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.