2 Corinthians 12:15
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English Standard Version
I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more, am I to be loved less?

King James Bible
And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.

American Standard Version
And I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I loved the less?

Douay-Rheims Bible
But I most gladly will spend and be spent myself for your souls; although loving you more, I be loved less.

English Revised Version
And I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I loved the less?

Webster's Bible Translation
And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.

Weymouth New Testament
And as for me, most gladly will I spend all I have and be utterly spent for your salvation.

2 Corinthians 12:15 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Be spent (ἐκδαπανηθήσομαι)

Only here in the New Testament. To spend utterly. Later Greek writers use the simple verb δαπανάω to expend, of the consumption of life.

2 Corinthians 12:15 Parallel Commentaries

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will.

2 Corinthians 12:9 And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you: for my strength is made perfect in weakness...

2 Corinthians 1:6,14 And whether we be afflicted, it is for your consolation and salvation...

2 Corinthians 2:3 And I wrote this same to you, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice...

2 Corinthians 7:3 I speak not this to condemn you: for I have said before, that you are in our hearts to die and live with you.

John 10:10,11 The thief comes not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life...

Galatians 4:10 You observe days, and months, and times, and years.

Philippians 2:17 Yes, and if I be offered on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake...

1 Thessalonians 2:8 So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted to you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls...

2 Timothy 2:10 Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory...

you. Gr. your souls.

2 Corinthians 12:14 Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours but you...

Hebrews 13:17 Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account...

though.

2 Corinthians 6:12,13 You are not straitened in us, but you are straitened in your own bowels...

2 Samuel 13:39 And the soul of king David longed to go forth to Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.

2 Samuel 17:1-4 Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night...

2 Samuel 18:33 And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept: and as he went, thus he said, O my son Absalom...

1 Corinthians 4:8-18 Now you are full, now you are rich, you have reigned as kings without us: and I would to God you did reign...

Cross References
Romans 9:3
For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh.

2 Corinthians 1:6
If we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation; and if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which you experience when you patiently endure the same sufferings that we suffer.

2 Corinthians 7:2
Make room in your hearts for us. We have wronged no one, we have corrupted no one, we have taken advantage of no one.

2 Corinthians 11:11
And why? Because I do not love you? God knows I do!

Philippians 2:17
Even if I am to be poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrificial offering of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all.

Colossians 1:24
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church,

1 Thessalonians 2:8
So, being affectionately desirous of you, we were ready to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own selves, because you had become very dear to us.

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