At the present time, your abundance will meet their need, 1 so that one day their abundance may also meet your need, and thus there may be equality,
I was glad about the arrival of Stephanus, Fortunatus, and Achaicus because they have supplied the fellowship with you that I lacked. 1
For I do not say this so there would be relief for others and suffering for you, but as a matter of equality.
since it was because of the work of Christ that he almost died. He risked his life so that he could make up for your inability to serve me. 1
When 1 I was with you and was in need, I was not a burden to anyone, for the brothers who came from Macedonia fully supplied my needs. 2 I 3 kept myself from being a burden to you in any way, and will continue to do so.