8:6 Thus 1 we urged 2 Titus that, just as he had previously begun this work, 3 so also he should complete this act of kindness 4 for you.
2 Corinthians 8:17Context
8:17 because he not only accepted our request, but since he was very eager, 5 he is coming 6 to you of his own accord. 7
1 tn A new sentence was started here in the translation and the word “thus” was supplied to indicate that it expresses the result of the previous clause.
2 tn Or “we exhorted.”
3 tn The words “this work” are not in the Greek text but are implied. Direct objects in Greek were often omitted and must be supplied from the context.
4 tn Grk “this grace.”
5 tn The comparative form of this adjective is used here with elative meaning.
6 tn This verb has been translated as an epistolary aorist.
7 tn Or “of his own free will.”