2 Corinthians 2:3
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English Standard Version
And I wrote as I did, so that when I came I might not suffer pain from those who should have made me rejoice, for I felt sure of all of you, that my joy would be the joy of you all.

King James Bible
And I wrote this same unto you, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice; having confidence in you all, that my joy is the joy of you all.

American Standard Version
And I wrote this very thing, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice; having confidence in you all, that my joy is the joy of you all.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

English Revised Version
And I wrote this very thing, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice; having confidence in you all, that my joy is the joy of you all.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I wrote this same to you, lest, coming I should have sorrow from them by whom I ought to rejoice; having confidence in you all, that my joy is the joy of you all.

Weymouth New Testament
And I write this to you in order that when I come I may not receive pain from those who ought to give me joy, confident as I am as to all of you that my joy is the joy of you all.

2 Corinthians 2:3 Parallel
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I wrote.

1 Corinthians 4:21 What will you? shall I come to you with a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness?

1 Corinthians 5:1 It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles...

*etc:

lest.

2 Corinthians 12:21 And lest, when I come again, my God will humble me among you, and that I shall mourn many which have sinned already...

2 Corinthians 13:1,2 This is the third time I am coming to you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established...

I ought.

2 Corinthians 12:11 I am become a fool in glorying; you have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended of you...

having.

2 Corinthians 1:15 And in this confidence I was minded to come to you before, that you might have a second benefit;

2 Corinthians 7:6 Nevertheless God, that comforts those that are cast down, comforted us by the coming of Titus;

2 Corinthians 8:22 And we have sent with them our brother, whom we have oftentimes proved diligent in many things, but now much more diligent...

Galatians 5:10 I have confidence in you through the Lord, that you will be none otherwise minded: but he that troubles you shall bear his judgment...

Philemon 1:21 Having confidence in your obedience I wrote to you, knowing that you will also do more than I say.

Cross References
1 Corinthians 4:21
What do you wish? Shall I come to you with a rod, or with love in a spirit of gentleness?

2 Corinthians 1:23
But I call God to witness against me--it was to spare you that I refrained from coming again to Corinth.

2 Corinthians 2:9
For this is why I wrote, that I might test you and know whether you are obedient in everything.

2 Corinthians 7:8
For even if I made you grieve with my letter, I do not regret it--though I did regret it, for I see that that letter grieved you, though only for a while.

2 Corinthians 7:12
So although I wrote to you, it was not for the sake of the one who did the wrong, nor for the sake of the one who suffered the wrong, but in order that your earnestness for us might be revealed to you in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 7:16
I rejoice, because I have complete confidence in you.

2 Corinthians 12:21
I fear that when I come again my God may humble me before you, and I may have to mourn over many of those who sinned earlier and have not repented of the impurity, sexual immorality, and sensuality that they have practiced.

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