New International Version
For Titus not only welcomed our appeal, but he is coming to you with much enthusiasm and on his own initiative.
King James Bible
For indeed he accepted the exhortation; but being more forward, of his own accord he went unto you.
Darby Bible Translation
For he received indeed the entreaty, but, being full of zeal, he went of his own accord to you;
World English Bible
For he indeed accepted our exhortation, but being himself very earnest, he went out to you of his own accord.
Young's Literal Translation
because indeed the exhortation he accepted, and being more diligent, of his own accord he went forth unto you,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He accepted the exhortation - I advised him to visit you and excite you to this good work, and I found that he was already disposed in his heart to do it; God put this earnest care in the heart of Titus for you, 2 Corinthians 8:16.
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2 Corinthians 8:6
So we urged Titus, just as he had earlier made a beginning, to bring also to completion this act of grace on your part.
2 Corinthians 12:18
I urged Titus to go to you and I sent our brother with him. Titus did not exploit you, did he? Did we not walk in the same footsteps by the same Spirit?
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