2 Corinthians 12:6
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New International Version
Even if I should choose to boast, I would not be a fool, because I would be speaking the truth. But I refrain, so no one will think more of me than is warranted by what I do or say,


New American Standard Bible
For if I do wish to boast I will not be foolish, 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.


King James Bible
For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
For if I want to boast, I will not be a fool, because I will be telling the truth. But I will spare you, so that no one can credit me with something beyond what he sees in me or hears from me,


International Standard Version
However, if I did want to boast, I would not be a fool, because I would be telling the truth. But I am not going to do it in order to keep anyone from thinking more of me than what he sees and hears about me.


American Standard Version
For if I should desire to glory, I shall not be foolish; for I shall speak the truth: but I forbear, lest any man should account of me above that which he seeth me to be , or heareth from me.


Douay-Rheims Bible
For though I should have a mind to glory, I shall not be foolish; for I will say the truth. But I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth in me, or any thing he heareth from me.


Darby Bible Translation
For if I shall desire to boast, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth; but I forbear, lest any one should think as to me above what he sees me to be, or whatever he may hear of me.


Young's Literal Translation
for if I may wish to boast, I shall not be a fool, for truth I will say; but I forebear, lest any one in regard to me may think anything above what he doth see me, or doth hear anything of me;
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Treasury of Scripture

For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he sees me to be, or that he hears of me.

I would.

2 Corinthians 10:8 For though I should boast somewhat more of our authority, which the Lord has given us for edification, and not for your destruction...

2 Corinthians 11:16 I say again, Let no man think me a fool; if otherwise, yet as a fool receive me, that I may boast myself a little.

1 Corinthians 3:5,9,10 Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom you believed, even as the Lord gave to every man...

I will.

2 Corinthians 1:18 But as God is true, our word toward you was not yes and no.

2 Corinthians 11:31 The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which is blessed for ever more, knows that I lie not.

Job 24:25 And if it be not so now, who will make me a liar, and make my speech nothing worth?

Romans 9:1 I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost,

above that.

2 Corinthians 12:7 And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh...

2 Corinthians 10:9,10 That I may not seem as if I would terrify you by letters...

Strong's Concordance
For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but [now] I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me [to be], or [that] he heareth of me.
Topical Bible
Account Anything Attest Boast Choose Credit Desire Estimate Fear Fool Foolish Forbear Forebear Glory Heareth Hears Highly However Led Lest Lips Myself Refrain Regard Saying Seem Sees Speak Speaking Though Truth Warranted Whatever Wish
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2 Corinthians Chapter 12 Verse 6

Alphabetical: a be because boast But by choose credit do Even fool foolish For from he hears I if in is me more no not of one or refrain say sees should so speaking than that the think this to truth warranted what will wish with would

NT Letters: 2 Corinthians 12:6 For if I would desire to boast (2 Cor. 2C iiC 2Cor ii cor iicor)
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