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The Scofield Bible Commentary, by Cyrus Ingerson Scofield, [1917], at

2 Corinthians Chapter 12

2 Corinthians 12:2

co2 12:2

third heaven

First heaven, of clouds;

second heaven, of stars;

third heaven, God's abode.

2 Corinthians 12:4

co2 12:4


See note on hades,

(See Scofield) - (Luk 16:23).

2 Corinthians 12:7

co2 12:7


It has been conjectured that Paul's "thorn in the flesh" was chronic ophthalmia, inducing bodily weakness, and a repulsive appearance (Gal 4:15); (Co1 2:3); (Co1 2:4); (Co2 10:10). This cannot be positively known, and the reserve of Scripture is as sure a mark of inspiration as its revelations. Paul's particular "thorn" is not described that his consolations may avail for all to who any thorn is given.

2 Corinthians 12:9

co2 12:9

perfect in

(See Scofield) - (Mat 5:48).

2 Corinthians 12:21

co2 12:21



(See Scofield) - (Rom 3:23).

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