23 Are they servants of Christ?u (I am out of my mind to talk like this.) I am more. I have worked much harder,v been in prison more frequently,w been flogged more severely,x and been exposed to death again and again.y 24 Five times I received from the Jews the forty lashesz minus one. 25 Three times I was beaten with rods,a once I was pelted with stones,b three times I was shipwrecked,c I spent a night and a day in the open sea, 26 I have been constantly on the move. I have been in danger from rivers, in danger from bandits, in danger from my fellow Jews,d in danger from Gentiles; in danger in the city,e in danger in the country, in danger at sea; and in danger from false believers.f 27 I have labored and toiledg and have often gone without sleep; I have known hunger and thirst and have often gone without food;h I have been cold and naked.