2 Corinthians

2 Corinthians 1:3 "Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ" Here, 2Co 11:31, Eph 1:3, 1Pe 1:3. Compare with Luke 1:68, “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel”.

2 Corinthians 2:17 "corrupt"=adulterate. Gr. kapeleuo Used of a tavern-keeper who watered down or diluted the wine. Not the same as phtheiro “to spoil” or sepo “to become putrid”. The related “wine merchants” kapelos appears in the LXX of Isaiah 1:22, “mix the wine with water”.