2 Corinthians 5:13; 2 Corinthians 11:16–17; 2 Corinthians 12:11
13 For if we care beside ourselves, it is for God; if we are in our right mind, it is for you.
Paul’s Sufferings as an Apostle
16 I repeat, rlet no one think me foolish. But even if you do, accept me as a fool, so that I too may boast a little. 17 What I am saying swith this boastful confidence, tI say not as the Lord would1 but as a fool.
Concern for the Corinthian Church
11 pI have been a fool! You forced me to it, for I ought to have been commended by you. For I was qnot at all inferior to these super-apostles, reven though I am nothing.