Read 2 Corinthians 8:2 Using Other Translations
How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.
for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part.
They are being tested by many troubles, and they are very poor. But they are also filled with abundant joy, which has overflowed in rich generosity.