2 Corinthians 12:7
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
3588 [e]τῇ
theArt-DFS
5236 [e]ὑπερβολῇ
hyperbolē
surpassingnessN-DFS
3588 [e]τῶν
tōn
of theArt-GFP
602 [e]ἀποκαλύψεων.
apokalypseōn
revelations.N-GFP
1352 [e]Διὸ
dio
ThereforeConj
2443 [e]ἵνα
hina
thatConj
3361 [e]μὴ
notAdv
5229 [e]ὑπεραίρωμαι,
hyperairōmai
I should become conceited,V-PSM/P-1S
1325 [e]ἐδόθη
edothē
was givenV-AIP-3S
1473 [e]μοι
moi
to mePPro-D1S
4647 [e]σκόλοψ
skolops
a thornN-NMS
3588 [e]τῇ
in [my]Art-DFS
4561 [e]σαρκί,
sarki
flesh,N-DFS
32 [e]ἄγγελος
angelos
a messengerN-NMS
4567 [e]Σατανᾶ,
Satana
of Satan,N-GMS
2443 [e]ἵνα
hina
thatConj
1473 [e]με
me
mePPro-A1S
2852 [e]κολαφίζῃ,
kolaphizē
he might buffet,V-PSA-3S
2443 [e]ἵνα
hina
so thatConj
3361 [e]μὴ
notAdv
5229 [e]ὑπεραίρωμαι.
hyperairōmai
I should become conceited.V-PSM/P-1S









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 12:7 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
καὶ τῇ ὑπερβολῇ τῶν ἀποκαλύψεων. διὸ ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι, ἐδόθη μοι σκόλοψ τῇ σαρκί, ἄγγελος Σατανᾶ, ἵνα με κολαφίζῃ, ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 12:7 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
καὶ τῇ ὑπερβολῇ τῶν ἀποκαλύψεων. διὸ ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι, ἐδόθη μοι σκόλοψ τῇ σαρκί, ἄγγελος Σατανᾶ, ἵνα με κολαφίζῃ, ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 12:7 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
καὶ τῇ ὑπερβολῇ τῶν ἀποκαλύψεων. διὸ ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι, ἐδόθη μοι σκόλοψ τῇ σαρκί, ἄγγελος Σατανᾶ, ἵνα με κολαφίζῃ, ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 12:7 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Καὶ τῇ ὑπερβολῇ τῶν ἀποκαλύψεων ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι, ἐδόθη μοι σκόλοψ τῇ σαρκί, ἄγγελος Σατᾶν, ἵνα με κολαφίζῃ, ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 12:7 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
Καὶ τῇ ὑπερβολῇ τῶν ἀποκαλύψεων ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι, ἐδόθη μοι σκόλοψ τῇ σαρκί, ἄγγελος σατᾶν, ἵνα με κολαφίζῃ ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 12:7 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
καὶ τῇ ὑπερβολῇ τῶν ἀποκαλύψεων ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι, ἐδόθη μοι σκόλοψ τῇ σαρκί, ἄγγελος σατανᾶ, ἵνα με κολαφίζῃ, ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 12:7 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
καὶ τῇ ὑπερβολῇ τῶν ἀποκαλύψεων ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι, ἐδόθη μοι σκόλοψ τῇ σαρκί, ἄγγελος Σατᾶν, ἵνα με κολαφίζῃ, ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι.

ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΡΙΝΘΙΟΥΣ Β΄ 12:7 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
καὶ τῇ ὑπερβολῇ τῶν ἀποκαλύψεων ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι ἐδόθη μοι σκόλοψ τῇ σαρκί ἄγγελος Σατᾶν, ἵνα με κολαφίζῃ ἵνα μὴ ὑπεραίρωμαι

2 Corinthians 12:7 Hebrew Bible
ולמען אשר לא אתרומם ברב גדל החזינות נתן לי סלון בבשרי מלאך השטן להכתני באגרוף למען לא אתרומם׃

2 Corinthians 12:7 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܘܕܠܐ ܐܬܪܝܡ ܒܝܬܝܪܘܬܐ ܕܓܠܝܢܐ ܐܫܬܠܡ ܠܝ ܫܦܝܐ ܠܒܤܪܝ ܡܠܐܟܗ ܕܤܛܢܐ ܕܢܗܘܐ ܡܩܦܚ ܠܝ ܕܠܐ ܐܬܪܝܡ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me-- to keep me from exalting myself!

King James Bible
And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
especially because of the extraordinary revelations. Therefore, so that I would not exalt myself, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to torment me so I would not exalt myself.
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lest.

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2 Corinthians 11:20 For you suffer, if a man bring you into bondage, if a man devour …

Deuteronomy 8:14 Then your heart be lifted up, and you forget the LORD your God, which …

Deuteronomy 17:20 That his heart be not lifted up above his brothers, and that he turn …

2 Chronicles 26:16 But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction: …

2 Chronicles 32:25,26,31 But Hezekiah rendered not again according to the benefit done to …

Daniel 5:20 But when his heart was lifted up, and his mind hardened in pride, …

1 Timothy 3:6 Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation …

the abundance.

2 Corinthians 12:1-4 It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions …

a thorn.

Genesis 32:25,31 And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the …

Judges 2:3 Why I also said, I will not drive them out from before you; but they …

Ezekiel 28:24 And there shall be no more a pricking brier to the house of Israel, …

Galatians 4:13 You know how through infirmity of the flesh I preached the gospel …

the messenger.

Job 2:7 So went Satan forth from the presence of the LORD, and smote Job …

Luke 13:16 And ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan …

1 Corinthians 5:5 To deliver such an one to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, …

to buffet.

Matthew 26:67 Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted him; and others smote …

1 Corinthians 4:11 Even to this present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, …

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