2 Corinthians 2:1-9 NAS

Reaffirm Your Love

1 But I determined this afor my own sake, that I 1would not come to you in sorrow again.

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    • n 2:1 - Or "as far as I am concerned"
      2 For if I 2cause you sorrow, who then makes me glad but the one whom I made sorrowful?

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      3 This is the very thing I 3wrote you, so * that 4when I came, I would not have sorrow from those who ought to make me rejoice; having 5confidence in you all that my joy would be the joy of you all.

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      4 For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I 6wrote to you with many tears; not so that you would be made sorrowful, but that you might know the love which I have especially for you.

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      5 But 7if any has caused sorrow, he has caused sorrow not to me, but in some degree -bin order not to say too much -to all of you.

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        • o 2:5 - Lit "so that I not be burdensome"
          6 Sufficient for such a one is 8this punishment which was inflicted by the majority,

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          7 so that on the contrary you should rather 9forgive and comfort him, otherwise such a one might be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.

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          8 Wherefore I urge you to reaffirm your love for him.
          9 For to this end also 10I wrote, so that I might c11put you to the test, whether you are 12obedient in all things.

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            • p 2:9 - Lit "know the proof of you"