2 Corinthians 11:26

In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In iourneying often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by my owne countreymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the citie, in perils in the wildernesse, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{I have been} on frequent journeys, in dangers from rivers, dangers from robbers, dangers from {my} countrymen, dangers from the Gentiles, dangers in the city, dangers in the wilderness, dangers on the sea, dangers among false brethren;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`in' journeyings often, `in' perils of rivers, `in' perils of robbers, `in' perils from `my' countrymen, `in' perils from the Gentiles, `in' perils in the city, `in' perils in the wilderness, `in' perils in the sea, `in' perils among false brethren;
- American Standard Version (1901)

In frequent travels, in dangers on rivers, in dangers from outlaws, in dangers from my countrymen, in dangers from the Gentiles, in dangers in the town, in dangers in the waste land, in dangers at sea, in dangers among false brothers;
- Basic English Bible

in journeyings often, in perils of rivers, in perils of robbers, in perils from [my own] race, in perils from [the] nations, in perils in [the] city, in perils in [the] desert, in perils on [the] sea, in perils among false brethren;
- Darby Bible

In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by my own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren;
- Webster's Bible

I have served Him by frequent travelling, amid dangers in crossing rivers, dangers from robbers; dangers from my own countrymen, dangers from the Gentiles; dangers in the city, dangers in the Desert, dangers by sea, dangers from spies in our midst;
- Weymouth Bible

I have been in travels often, perils of rivers, perils of robbers, perils from my countrymen, perils from the Gentiles, perils in the city, perils in the wilderness, perils in the sea, perils among false brothers;
- World English Bible

in weies ofte, in perelis of floodis, in perelis of theues, in perelis of kyn, in perelis of hethene men, in perelis in citee, in perelis in desert, in perelis in the see, in perelis among false britheren, in trauel and nedynesse,
- Wycliffe Bible

journeyings many times, perils of rivers, perils of robbers, perils from kindred, perils from nations, perils in city, perils in wilderness, perils in sea, perils among false brethren;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 11:26


2Co 11:26 Perils of waters. In crossing swollen rivers. Perils of robbers. In his travels he was often exposed to danger from this source. Perils by [mine own] countrymen. The Jews, who constantly persecuted him. See 2Co 11:24. Perils by the heathen. The Gentiles. As an illustration, see 2Co 11:25. Perils in the city. Damascus (Ac 9:22-24), Jerusalem (Ac 21:28-31), Antioch in Pisidia (Ac 13:44,45,50), Lystra (Ac 14:11-13), Philippi (Ac 16:18-24), and Corinth (Ac 18:12) will at once occur as instances.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 11

  • Richard
    Robert wallander: It is not anti-semitic. Many Jews of that time were vehemently anti-Christian and stirred up local authorities against them. While it was Roman soldiers who drove the nails into Christ's hands, it was surely the Jewish leaders that had him brought to trial. Further, Luke is typically accepted as the author of Acts, and whether he was a Greek physician or an Hellenic Jew...
  • Word
    Many people live in Jerusalem and other cities of Israel and called themselves Jews. When reading if you come across the word Jew look it up because you will see it means resident so it is not always what it appears to be.
  • Robert L
    To the comment below this makes these Jews Anti-Christian.
  • Anne
    Paul gives an account of the trials and struggles he went through for preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ and he encourages the saints to remain focus on that gospel and not allow false doctrine to come in and confuse them.
  • As a "chaste virgin to Christ " Paul feared that the Corinthians would revert back to their former ways before they came into the knowledge of the truth. Prior to that time, they have been deceived just as Eve was!
  • Robert wallander
    2 Cor. 11:32 33, compare this to Acts 9:23-25. How many times is Paul let down the walls of Damascus in a basket? 2 Cor is a first hand account, Paul is being chased by, In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes with a garrison, desirous to apprehend me. In Acts, it is the Jews who are after him. Is this anti-Semitic!

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