2 Corinthians 11:17

“That which I speak, I speak it not after the Lord, but as it were foolishly, in this confidence of boasting.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Corinthians 11:17

That which I speake, I speake it not after the Lord, but as it were foolishly in this confidence of boasting.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

What I am saying, I am not saying as the Lord would, but as in foolishness, in this confidence of boasting.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

That which I speak, I speak not after the Lord, but as in foolishness, in this confidence of glorying.
- American Standard Version (1901)

What I am now saying is not by the order of the Lord, but as a foolish person, taking credit to myself, as it seems.
- Basic English Bible

What I speak I do not speak according to [the] Lord, but as in folly, in this confidence of boasting.
- Darby Bible

That which I speak, I speak it not according to the Lord, but as it were foolishly, in this confidence of boasting.
- Webster's Bible

What I am now saying, I do not say by the Lord's command, but as a fool in his folly might, in this reckless boasting.
- Weymouth Bible

That which I speak, I don't speak according to the Lord, but as in foolishness, in this confidence of boasting.
- World English Bible

That that Y speke, Y speke not aftir God, but as in vnwisdom, in this substaunce of glorie.
- Wycliffe Bible

That which I speak, I speak not according to the Lord, but as in foolishness, in this the confidence of boasting;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Corinthians 11:17

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 11:17


11:17 I speak not after the Lord - Not by an express command from him; though still under the direction of his Spirit. But as it were foolishly - In such a manner as many may think foolish.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 11:17


2Co 11:17 That which I speak, I speak [it] not after the Lord. What he is about to say, with an appearance of boasting, is not compromising Christ. The folly, if there be folly, is his own.

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