2 Corinthians 11:24-27

Paul's Sufferings as an Apostle

24 Five times I received at the hands of the Jews the g forty lashes less one. 25 Three times I was h beaten with rods. i Once I was stoned. Three times I j was shipwrecked; a night and a day I was adrift at sea; 26 on frequent journeys, in danger from rivers, danger from robbers, k danger from my own people, l danger from Gentiles, m danger in the city, danger in the wilderness, danger at sea, danger from false brothers; 27 n in toil and hardship, through many a sleepless night, o in hunger and thirst, often without food, 1 in cold and exposure.

  1. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 25:3
    Forty stripes may be given him, but not more, lest, if one should go on to beat him with more stripes than these, your brother be degraded in your sight.
  2. Cross References
    Acts 16:22
    The crowd joined in attacking them, and the magistrates tore the garments off them and gave orders to beat them with rods.
  3. Cross References
    Acts 14:19
    But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead.
  4. Cross References
    Acts 27:41
    But striking a reef, they ran the vessel aground. The bow stuck and remained immovable, and the stern was being broken up by the surf.
  5. Cross References
    Acts 9:23
    When many days had passed, the Jews plotted to ...
    Acts 13:50
    But the Jews incited the devout women of high s...
    Acts 14:5
    When an attempt was made by both Gentiles and J...
    Acts 17:5
    But the Jews were jealous, and taking some wick...
    1 Thessalonians 2:15
    Who killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets...
    Acts 18:12
    But when Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Je...
    Acts 20:3
    There he spent three months, and when a plot wa...
    Acts 20:19
    Serving the Lord with all humility and with tea...
    Acts 21:27
    When the seven days were almost completed, the ...
    Acts 23:10
    And when the dissension became violent, the tri...
    Acts 23:12
    When it was day, the Jews made a plot and bound...
    Acts 25:3
    Asking as a favor against Paul that he summon h...
  6. Cross References
    Acts 14:5
    When an attempt was made by both Gentiles and Jews, with their rulers, to mistreat them and to stone them.
    Acts 19:23
    About that time there arose no little disturbance concerning the Way.
    Acts 27:42
    The soldiers' plan was to kill the prisoners, lest any should swim away and escape.
  7. Cross References
    Acts 21:31
    And as they were seeking to kill him, word came to the tribune of the cohort that all Jerusalem was in confusion.
  8. Cross References
    1 Thessalonians 2:9
    For you remember, brothers, our labor and toil: we worked night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you, while we proclaimed to you the gospel of God.
    2 Thessalonians 3:8
    Nor did we eat anyone's bread without paying for it, but with toil and labor we worked night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you.
  9. Cross References
    1 Corinthians 4:11
    To the present hour we hunger and thirst, we are poorly dressed and buffeted and homeless.
    Philippians 4:12
    I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need.
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