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Of course what I am saying now is not what the Lord would have me say; in this matter of boasting I am really talking like a fool.
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That which I speak, I speak not according to God: but as it were in foolishness, in this matter of glorying.
I speak it.
1 Corinthians 7:6,12 But I speak this by indulgence, not by commandment. . . .
2 Corinthians 11:18-27 Seeing that many glory according to the flesh, I will glory also. . . .
2 Corinthians 9:4 Lest, when the Macedonians shall come with me and find you unprepared, we (not to say ye) should be ashamed in this matter.
Philippians 3:3-6 For we are the circumcision, who in spirit serve God and glory in Christ Jesus, not having confidence in the flesh. . . .
ContextPaul's Suffering and Service
16I say again (Let no man think me to be foolish: otherwise take me as one foolish, that I also may glory a little): 17That which I speak, I speak not according to God: but as it were in foolishness, in this matter of glorying. 18Seeing that many glory according to the flesh, I will glory also.…
1 Corinthians 7:12
For to the rest I speak, not the Lord. If any brother hath a wife that believeth not and she consent to dwell with him: let him not put her away.
1 Corinthians 7:25
Now, concerning virgins, I have no commandment of the Lord: but I give counsel, as having obtained mercy of the Lord, to be faithful.
2 Corinthians 11:1
Would to God you could bear with some little of my folly! But do bear with me.
2 Corinthians 11:21
I seek according to dishonour, as if we had been weak in this part. Wherein if any man dare (I speak foolishly), I dare also.
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NT Letters: 2 Corinthians 11:17 That which I speak I don't speak (2 Cor. 2C iiC 2Cor ii cor iicor) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools