2 Corinthians 1:8; 2 Corinthians 5:4; 2 Corinthians 8:11; 2 Corinthians 11:12; 2 Corinthians 11:32; 2 Corinthians 12:6; 2 Corinthians 12:20
For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life :
For we that are in this tabernacle do groan , being burdened : not for that we would be unclothed , but clothed upon , that mortality might be swallowed up of life.
Now therefore perform the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will , so there may be a performance also out of that which ye have .
But what I do , that I will do , that I may cut off occasion from them which desire occasion; that wherein they glory , they may be found even as we.
In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes with a garrison , desirous to apprehend me:
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.
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: