2 Corinthians 12third heaven First heaven, of clouds; second, of stars; third, God's abode. paradise See note on hades, (See Scofield "Luke 16:23") . thorn It has been conjectured that Paul's "thorn in the flesh" was chronic ophthalmia, inducing bodily weakness, and a repulsive appearance Galatians 4:15; 1 Corinthians 2:3,4; 2 Corinthians 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. perfect in (See Scofield "Matthew 5:48") . sinned Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .
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