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 8:16Context
2 Corinthians 8:23Context
8:23 If there is any question 6 about Titus, he is my partner and fellow worker among you; if there is any question about our brothers, they are messengers 7 of the churches, a glory to Christ.
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 Or “eagerness.”
6 tn Grk “If concerning Titus” (εἴτε ὑπὲρ Τίτου, eite Juper Titou); the Greek sentence opens with an ellipsis which must be supplied: If [there is any question] about Titus.”
7 tn Grk “apostles.”