New Living Translation
We wanted very much to come to you, and I, Paul, tried again and again, but Satan prevented us.
King James Bible
Wherefore we would have come unto you, even I Paul, once and again; but Satan hindered us.
Darby Bible Translation
wherefore we have desired to come to you, even I Paul, both once and twice, and Satan has hindered us.
World English Bible
because we wanted to come to you--indeed, I, Paul, once and again--but Satan hindered us.
Young's Literal Translation
wherefore we wished to come unto you, (I indeed Paul,) both once and again, and the Adversary did hinder us;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:18 Satan - By those persecuting Jews, Acts 17:13.
"Get out of here, Satan," Jesus told him. "For the Scriptures say, 'You must worship the LORD your God and serve only him.'"
I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters, that I planned many times to visit you, but I was prevented until now. I want to work among you and see spiritual fruit, just as I have seen among other Gentiles.
In fact, my visit to you has been delayed so long because I have been preaching in these places.
Even when I was in Thessalonica you sent help more than once.
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