2 Corinthians 11:30-12:6

A. 30 If I must needs glory, I will glory of the things which concern mine infirmities.  31 The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which is blessed for evermore, knoweth that I lie not. 32 In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes with a garrison, desirous to apprehend me:33 And through a window in a basket was I let down by the wall, and escaped his hands.

B. 1 It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

C. 2 I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago,

D. (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;)

E. such an one caught up to the third heaven.

C’. 3 And I knew such a man,

D’. (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell:God knoweth;)

E’. 4 How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

B’. 5 Of such an one will I glory:

A’. yet of myself I will not glory, but in mine infirmities. 6 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.

 

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