Philippians 2:28
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New International Version
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.

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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The more carefully - Σπουδαιοτερως· With the more haste or despatch; because, having suffered so much on account of his apprehended death, they could not be too soon comforted by seeing him alive and restored.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

ye see.

Philippians 2:26 For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that you had heard that he had been sick.

Genesis 45:27,28 And they told him all the words of Joseph, which he had said to them: and when he saw the wagons which Joseph had sent to carry him...

Genesis 46:29,30 And Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and presented himself to him...

Genesis 48:11 And Israel said to Joseph, I had not thought to see your face: and, see, God has showed me also your seed.

John 16:22 And you now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man takes from you.

Acts 20:38 Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spoke, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him to the ship.

2 Timothy 1:4 Greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy;

and that. See on ver.

Philippians 2:27 For indeed he was sick near to death: but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also...

2 Corinthians 2:3 And I wrote this same to you, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice...

1 John 1:3,4 That which we have seen and heard declare we to you, that you also may have fellowship with us...

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Notes on the Second Century
Page 94. Line 9. The Book of ---- The reference here is to the apocryphal Wisdom of Solomon xiii. 1-5. Page 104. Med. 33. As originally written this Meditation commenced thus: Whether the sufferings of an. Angel would have been meritorious or no I will not dispute: but'---- And the following sentence, which comes after the first, has also been crossedout: So that it was an honour and no injury to be called to it: And so great an honour that it was an ornament to God himself, and an honour even to
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

July 11. "For it is God which Worketh in You" (Phil. Ii. 13).
"For it is God which worketh in you" (Phil. ii. 13). A day with Jesus. Let us seek its plan and direction from Him. Let us take His highest thought and will for us in it. Let us look to Him for our desires, ideals, expectations in it. Then shall it bring to us exceeding abundantly above all that we can ask or think. Let Him be our Guide and Way. Let us not so much be thinking even of His plan and way as of Him as the Personal Guide of every moment, on whom we constantly depend to lead our every step.
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

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'Do all things without murmurings and disputings; 15. That ye may be blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye are seen as lights in the world, 16. Holding forth the word of life.'--PHIL. ii. 14-16 (R.V.). We are told by some superfine modern moralists, that to regard one's own salvation as the great work of our lives is a kind of selfishness, and no doubt there may be a colour of truth in the charge. At least the meaning
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Paul and Timothy
'But I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy shortly unto you, that I also may be of good comfort, when I know your state. 20. For I have no man like-minded, who will care truly for your state. 21. For they all seek their own, not the things of Jesus Christ. 22. But ye know the proof of him, that, as a child serveth a father, so he served with me in furtherance of the gospel. 23. Him therefore I hope to send forthwith, so soon as I shall see how it will go with me: 24. But I trust in the Lord that
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Philippians 2:27
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.

Philippians 2:29
So then, welcome him in the Lord with great joy, and honor people like him,

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