2 Corinthians 11:1-33, NLT
2 Corinthians 11
Paul and the False Apostles
1I hope you will put up with a little more of my foolishness. Please bear with me.
5But I don’t consider myself inferior in any way to these “super apostles” who teach such things.
7Was I wrong when I humbled myself and honored you by preaching God’s Good News to you without expecting anything in return?
12But I will continue doing what I have always done. This will undercut those who are looking for an opportunity to boast that their work is just like ours.
Paul’s Many Trials
16Again I say, don’t think that I am a fool to talk like this. But even if you do, listen to me, as you would to a foolish person, while I also boast a little.
But whatever they dare to boast about—I’m talking like a fool again—I dare to boast about it, too.
28Then, besides all this, I have the daily burden of my concern for all the churches.
30If I must boast, I would rather boast about the things that show how weak I am.