New American Standard Bible
Therefore I have sent him all the more eagerly so that when you see him again you may rejoice and I may be less concerned about you.
King James Bible
I sent him therefore the more carefully, that, when ye see him again, ye may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.
Darby Bible Translation
I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that seeing him ye might again rejoice, and that I might be the less sorrowful.
World English Bible
I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that, when you see him again, you may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.
Young's Literal Translation
The more eagerly, therefore, I did send him, that having seen him again ye may rejoice, and I may be the less sorrowful;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I send him therefore the more carefully - With more diligence, or speed; I was the more ready to send him.
That I may be the less sorrowful - That is, on account of my solicitude for you; that I may know that your minds are at ease, and that you rejoice in his being among you.
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Receive him then in the Lord with all joy, and hold men like him in high regard;
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