2 Corinthians 12:1

“It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

It is not expedient for me, doubtlesse, to glory, I wil come to visions and reuelations of the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Boasting is necessary, though it is not profitable; but I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I must needs glory, though it is not expedient; but I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As it is necessary for me to take glory to myself, though it is not a good thing, I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Well, it is not of profit to me to boast, for I will come to visions and revelations of [the] Lord.
- Darby Bible

It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.
- Webster's Bible

I am compelled to boast. It is not a profitable employment, but I will proceed to visions and revelations granted me by the Lord.
- Weymouth Bible

It is doubtless not profitable for me to boast. For I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.
- World English Bible

If it bihoueth to haue glorie, it spedith not; but Y schal come to the visiouns and to the reuelaciouns of the Lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

To boast, really, is not profitable for me, for I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 12:1


12:1 It is not expedient - Unless on so pressing occasion. Visions are seen; revelations, heard.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 12:1


2Co 12:1Paul's Revelations and Thorn in the Flesh SUMMARY OF II CORINTHIAN 12: Visions and Revelations. Caught Up into Paradise. The Thorn in the Flesh. God's Answer to Prayer. Weakness Made Strength. The Signs of the Apostle. Coming Now the Third Time to Corinth. Paul's Unselfish Course at Corinth. It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. It was distasteful for him to speak on himself, and he could only do it when compelled by the disparagement of adversaries. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord. Supernatural things revealed to the spiritual eye and divine truths revealed to the human spirit.

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