2 Corinthians 5:13
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English Standard Version
For if we are beside ourselves, it is for God; if we are in our right mind, it is for you.

King James Bible
For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for your cause.

American Standard Version
For whether we are beside ourselves, it is unto God; or whether we are of sober mind, it is unto you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For whether we be transported in mind, it is to God; or whether we be sober, it is for you.

English Revised Version
For whether we are beside ourselves, it is unto God; or whether we are of sober mind, it is unto you.

Webster's Bible Translation
For whether we are beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we are sober, it is for your cause.

Weymouth New Testament
For if we have been beside ourselves, it has been for God's glory; or if we are now in our right senses, it is in order to be of service to you.

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Vincent's Word Studies

We are beside ourselves (ἐξέστημεν)

See on Luke 24:22; see on Acts 2:7; and see on the kindred ἔκστασις astonishment, Mark 5:42. Some such charge appears to have been made, as at Acts 26:24.

2 Corinthians 5:13 Parallel Commentaries

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we be beside.

2 Corinthians 11:1,16,17 Would to God you could bear with me a little in my folly: and indeed bear with me...

2 Corinthians 12:6,11 For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear...

See on

Acts 26:24,25 And as he thus spoke for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, you are beside yourself; much learning does make you mad...

1 Corinthians 4:10-13 We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are honorable, but we are despised...

1 Thessalonians 2:3-11 For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile...

it is to.

2 Samuel 6:21,22 And David said to Michal, It was before the LORD, which chose me before your father, and before all his house...

sober.

Acts 26:25 But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.

Romans 12:3 For I say, through the grace given to me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think...

for.

2 Corinthians 7:12 Why, though I wrote to you, I did it not for his cause that had done the wrong, nor for his cause that suffered wrong...

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 1:5 For our gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance...

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...

Cross References
Jeremiah 29:26
The LORD has made you priest instead of Jehoiada the priest, to have charge in the house of the LORD over every madman who prophesies, to put him in the stocks and neck irons.

Mark 3:21
And when his family heard it, they went out to seize him, for they were saying, "He is out of his mind."

2 Corinthians 11:1
I wish you would bear with me in a little foolishness. Do bear with me!

2 Corinthians 11:16
I repeat, let no one think me foolish. But even if you do, accept me as a fool, so that I too may boast a little.

2 Corinthians 12:6
though if I should wish to boast, I would not be a fool, for I would be speaking the truth; but I refrain from it, so that no one may think more of me than he sees in me or hears from me.

2 Corinthians 12:11
I have been a fool! You forced me to it, for I ought to have been commended by you. For I was not at all inferior to these super-apostles, even though I am nothing.

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