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do you to wit = make you to know. Greek. gnorizo. Compare 1 Corinthians 12:3 .
grace . App-184 .
God . App-98 .
on . Greek. en App-104 .
churches . App-186 .
in. Greek. en , as above.
trial . Greek. dokime . See Romans 5:4 .
affliction. Greek. thlipsis. See 2 Corinthians 8:14 .
deep poverty . Lit, poverty according to (Greek. kata . App-104 .) depth.
unto . Greek. eis. App-104 .
liberality . Greek. haplotes. The adjective haplous means single-minded, not self-seeking.
to = according to. Greek kata. App-104 .
power . Greek. dunamis . App-172 .
bear record = testify. Greek. martureo. See p. 1611.
beyond = above. Greek. huper. App-104 . The texts read para.
willing of themselves . Lit, self-chosen. Greek authairetos. Only here and 2 Corinthians 8:17 .
Praying = Asking. Greek. deomai. App-134 .
with . Greek. meta . App-104 .
intreaty = exhortation. Greek. paraklesis. See Acts 4:36 , and Acts 13:15 ,
that we would receive . The texts omit, and read, "asking of us the gift and fellowship".
gift = grace. As in 2 Corinthians 8:1
ministering = ministry. Greek. diakonia, App-190 .
to = unto. Greek. eis . App-104 .
saints . See Acts 9:13 .
not . Greek. ou . App-105 .
Lord. App-98 .
unto = to.
by = through. Greek. dia. App-104 . 2 Corinthians 8:1 .
will. Greek. thelema . App-102 .
Insomuch , &c. Literally Unto (Greek. eis) our exhorting (Greek. parakaleo. App-134 .)
that = in order that. Greek. hina.
begun = begun before. Greek. proenarchomai. Only here and 2 Corinthians 8:10 .
also finish = finish also.
finish . Greek. epiteled. App-125 .
in = unto. Greek. eis , as above.
the same = this.
Therefore = But, or Moreover.
faith. Greek. pistis. App-160 .
utterance = ward. Greek. logos . App-121 .,
knowledge . Greek. gnosis. App-132 .
diligence . Greek. spoude. See 2 Corinthians 7:11 .
your love to us . Literally the love from (Greek. ek) you in respect of (Greek. en) us.
love. Greek. agape. App-135 .
by. Greek. kata. App-104 .
commandment. Greek. epitage. See Romans 16:20 .
by occasion of . = through. Greek. dia , as in 2 Corinthians 8:5 .
forwardness . Same as "diligence" in 2 Corinthians 8:7 ,
others. Greek. heteros. App-124 .
sincerity = genuineness. Greek. gnesios. Occurs elsewhere, Philippians 1:4 , Philippians 1:3 . 2 Timothy 1:4; 2 Timothy 1:4 .
know . Greek. ginosko. App-132 .
Jesus Christ . App-98 .
for your sakes = on account of (Greek. dia. App-106 . 2 Corinthians 8:2 ) you.
became poor. Greek. ptocheuo. Only here. Compare App-127 .
herein = in (Greek. en) this.
advice = judgment. App-177 .
also , he, to be forward also.
be forward = will. Greek. theta. App-102 .
a year ago = from (Greek. apo . App-104 , iv) a year ago. Greek. perusi . Only here and 2 Corinthians 9:2 .
perform . Samaritan Pentateuch word as "finish", 2 Corinthians 8:6 .
doing = doing also.
readiness . Greek. prothumia. See Acts 17:11 .
will . Greek. thelo, as 2 Corinthians 8:10
performance = performing, as above.
out of . Greek. ek . App-104 .
if . App-118 .
be first = is set forth, or set before. Greek. prokeimai. Occ, elsewhere, Hebrews 6:18 ; Hebrews 6:12 , Hebrews 6:1 , Hebrews 6:2 .Jude 1:7 .
willing mind . Same as "readiness", 2 Corinthians 8:11 .
accepted . Greek. euprosdektos. See Romans 15:16 .
that = whatsoever.
other men be eased = there should be ease or rest (Greek. anesis. See Acts 24:23 ) to others (Greek. allos. App-124 .)
ye burdened = to you affliction, as in 2 Corinthians 8:2 .
by = out of. Greek. ek. App-104 .
equality . Greek. isotes. Only here and Colossians 4:1 .
now at this time = in (Greek. en) the present season.
for. Greek. eis. App-104 .
want. Greek. husteremia. See 1 Corinthians 16:17 .
be = become. In this verse there is an epanodos ( App-6 ).
is = has been.
had nothing over = did not ( App-106 ).
abound . Greek. pleonazo. See 2 Corinthians 4:15 .
had no lack = had not ( App-105 ) less (than enough). Greek. elattoneo . Only here. This is quoted almost word for word from the Septuagint Exodus 16:18 .
thanks. Greek. charis . App-164 .
earnest care . Same as "diligence", 2 Corinthians 8:7 .
into = in. Greek. en, App-104 ,
for. Greek. huper, App-104 .
exhortation . Same as "intreaty", 2 Corinthians 8:4 .
being . Greek. huparcho , See Luke 9:48 .
more forward = more diligent. Greek. comp. of spoudaios . Only here and 2 Corinthians 8:22 . Compare verses: 2 Corinthians 8:7-47.8.8 , 2 Corinthians 7:16 .
of his own accord . Greek. authairetos. See 2 Corinthians 8:3 .
unto . Greek. pros . App-104 .
sent . Greek. sumpempo . App-174 . Only here and 2 Corinthians 8:22 . gospel. App-140 .
throughout . Greek. dia . App-104 . 2 Corinthians 8:1 . The brother was probably Luke.
also chosen = chosen also.
chosen . Greek. cheirotoneo . See Acts 14:22 .
of = by. Greek. hupo . App-104 .
to travel with us = as our fellow traveller. Greek. sunekdemos . See Acts 19:29 .
with . Greek. sun . App-104 . The texts read en .
administered . Greek. diakoneo . App-190 .
by . Greek. hupo , as above.
to = with a view to. Greek. pros. App-104 . This depends on "chosen". The object of Paul's having a companion was to avert suspicions, which would tarnish the Lord's glory by bringing discredit on His servant, and also to remove Paul's reluctance. Compare 2 Corinthians 8:20 .
glory . See p. 1511.
same. The texts omit.
declaration of . Supply the ellipsis by "to show". your. All the texts read "our".
ready mind. Same as "readiness", 2 Corinthians 8:11 . Compare 2 Corinthians 8:1 ,
Avoiding. Greek. stellomai . Only here and 2 Thessalonians 3:6 .
that no man = lest (Greek. me) any one (Greek. tis . App-123 ,),
blame . Greek. momaomai See 2 Corinthians 6:3 .
abundance . Greek. hadrotes . Only here.
Providing for . The texts read "For we provide". Greek. pronoeo . See Romans 12:17 .
honest. See item. 2 Corinthians 12:17 .
Lord. App-98 .
also, &c. = in the sight of men also. This is a reply to the charge referred to in 2 Corinthians 12:17 .
men. App-123 .
diligent. Same as "forward", 2 Corinthians 8:17 .
upon = through. No preposition.
confidence. Greek. pepoithesis . App-150 .
I have . Supply the ellipsis by "he has". This was the reason of his diligence.
of = on behalf of. Greek. huper , App-104 .
partner . Greek. koinonos . See 2 Corinthians 1:7 .
fellowhelper . Greek. eeeergos. See, 1 Corinthians 3:9 .
concerning = with reference to. Greek. eis . App-104 .
messengers , Greek. apostolos . App-189 . Here and in Philippians 1:2 , Philippians 1:25 used in the general sense.
Christ. App-98 .
shew. Greek. endeiknumi . See Romans 2:15 .
before . Literally unto (Greek. eis) the face of.
proof , or evidence. Greek. endeixis . See Romans 8:25 .
boasting . Greek. kauchesis . See Romans 3:27 .
on your behalf = on behalf of (Greek. huper , as above) you.
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