2 Corinthians 2:3-4 NIV

3 I wrote as I did1 so that when I came I should not be distressed2 by those who ought to make me rejoice. I had confidence3 in all of you, that you would all share my joy.

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4 For I wrote you4 out of great distress and anguish of heart and with many tears, not to grieve you but to let you know the depth of my love for you.

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