New Living Translation
So I am all the more anxious to send him back to you, for I know you will be glad to see him, and then I will not be so worried about you.
King James Bible
I sent him therefore the more carefully, that, when ye see him again, ye may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.
Darby Bible Translation
I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that seeing him ye might again rejoice, and that I might be the less sorrowful.
World English Bible
I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that, when you see him again, you may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.
Young's Literal Translation
The more eagerly, therefore, I did send him, that having seen him again ye may rejoice, and I may be the less sorrowful;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:28 That I may be the less sorrowful - When I know you are rejoicing.
LibraryJune 6. "He Emptied Himself" (Phil. Ii. 8, R. V. ).
"He emptied Himself" (Phil. ii. 8, R. V.). The first step to the righteousness of the kingdom is "poor in spirit." Then the next is a little deeper, "they that mourn." Because now you must get plastic, you must get broken, you must get like the metal in the fire, which the Master can mould; and so, it is not enough to see your unrighteousness, but deeply to feel it, deeply to regret it, deeply to mourn over it, to own it not a little thing that sin has come into your life. And so God leads a soul …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
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A Willing Sacrifice
And he certainly was ill; in fact, he almost died. But God had mercy on him--and also on me, so that I would not have one sorrow after another.
Welcome him with Christian love and with great joy, and give him the honor that people like him deserve.
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