2 Corinthians 8:4
Good News Translation
they begged us and pleaded for the privilege of having a part in helping God's people in Judea.

Contemporary English Version
They even asked and begged us to let them have the joy of giving their money for God's people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
With much entreaty begging of us the grace and communication of the ministry that is done toward the saints.

New American Bible
they begged us insistently for the favor of taking part in the service to the holy ones,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

With much entreaty begging of us the grace and communication of the ministry that is done toward the saints.

that.

2 Corinthians 8:18,19 We have sent also with him the brother whose praise is in the gospel through all the churches. . . .

Genesis 33:10,11 And Jacob said: Do not so I beseech thee, but if I have found favour in thy eyes, receive a little present at my hands: for I have seen thy face, as if I should have seen the countenance of God: be gracious to me, . . .

2 Kings 5:15,16 And returning to the man of God, with all his train, he came, and stood before him, and said: In truth, I know there is no other God, in all the earth, but only in Israel: I beseech thee, therefore, take a blessing of thy servant. . . .

Acts 16:15 And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying: If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house and abide there. And she constrained us.

1 Corinthians 16:3,4 And when I shall be with you, whomsoever you shall approve by letters, them will I send to carry your grace to Jerusalem. . . .

the ministering.

2 Corinthians 9:1,12-14 For concerning the ministry that is done towards the saints, it is superfluous for me to write unto you. . . .

Matthew 10:42 And whosoever shall give to drink to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, amen I say to you he shall not lose his reward.

Matthew 12:50 For whosoever shall do the will of my Father, that is in heaven, he is my brother, and sister, and mother.

Matthew 25:40,44,45 And the king answering shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me. . . .

Mark 14:7 For the poor you have always with you: and whensoever you will, you may do them good: but me you have not always.

John 19:26,27 When Jesus therefore had seen his mother and the disciple standing whom he loved, he saith to his mother: Woman, behold thy son. . . .

Acts 6:1 And in those days, the number of the disciples increasing, there arose a murmuring of the Greeks against the Hebrews, for that their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.

*etc:

Acts 9:39-41 And Peter rising up went with them. And when he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber. And all the widows stood about him, weeping and shewing him the coats and garments which Dorcas made them. . . .

Acts 11:29 And the disciples, every man according to his ability, purposed to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea.

Acts 24:17 Now after many years, I came to bring alms to my nation and offerings and vows.

Romans 15:25,26 But now I shall go to Jerusalem, to minister unto the saints. . . .

1 Corinthians 16:1,3,4,15 Now concerning the collections that are made for the saints: as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, so do ye also. . . .

Galatians 2:10 Only that we should be mindful of the poor: which same thing also I was careful to do.

Galatians 6:10 Therefore, whilst we have time, let us work good to all men, but especially to those who are of the household of the faith.

1 Timothy 5:10 Having testimony for her good works, if she have brought up children, if she have received to harbour, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have ministered to them that suffer tribulation, if she have diligently followed every good work.

Philemon 1:5,6 Hearing of thy charity and faith, which thou hast in the Lord Jesus and towards all the saints: . . .

Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unjust, that he should forget your work and the love which you have shewn in his name, you who have ministered and do minister to the saints.

1 John 3:16-18 In this we have known the charity of God, because he hath laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. . . .

Context
Generosity Commended
3For according to their power (I bear them witness) and beyond their power, they were willing: 4With much entreaty begging of us the grace and communication of the ministry that is done toward the saints. 5And not as we hoped: but they gave their own selves, first to the Lord, then to us by the will of God;…
Cross References
Acts 24:17
Now after many years, I came to bring alms to my nation and offerings and vows.

Romans 15:25
But now I shall go to Jerusalem, to minister unto the saints.

Romans 15:31
That I may be delivered from the unbelievers that are in Judea and that the oblation of my service may be acceptable in Jerusalem to the saints.

2 Corinthians 8:19
And not that only: but he was also ordained by the churches companion of our travels, for this grace, which is administered by us, to the glory of the Lord and our determined will:

2 Corinthians 9:1
For concerning the ministry that is done towards the saints, it is superfluous for me to write unto you.

2 Corinthians 9:12
Because the administration of this office doth not only supply the want of the saints, but aboundeth also by many thanksgivings in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 9:13
By the proof of this ministry, glorifying God for the obedience of your confession unto the gospel of Christ and for the simplicity of your communicating unto them and unto all.

Additional Translations
they pleaded earnestly for the privilege of sharing in this service to the saints.

imploring of us with much entreaty for the grace and the fellowship of the service among the saints.

Praying us with much entreaty that we would receive the gift, and take on us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.

beseeching us with much entreaty in regard of this grace and the fellowship in the ministering to the saints:

begging of us with much entreaty [to give effect to] the grace and fellowship of the service which [was to be rendered] to the saints.

beseeching us with much entreaty in regard of this grace and the fellowship in the ministering to the saints:

Praying us with much entreaty, that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.

With earnest entreaty they begged from us the favour of being allowed to share in the service now being rendered to God's people.

begging us with much entreaty to receive this grace and the fellowship in the service to the saints.

with much entreaty calling on us to receive the favour and the fellowship of the ministration to the saints,
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