2 Corinthians 10:11
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New International Version
Such people should realize that what we are in our letters when we are absent, we will be in our actions when we are present.

New Living Translation
Those people should realize that our actions when we arrive in person will be as forceful as what we say in our letters from far away.

English Standard Version
Let such a person understand that what we say by letter when absent, we do when present.

Berean Study Bible
Such people should consider that what we are in our letters when absent, we will be in our actions when present.

Berean Literal Bible
Let such a one reckon this, that such as we are in word by letters being absent, also such we are in action being present.

New American Standard Bible
Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when absent, such persons we are also in deed when present.

King James Bible
Let such an one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Such a person should consider this: What we are in the words of our letters when absent, we will be in actions when present.

International Standard Version
Someone like this should take note of the following: What we say by letter when we are absent is what we will do when present!

NET Bible
Let such a person consider this: What we say by letters when we are absent, we also are in actions when we are present.

New Heart English Bible
Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when we are absent, such are we also in deed when we are present.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But let him who speaks in this way consider this, that as we are in the message of our epistles when we are absent, so we are also in deeds when we are present.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The person who is saying those things should take note of this fact: When we are with you we will do the things that we wrote about in our letters when we weren't with you.

New American Standard 1977
Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when absent, such persons we are also in deed when present.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Let such a one think this, that such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

King James 2000 Bible
Let such a one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

American King James Version
Let such an one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

American Standard Version
Let such a one reckon this, that, what we are in word by letters when we are absent, such are we also in deed when we are present.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let such a one think this, that such as we are in word by epistles, when absent, such also we will be indeed when present.

Darby Bible Translation
Let such a one think this, that such as we are in word by letters [when] absent, such also present in deed.

English Revised Version
Let such a one reckon this, that, what we are in word by letters when we are absent, such are we also in deed when we are present.

Webster's Bible Translation
Let such one think this, that such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

Weymouth New Testament
Let such people take this into their reckoning, that whatever we are in word by our letters when absent, the same are we also in act when present.

World English Bible
Let such a person consider this, that what we are in word by letters when we are absent, such are we also in deed when we are present.

Young's Literal Translation
This one -- let him reckon thus: that such as we are in word, through letters, being absent, such also, being present, we are in deed.
Study Bible
Paul's Apostolic Authority
10For some say, “His letters are weighty and forceful, but his physical presence is unimpressive, and his speaking is of no account.” 11Such people should consider that what we are in our letters when absent, we will be in our actions when present. 12We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they show their ignorance.…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 10:10
For some say, "His letters are weighty and forceful, but his physical presence is unimpressive, and his speaking is of no account."

2 Corinthians 10:12
We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they show their ignorance.

2 Corinthians 13:2
I already warned you the second time I was with you. So now in my absence, I warn those who sinned earlier and everyone else: If I return, I will not spare anyone,
Treasury of Scripture

Let such an one think this, that, such as we are in word by letters when we are absent, such will we be also in deed when we are present.

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2 Corinthians 12:20 For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, …

2 Corinthians 13:2,3,10 I told you before, and foretell you, as if I were present, the second time…

1 Corinthians 4:19,20 But I will come to you shortly, if the Lord will, and will know, …

(11) Such will we be also.--As a verb of some kind must be supplied, it would be better to give the present: Such are we. It is not so much a threat of what will happen in a particular instance as a statement of the general consistent character of his life.

Verse 11. - Such a one. A formula used to avoid mentioning a special name (see note on 2 Corinthians 2:7). Such will we be; rather, such are we. The verb is not expressed, but it would have been if the future tense had been intended. In this verse St. Paul is not saying what he would do hereafter, but is rebutting with calmness and dignity the false charge that he was in any way different when absent from what he was when present. Let such an one think this,.... The apostle seems to have in view some one particular person, though he does not choose to name him, who had more especially reproached him after this manner; and who was either one of the members of this church, or rather one of the false apostles: and so in the foregoing verse, instead of "say they", in which way both the Syriac and Vulgate Latin read, and is followed in our version, it is in the original text "says he", or "he says"; and so a certain particular person seems designed in 2 Corinthians 11:4 whom the apostle would have to know and conclude with himself, and of which he might fully assure himself, that such as we are in word by letters, when we are absent, such will be also in deed, when we are present: he threatens the calumniator, that he should find him, to his sorrow, the same man present as absent; that what he sent by letters, should be found to be fact, when he came again; whose coming would not be with all that tenderness and gentleness, as when he first preached the Gospel to them, for which there was then a reason; since he and others had swerved from the truths of the Gospel, and the right ways of God, which would require the severity he threatened them with, and the execution of which might be depended upon. 11. think this—"consider this."

such will we be—or "are," in general, not merely shall we be at our next visit.10:7-11 In outward appearance, Paul was mean and despised in the eyes of some, but this was a false rule to judge by. We must not think that none outward appearance, as if the want of such things proved a man not to be a real Christian, or an able, faithful minister of the lowly Saviour.
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