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I am worried about you! Can it be that all my work for you has been for nothing?
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I am afraid of you, lest perhaps I have laboured in vain among you.
Galatians 4:20 And I would willingly be present with you now and change my voice: because I am ashamed for you.
2 Corinthians 11:2,3 For I am jealous of you with the jealousy of God. For I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. . . .
2 Corinthians 12:20,21 For I fear lest perhaps, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found by you such as you would not. Lest perhaps contentions, envyings, animosities, dissensions, detractions, whisperings, swellings, seditions, be among you. . . .
Galatians 2:2 And I went up according to revelation and communicated to them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles: but apart to them who seemed to be some thing: lest perhaps I should run or had run in vain.
Galatians 5:2-4 Behold, I Paul tell you, that if you be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing. . . .
Isaiah 49:4 And I said: I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength without cause and in vain: therefore my judgment is with the Lord, and my work with my God.
Acts 16:6 And when they had passed through Phrygia and the country of Galatia, they were forbidden by the Holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia.
1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast and unmoveable: always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.
Philippians 2:16 Holding forth the word of life to my glory in the day of Christ: because I have not run in vain, nor laboured in vain.
1 Thessalonians 3:5 For this cause also, I, forbearing no longer, sent to know your faith: lest perhaps he that tempteth should have tempted you: and our labour should be made vain.
2 John 1:8 Look to yourselves, that you lose not the things which you have wrought: but that you may receive a full reward.
ContextPaul's Fears for the Galatians
…10You observe days and months and times, and years. 11I am afraid of you, lest perhaps I have laboured in vain among you. 12Be ye as I, because I also am as you brethren, I beseech you. You have not injured me at all.…
You observe days and months and times, and years.
Be ye as I, because I also am as you brethren, I beseech you. You have not injured me at all.
Holding forth the word of life to my glory in the day of Christ: because I have not run in vain, nor laboured in vain.
Additional TranslationsI fear for you, that my efforts for you may have been in vain.
I fear for you, lest perhaps I have toiled for you in vain.
I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed on you labor in vain.
I am afraid of you, lest by any means I have bestowed labor upon you in vain.
I am afraid of you, lest indeed I have laboured in vain as to you.
I am afraid of you, lest by any means I have bestowed labour upon you in vain.
I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labor in vain.
I am alarmed about you, and am afraid that I have perhaps bestowed labour upon you to no purpose.
I am afraid for you, that I might have wasted my labor for you.
I am afraid of you, lest in vain I did labour toward you.
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