2 Corinthians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

2 Corinthians 11:19

“For ye suffer fooles gladly, seeing ye your selues are wise.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Commentary for 2 Corinthians 11

For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye [yourselves] are wise.
- King James Version

For you, being {so} wise, tolerate the foolish gladly.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For ye bear with the foolish gladly, being wise `yourselves'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For you put up with the foolish gladly, being wise yourselves.
- Basic English Bible

For ye bear fools readily, being wise.
- Darby Bible

For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye yourselves are wise.
- Webster's Bible

Wise as you yourselves are, you find pleasure in tolerating fools.
- Weymouth Bible

For you bear with the foolish gladly, being wise.
- World English Bible

For ye suffren gladli vnwise men, whanne ye silf ben wise.
- Wycliffe Bible

for gladly do ye bear with the fools -- being wise,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Commentary for 2 Corinthians 11

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 11:19

11:19 Being wise - A beautiful irony.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 11:19


2Co 11:19 For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye [yourselves] are wise. See 1Co 4:10. It was a part of their superior wisdom to tolerate fools. This is perhaps said in derision. It is explained in 2Co 11:20.

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