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2 Corinthians 8:6

Context
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 8:17

Context
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.”



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