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2 Corinthians 10:8

For though I should yboast somewhat more of zour authority, which the Lord hath given us for zzedification, and not for your ndestruction, aI should not be ashamed:

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2 Corinthians 10:8 — The New International Version (NIV)

So even if I boast somewhat freely about the authority the Lord gave us for building you up rather than tearing you down, I will not be ashamed of it.

2 Corinthians 10:8 — English Standard Version (ESV)

For even if I boast a little too much of our authority, which the Lord gave for building you up and not for destroying you, I will not be ashamed.

2 Corinthians 10:8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

I may seem to be boasting too much about the authority given to us by the Lord. But our authority builds you up; it doesn’t tear you down. So I will not be ashamed of using my authority.

2 Corinthians 10:8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

For even if I should boast somewhat more about our authority, which the Lord gave us for edification and not for your destruction, I shall not be ashamed—

2 Corinthians 10:8 — New Century Version (NCV)

It is true that we brag freely about the authority the Lord gave us. But this authority is to build you up, not to tear you down. So I will not be ashamed.

2 Corinthians 10:8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

For though I should glory somewhat abundantly concerning our authority (which the Lord gave for building you up, and not for casting you down), I shall not be put to shame:

2 Corinthians 10:8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

For and if I should boast even somewhat more abundantly of our authority, which the Lord has given to us for building up and not for your overthrowing, I shall not be put to shame;

2 Corinthians 10:8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

So, if I brag a little too much about the authority which the Lord gave us, I’m not ashamed. The Lord gave us this authority to help you, not to hurt you.

2 Corinthians 10:8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

For if I boast some more about our authority, which the Lord gave for building you up and not for tearing you down, I am not ashamed.

2 Corinthians 10:8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Now, even if I boast a little too much of our authority, which the Lord gave for building you up and not for tearing you down, I will not be ashamed of it.

2 Corinthians 10:8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

For even if I boast somewhat more about our authority that the Lord gave us for building you up and not for tearing you down, I will not be put to shame,

2 Corinthians 10:8 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Do I brag too much about the authority the Lord gave me? If I do, it’s because I want to build you up, not pull you down. And I’m not ashamed of that kind of bragging.

2 Corinthians 10:8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

For even if I boast somewhat further about our authority, which the Lord gave for building you up and not for destroying you, I will not be put to shame,