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2 Corinthians 10:1-18

10  Αὐτὸς Very (one) δὲ butἐγὼ IΠαῦλος Paulπαρακαλῶ I am entreatingὑμᾶς YOUδιὰ throughτῆς theπραΰτητος mildnessκαὶ andἐπιεικίας yieldingnessτοῦ of theχριστοῦ, Christ,ὃς whoκατὰ according toπρόσωπον faceμὲν indeedταπεινὸς lowlyἐν inὑμῖν, YOU,ἀπὼν being absentδὲ butθαρρῶ I am of good courageεἰς intoὑμᾶς· YOU; 2  δέομαι I am supplicating δὲ butτὸ theμὴ notπαρὼν being alongsideθαρρῆσαι to be of good courageτῇ to theπεποιθήσει confidenceto whichλογίζομαι I am reckoningτολμῆσαι to be daringἐπί uponτινας someτοὺς the (ones)λογιζομένους reckoningἡμᾶς usὡς asκατὰ according toσάρκα fleshπεριπατοῦντας. walking about. 3  ᾿Εν In σαρκὶ fleshγὰρ forπεριπατοῦντες walkingοὐ notκατὰ according toσάρκα fleshστρατευόμεθα,— we are doing military service,— 4  τὰ the γὰρ forὅπλα weaponsτῆς of theστρατείας military serviceἡμῶν of usοὐ notσαρκικὰ fleshlyἀλλὰ butδυνατὰ powerfulτῷ to theθεῷ Godπρὸς towardκαθαίρεσιν taking downὀχυρωμάτων,— of strongholds,— 5  λογισμοὺς reckonings καθαιροῦντες (ones) taking downκαὶ andπᾶν everyὕψωμα lofty (thing)ἐπαιρόμενον lifting self up uponκατὰ down onτῆς theγνώσεως knowledgeτοῦ of theθεοῦ, God,καὶ andαἰχμαλωτίζοντες (ones) taking captiveπᾶν everyνόημα thoughtεἰς intoτὴν theὑπακοὴν obedienceτοῦ of theχριστοῦ, Christ, 6  καὶ and ἐν inἑτοίμῳ readinessἔχοντες havingἐκδικῆσαι to avengeπᾶσαν everyπαρακοήν, disobedience,ὅταν wheneverπληρωθῇ might be fulfilledὑμῶν of YOUtheὑπακοή. obedience. 7  Τὰ The (things) κατὰ according toπρόσωπον faceβλέπετε. YOU are looking at.εἴ Ifτις anyoneπέποιθεν has trustedἑαυτῷ to himselfΧριστοῦ of Christεἶναι, to be,τοῦτο thisλογιζέσθω let him be reckoningπάλιν againἐφ’ uponἑαυτοῦ himselfὅτι thatκαθὼς according asαὐτὸς heΧριστοῦ of Christοὕτως thusκαὶ alsoἡμεῖς. we. 8  ἐάν If ever τε andγὰρ forπερισσότερόν more abundantτι somewhatκαυχήσωμαι I should be boastingπερὶ aboutτῆς theἐξουσίας authorityἡμῶν, of us,ἧς of whichἔδωκεν gavetheκύριος Lordεἰς intoοἰκοδομὴν upbuildingκαὶ andοὐκ notεἰς intoκαθαίρεσιν taking downὑμῶν, of YOU,οὐκ notαἰσχυνθήσομαι, I shall be shamed, 9  ἵνα in order that μὴ notδόξω I should seemὡς asἂν likelyἐκφοβεῖν to be terrifyingὑμᾶς YOUδιὰ throughτῶν theἐπιστολῶν· letters; 10  ὅτι because Αἱ Theἐπιστολαὶ lettersμέν, indeed,φησίν, say they,βαρεῖαι weightyκαὶ andἰσχυραί, strong,theδὲ butπαρουσία presenceτοῦ of theσώματος bodyἀσθενὴς weakκαὶ andtheλόγος wordἐξουθενημένος. having been treated as utterly nothing. 11  τοῦτο This λογιζέσθω let be reckoningtheτοιοῦτος, such (one),ὅτι thatοἷοί of what sortἐσμεν we areτῷ to theλόγῳ wordδι’ throughἐπιστολῶν lettersἀπόντες, being absent,τοιοῦτοι such (ones)καὶ alsoπαρόντες being alongsideτῷ to theἔργῳ. work. 12  Οὐ Not γὰρ forτολμῶμεν we are daringἐνκρῖναι to judge amongorσυνκρῖναι to judge withἑαυτούς selvesτισιν to someτῶν of the (ones)ἑαυτοὺς selvesσυνιστανόντων· putting in standing with;ἀλλὰ butαὐτοὶ theyἐν inἑαυτοῖς selvesἑαυτοὺς selvesμετροῦντες measuringκαὶ andσυνκρίνοντες judging withἑαυτοὺς selvesἑαυτοῖς to selvesοὐ notσυνιᾶσιν. they are comprehending. 13  ἡμεῖς We δὲ butοὐκ notεἰς intoτὰ the (things)ἄμετρα unmeasuredκαυχησόμεθα, we shall boast,ἀλλὰ butκατὰ according toτὸ theμέτρον measureτοῦ of theκανόνος (measuring) reedοὗ of whichἐμέρισεν gave as partἡμῖν to ustheθεὸς Godμέτρου, of measure,ἐφικέσθαι to come uponἄχρι untilκαὶ alsoὑμῶν·— of YOU;— 14  οὐ not γὰρ forὡς asμὴ notἐφικνούμενοι (ones) coming uponεἰς intoὑμᾶς YOUὑπερεκτείνομεν we are overstretching outἑαυτούς, selves,ἄχρι untilγὰρ forκαὶ alsoὑμῶν of YOUἐφθάσαμεν we came aheadἐν inτῷ theεὐαγγελίῳ good newsτοῦ of theχριστοῦ·— Christ;— 15  οὐκ not εἰς intoτὰ the (things)ἄμετρα unmeasuredκαυχώμενοι (ones) boastingἐν inἀλλοτρίοις belonging to anotherκόποις, labors,ἐλπίδα hopeδὲ butἔχοντες (ones) havingαὐξανομένης of (one) increasingτῆς of theπίστεως faithὑμῶν of YOUἐν inὑμῖν YOUμεγαλυνθῆναι to be made greatκατὰ according toτὸν theκανόνα (measuring) reedἡμῶν of usεἰς intoπερισσείαν, abundance, 16  εἰς into τὰ the [regions]ὑπερέκεινα beyond those [parts]ὑμῶν of YOUεὐαγγελίσασθαι, to declare good news,οὐκ notἐν inἀλλοτρίῳ belonging to anotherκανόνι (measuring) reedεἰς intoτὰ the (things)ἕτοιμα readyκαυχήσασθαι. to boast. 17  The δὲ butκαυχώμενος (one) boastingἐν inΚυρίῳ Lordκαυχάσθω· let him be boasting; 18  οὐ not γὰρ forthe (one)ἑαυτὸν himselfσυνιστάνων, putting in standing with,ἐκεῖνός that (one)ἐστιν isδόκιμος, approved,ἀλλὰ butὃν whomtheκύριος Lordσυνίστησιν. is putting in standing with.