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2 Corinthians 11:5

    2 Corinthians 11:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For I suppose I was not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For I suppose I was not a whit behind the very most chief apostles.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For I reckon that I am not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For in my opinion, I am in no way less than the most important of the Apostles.

    Webster's Revision

    For I reckon that I am not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles.

    World English Bible

    For I reckon that I am not at all behind the very best apostles.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For I reckon that I am not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles.

    Definitions for 2 Corinthians 11:5

    Not a whit - Not the least bit.
    Whit - A least bit.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Corinthians 11:5

    I was not - behind the very chiefest apostles - That is: The most eminent of the apostles have not preached Christ, ministered the spirit, explained and enforced the doctrines of the Gospel in a more powerful and effectual manner than I have done.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Corinthians 11:5

    For I suppose ... - I think that I gave as good evidence that I was commissioned by God as the most eminent of the apostles. In the miracles which I performed; in the abundance of my labors, and in my success, I suppose that I did not fall behind any of them. If so, I ought to be regarded and treated as an apostle; and if so, then the false teachers should not be allowed to supplant me in your affections, or to seduce you from the doctrines which I have taught. On the evidence that Paul was equal to others in the proper proof of a commission from God; see notes on 2 Corinthians 11:21-30.