2 Corinthians 2:9
Good News Translation
I wrote you that letter because I wanted to find out how well you had stood the test and whether you are always ready to obey my instructions.

Contemporary English Version
I also wrote because I wanted to test you and find out if you would follow my instructions.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For to this end also did I write, that I may know the experiment of you, whether you be obedient in all things.

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For to this end also did I write, that I may know the experiment of you, whether you be obedient in all things.

that.

2 Corinthians 7:12-15 Wherefore although I wrote to you, it was not for his sake that did the wrong, nor for him that suffered it: but to manifest our carefulness that we have for you . . .

2 Corinthians 8:24 Wherefore shew ye to them, in the sight of the churches, the evidence of your charity and of our boasting on your behalf.

Exodus 16:4 And the Lord said to Moses: Behold I will rain bread from heaven for you; let the people go forth, and gather what is sufficient for every day: that I may prove them whether they will walk in my law, or not.

Deuteronomy 8:2,16 And thou shalt remember all the way through which the Lord thy God hath brought thee for forty years through the desert, to afflict thee and to prove thee, and that the things that were known in thy heart might be made known, whether thou wouldst keep his commandments or no. . . .

Deuteronomy 13:3 Thou shalt not hear the words of that prophet or dreamer: for the Lord your God trieth you, that it may appear whether you love him with all your heart, and with all your soul, or not.

Philippians 2:22 Now know ye the proof of him: that as a son with the father, so hath he served with me in the gospel.

whether.

2 Corinthians 7:15 And his bowels are more abundantly towards you: remembering the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling you received him.

2 Corinthians 10:6 And having in readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience shall be fulfilled.

Philippians 2:12 Wherefore, my dearly beloved, (as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only but much more now in my absence) with fear and trembling work out your salvation.

2 Thessalonians 3:14 And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man and do not keep company with him, that he may be ashamed.

Philemon 1:21 Trusting in thy obedience, I have written to thee: knowing that thou wilt also do more than I say.

Context
Reaffirm Your Love
8Wherefore, I beseech you that you would confirm your charity towards him. 9For to this end also did I write, that I may know the experiment of you, whether you be obedient in all things. 10And to whom you have pardoned any thing, I also. For, what I have pardoned, if I have pardoned any thing, for your sakes have I done it in the person of Christ:…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 2:3
And I wrote this same to you: that I may not, when I come, have sorrow upon sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice: having confidence in you all, that my joy is the joy of you all.

2 Corinthians 2:4
For out of much affliction and anguish of heart, I wrote to you with many tears: not that you should be made sorrowful: but that you might know the charity I have more abundantly towards you.

2 Corinthians 2:8
Wherefore, I beseech you that you would confirm your charity towards him.

2 Corinthians 7:12
Wherefore although I wrote to you, it was not for his sake that did the wrong, nor for him that suffered it: but to manifest our carefulness that we have for you

2 Corinthians 7:15
And his bowels are more abundantly towards you: remembering the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling you received him.

2 Corinthians 8:2
That in much experience of tribulation, they have had abundance of joy and their very deep poverty hath abounded unto the riches of their simplicity.

2 Corinthians 10:6
And having in readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience shall be fulfilled.

Philippians 2:22
Now know ye the proof of him: that as a son with the father, so hath he served with me in the gospel.

Additional Translations
My purpose in writing you was to see if you would stand the test and be obedient in everything.

For this indeed also did I write, so that I might know the proof of you, whether you are obedient to everything.

For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether you be obedient in all things.

For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye are obedient in all things.

For to this end also I have written, that I might know, by putting you to the test, if as to everything ye are obedient.

For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye are obedient in all things.

For to this end also I wrote, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye are obedient in all things.

For in writing to you I have also this object in view--to discover by experience whether you are prepared to be obedient in every respect.

For to this end I also wrote, that I might know the proof of you, whether you are obedient in all things.

for, for this also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether in regard to all things ye are obedient.
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