2 Corinthians 11:10
New International Version
As surely as the truth of Christ is in me, nobody in the regions of Achaia will stop this boasting of mine.

New Living Translation
As surely as the truth of Christ is in me, no one in all of Greece will ever stop me from boasting about this.

English Standard Version
As the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting of mine will not be silenced in the regions of Achaia.

Berean Study Bible
As surely as the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting of mine will not be silenced in the regions of Achaia.

Berean Literal Bible
The truth of Christ is in me, that this boasting of mine will not be sealed up in the regions of Achaia.

New American Standard Bible
As the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting of mine will not be stopped in the regions of Achaia.

King James Bible
As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this boasting in the regions of Achaia.

Christian Standard Bible
As the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting of mine will not be stopped in the regions of Achaia.

Contemporary English Version
As surely as I speak the truth about Christ, no one in Achaia can stop me from bragging about this.

Good News Translation
By Christ's truth in me, I promise that this boast of mine will not be silenced anywhere in all of Achaia.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting of mine will not be stopped in the regions of Achaia.

International Standard Version
As surely as the truth of the Messiah is in me, my boasting will not be silenced in the regions of Achaia.

NET Bible
As the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting of mine will not be stopped in the regions of Achaia.

New Heart English Bible
As the truth of Christ is in me, no one will stop me from this boasting in the regions of Achaia.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The truth of The Messiah is in me so that this boasting shall not fail me in the region of Akaia.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As surely as I have Christ's truth, my bragging will not be silenced anywhere in Greece.

New American Standard 1977
As the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting of mine will not be stopped in the regions of Achaia.

Jubilee Bible 2000
It is the truth of Christ in me that this glory shall not be sealed up unto me in the regions of Achaia.

King James 2000 Bible
As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this boasting in the regions of Achaia.

American King James Version
As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this boasting in the regions of Achaia.

American Standard Version
As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this glorying in the regions of Achaia.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The truth of Christ is in me, that this glorying shall not be broken off in me in the regions of Achaia.

Darby Bible Translation
[The] truth of Christ is in me that this boasting shall not be stopped as to me in the regions of Achaia.

English Revised Version
As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this glorying in the regions of Achaia.

Webster's Bible Translation
As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this boasting in the regions of Achaia.

Weymouth New Testament
Christ knows that it is true when I say that I will not be stopped from boasting of this anywhere in Greece.

World English Bible
As the truth of Christ is in me, no one will stop me from this boasting in the regions of Achaia.

Young's Literal Translation
The truth of Christ is in me, because this boasting shall not be stopped in regard to me in the regions of Achaia;
Study Bible
Paul and the False Apostles
9And when I was with you and in need, I was not a burden to anyone; for the brothers who came from Macedonia supplied my needs. I have refrained from being a burden to you in any way, and I will continue to do so. 10As surely as the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting of mine will not be silenced in the regions of Achaia. 11Why? Because I do not love you? God knows I do!…
Cross References
Acts 18:12
While Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews coordinated an attack on Paul and brought him before the judgment seat.

Romans 1:9
God, whom I serve with my spirit in preaching the gospel of His Son, is my witness how constantly I remember you

Romans 9:1
I speak the truth in Christ; I am not lying, as confirmed by my conscience in the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 9:15
But I have not used any of these rights. And I am not writing this to suggest that something be done for me. Indeed, I would rather die than for anyone to nullify my boast.

2 Corinthians 1:23
I call God as my witness that it was in order to spare you that I did not return to Corinth.

Galatians 2:20
I have been crucified with Christ, and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Treasury of Scripture

As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this boasting in the regions of Achaia.

the truth.

2 Corinthians 11:31
The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which is blessed for evermore, knoweth that I lie not.

2 Corinthians 1:23
Moreover I call God for a record upon my soul, that to spare you I came not as yet unto Corinth.

2 Corinthians 12:19
Again, think ye that we excuse ourselves unto you? we speak before God in Christ: but we do all things, dearly beloved, for your edifying.

no man shall stop me of this boasting.

2 Corinthians 11:12,16,17
But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them which desire occasion; that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we…

2 Corinthians 10:15
Not boasting of things without our measure, that is, of other men's labours; but having hope, when your faith is increased, that we shall be enlarged by you according to our rule abundantly,

1 Corinthians 9:15-18
But I have used none of these things: neither have I written these things, that it should be so done unto me: for it were better for me to die, than that any man should make my glorying void…

the regions.

2 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are in all Achaia:

2 Corinthians 9:2
For I know the forwardness of your mind, for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia, that Achaia was ready a year ago; and your zeal hath provoked very many.

Acts 18:12,27
And when Gallio was the deputy of Achaia, the Jews made insurrection with one accord against Paul, and brought him to the judgment seat, …







Lexicon
[As surely as the] truth
ἀλήθεια (alētheia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 225: From alethes; truth.

of Christ
Χριστοῦ (Christou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.

is
ἔστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

me,
ἐμοὶ (emoi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

this
αὕτη (hautē)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

boasting
καύχησις (kauchēsis)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2746: The act of boasting, glorying, exultation. From kauchaomai; boasting, in a good or a bad sense.

of
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

mine
ἐμὲ (eme)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

will not be silenced
φραγήσεται (phragēsetai)
Verb - Future Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 5420: To stop, close up, obstruct. Apparently a strengthening form of the base of phren; to fence or inclose, i.e., to block up.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

the
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

regions
κλίμασιν (klimasin)
Noun - Dative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 2824: A small geographical division, district, or territory. From klino; a slope, i.e. a 'clime' or tract of country.

of Achaia.
Ἀχαΐας (Achaias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 882: Achaia, a country of Europe.
(10) As the truth of Christ is in me . .--The formula is almost, though not quite, of the nature of an oath. He speaks here, as in Romans 9:1, in the consciousness that the truth of Christ (the objective sense of the truth revealed in Christ seems almost merged in the subjective sense of the truthfulness that was of the essence of His nature) dwells in him, and that therefore he cannot but speak "the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth."

No man shall stop me of this boasting.--Literally, This boast shall not be stopped for me. The verb for "stop" means primarily to "hedge round," or "fence." In the New Testament, as in Romans 3:19, it is always used of "stopping the mouth." Here, with something like a personification, he says that his boast shall not have its mouth thus sealed.

In the region of Achaia.--The word (klima) is peculiar to St. Paul among the writers of the New Testament (Romans 15:23; Galatians 1:21). Like our word "climate," which is derived from it, it was originally a term of science, and had passed gradually into colloquial usage. He names the province and not the city--probably to include Cenchreae. There is no evidence of his having preached in any other locality south of the Isthmus of Corinth.

Verse 10. - As the truth of Christ is in me. The strength of St. Paul's feelings on the subject has already been expressed in 1 Corinthians 9:15. We have a similar appeal in Romans 9:1. The "as" is not in the original, but evidently the words are meant for a solemn asseveration - "The truth of Christ is in me, that," etc. No man shall stop me of this boasting; literally, this shall not be stopped as concerns me. The verb means literally, "shall be fenced," and with that tendency to over elaboration which is frequent in commentators, some suppose that St. Paul referred to the projected wall across the isthmus of Corinth, etc. But the same word is used for simply stopping the mouth in Romans 3:19; Hebrews 11:33. In the regions of Achaia. He would not apply the rule to Corinth only, but seems to have felt the need for the utmost circumspection, and for cutting off every handle for suspicion or slander among these subtle, loquacious, intellectual Greeks. He could act more freely among the more frank and generous Macedonians. 11:5-15 It is far better to be plain in speech, yet walking openly and consistently with the gospel, than to be admired by thousands, and be lifted up in pride, so as to disgrace the gospel by evil tempers and unholy lives. The apostle would not give room for any to accuse him of worldly designs in preaching the gospel, that others who opposed him at Corinth, might not in this respect gain advantage against him. Hypocrisy may be looked for, especially when we consider the great power which Satan, who rules in the hearts of the children of disobedience, has upon the minds of many. And as there are temptations to evil conduct, so there is equal danger on the other side. It serves Satan's purposes as well, to set up good works against the atonement of Christ, and salvation by faith and grace. But the end will discover those who are deceitful workers; their work will end in ruin. Satan will allow his ministers to preach either the law or the gospel separately; but the law as established by faith in Christ's righteousness and atonement, and the partaking of his Spirit, is the test of every false system.
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