2 Corinthians 7:7

Wherewith (h). Either locative case with preceding en or instrumental of the relative with pareklhqh (first aorist passive indicative). "The manner in which Paul, so to speak, fondles this word (parakalew) is most beautiful" (Vincent). In you (ep umin). Over you, upon you. Your longing (thn umwn epipoqhsin). Late word from epipoqew (epi, directive, longing towards, yearning). Only here in N.T. Mourning (odurmon). Old word from oduromai, to lament. Only here in N.T. So that I rejoiced yet more (wste me mallon carhnai). Result expressed by wste and the second aorist passive infinitive of cairw with accusative of general reference.