A chiasm is a literary structure where vocabulary of the first section of a passage is repeated in the second. The center of the chiasm is typically the climax of the passage. In 2 Corinthians 1:11 the center and climax is “the favor bestowed on us.”Ayou also joining in helping us through your prayers, so that thanks may be given by many persons on our behalf (1:11a)Bfor the favor bestowed on us (1:11b)A1through the prayers of many. (1:11c)