But if any have caused grief, he hath not grieved me, but in part" that I may not overburden you all.
Sufficient to such a man is this censure, which was inflicted by many,
so that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow.
Therefore I beseech you that you would confirm your love toward him.
For to this end also did I write, that I might have proof from you, whether ye be obedient in all things.
To whom ye forgive anything, I forgive also; for if I forgave anything, to whom I forgave it, I forgave it for your sakes in the person of Christ,
lest Satan should get an advantage over us. For we are not ignorant of his devices.