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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CommentaryClarke'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
and that. See on ver.
LibraryNotes 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).
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Paul and Timothy
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.
So then, welcome him in the Lord with great joy, and honor people like him,
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