New International Version
Since many are boasting in the way the world does, I too will boast.
King James Bible
Seeing that many glory after the flesh, I will glory also.
Darby Bible Translation
Since many boast according to flesh, *I* also will boast.
World English Bible
Seeing that many boast after the flesh, I will also boast.
Young's Literal Translation
since many boast according to the flesh, I also will boast:
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Seeing that many glory after the flesh - Boast of external and secular things.
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2 Corinthians 1:17
Was I fickle when I intended to do this? Or do I make my plans in a worldly manner so that in the same breath I say both "Yes, yes" and "No, no"?
2 Corinthians 5:16
So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer.
2 Corinthians 12:1
I must go on boasting. Although there is nothing to be gained, I will go on to visions and revelations from the Lord.
For it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh--
though I myself have reasons for such confidence. If someone else thinks they have reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more:
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