2 Corinthians 8:4
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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
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Wesley'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.

2 Corinthians 8:4 Parallel Commentaries

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Indeed in all Spiritual Delights, which Unmarried Women Enjoy...
27. Indeed in all spiritual delights, which unmarried women enjoy, their holy conversation ought also to be with caution; lest haply, though their life be not evil through haughtiness, their report be evil through negligence. Nor are they to be listened to, whether they be holy men or women, when (upon occasion of their neglect in some matter being blamed, through which it comes to pass that they fall into evil suspicion, from which they know that their life is far removed) they say that it is enough
St. Augustine—On the Good of Widowhood.

Epistle xxxi. To Theodorus, Physician.
To Theodorus, Physician. Gregory to Theodorus, Physician to the Emperor. I myself give thanks to Almighty God, that distance does not separate the hearts of those who truly love each other mutually. For lo, most sweet and glorious son, we are far apart in body, and yet are present with each other in charity. This your works, this your letters testify, this I experienced in you when present, this I recognize in your Glory when absent. May this make you both beloved of men and worthy for ever before
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Therefore Let the Rest of the Faithful, who have Lost virginity...
28. Therefore let the rest of the faithful, who have lost virginity, follow the Lamb, not whithersoever He shall have gone, but so far as ever they shall have been able. But they are able every where, save when He walks in the grace of virginity. "Blessed are the poor in spirit;" [2081] imitate Him, Who, whereas "He was rich, was made poor for your sakes." [2082] "Blessed are the meek;" imitate Him, Who said, "Learn of Me, for I am meek and lowly of heart." [2083] "Blessed are they that mourn;" imitate
St. Augustine—Of Holy Virginity.

Epistle xxviii. To Theodore, Physician.
To Theodore, Physician. Gregory to Theodore, Physician at Constantinople. My most beloved son the deacon Sabinianus [1709] , on his return to me, brought me no letter from your Glory; but he conveyed hither what had been sent for the poor and captives; whence I understood the reason. It was that you would not speak by letters to a man, having by a good deed made your address to Almighty God. For this same deed of yours has a voice of its own, which calls to the secret ears of God, as it is written,
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
Acts 24:17
"After several years away, I returned to Jerusalem with money to aid my people and to offer sacrifices to God.

Romans 15:25
But before I come, I must go to Jerusalem to take a gift to the believers there.

Romans 15:31
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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