8 For 1we do not want you to be unaware, brethren, of our 2affliction which came to us in a3Asia, that we were burdened excessively *, beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of life;

References for 2 Corinthians 1:8

    • d 1:8 - I.e. west coast province of Asia Minor
      9 bindeed, we had the sentence of death within ourselves so that we would not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead;

      References for 2 Corinthians 1:9

        • e 1:9 - Lit "but we ourselves"
          10 who 4delivered us from so great a peril of death, and will deliver us, cHe 5on whom we have set our hope. And He will yet deliver us,

          References for 2 Corinthians 1:10

            • f 1:10 - One early ms reads "on whom we have set our hope that He will also"
              11 you also joining in 6helping us through your prayers, so that thanks may be given by 7many persons on our behalf for the favor bestowed on us through the prayers of many.