New Living Translation
They are being tested by many troubles, and they are very poor. But they are also filled with abundant joy, which has overflowed in rich generosity.
King James Bible
How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.
Darby Bible Translation
that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty has abounded to the riches of their free-hearted liberality.
World English Bible
how that in much proof of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.
Young's Literal Translation
because in much trial of tribulation the abundance of their joy, and their deep poverty, did abound to the riches of their liberality;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:2 In a great trial of affliction - Being continually persecuted, harassed, and plundered.
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Is it against the law for me to do what I want with my money? Should you be jealous because I am kind to others?'
Don't you see how wonderfully kind, tolerant, and patient God is with you? Does this mean nothing to you? Can't you see that his kindness is intended to turn you from your sin?
If your gift is to encourage others, be encouraging. If it is giving, give generously. If God has given you leadership ability, take the responsibility seriously. And if you have a gift for showing kindness to others, do it gladly.
2 Corinthians 2:9
I wrote to you as I did to test you and see if you would fully comply with my instructions.
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