New International Version
Thanks be to God, who put into the heart of Titus the same concern I have for you.
King James Bible
But thanks be to God, which put the same earnest care into the heart of Titus for you.
Darby Bible Translation
But thanks [be] to God, who gives the same diligent zeal for you in the heart of Titus.
World English Bible
But thanks be to God, who puts the same earnest care for you into the heart of Titus.
Young's Literal Translation
And thanks to God, who is putting the same diligence for you in the heart of Titus,
2 Corinthians 8:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But thanks be to God - He thanks God who had already disposed the heart of Titus to attend to this business; and, with his usual address, considers all this as done in the behalf of the Corinthian Church; and that though the poor Christians in Judea are to have the immediate benefit, yet God put honor upon them in making them his instruments in supplying the wants of others. He who is an almoner to God Almighty is highly honored indeed.
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2 Corinthians 2:13
I still had no peace of mind, because I did not find my brother Titus there. So I said goodbye to them and went on to Macedonia.
2 Corinthians 2:14
But thanks be to God, who always leads us as captives in Christ's triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere.
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 8:23
As for Titus, he is my partner and co-worker among you; as for our brothers, they are representatives of the churches and an honor to Christ.
For God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to hand over to the beast their royal authority, until God's words are fulfilled.
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