“For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.”
King James Version (KJV)
11:2 For - The cause of his seeming folly is expressed in this and the following verse; the cause why they should bear with him, #2Cor 11:4|.
2Co 11:2 I am jealous over you with godly jealousy. His course was induced because of his jealousy for them, not in behalf of himself, but of Christ. He had espoused them to Christ, the Bridegroom of whom the church is the bride (Re 21:2). He has a fear lest this bride may be led astray.