2 Corinthians 12:15

“And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I wil very gladly spend and bee spent for you, though the more abundantly I loue you, the lesse I bee loued.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I will most gladly spend and be expended for your souls. If I love you more, am I to be loved less?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I loved the less?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I will gladly give all I have for your souls. If I have the more love for you, am I to be loved the less?
- Basic English Bible

Now *I* shall most gladly spend and be utterly spent for your souls, if even in abundantly loving you I should be less loved.
- Darby Bible

And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.
- Webster's Bible

And as for me, most gladly will I spend all I have and be utterly spent for your salvation.
- Weymouth Bible

I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I loved the less?
- World English Bible

For Y schal yyue moost wilfuli, and Y my silf schal be youun aboue for youre soulis; thouy Y more loue you, and be lesse louyd.
- Wycliffe Bible

and I most gladly will spend and be entirely spent for your souls, even if, more abundantly loving you, less I am loved.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 12:15


12:15 I will gladly spend - All I have. And be spent - Myself.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 12:15


2Co 12:15 I will very gladly spend and be spent for you. As a loving father, he will gladly spend and be spent for them; even without the return of his love.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 12:15

  • Devon Leesley for verse 15
    The more you develope the servant demeanor and you cultivate a heart of love for the brethren, you will experience much rejection. People will run from you.

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