2 Corinthians 10:13

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

But we will not boast of things without our measure, but according to the measure of the rule which God hath distributed to us, a measure to reach even unto you.
New King James Version

We, however, will not boast beyond measure, but within the limits of the sphere which God appointed us – a sphere which especially includes you.
New American Standard Bible

But we will not boast beyond our measure, but within the measure of the sphere which God apportioned to us as a measure, to reach even as far as you.
New International Version

We, however, will not boast beyond proper limits, but will confine our boasting to the field God has assigned to us, a field that reaches even to you.
The Amplified Bible

We, on the other hand, will not boast beyond our legitimate province and proper limit, but will keep within the limits [of our commission which] God has allotted to us as our measuring line and which reaches and includes even you.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

But, as for us, we will not boast without a proper standard of measurement but in accordance with the measure of the measuring rule which God apportioned to us as a measuring unit, one that reaches even up to you [Paul’s divinely appointed field of service].
Phillips’ Modern English

No, we shall not make any wild claims, but simply judge ourselves by that line of duty which God has marked out for us, and that line includes our work on your behalf.
Williams’ Language of the People

But I shall never go too far in my boasting; no, I shall stay within the limits of the sphere which God apportioned me, so as to reach even you.
2 Cor. 10:12 π 2 Cor. 10:14
Scriptures π 2 Corinthians

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  1. 7. The Covering, Restraint, and Supply of the Body of Christ; The Body of Christ: A Reality - Watchman Nee In this chapter we shall look into a few more matters related to the body of Christ.

  2. Passivity Through Wrong Ideas of Humility; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis The believer consents in accepting “death,” to let it be carried out in a “nothingness” and a “self-effacement” which gives him no place for proper and true self-estimation whatsoever.
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