2 Corinthians 2:3-4 ESV

3 And I wrote as I did, so that when I came I might not suffer pain from those who should have made me rejoice, 1for I felt sure of all of you, that my joy would be the joy of you all.

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4 For 2I wrote to you out of much affliction and anguish of heart and with many tears, not to cause you pain but to let you know the abundant love that I have for you.

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