: for m ch. 13. 4. to come to you; and my strength is made a ch.11. 1. I will not be burperfect in weakness. 16, 17. densome to you : for Most gladly therefore o ch 11.5. Is seek not your's, will i I rather glory

Ga. 2. 6, but you: y for the in my infirmities,

7, 8. children ought not to that I the power of P 1 Co. 3. 7. lay up for the parents, Christ may rest upon

& 15. 8, 9. but the parents for

Ep. 3.8. me.

the children. 10 Therefore

& 6. 4,

15 And zI will take

pleasure in & 11. 6. very gladly spend infirmities,

in re- Ro. 15. 18, and be spent proaches, in necessi. 19. you ;t though bibe

1 Co. 9. 2. ties, in persecutions,

more abundantly I in distresses

for r 1 Co. 1. 7. love you, the less I Christ's sake: m for Sch. 11. 9. be loved. when

1 Co.9. 12. I am weak,

16 But be it so, el then am I strong.

1 ch. 11. 7. did not burden you: 11 I am become na a ch. 13. 1. nevertheless, being fool in glorying; ye - Ac. 20. 33. crafty, I caught you have compelled me :

1Co.10.33. with guile. for I ought to have y 1 Co.4.14.

17 I Did I make a been commended of - 1 Tb. 2. 9. gain of you by any you : for ° in nothing

Ph. 2. 17. of them whom I sent am I behind the

a Jno. 10. 11. unto you?

Col. 1. 24. very chiefest apostles,

18 é I desired Titus,

2 Ti. 2. 10. though pI be no- + Gr.

and with him I sept thing.

afbrother. Did Titus 12 4 Truly the signs 6 ch. 6. 12. make a gain of you? of an apostle were

walked we not in the

c ch. 11. 9. wrought among you

same spirit? walked

4 ch.1.2. in all patience, in

we not in the same signs, and wonders, e ch.8.6.16. steps? and mighty deeds. fcb. 8. 18. 19 & Again, think

13 For what is it g ch. 5. 12. ye that we excuse wherein you were

ourselves unto you!

your souls.

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