New Living Translation
I am asking you to respond as if you were my own children. Open your hearts to us!
King James Bible
Now for a recompence in the same, (I speak as unto my children,) be ye also enlarged.
Darby Bible Translation
but for an answering recompense, (I speak as to children,) let your heart also expand itself.
World English Bible
Now in return, I speak as to my children, you also be open wide.
Young's Literal Translation
and as a recompense of the same kind, (as to children I say it,) be ye enlarged -- also ye!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:13 Now for a recompence of the same - Of my parental tenderness. I speak as to my children - I ask nothing hard or grievous. Be ye also enlarged - Open your hearts, first to God, and then to us, so 2Cor 8:5, that God may dwell in you, 2Cor 6:16; 7:1; and that ye may receive us, 2Cor 7:2.
PAUL ENTIRELY SANCTIFIED. I might urge a great many other considerations, and as I have said, fill a book with scriptures, and arguments, and demonstrations, of the attainability of entire sanctification in this life. But I forbear, and will present only one more consideration--a consideration which has great weight in some minds. It is a question of great importance, whether any actually ever did attain this state. Some who believe it attainable, do not consider it of much importance to show that …
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I will pursue your commands, for you expand my understanding.
1 Corinthians 4:14
I am not writing these things to shame you, but to warn you as my beloved children.
Dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to live as I do in freedom from these things, for I have become like you Gentiles--free from those laws. You did not mistreat me when I first preached to you.
3 John 1:4
I could have no greater joy than to hear that my children are following the truth.
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