2 Corinthians 11:18
Good News Translation
But since there are so many who boast for merely human reasons, I will do the same.

New Revised Standard Version
since many boast according to human standards, I will also boast.

Contemporary English Version
Yet if others want to brag about what they have done, so will I.

New American Bible
Since many boast according to the flesh, I too will boast.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Seeing that many glory according to the flesh, I will glory also.

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Seeing that many glory according to the flesh, I will glory also.


2 Corinthians 11:12,21-23 But what I do, that I will do: that I may cut off the occasion from them that desire occasion: that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we. . . .

2 Corinthians 10:12-18 For we dare not match or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but we measure ourselves by ourselves and compare ourselves with ourselves. . . .

Jeremiah 9:23,24 Thus saith the Lord: Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, and let not the strong man glory in his strength, and let not the rich man glory in his riches: . . .

1 Corinthians 4:10 We are fools for Christs sake, but you are wise in Christ: we are weak, but you are strong: you are honourable, but we without honour.

1 Peter 1:24 For all flesh is as grass and all the glory thereof as the flower of grass. The grass is withered and the flower thereof is fallen away.

I will.

2 Corinthians 12:5,6,9,11 For such an one I will glory: but for myself I will glory nothing but in my infirmities. . . .

Paul's Suffering and Service
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. 19For you gladly suffer the foolish: whereas yourselves are wise.…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 1:17
Whereas then I was thus minded, did I use lightness? Or, the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that there should be with me, It is, and It is not?

2 Corinthians 5:16
Wherefore henceforth, we know no man according to the flesh. And if we have known Christ according to the flesh: but now we know him so no longer.

2 Corinthians 12:1
If I must glory (it is not expedient indeed) but I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

Philippians 3:3
For we are the circumcision, who in spirit serve God and glory in Christ Jesus, not having confidence in the flesh.

Philippians 3:4
Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other thinketh he may have confidence in the flesh, I more:

2 Corinthians 11:17
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