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2 Corinthians 11:23-33

NRS 23 Are they ministers of Christ? I am talking like a madman—I am a better one: with far greater labors, far more imprisonments, with countless floggings, and often near death. NIV 23 Are they servants of Christ? (I am out of my mind to talk like this.) I am more. I have worked much harder, been in prison more frequently, been flogged more severely, and been exposed to death again and again. NRS 24 Five times I have received from the Jews the forty lashes minus one. NIV 24 Five times I received from the Jews the forty lashes minus one. NRS 25 Three times I was beaten with rods. Once I received a stoning. Three times I was shipwrecked; for a night and a day I was adrift at sea; NIV 25 Three times I was beaten with rods, once I was stoned, three times I was shipwrecked, I spent a night and a day in the open sea, NRS 26 on frequent journeys, in danger from rivers, danger from bandits, danger from my own people, danger from Gentiles, danger in the city, danger in the wilderness, danger at sea, danger from false brothers and sisters; NIV 26 I have been constantly on the move. I have been in danger from rivers, in danger from bandits, in danger from my own countrymen, in danger from Gentiles; in danger in the city, in danger in the country, in danger at sea; and in danger from false brothers. NRS 27 in toil and hardship, through many a sleepless night, hungry and thirsty, often without food, cold and naked. NIV 27 I have labored and toiled and have often gone without sleep; I have known hunger and thirst and have often gone without food; I have been cold and naked. NRS 28 And, besides other things, I am under daily pressure because of my anxiety for all the churches. NIV 28 Besides everything else, I face daily the pressure of my concern for all the churches. NRS 29 Who is weak, and I am not weak? Who is made to stumble, and I am not indignant? NIV 29 Who is weak, and I do not feel weak? Who is led into sin, and I do not inwardly burn? NRS 30 If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness. NIV 30 If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness. NRS 31 The God and Father of the Lord Jesus (blessed be he forever!) knows that I do not lie. NIV 31 The God and Father of the Lord Jesus, who is to be praised forever, knows that I am not lying. NRS 32 In Damascus, the governor under King Aretas guarded the city of Damascus in order to seize me, NIV 32 In Damascus the governor under King Aretas had the city of the Damascenes guarded in order to arrest me. NRS 33 but I was let down in a basket through a window in the wall, and escaped from his hands. NIV 33 But I was lowered in a basket from a window in the wall and slipped through his hands.