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2 Corinthians 10:15

Context
NET ©

Nor do we boast beyond certain limits 1  in the work 2  done by others, but we hope 3  that as your faith continues to grow, our work may be greatly expanded 4  among you according to our limits, 5 

NIV ©

Neither do we go beyond our limits by boasting of work done by others. Our hope is that, as your faith continues to grow, our area of activity among you will greatly expand,

NASB ©

not boasting beyond our measure, that is, in other men’s labors, but with the hope that as your faith grows, we will be, within our sphere, enlarged even more by you,

NLT ©

Nor do we claim credit for the work someone else has done. Instead, we hope that your faith will grow and that our work among you will be greatly enlarged.

MSG ©

We're not barging in on the rightful work of others, interfering with their ministries, demanding a place in the sun with them. What we're hoping for is that as your lives grow in faith, you'll play a part within our expanding work.

BBE ©

Not taking credit to ourselves for what is not our business, that is, for the work of others; but having hope that, with the growth of your faith, we may get the credit for an increase which is the effect of our work,

NRSV ©

We do not boast beyond limits, that is, in the labors of others; but our hope is that, as your faith increases, our sphere of action among you may be greatly enlarged,

NKJV ©

not boasting of things beyond measure, that is , in other men’s labors, but having hope, that as your faith is increased, we shall be greatly enlarged by you in our sphere,


KJV
Not
<3756>
boasting
<2744> (5740)
of things without
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[our] measure
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[that is], of
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other men's
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labours
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but
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having
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hope
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when your
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faith
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is increased
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that we shall be enlarged
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by
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you
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according
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to our
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rule
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abundantly
<1519> <4050>_,
{enlarged...: or, magnified in you}
NASB ©
not boasting
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beyond
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<280> our measure
<280>
, that is, in other
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men's
<245>
labors
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, but with the hope
<1680>
that as your faith
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grows
<837>
, we will be, within
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our sphere
<2583>
, enlarged
<3170>
even
<1519>
more
<4050>
by you,
GREEK
ouk
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PRT-N
eiv
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PREP
ta
<3588>
T-APN
ametra
<280>
A-APN
kaucwmenoi
<2744> (5740)
V-PNP-NPM
en
<1722>
PREP
allotrioiv
<245>
A-DPM
kopoiv
<2873>
N-DPM
elpida
<1680>
N-ASF
de
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CONJ
econtev
<2192> (5723)
V-PAP-NPM
auxanomenhv
<837> (5746)
V-PPP-GSF
thv
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T-GSF
pistewv
<4102>
N-GSF
umwn
<5216>
P-2GP
en
<1722>
PREP
umin
<5213>
P-2DP
megalunyhnai
<3170> (5683)
V-APN
kata
<2596>
PREP
ton
<3588>
T-ASM
kanona
<2583>
N-ASM
hmwn
<2257>
P-1GP
eiv
<1519>
PREP
perisseian
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N-ASF
NET © [draft] ITL
Nor
<3756>
do
<2744>
we boast
<2744>
beyond certain limits
<280>
in the work
<2873>
done by
<1722>
others
<245>
, but we hope
<1680>
that as your
<5216>
faith
<4102>
continues to grow
<837>
, our work may be greatly
<3170>
expanded
<4050>
among
<1722>
you
<5213>
according to
<2596>
our
<2257>
limits,
NET ©

Nor do we boast beyond certain limits 1  in the work 2  done by others, but we hope 3  that as your faith continues to grow, our work may be greatly expanded 4  among you according to our limits, 5 

NET © Notes

tn Or “boast excessively.” The phrase εἰς τὰ ἄμετρα (ei" ta ametra) is an idiom; literally it means “into that which is not measured,” that is, a point on a scale that goes beyond what might be expected (L&N 78.27).

tn Or “in the labors.”

tn Grk “but we have the hope.”

tn Or “greatly enlarged.”

tn That is, Paul’s work might be greatly expanded within the area of activity assigned to him by God.



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