2 Corinthians 12

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2 Corinthians 12 Text (WEB)
  1. It is doubtless not profitable for me to boast. For I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.
  2. I know a man in Christ, fourteen years ago (whether in the body, I don't know, or whether out of the body, I don't know; God knows), such a one caught up into the third heaven.
  3. I know such a man (whether in the body, or outside of the body, I don't know; God knows),
  4. how he was caught up into Paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.
  5. On behalf of such a one I will boast, but on my own behalf I will not boast, except in my weaknesses.
  6. For if I would desire to boast, I will not be foolish; for I will speak the truth. But I refrain, so that no man may think more of me than that which he sees in me, or hears from me.
  7. By reason of the exceeding greatness of the revelations, that I should not be exalted excessively, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me, that I should not be exalted excessively.
  8. Concerning this thing, I begged the Lord three times that it might depart from me.
  9. He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Most gladly therefore I will rather glory in my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest on me.
  10. Therefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in injuries, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake. For when I am weak, then am I strong.
  11. I have become foolish in boasting. You compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you, for in nothing was I inferior to the very best apostles, though I am nothing.
  12. Truly the signs of an apostle were worked among you in all patience, in signs and wonders and mighty works.
  13. For what is there in which you were made inferior to the rest of the assemblies, unless it is that I myself was not a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong.
  14. Behold, this is the third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I seek not your possessions, but you. For the children ought not to save up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
  15. I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I loved the less?
  16. But be it so, I did not myself burden you. But, being crafty, I caught you with deception.
  17. Did I take advantage of you by anyone of them whom I have sent to you?
  18. I exhorted Titus, and I sent the brother with him. Did Titus take any advantage of you? Didn't we walk in the same spirit? Didn't we walk in the same steps?
  19. Again, do you think that we are excusing ourselves to you? In the sight of God we speak in Christ. But all things, beloved, are for your edifying.
  20. For I am afraid that by any means, when I come, I might find you not the way I want to, and that I might be found by you as you don't desire; that by any means there would be strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, factions, slander, whisperings, proud thoughts, riots;
  21. that again when I come my God would humble me before you, and I would mourn for many of those who have sinned before now, and not repented of the uncleanness and sexual immorality and lustfulness which they committed.
2 Corinthians 12 Text (Hebrew)
  1. אמנם להתהלל לא יועיל לי כי אבוא למראות האדון וחזינותיו׃
  2. ידעתי איש במשיח זה ארבע עשרה שנה אם היה בגוף לא ידעתי או מחוץ לגוף לא ידעתי האלהים יודע והאיש ההוא לקח עד לרקיע השלישי׃
  3. וידעתי את האיש ההוא אם בגוף או מחוץ לגוף לא ידעתי האלהים יודע׃
  4. אשר העלה אל הפרדס וישמע דברים נסתרים אשר נמנע מאיש למללם׃
  5. על איש כמוהו אתהלל אך על עצמי לא אתהלל זולתי בחלשותי׃
  6. כי לו חפצתי להתהלל לא אהיה סכל כי אמת אדבר אבל אתאפק פן יחשבני איש יותר ממה שיראה בי או שישמע ממני׃
  7. ולמען אשר לא אתרומם ברב גדל החזינות נתן לי סלון בבשרי מלאך השטן להכתני באגרוף למען לא אתרומם׃
  8. על זאת התחננתי שלש פעמים אל האדון להסירו ממני׃
  9. ויאמר אלי די לך חסדי כי בחלשה תשלם גבורתי על כן שמח לבי להתהלל בחלשותי למען תשרה עלי גבורת המשיח׃
  10. לכן רצתה נפשי בחלשות ובחרפות ובצרות וברדיפות ובמצוקות בעד המשיח כי כאשר חלשתי אז גבור אני׃
  11. סכל הייתי בהתהללי אתם הכרחתם אתי תחת אשר היה עליכם להזכירני לשבח כי לא נפל אנכי במאומה מן השליחים הגדולים כל כך אף כי כאין אנכי׃
  12. הן אתות השליח נעשו בקרבכם בכל סבלנות באתות ובמופתים ובגבורות׃
  13. כי במה נגרעתם מן הקהלות האחרות אם לא הלאיתי אתכם סלחו נא לי את העולה הזאת׃
  14. הנני מוכן לבוא אליכם פעם שלישית ולא אלאה אתכם כי לא אבקש את אשר לכם כי אם אתכם כי הבנים אינם חיבים לאצר אוצרות לאבות כי אם האבות לבנים׃
  15. אבל אני בכל חפץ לבבי אפזר וגם אפזר בעד נפשותיכם אף אם תחת אהבתי לכם היתרה אתם תמעיטו את אהבתכם אלי׃
  16. אך אם כן הוא ואני לא הכבדתי עליכם אולי כאיש ערום במרמה לכדתי אתכם׃
  17. האף הוניתי אתכם ביד אחד מאלה אשר שלחתי אליכם׃
  18. בקשתי מן טיטוס ושלחתי אתו את האח הכי הונה אתכם טיטוס הלא ברוח אחד התהלכנו הלא במעגל אחד׃
  19. התחשבו עוד כי מתנצלים אנחנו אליכם לא כי לפני האלהים נדבר במשיח וכל זאת חביבי למען תבנו׃
  20. כי ירא אנכי פן בבאי לא אמצא אתכם כאשר חפצתי ואתם גם אתם לא תמצאו אתי כאשר חפצתם פן יהיה בכם מצה וקנאה ורגז ומריבות ודבה רעה ורכילות וגאות ומבוכה׃
  21. פן אשוב לבוא וישפילני אלהי אצלכם ואתאבל על רבים אשר חטאו כבר ולא שבו מן הטמאה ומן הזנות ומן הזמה אשר עשו׃
2 Corinthians 12 Text (Greek)
  1. καυχασθαι δει ου συμφερον μεν ελευσομαι δε εις οπτασιας και αποκαλυψεις κυριου
  2. οιδα ανθρωπον εν χριστω προ ετων δεκατεσσαρων ειτε εν σωματι ουκ οιδα ειτε εκτος του σωματος ουκ οιδα ο θεος οιδεν αρπαγεντα τον τοιουτον εως τριτου ουρανου
  3. και οιδα τον τοιουτον ανθρωπον ειτε εν σωματι ειτε χωρις του σωματος ο θεος οιδεν
  4. οτι ηρπαγη εις τον παραδεισον και ηκουσεν αρρητα ρηματα α ουκ εξον ανθρωπω λαλησαι
  5. υπερ του τοιουτου καυχησομαι υπερ δε εμαυτου ου καυχησομαι ει μη εν ταις ασθενειαις
  6. εαν γαρ θελησω καυχησασθαι ουκ εσομαι αφρων αληθειαν γαρ ερω φειδομαι δε μη τις εις εμε λογισηται υπερ ο βλεπει με η ακουει εξ εμου
  7. και τη υπερβολη των αποκαλυψεων διο ινα μη υπεραιρωμαι εδοθη μοι σκολοψ τη σαρκι αγγελος σατανα ινα με κολαφιζη ινα μη υπεραιρωμαι
  8. υπερ τουτου τρις τον κυριον παρεκαλεσα ινα αποστη απ εμου
  9. και ειρηκεν μοι αρκει σοι η χαρις μου η γαρ δυναμις εν ασθενεια τελειται ηδιστα ουν μαλλον καυχησομαι εν ταις ασθενειαις ινα επισκηνωση επ εμε η δυναμις του χριστου
  10. διο ευδοκω εν ασθενειαις εν υβρεσιν εν αναγκαις εν διωγμοις και στενοχωριαις υπερ χριστου οταν γαρ ασθενω τοτε δυνατος ειμι
  11. γεγονα αφρων υμεις με ηναγκασατε εγω γαρ ωφειλον υφ υμων συνιστασθαι ουδεν γαρ υστερησα των υπερ λιαν αποστολων ει και ουδεν ειμι
  12. τα μεν σημεια του αποστολου κατειργασθη εν υμιν εν παση υπομονη σημειοις και τερασιν και δυναμεσιν
  13. τι γαρ εστιν ο ησσωθητε υπερ τας λοιπας εκκλησιας ει μη οτι αυτος εγω ου κατεναρκησα υμων χαρισασθε μοι την αδικιαν ταυτην
  14. ιδου τριτον τουτο ετοιμως εχω ελθειν προς υμας και ου καταναρκησω ου γαρ ζητω τα υμων αλλα υμας ου γαρ οφειλει τα τεκνα τοις γονευσιν θησαυριζειν αλλα οι γονεις τοις τεκνοις
  15. εγω δε ηδιστα δαπανησω και εκδαπανηθησομαι υπερ των ψυχων υμων ει περισσοτερως υμας ησσον αγαπωμαι
  16. εστω δε εγω ου κατεβαρησα υμας αλλα υπαρχων πανουργος δολω υμας ελαβον
  17. μη τινα ων απεσταλκα προς υμας δι αυτου επλεονεκτησα υμας
  18. παρεκαλεσα τιτον και συναπεστειλα τον αδελφον μητι επλεονεκτησεν υμας τιτος ου τω αυτω πνευματι περιεπατησαμεν ου τοις αυτοις ιχνεσιν
  19. παλαι δοκειτε οτι υμιν απολογουμεθα κατεναντι θεου εν χριστω λαλουμεν τα δε παντα αγαπητοι υπερ της υμων οικοδομης
  20. φοβουμαι γαρ μη πως ελθων ουχ οιους θελω ευρω υμας καγω ευρεθω υμιν οιον ου θελετε μη πως ερις ζηλος θυμοι εριθειαι καταλαλιαι ψιθυρισμοι φυσιωσεις ακαταστασιαι
  21. μη παλιν ελθοντος μου ταπεινωση με ο θεος μου προς υμας και πενθησω πολλους των προημαρτηκοτων και μη μετανοησαντων επι τη ακαθαρσια και πορνεια και ασελγεια η επραξαν
2 Corinthians 12 Text (Latin)
  1. Si gloriari oportet (non expedit quidem), veniam autem ad visiones et revelationes Domini.
  2. Scio hominem in Christo ante annos quatuordecim, sive in corpore nescio, sive extra corpus nescio, Deus scit, raptum hujusmodi usque ad tertium cælum.
  3. Et scio hujusmodi hominem sive in corpore, sive extra corpus nescio, Deus scit :
  4. quoniam raptus est in paradisum : et audivit arcana verba, quæ non licet homini loqui.
  5. Pro hujusmodi gloriabor : pro me autem nihil gloriabor nisi in infirmitatibus meis.
  6. Nam etsi voluero gloriari, non ero insipiens : veritatem enim dicam : parco autem, ne quis me existimet supra id quod videt in me, aut aliquid audit ex me.
  7. Et ne magnitudo revelationum extollat me, datus est mihi stimulus carnis meæ angelus Satanæ, qui me colaphizet.
  8. Propter quod ter Dominum rogavi ut discederet a me :
  9. et dixit mihi : Sufficit tibi gratia mea : nam virtus in infirmitate perficitur. Libenter igitur gloriabor in infirmitatibus meis, ut inhabitet in me virtus Christi.
  10. Propter quod placeo mihi in infirmitatibus meis, in contumeliis, in necessitatibus, in persecutionibus, in angustiis pro Christo : cum enim infirmor, tunc potens sum.
  11. Factus sum insipiens, vos me coëgistis. Ego enim a vobis debui commendari : nihil enim minus fui ab iis, qui sunt supra modum Apostoli : tametsi nihil sum :
  12. signa tamen apostolatus mei facta sunt super vos in omni patientia, in signis, et prodigiis, et virtutibus.
  13. Quid est enim, quod minus habuistis præ ceteris ecclesiis, nisi quod ego ipse non gravavi vos ? donate mihi hanc injuriam.
  14. Ecce tertio hoc paratus sum venire ad vos : et non ero gravis vobis. Non enim quæro quæ vestra sunt, sed vos. Nec enim debent filii parentibus thesaurizare, sed parentes filiis.
  15. Ego autem libentissime impendam, et super impendar ipse pro animabus vestris : licet plus vos diligens, minus diligar.
  16. Sed esto : ego vos non gravavi : sed cum essem astutus, dolo vos cepi.
  17. Numquid per aliquem eorum, quod misi ad vos, circumveni vos ?
  18. Rogavi Titum, et misi cum illo fratrem. Numquid Titus vos circumvenit ? nonne eodem spiritu ambulavimus ? nonne iisdem vestigiis ?
  19. Olim putatis quod excusemus nos apud vos ? coram Deo in Christo loquimur : omnia autem, carissimi, propter ædificationem vestram.
  20. Timeo enim ne forte cum venero, non quales volo, inveniam vos : et ego inveniar a vobis, qualem non vultis : ne forte contentiones, æmulationes, animositates, dissensiones, detractiones, susurrationes, inflationes, seditiones sint inter vos :
  21. ne iterum cum venero, humiliet me Deus apud vos, et lugeam multos ex iis qui ante peccaverunt, et non egerunt pœnitentiam super immunditia, et fornicatione, et impudicitia, quam gesserunt.
2 Corinthians 12 Text (KJV)
  1. It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.
  2. I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the third heaven.
  3. And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;)
  4. How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.
  5. Of such an one will I glory: yet of myself I will not glory, but in mine infirmities.
  6. 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.
  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, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.
  8. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.
  9. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
  10. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
  11. I am become a fool in glorying; ye have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended of you: for in nothing am I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I be nothing.
  12. Truly the signs of an apostle were wrought among you in all patience, in signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds.
  13. For what is it wherein ye were inferior to other churches, except it be that I myself was not burdensome to you? forgive me this wrong.
  14. Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
  15. And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.
  16. But be it so, I did not burden you: nevertheless, being crafty, I caught you with guile.
  17. Did I make a gain of you by any of them whom I sent unto you?
  18. I desired Titus, and with him I sent a brother. Did Titus make a gain of you? walked we not in the same spirit? walked we not in the same steps?
  19. Again, think ye that we excuse ourselves unto you? we speak before God in Christ: but we do all things, dearly beloved, for your edifying.
  20. For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:
  21. And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall bewail many which have sinned already, and have not repented of the uncleanness and fornication and lasciviousness which they have committed.
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