2 Corinthians 11:1-6 NIV

Paul and the False Apostles

1 I hope you will put up with1 a little of my foolishness;2 but you are already doing that.

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      2 I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband,3 to Christ, so that I might present you4 as a pure virgin to him.

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      3 But I am afraid that just as Eve was deceived by the serpent's cunning,5 your minds may somehow be led astray from your sincere and pure devotion to Christ.

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      4 For if someone comes to you and preaches a Jesus other than the Jesus we preached,6 or if you receive a different spirit7 from the one you received, or a different gospel8 from the one you accepted, you put up with it9 easily enough.

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      5 But I do not think I am in the least inferior to those "super-apostles."10

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      6 I may not be a trained speaker,11 but I do have knowledge.12 We have made this perfectly clear to you in every way.

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