5 I thought it necessary therefore to beg the brethren that they would come to you, and complete beforehand your fore-announced blessing, that this may be ready thus as blessing, and not as got out of you.

References for 2 Corinthians 9:5

    • b 9:5 - Or 'as covetousness,' from a verb signifying, along with the desire of having, an over-reaching to get.