for even when I was in Thessalonica, you sent me aid again and again when I was in need.
for even in Thessalonica you sent a gift more than once for my needs.
Even when I was in Thessalonica you sent help more than once.
Even while I was in Thessalonica, you helped out--and not only once, but twice.
Because even in Thessalonica you sent once and again to me in my need.
For even when I was in Thessalonica, you sent me help for my needs more than once.
For even in Thessalonica you sent aid once and again for my necessities.
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2 tn Or “several times”; Grk, “both once and twice.” The literal expression “once and twice” is frequently used as a Greek idiom referring to an indefinite low number, but more than once (“several times”); see L&N 60.70.