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2 Corinthians 8:16-18

Context
The Mission of Titus

8:16 But thanks be to God who put in the heart of Titus the same devotion 1  I have for you, 8:17 because he not only accepted our request, but since he was very eager, 2  he is coming 3  to you of his own accord. 4  8:18 And we are sending 5  along with him the brother who is praised by all the churches for his work in spreading the gospel. 6 

1 tn Or “eagerness.”

2 tn The comparative form of this adjective is used here with elative meaning.

3 tn This verb has been translated as an epistolary aorist.

4 tn Or “of his own free will.”

5 tn This verb has been translated as an epistolary aorist.

6 tn Grk “the brother of whom the praise in the gospel [is] throughout all the churches.”



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