3:5 So 1 when I could bear it no longer, I sent to find out about your faith, for fear that the tempter somehow tempted you and our toil had proven useless.
3:6 But now Timothy has come 2 to us from you and given us the good news of your faith and love and that you always think of us with affection 3 and long to see us just as we also long to see you! 4 3:7 So 5 in all our distress and affliction, we were reassured about you, brothers and sisters, 6 through your faith.
1 tn Or “for this reason.”
3 tn Grk “you have a good remembrance of us always.”
4 tn Grk “just as also we you.”
5 tn Or “for this reason.”