2 Corinthians 12:16-21 NIV

16 Be that as it may, I have not been a burden to you.1 Yet, crafty fellow that I am, I caught you by trickery!

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17 Did I exploit you through any of the men I sent you?
18 I urged2 Titus3 to go to you and I sent our brother4 with him. Titus did not exploit you, did he? Did we not act in the same spirit and follow the same course?

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19 Have you been thinking all along that we have been defending ourselves to you? We have been speaking in the sight of God5 as those in Christ; and everything we do, dear friends,6 is for your strengthening.7

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20 For I am afraid that when I come8 I may not find you as I want you to be, and you may not find me as you want me to be.9 I fear that there may be quarreling,10 jealousy, outbursts of anger, factions,11 slander,12 gossip,13 arrogance14 and disorder.15

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21 I am afraid that when I come again my God will humble me before you, and I will be grieved16 over many who have sinned earlier17 and have not repented of the impurity, sexual sin and debauchery18 in which they have indulged.

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