2 Corinthians 9:3
Good News Translation
Now I am sending these believers, so that our boasting about you in this matter may not turn out to be empty words. But, just as I said, you will be ready with your help.

Contemporary English Version
This is why I am sending Titus and the two others to you. I want you to be ready, just as I promised. This will prove we were not wrong to brag about you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now I have sent the brethren, that the thing which we boast of concerning you be not made void in this behalf, that (as I have said) you may be ready:

New American Bible
Nonetheless, I sent the brothers so that our boast about you might not prove empty in this case, so that you might be ready, as I said,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Now I have sent the brethren, that the thing which we boast of concerning you be not made void in this behalf, that (as I have said) you may be ready:

have.

2 Corinthians 9:4 Lest, when the Macedonians shall come with me and find you unprepared, we (not to say ye) should be ashamed in this matter.

2 Corinthians 7:14 And if I have boasted any thing to him of you, I have not been put to shame: but as we have spoken all things to you in truth, so also our boasting that was made to Titus is found a truth.

2 Corinthians 8:6,17-24 Insomuch, that we desired Titus, that, as he had begun, so also he would finish among you this same grace. . . .

ye may.

2 Corinthians 9:5 Therefore I thought it necessary to desire the brethren that they would go to you before and prepare this blessing before promised, to be ready, so as a blessing, not as covetousness.

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

*etc:

Titus 3:1 Admonish them to be subject to princes and powers, to obey at a word, to be ready to every good work.

Context
God Loves a Cheerful Giver
2For I know your forward mind: for which I boast of you to the Macedonians, that Achaia also is ready from the year past. And your emulation hath provoked very many. 3Now I have sent the brethren, that the thing which we boast of concerning you be not made void in this behalf, that (as I have said) you may be ready: 4Lest, when the Macedonians shall come with me and find you unprepared, we (not to say ye) should be ashamed in this matter.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 16:2
On the first day of the week, let every one of you put apart with himself, laying up what it shall well please him: that when I come, the collections be not then to be made.

2 Corinthians 7:4
Great is my confidence for you: great is my glorying for you. I am filled with comfort: I exceedingly abound with joy in all our tribulation.

2 Corinthians 9:5
Therefore I thought it necessary to desire the brethren that they would go to you before and prepare this blessing before promised, to be ready, so as a blessing, not as covetousness.

Additional Translations
But I am sending the brothers in order that our boasting about you in this matter should not prove empty, but that you will be prepared, just as I said.

But I have sent the brothers in order that our boasting about you in this matter should not be made void, that you may be prepared, as I have been saying.

Yet have I sent the brothers, lest our boasting of you should be in vain in this behalf; that, as I said, you may be ready:

But I have sent the brethren, that our glorying on your behalf may not be made void in this respect; that, even as I said, ye may be prepared:

But I have sent the brethren, in order that our boasting about you may not be made void in this respect, in order that, as I have said, ye may be prepared;

But I have sent the brethren, that our glorying on your behalf may not be made void in this respect; that, even as I said, ye may be prepared:

Yet have I sent the brethren, lest our boasting of you should be in vain in this behalf; that, as I said, ye may be ready:

Still I send the brethren in order that in this matter our boast about you may not turn out to have been an idle one; so that, as I have said, you may be ready;

But I have sent the brothers that our boasting on your behalf may not be in vain in this respect, that, just as I said, you may be prepared,

and I sent the brethren, that our boasting on your behalf may not be made vain in this respect; that, according as I said, ye may be ready,
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