2 Corinthians 12:13
Good News Translation
How were you treated any worse than the other churches, except that I did not bother you for financial help? Please forgive me for being so unfair!

Contemporary English Version
You missed out on only one blessing the other churches received. That is, you didn't have to support me. Forgive me for doing you wrong.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For what is there that you have had less than the other churches but that I myself was not burthensome to you? Pardon me this injury.

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For what is there that you have had less than the other churches but that I myself was not burthensome to you? Pardon me this injury.

I myself.

2 Corinthians 12:14 Behold now the third time I am ready to come to you and I will not be burthensome unto you. For I seek not the things that are yours, but you. For neither ought the children to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.

2 Corinthians 11:8,9 I have taken from other churches, receiving wages of them for your ministry. . . .

1 Corinthians 9:6,12,15-18 Or I only and Barnabas, have not we power to do this? . . .

forgive.

2 Corinthians 11:7 Or did I commit a fault, humbling myself that you might be exalted, because I preached unto you the Gospel of God freely?

Context
Concern for the Corinthians
12Yet the signs of my apostleship have been wrought on you, in all patience, in signs and wonders and mighty deeds. 13For what is there that you have had less than the other churches but that I myself was not burthensome to you? Pardon me this injury. 14Behold now the third time I am ready to come to you and I will not be burthensome unto you. For I seek not the things that are yours, but you. For neither ought the children to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.…
Cross References
Acts 18:3
And because he was of the same trade, he remained with them and wrought. (Now they were tentmakers by trade.)

1 Corinthians 9:12
If others be partakers of this power over you, why not we rather? Nevertheless, we have not used this power: but we bear all things, lest we should give any hindrance to the gospel of Christ.

1 Corinthians 9:18
What is my reward then? That preaching the gospel, I may deliver the gospel without charge, that I abuse not my power in the gospel.

2 Corinthians 11:7
Or did I commit a fault, humbling myself that you might be exalted, because I preached unto you the Gospel of God freely?

2 Corinthians 11:9
And, when I was present with you and wanted, I was chargeable to no man: for that which was wanting to me, the brethren supplied who came from Macedonia. And in all things I have kept myself from being burthensome to you: and so I will keep myself.

2 Corinthians 12:14
Behold now the third time I am ready to come to you and I will not be burthensome unto you. For I seek not the things that are yours, but you. For neither ought the children to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.

Additional Translations
In what way were you inferior to the other churches, except that I was not a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong!

For in what is it that you were inferior beyond the rest of the churches, except that I myself did not burden you? Forgive me this wrong!

For what is it wherein you were inferior to other churches, except it be that I myself was not burdensome to you? forgive me this wrong.

For what is there wherein ye were made inferior to the rest of the churches, except it be that I myself was not a burden to you? forgive me this wrong.

For in what is it that ye have been inferior to the other assemblies, unless that I myself have not been in laziness a charge upon you? Forgive me this injury.

For what is there wherein ye were made inferior to the rest of the churches, except it be that I myself was not a burden to you? forgive me this wrong.

For what is that in which ye were inferior to other churches, except that I myself was not burdensome to you? forgive me this wrong.

In what respect, therefore, have you been worse dealt with than other Churches, except that I myself never hung as a dead weight upon you? Forgive the injustice I thus did you!

For what is there in which you were made inferior to the rest of the assemblies, unless it is that I myself was not a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong.

for what is there in which ye were inferior to the rest of the assemblies, except that I myself was not a burden to you? forgive me this injustice!
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