2 Corinthians 8:1-5 ESV

Encouragement to Give Generously

1 We want you to know, brothers,a about the grace of God that has been 1given among the churches of Macedonia,

References for 2 Corinthians 8:1

    • 245 8:1 - ver. 5
    • w 8:1 - Or brothers and sisters
      2 for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and 2their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part.

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      3 For they gave 3according to their means, as I can testify, and beyond their means, of their own accord,

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      4 begging us earnestly 4for the favorb of taking part in 5the relief of the saints--

      References for 2 Corinthians 8:4

        • x 8:4 - The Greek word charis can mean favor or grace or thanks, depending on the context
          5 and this, not as we expected, but they 6gave themselves first to the Lord and then by the will of God to us.

          References for 2 Corinthians 8:5

            • 250 8:5 - ver. 1