|New International Version (© 2011)|
For Titus not only welcomed our appeal, but he is coming to you with much enthusiasm and on his own initiative.
King James Bible
For indeed he accepted the exhortation; but being more forward, of his own accord he went unto you.
American Standard Version
For he accepted indeed our exhortation; but being himself very earnest, he went forth unto you of his own accord.
Young's Literal Translation
because indeed the exhortation he accepted, and being more diligent, of his own accord he went forth unto you,
2 Corinthians 8:17 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He accepted the exhortation - I advised him to visit you and excite you to this good work, and I found that he was already disposed in his heart to do it; God put this earnest care in the heart of Titus for you, 2 Corinthians 8:16.
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2 Corinthians 8:6 So that we desired Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also finish in you the same grace also.
Hebrews 13:22 And I beseech you, brothers, suffer the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter to you in few words.
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2 Corinthians 8:8,10 I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love...
2 Corinthians 8:17 Parallel CommentariesAccepted Accord Appeal Ear Earnest Enough Enthusiasm Entreaty Exhortation Forward Free Full Gladly Heart Impulse Indeed Interested Received Request Thoroughly Titus Welcomed ZealAccepted Accord Appeal Ear Earnest Enough Enthusiasm Entreaty Exhortation Forward Free Full Gladly Heart Impulse Indeed Interested Received Request Thoroughly Titus Welcomed ZealTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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2 Corinthians 8:6 So we urged Titus, just as he had earlier made a beginning, to bring also to completion this act of grace on your part.
2 Corinthians 12:18 I urged Titus to go to you and I sent our brother with him. Titus did not exploit you, did he? Did we not walk in the same footsteps by the same Spirit?