And 1workingtogether with Him, 2we alsourge you not to receive3the grace of God in vain -
for He says, "4AT THE ACCEPTABLETIME I LISTENED TO YOU, AND ON THE DAY OF SALVATION I HELPED YOU." Behold, now is "THE ACCEPTABLETIME," behold, now is "THE DAY OF SALVATION "-
35givingnocause for offense in anything, so that the ministry will not be discredited,
but in everything6commendingourselves as a7servants of God, 8in muchendurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,
in 9beatings, in imprisonments, in 10tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness, in 11hunger,
in purity, in 12knowledge, in 13patience, in kindness, in the 14HolySpirit, in 15genuinelove,
in 16the word of truth, in 17the power of God; by 18the weapons of righteousness for the righthand and the left,
by glory and 19dishonor, by 20evilreport and goodreport; regarded as 21deceivers and yet 22true;
as unknownbyetwell-known, as 23dyingcyetbehold, 24we live; as dpunishedeyet not put to death,
as 25sorrowfulyetalways26rejoicing, as 27pooryetmakingmanyrich, as 28havingnothingfyetpossessing29allthings.
1130Our mouthghas spokenfreely to you, O Corinthians, our 31heart is openedwide.