2 Corinthians 12:8
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English Standard Version
Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave me.

King James Bible
For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.

American Standard Version
Concerning this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For which thing thrice I besought the Lord, that it might depart from me.

English Revised Version
Concerning this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.

Webster's Bible Translation
For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.

Weymouth New Testament
As for this, three times have I besought the Lord to rid me of him;

2 Corinthians 12:8 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

For this thing (ὑπὲρ τούτου)

Rev., concerning this thing. But it is better to refer this to messenger: concerning this or whom. For, of A.V., is ambiguous.

2 Corinthians 12:8 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I besought.

Deuteronomy 3:23-27 And I sought the LORD at that time, saying...

1 Samuel 15:11 It repents me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following me, and has not performed my commandments...

2 Samuel 12:16-18 David therefore sought God for the child; and David fasted, and went in, and lay all night on the earth...

Psalm 77:2-11 In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted...

Matthew 20:21,22 And he said to her, What will you? She said to him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on your right hand...

Matthew 26:39-44 And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me...

Hebrews 5:7 Who in the days of his flesh...

Cross References
Matthew 26:44
So, leaving them again, he went away and prayed for the third time, saying the same words again.

Romans 8:26
Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.

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