Philippians 2:25-30 NAS

25 But I thought it necessary to send to you 1Epaphroditus, my brother and 2fellow worker and 3fellow soldier, who is also your a4messenger and 5minister to my need;

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26 because he was longing bfor you all and was distressed because you had heard that he was sick.

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    • … 2:26 - One early ms reads "to see you all"
      27 For indeed he was sick to the point of death, but God had mercy on him, and not on him only but also on me, so * that I would not have sorrow upon sorrow.
      28 Therefore I have sent him all the more eagerly so that when you see him again you may rejoice and I may be less concerned about you.
      29 6Receive him then in the Lord with all joy, and 7hold men like him in high regard;

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      30 because he came close to death c8for the work of Christ, risking his life to 9complete dwhat was deficient in your service to me.

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        • † 2:30 - Lit "because of"
        • ‡ 2:30 - Lit "your deficiency of service"