But God comforts those who are sad. He comforted me when Titus came.
I was comforted not only when he came but also by the comfort you had given him. He told me how much you longed for me. He told me about your deep sadness and concern for me. That made my joy greater than ever.
All of that cheers us up. We were also very glad to see how happy Titus was. You have all renewed his spirit.
I had bragged about you to him. And you have not let me down. Everything we said to you was true. In the same way, our bragging about you to Titus has also turned out to be true.