2 Corinthians 8:6
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New Living Translation
So we have urged Titus, who encouraged your giving in the first place, to return to you and encourage you to finish this ministry of giving.

King James Bible
Insomuch that we desired Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also finish in you the same grace also.

Darby Bible Translation
So that we begged Titus that, according as he had before begun, so he would also complete as to you this grace also;

World English Bible
So we urged Titus, that as he made a beginning before, so he would also complete in you this grace.

Young's Literal Translation
so that we exhorted Titus, that, according as he did begin before, so also he may finish to you also this favour,

2 Corinthians 8:6 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

8:6 As he had begun - When he was with you before.

2 Corinthians 8:6 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.

2 Corinthians 2:13
But I had no peace of mind because my dear brother Titus hadn't yet arrived with a report from you. So I said good-bye and went on to Macedonia to find him.

2 Corinthians 8:10
Here is my advice: It would be good for you to finish what you started a year ago. Last year you were the first who wanted to give, and you were the first to begin doing it.

2 Corinthians 8:16
But thank God! He has given Titus the same enthusiasm for you that I have.

2 Corinthians 8:17
Titus welcomed our request that he visit you again. In fact, he himself was very eager to go and see you.

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.

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