2 Corinthians 11:24

“Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Of the Iewes fiue times receiued I forty stripes saue one.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Five times I received from the Jews thirty-nine {lashes.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Of the Jews five times received I forty `stripes' save one.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Five times the Jews gave me forty blows but one.
- Basic English Bible

From the Jews five times have I received forty [stripes], save one.
- Darby Bible

From the Jews five times I received forty stripes save one.
- Webster's Bible

From the Jews I five times have received forty lashes all but one.
- Weymouth Bible

Five times from the Jews I received forty stripes minus one.
- World English Bible

Y resseyuede of the Jewis fyue sithis fourti strokis oon lesse;
- Wycliffe Bible

from Jews five times forty [stripes] save one I did receive;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 11:24

11:24 Five times I received from the Jews forty stripes save one - Which was the utmost that the law allowed. With the Romans he sometimes pleaded his privilege as a Roman; but from the Jews he suffered all things.

People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 11:24

2Co 11:24 Of the Jews fives times received I forty [stripes] save one. See De 25:3. The Jews were not allowed to exceed this number.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 11

  • Bruce
    word: We who are Saved by The Blood of The Lamb,don't have The Weight of Sin holding Us down. When The Horn Sounds,We're Gone! There's No Hope for Those left behind! Who So Ever:Revelations 20.15
  • Wayne
    WORD, what do you mean?
  • Word
    If any man that has superpowers by that I mean can bring lightning down from the skies at will and speaks like no one you have ever heard before and speaks in peace as in world peace and calls himself God and sits in Jerusalem. Not even if he says he will fly you away. Don't Go! When the 7th trump sounds and hail stones hit with the fire you will be alright because you waited for the true Christ.
  • Irene123
    Acts 9:23-25; 2 Cor. 11:32-33; How can anyone read these 2 scriptures and think they are of 2 different incidents .....? 2 Cor. is a RECOUNTING of Acts 9. Just as vs. 24 -27 are a recounting of PAST sufferings.
  • Robert L
    To the comment below this makes these Jews Anti-Christian.
  • 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!

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