New Living Translation
They begged us again and again for the privilege of sharing in the gift for the believers in Jerusalem.
King James Bible
Praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
Darby Bible Translation
begging of us with much entreaty to give effect to the grace and fellowship of the service which was to be rendered to the saints.
World English Bible
begging us with much entreaty to receive this grace and the fellowship in the service to the saints.
Young's Literal Translation
with much entreaty calling on us to receive the favour and the fellowship of the ministration to the saints,
2 Corinthians 8:4 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:4 Praying us with much entreaty - Probably St. Paul had lovingly admonished them not to do beyond their power.
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Epistle xxviii. To Theodore, Physician.
"After several years away, I returned to Jerusalem with money to aid my people and to offer sacrifices to God.
But before I come, I must go to Jerusalem to take a gift to the believers there.
Pray that I will be rescued from those in Judea who refuse to obey God. Pray also that the believers there will be willing to accept the donation I am taking to Jerusalem.
2 Corinthians 8:19
He was appointed by the churches to accompany us as we take the offering to Jerusalem--a service that glorifies the Lord and shows our eagerness to help.
2 Corinthians 9:1
I really don't need to write to you about this ministry of giving for the believers in Jerusalem.
2 Corinthians 9:12
So two good things will result from this ministry of giving--the needs of the believers in Jerusalem will be met, and they will joyfully express their thanks to God.
2 Corinthians 9:13
As a result of your ministry, they will give glory to God. For your generosity to them and to all believers will prove that you are obedient to the Good News of Christ.
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