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touching = concerning. Greek. peri. App-104 .
ministering . Greek diakonia. App-190 .
to = unto. Greek. eis . App-104 .
saints. See Acts 9:13 ,
know . Greek. oida . App-132 .
the forwardness of your mind = your readiness. Greek. prothumia . See Acts 17:11 ,
boast = glory. Greek. kauchaomai. See Romans 2:17 .
of = on behalf of. Greek. huper: App-104 .
them of , &c. = the Macedonians.
Achaia = Greece.
a year ago . See 2 Corinthians 8:10 .
zeal . Greek. zelos . Compare Acts 5:17 .
hath . Omit.
provoked. Greek. erethizo. Only here and Colossians 3:21 .
very many = the majority.
have . Omit.
sent, Greek. pempo. App-174 .
lest = in order that (Greek. hina) . not, Greek me. App-105 .
boasting = glorying. Greek. kauchema. See Romans 4:2 .
in vain = made void. Greek. kenoo. See Philippians 1:2 , Philippians 1:7 .
in . Greek. en . App-104 .
behalf = part. Greek. meros.
that = in order that. Greek. hina
said = was saying.
Lest haply = Lest by any means. Greek. me pos .
if . App-118 .
with . Greek. sun. App-104 .
unprepared . Greek. aparaskeuastos. Only here.
not. Greek me. App-105 ,I.
ashamed . Greek. kataischuno. See Romans 5:5 .
confident = confidence. Greek. hupostasis. Here, 2 Corinthians 11:17 . Hebrews 1:3 ; Hebrews 3:14 ; Hebrews 11:1 .
boasting . Greek. kauchesis. See Romans 3:27 . The texts omit.
exhort. Greek parakaleo. App-134 .
unto . Gr . eis . App-10 .
make up beforehand . Greek. prokatartizo. Only here. Compare App-125 .
bounty = blessing, Greek. eulogia. Translated "blessing" eleven times, "fair speech" Romans 16:18 , and "bounty" here and 2 Corinthians 9:6 . Compare Joel 2:14 .Malachi 2:2 , where the same word is used in the Septuagint
whereof ye had notice before = before notified. Greek. prokatangello. See Acts 3:18 . The texts read proepangllo, which Occurs elsewhere only in Romans 1:2 .
sparingly . Greek pheidomenos. Only here. Compare pheidomai , 2 Corinthians 1:23
bountifully . Lit, upon (Greek. epi. App-104 .) blessings, as above. Figure of speech Symploke.
Every man = Each one.
purposeth . Greek. proaireomai. Only here. The texts read "bath purposed".
grudgingly . Lit, of (Greek. ek. App-104 .) grief.
of Greek. ek, as above.
God . App-98 .,
loveth . Greek. agapao. App-135 .
cheerful . Greek. hilaris . Only here. The noun in Romans 12:8 . Compare Eng. "hilarity'.
giver . Greek. dotes. Only here. Compare Proverbs 22:9 , where the Septuagint reads, "God blesseth a cheerful giver". Fig, Parcemia .
able. Greek dunatos, but the texts read the verb dunateo, which ooc. elsewhere only in 2 Corinthians 13:3 .
all . Notice the four "alls" which, with "every", give the Figure of speech Polyptotan. App-6 .
grace . Greek. charis , App-184 . 1,
toward = unto. Greek. eis , as in 2 Corinthians 9:5 .
always . . . things. Greek. panti pantote pasan. Figure of speech Paronomasia.
sufficiency. Greek. avtarkeia. Only here and 1 Timothy 6:6 , every. Greek. pas. Translated "all "above,
is = has been, or standeth.
dispersed abroad = scattered. Greek. skorpizo , See John 16:32 .
poor. Greek. penes. App-127 . Only here.
righteousness . Greek. dikaiosune. App-191 .
remaineth . Greek. meno . See p. 1511.
for ever . Greek. eis ton aiona. App-151 . Quoted from Psalms 112:9 .
ministereth. Greek. epichoregeo. Occurs elsewhere, Galatians 1:3 , Galatians 1:5 .Colossians 2:19 ; 2Pe 1:5 , 2 Peter 1:11 . The prefix epi suggests God's liberal supply. Compare Isaiah 55:10 .
minister . Greek. choregeo Only here and 1 Peter 4:11 . The choregos was the leader of a chorus, and then came to mean one who defrayed the cost of a chorus at the public festivals. The texts put these three verbs in the future, instead of the imperative.
for . Greek. eis . App-1 .
Being enriched . Greek. piontizo. See 1 Corinthians 1:5 ,
bountifulness . Greek haplotes. Sec 2 Corinthians 1:12 .
causeth = worketh, Greek. ketergazomai, as 2 Corinthians 4:17 .
through . Greek. dia. App-104 . 2 Corinthians 9:1 .
administration . Same es "ministering", 2 Corinthians 9:1 .
service . Greek. leitourgia. App-190 .
not , Greek. to. App-106 .
supplieth = fully supplies. Greek. prosanapleroo. Only here and 2 Corinthians 11:9 .
by = through, as 2 Corinthians 9:11 .
unto = to
experiment = proof. Greek. dokime. See 2 Corinthians 2:9 .
ministration . Same as "ministering", 2 Corinthians 9:1 .
for = upon. Greek. epi, App-101 .
your professed subjection = the subjection of your confession, i. e, produced by your confession.
confession . Greek. homologia. Occurs elsewhere, 1 Timothy 6:12 , 1 Timothy 6:13 .Hebrews 3:1 ; Hebrews 4:14 ; Hebrews 10:23 ,
subjection . Greek. hupotage, Occurs elsewhere Galatians 1:2 , Galatians 1:5 . 1 Timothy 2:11 ; 1 Timothy 3:4 .
gospel . App-140 .
Christ. App-98 .
liberal distribution = the bountifulness (Greek. haplotos, as in 2 Corinthians 9:11 ) of your distribution.
distribution = fellowship. Greek. koinbnia,
prayer . Greek deesis . App-134 .
for = on behalf of. Greek. huper. App-104 .
for = because of. Greek. dia. App-104 . 2 Corinthians 9:2 .
exceeding , Greek. huperballo. See 2 Corinthians 3:10 .
in = upon. Greek. epi. App-104 .
Thanks . Greek. charis , as in 2 Corinthians 9:8 .
unspeakable = that cannot be fully declared. Greek. anekdiegetos. Only here.
gift , Greek. dorea . See John 4:10 . It cannot be that Paul had in his mind anything less than God's supreme gift, the gift of His Son, of which he speaks in 2 Corinthians 8:9 . He frequently breaks out into thanksgiving in the midst of his epistles. Compare Romans 9:5 ; Romans 11:33 , Romans 11:36 , 1 Corinthians 15:57 . Galatians 1:1 , Galatians 1:5 .Ephesians 3:20 . 1 Timothy 1:17 .
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