You can skip to local navigation, content or closing (global) navigation.

Geneva Bible (1599): 2 Corinthians 12

Verse Navigation

add

1 It is not expedient for me no doubt to reioyce: for I will come to visions and reuelations of the Lord.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

2 I know a man in Christ aboue fourteene yeeres agone, (whether he were in the body, I can not tell, or out of the body, I can not tell: God knoweth) which was taken vp into the thirde heauen.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

3 And I knowe such a man (whether in the body, or out of the body, I can not tell: God knoweth)

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

4 How that he was taken vp into Paradise, and heard words which cannot be spoken, which are not possible for man to vtter.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

5 Of such a man will I reioyce: of my selfe will I not reioyce, except it bee of mine infirmities.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

6 For though I woulde reioyce, I should not be a foole, for I will say the trueth: but I refraine, lest any man should thinke of me aboue that hee seeth in me, or that he heareth of me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

7 And lest I should be exalted out of measure through the aboundance of reuelations, there was giuen vnto me a pricke in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet mee, because I should not be exalted out of measure.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

8 For this thing I besought the Lord thrise, that it might depart from me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

9 And he said vnto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my power is made perfect through weakenesse. Very gladly therefore will I reioyce rather in mine infirmities, that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

10 Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproches, in necessities, in persecutions, in anguish for Christes sake: for when I am weake, then am I strong.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

11 I was a foole to boast my selfe: yee haue compelled mee: for I ought to haue bene commended of you: for in nothing was I inferiour vnto the very chiefe Apostles, though I bee nothing.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

12 The signes of an Apostle were wrought among you with all patience, with signes, and wonders, and great workes.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

13 For what is it, wherein yee were inferiours vnto other Churches, except that I haue not bene slouthfull to your hinderance? forgiue me this wrong.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

14 Behold, the thirde time I am ready to come vnto you, and yet will I not be slouthfull to your hinderance: for I seeke not yours, but you: for the children ought not to laye vp for the fathers, but the fathers for the children.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

15 And I will most gladly bestow, and will be bestowed for your soules: though the more I loue you, the lesse I am loued.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

16 But bee it that I charged you not: yet for as much as I was craftie, I tooke you with guile.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

17 Did I pill you by any of them whom I sent vnto you?

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

18 I haue desired Titus, and with him I haue sent a brother: did Titus pill you of any thing? walked we not in the selfe same spirit? walked we not in the same steppes?

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

19 Againe, thinke yee that wee excuse our selues vnto you? we speake before God in Christ. But wee doe all thinges, dearely beloued, for your edifying.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

20 For I feare least when I come, I shall not finde you such as I would: and that I shalbe found vnto you such as ye woulde not, and least there be strife, enuying, wrath, contentions, backebitings, whisperings, swellings and discord.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

21 I feare least when I come againe, my God abase me among you, and I shall bewaile many of them which haue sinned already, and haue not repented of the vncleannesse, and fornication, and wantonnesse which they haue committed.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK