New International Version
I urge you, therefore, to reaffirm your love for him.
King James Bible
Wherefore I beseech you that ye would confirm your love toward him.
Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore I exhort you to assure him of [your] love.
World English Bible
Therefore I beg you to confirm your love toward him.
Young's Literal Translation
wherefore, I call upon you to confirm love to him,
2 Corinthians 2:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That ye would confirm your love toward him - You do love him, notwithstanding the reproach he has brought on the Gospel; and notwithstanding your love to him, ye were obliged to cut him off for the credit of the Gospel. Now that he has repented, I beseech you to confirm, κυρωσαι, to ratify, by a public act of the Church, your love to him; give him the fullest proof that you do love him; by forgiving him and restoring him to his place in the Church.
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LibraryThe Triumphal Procession
'Thanks be unto God, which always leadeth us in triumph in Christ and maketh manifest through us the savour of His knowledge in every place.'--2 COR. ii. 14 (R.V.) I suppose most of us have some knowledge of what a Roman Triumph was, and can picture to ourselves the long procession, the victorious general in his chariot with its white horses, the laurelled soldiers, the sullen captives, with suppressed hate flashing in their sunken eyes, the wreathing clouds of incense that went up into the blue …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying," &C.
Letter Xlv (Circa A. D. 1120) to a Youth Named Fulk, who Afterwards was Archdeacon of Langres
A Book for Boys and Girls Or, Temporal Things Spritualized.
2 Corinthians 2:7
Now instead, you ought to forgive and comfort him, so that he will not be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.
2 Corinthians 2:9
Another reason I wrote you was to see if you would stand the test and be obedient in everything.
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