2 Corinthians 1:15

“And in this confidence I was minded to come unto you before, that ye might have a second benefit;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And in this confidence I was minded to come vnto you before, that you might haue a second benefit:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

In this confidence I intended at first to come to you, so that you might twice receive a blessing;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And in this confidence I was minded to come first unto you, that ye might have a second benefit;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And being certain of this, it was my purpose to come to you before, so that you might have a second grace;
- Basic English Bible

And with this confidence I purposed to come to you previously, that ye might have a second favour;
- Darby Bible

And in this confidence I purposed to come to you before, that ye might have a second benefit;
- Webster's Bible

It was because I entertained this confidence that I intended to visit you before going elsewhere--so that you might receive a twofold proof of God's favour--
- Weymouth Bible

In this confidence, I was determined to come first to you, that you might have a second benefit;
- World English Bible

And in this tristyng Y wolde first come to you, that ye schulden haue the secounde grace,
- Wycliffe Bible

and in this confidence I was purposing to come unto you before, that a second favour ye might have,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 1:15


1:15 In this confidence - That is, being confident of this.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 1:15


2Co 1:15 In this confidence. Of their acknowledgment of his apostleship and rejoicing in him. I was minded to come unto you before. Before going to Macedonia, sailing straight across from Ephesus to Corinth. That ye might have a second benefit. Two visits, one as Paul went to Macedonia, and one on his return. All this is explained in 2Co 1:16.

Discussion for 2 Corinthians 1

  • Brianna
    Vs. 4 Our God has supplied us comfort through the pages of the Bible. Many of the persons in the Bible serve as an example to us. As we read their examples and overcome trials we can be a source of encouragement to others. May we heed the counsel Matt. 28:19,20 and share the good news.
  • Geraldine Cole
    Praise Jesus u right Peter K.marrage is only for this world their is No marriage in heaven with man and women if u were marry here thats it. Praise the Lord we will Just deal with spiritual issus then what a time it will be just to see Jesus the one who died for me so let love one another and be good to one another don't let the devil trick u out of your life with Jesus he wants your soul Amen
  • Johnnie Mae Harris
    All powers are in the hands of God through our savior Christ Jesus and through Faith we all are partakers of that Divine Love. There's no yea or nay but only through that Love and Faith is yea in the heart of God but through our Lord and Savior Christ Jesus. Amen
  • Bro, Chigozie
    We Are To Comfort One Another Who Were Undergoing De Same Trials Of Faith Persecution Or Tribulation With Us, Truly Heaven Is Real,
  • Brianna vs. 11
    Verse 11 highlights the strength of the power of prayer. Here, Paul states that one way to help others is to pray for them. Just as prayer helped Peter escape unjust imprisonment, when we offer heartfelt prayer in the behalf of others, Jehovah God will certainly take notice.
  • Peter Nwogu Okim
    the chapter deals with how our lives should be as Christian s and how we should respond to challenging situations that may threaten our faith, knowing that at the end we can only come out more stronger than we started. glory to God for ever.

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