And we desire (epiqumoumen de). Literary plural again like pepeismeqa ( Mark 6:9 ). He is not wholly satisfied with them as he had already shown ( Mark 5:11-14 ). They have not given up Christ ( Mark 6:4-8 ), but many of them are still babes (nhpioi, Mark 5:13 ) and not adults (teleioi, Mark 5:14 ) and others are in peril of becoming so. Unto the fulness of hope (pro thn plhroporian th elpido). For plhroporia see 1 Thessalonians 1:5 ; Colossians 2:2 . To the end (acri telou). As in Hebrews 3:6 Hebrews 3:14 .