|New International Version (© 2011)|
Indeed he was ill, and almost died. But God had mercy on him, and not on him only but also on me, to spare me sorrow upon sorrow.
King James Bible
For indeed he was sick nigh unto death: but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow.
American Standard Version
for indeed he was sick nigh unto death: but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, that I might not have sorrow upon sorrow.
Young's Literal Translation
for he also ailed nigh to death, but God did deal kindly with him, and not with him only, but also with me, that sorrow upon sorrow I might not have.
Philippians 2:27 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow - The sorrows of his death, added to the sorrow he endured on account of his sickness; or he may refer to his own state of affliction, being imprisoned and maltreated.
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Ecclesiastes 9:1,2 For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works...
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Acts 9:37 And it came to pass in those days, that she was sick, and died: whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.
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Philippians 2:27 Parallel CommentariesAiled Almost Alone Apparently Close Deal Death Died Fact Grief Ill Indeed Mercy Nearly Nigh Pity Point Save Sick Sorrow True.Ailed Almost Alone Apparently Close Deal Death Died Fact Grief Ill Indeed Mercy Nearly Nigh Pity Point Save Sick Sorrow True.THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Philippians 2:26 For he longs for all of you and is distressed because you heard he was ill.
Philippians 2:28 Therefore I am all the more eager to send him, so that when you see him again you may be glad and I may have less anxiety.