New International Version
And we are sending along with him the brother who is praised by all the churches for his service to the gospel.
King James Bible
And we have sent with him the brother, whose praise is in the gospel throughout all the churches;
Darby Bible Translation
but we have sent with him the brother whose praise [is] in the glad tidings through all the assemblies;
World English Bible
We have sent together with him the brother whose praise in the Good News is known through all the assemblies.
Young's Literal Translation
and we sent with him the brother, whose praise in the good news is through all the assemblies,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The brother, whose praise is in the Gospel - Who this brother was we cannot tell; some suppose it was St. Luke, who wrote a gospel, and who was the companion of St. Paul in several of his travels; others think it was Silas; others, Barnabas; others, Mark; and others, Apollos. Neither ancients nor moderns agree in either; but Luke, John, and Mark, seem to have the most probable opinions in their favor. Whoever the person was he was sufficiently known to the Corinthians, as we learn by what the apostle says of him in this place.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the brother. This is generally supposed to have been Said. Luke, 'whose praise was in all the churches,' on account of the gospel which he had written, and for many zealous services in its cause.
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1 Corinthians 4:17
For this reason I have sent to you Timothy, my son whom I love, who is faithful in the Lord. He will remind you of my way of life in Christ Jesus, which agrees with what I teach everywhere in every church.
1 Corinthians 7:17
Nevertheless, each person should live as a believer in whatever situation the Lord has assigned to them, just as God has called them. This is the rule I lay down in all the churches.
1 Corinthians 16:3
Then, when I arrive, I will give letters of introduction to the men you approve and send them with your gift to Jerusalem.
2 Corinthians 2:12
Now when I went to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ and found that the Lord had opened a door for me,
2 Corinthians 8:23
As for Titus, he is my partner and co-worker among you; as for our brothers, they are representatives of the churches and an honor to Christ.
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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