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Passage Lookup: 2 Corinthians 12-15

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2 Corinthians 12:1
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(a)Boasting is necessary, though it is not profitable; but I will go on to visions and (b)revelations [a]of the Lord.
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2 Corinthians 12:2
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I know a man (c)in Christ who fourteen years ago—whether in the body I do not know, or out of the body I do not know, (d)God knows—such a man was (e)caught up to the (f)third heaven.
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2 Corinthians 12:3
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And I know how such a man—whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, (g)God knows—
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2 Corinthians 12:4
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was (h)caught up into (i)Paradise and heard inexpressible words, which a man is not permitted to speak.
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2 Corinthians 12:5
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(j)On behalf of such a man I will boast; but on my own behalf I will not boast, except in regard to my (k)weaknesses.
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2 Corinthians 12:6
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For if I do wish to boast I will not be (l)foolish, (m)for I will be speaking the truth; but I refrain from this, so that no one will credit me with more than he sees in me or hears from me.
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2 Corinthians 12:7
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Because of the surpassing greatness of the (n)revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a (o)thorn in the flesh, a (p)messenger of Satan to [b]torment me—to keep me from exalting myself!
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2 Corinthians 12:8
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Concerning this I implored the Lord (q)three times that it might leave me.
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2 Corinthians 12:9
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And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for (r)power is perfected in weakness." Most gladly, therefore, I will rather (s)boast [c]about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.
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2 Corinthians 12:10
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Therefore (t)I am well content with weaknesses, with [d]insults, with (u)distresses, with (v)persecutions, with (w)difficulties, (x)for Christ's sake; for (y)when I am weak, then I am strong.
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2 Corinthians 12:11
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I have become (z)foolish; you yourselves compelled me. Actually I should have been commended by you, for (aa)in no respect was I inferior to the [e]most eminent apostles, even though (ab)I am a nobody.
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2 Corinthians 12:12
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The [f](ac)signs [g]of a true apostle were performed among you with all perseverance, by [h]signs and wonders and [i]miracles.
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2 Corinthians 12:13
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For in what respect were you treated as inferior to the rest of the churches, except that (ad)I myself did not become a burden to you? Forgive me (ae)this wrong!
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2 Corinthians 12:14
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Here (af)for this third time I am ready to come to you, and I (ag)will not be a burden to you; for I (ah)do not seek what is yours, but (ai)you; for (aj)children are not responsible to save up for their parents, but (ak)parents for their children.
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2 Corinthians 12:15
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I will (al)most gladly spend and be expended for your souls. If (am)I love you more, am I to be loved less?
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2 Corinthians 12:16
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But be that as it may, I (an)did not burden you myself; nevertheless, crafty fellow that I am, I (ao)took you in by deceit.
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2 Corinthians 12:17
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(ap)Certainly I have not taken advantage of you through any of those whom I have sent to you, have I?
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2 Corinthians 12:18
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I (aq)urged (ar)Titus to go, and I sent (as)the brother with him. Titus did not take any advantage of you, did he? Did we not [j]conduct ourselves [k]in the same (at)spirit and walk (au)in the same steps?
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2 Corinthians 12:19
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All this time [l]you have been thinking that we are defending ourselves to you. Actually, (av)it is in the sight of God that we have been speaking in Christ; and (aw)all for your upbuilding, (ax)beloved.
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2 Corinthians 12:20
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For I am afraid that perhaps (ay)when I come I may find you to be not what I wish and may be found by you to be not what you wish; that perhaps there will be (az)strife, jealousy, (ba)angry tempers, (bb)disputes, (bc)slanders, (bd)gossip, (be)arrogance, (bf)disturbances;
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2 Corinthians 12:21
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I am afraid that when I come again my God may humiliate me before you, and I may mourn over many of those who have (bg)sinned in the past and not repented of the (bh)impurity, [m]immorality and sensuality which they have practiced.
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2 Corinthians 13:1
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(a)This is the third time I am coming to you. (b) Every [a] fact [b] is to be confirmed by the [c] testimony of two or three witnesses .
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2 Corinthians 13:2
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I have previously said when present the second time, and though now absent I say in advance to those who have (c)sinned in the past and to all the rest as well, that (d)if I come again I will not (e)spare anyone,
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2 Corinthians 13:3
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since you are (f)seeking for proof of the (g)Christ who speaks in me, and who is not weak toward you, but (h)mighty in you.
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2 Corinthians 13:4
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For indeed He was (i)crucified because of weakness, yet He lives (j)because of the power of God. For we also are (k)weak [d]in Him, yet (l)we will live with Him because of the power of God directed toward you.
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2 Corinthians 13:5
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(m)Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith; (n)examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you—unless indeed you [e](o)fail the test?
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2 Corinthians 13:6
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But I trust that you will realize that we ourselves [f]do not fail the test.
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2 Corinthians 13:7
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Now we pray to God that you do no wrong; not that we ourselves may appear approved, but that you may do what is right, even though we may [g]appear unapproved.
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2 Corinthians 13:8
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For we can do nothing against the truth, but only for the truth.
2 Corinthians 13:9
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For we rejoice when we ourselves are (p)weak but you are strong; this we also pray for, [h]that you be (q)made complete.
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2 Corinthians 13:10
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For this reason I am writing these things while absent, so that when present (r)I need not use (s)severity, in accordance with the (t)authority which the Lord gave me for building up and not for tearing down.
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2 Corinthians 13:11
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(u)Finally, brethren, [i]rejoice, [j](v)be made complete, be comforted, (w)be like-minded, (x)live in peace; and (y)the God of love and peace will be with you.
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2 Corinthians 13:12
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(z)Greet one another with a holy kiss.
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2 Corinthians 13:13
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(aa)All the [k]saints greet you.
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2 Corinthians 13:14
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(ab)The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the (ac)love of God, and the (ad)fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.
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