not. Greek. ou. App-105.
glory. Greek. kauchaomai. See Romans 2:19.
I will = But I will.
to = unto. Greek. eis. App-104.
visions. Greek. optasia. See Acts 26:19
revelations. Greek. apokalupsis. App-106.
knew. Greek. oida. App-132. The 2nd Perf. with sense of the Present Tense.
man. Greek. anthropos. App-129.
in. Greek. en. App-104.
above, &c. Literally before (Greek. pro. App-104. xiv) four-teen years.
cannot tell = know (Greek. oida as above) not (Greek. au).
out of = without. Greek. ektos. See 1 Corinthians 6:18.
caught up = caught away. Greek. harpazo. See John 10:12.
to = as far as. Greek. heos.
heaven. Singular. See Matthew 6:9, Matthew 6:10.
into. Greek. eis. App-104.
paradise. See note on Ecclesiastes 2:5,
unspeakable. Greek. arretos. Only here.
words, Greek. rhema. See Mark 9:32.
utter. Greek. laleo. App-121. Paul was alive, and whether be was carried away bodily, as Phillip was (Acts 8:39), or not, he knew not, nor can we, only God knows. He may have been as Ezekiel was (Ezekiel 8:3), or John (Revelation 1:10).
Of = On behalf of. Greek. huper. App-104.
but = except. Greek. ei me.
infirmities = weaknesses. Same word in 2 Corinthians 9:10.
though = if, App-118.
desire. Greek. thelo. App-102.
fool. Greek. aphron. See Luke 11:40. This is the eighth occurance of the word, and the ninth is in 2 Corinthians 12:11.
forbear = spare. Greek. pheidomai. See Acts 20:29.
lest. Greek. me. App-105.
any man = anyone. Greek. tis. App-123.
think = reckon.
of = with reference to. Greek. eis. App-104.
above. Greek. huper. App-104.
seeth. Greek. blepo. App-133.
of. Greek. ek. App-104.
lest = in order that (Greek. hina). . . not (Gr, me, as above).
exalted . . . measure = over-exalted. Greek. huperairomai. Only here and 2 Thessalonians 2:4.
through = by. No preposition. Dative case.
abundance = excellence. Greek. huperbole.
thorn. Greek. skolops. Only here in N.T. Found in the Septuagint Numbers 33:55. Ezekiel 28:24. Hosea 2:6. Also in the Papyri.
the = a.
messenger. Greek. angelos
to = in order that (Greek. hina) he (or it) should.
buffet. Greek. kolaphizo. See 1 Corinthians 4:11,
For = In behalf of. Greek. huper. App-104.
besought. Greek. parakaleo. App-134.
that = in order that. Greek. hina.
from. Greek. apo. App-104.
unto = to.
My. The texts omit.
strength. Greek dunamis. App-172.
is made perfect. Greek. teleioo. App-125.
Most gladly. Greek. hedista. Neut. Plural Superlative of hedus; used adverbially.
power. Greek. dunamis, as above.
rest, i.e. as a tent is spread over one. Greek. episkenoo. Only here. John uses skenoo in 2 Corinthians 1:14. See note there.
upon. Greek. epi. App-104.
reproaches = insults. Greek. hubris. See Acts 27:10.
distresses. Greek. steuachoria. See 2 Corinthians 6:4.
for. sake. Greek. huper. App-104.
in glorying, The texts omit.
Commended. Greek. sunistemi. See 2 Corinthians 3:1,
of = by. Greek. hupo. App-104.
nothing. Greek. oudeis.
am I behind. Greek hustereo. See Romans 3:23, and Compare 2 Corinthians 11:5 and 1 Corinthians 1:7.
very chiefest. See 2 Corinthians 11:5.
though = even if. Greek. ei (App-118. a) kai.
signs. Greek. semeion. App-176.
wonders. Greek. teras. App-176.
mighty deeds = powers. Greek. dunamis. App-176.
were inferior. Greek. hetiaomai. Only here and . Literally, "were worsted".
to = beyond. Greek. huper. App-104.
Other. = the rest of. App-124 2 Corinthians 124:3.
except. Greek. ei me. Some as "but", 2 Corinthians 12:5
was . . . burdensome. Greek. katanarkao. See 2 Corinthians 11:9.
forgive. Greek. chartizomai. App-184.
wrong. Greek. adikia. App-128.
Behold. Greek. idou. App-133.
third time, See 2 Corinthians 13:1 and Introduction Notes.
to = unto. Greek. pros. App-104.
to you. The texts omit.
children. Greek. teknon. App-108.
lay up = treesnro up. Greek. thesaurizo. As 1 Corinthians 18:2 (in store).
spend. Greek. dapanao. See Acts 21:24.
be spent. Greek. ekdapanao. Spend out, exhaust. Only her
You = your souls (App-110.)
love. Greek. agapao. App-136.
burden. Greek. katatareo. Only here.
being. Greek. huparcho. It means being essentially, from the beginning. See Luke 9:48.
crafty. Greek. panourgos: Only here. Compare Luke 20:23. These words are spoken ironicelly, quoting what his opponents alleged.
Did I. The question, expecting a negative answer, is introduced by me.
make a gain. Greek. pleonekteo. See 2 Corinthians 2:11.
by. Greek. dia. App-104. 2 Corinthians 12:1.
any. Greek. tis, as in 2 Corinthians 12:6.
sent. Greek. apostello. App-174.
unto. Greek. pros, as in 2 Corinthians 12:14.
with, &c. Greek. sunopostello. App-174. Only here.
a = the. See 2 Corinthians 8:18.
spirit. App-101. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy for mind. The internal purpose, in contrast with the external walk.
steps. Greek. ichnos. See Romans 4:12.
excuse ourselves = are making an apology. Greek. apologeomai. See Acts 19:33.
speak. Greek. laleo, as in 2 Corinthians 12:4.
dearly beloved. Greek. agapetos. App-136.
edifying. Greek. oikodome. See 1 Corinthians 3:9.
lest = lest in any way. Greek. me pos.
would = wish. Greek. thelo. App-102.
debates. Greek. eris, strife. See Romans 1:29.
envyings = jealousies. Greek. zelos. See Acts 5:17.
wraths. Greek. thumos. Occurs eighteen times. Transl, "wrath except Romans 2:3 (indignation), and Revelation 16:19; Revelation 19:15 (fierceness).
strifes. Greek. eritheia. Occurs seven times. Translated "strife", except Romans 2:8, Philippians 1:1, Philippians 1:16 (contention).
backbitinge. Greek. katalalia, speaking against. Only here and 1 Peter 2:1.
whisperings. Greek. psithurismos. Only here and Ecclesiastes 1:10, Ecclesiastes 1:11 (enchantment, i.e. the muttering of the charmer). The verb occurs 2 Samuel 12:19. Psalms 41:7. See also Romans 1:29.
swellings. Greek. phusiosis. Only here. Compare 1 Corinthians 4:6.
tumults. Greek. akataslasia. See Luke 21:9.
humble. Greek. tapeinoo. See 2 Corinthians 11:7.
among = before. Greek. pros. App-104.
bewail = mourn for.
which = of those who.
sinned already = sinned before. Greek. proarnartano. Only here and 2 Corinthians 13:2. Compare App-128.
have. repented = repented. Greek. metanoeo. App-111.
not. Greek. me. App-105.
of = over. Greek. epi. App-104.
lasciviousness. Greek. aselgeia. First occurance: Mark 7:22.
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