2 Corinthians 8:4

“Praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Corinthians 8:4

Praying vs with much entreatie, that we would receiue the gift, and take vpon vs the fellowship of the ministring to the Saints.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

begging us with much urging for the favor of participation in the support of the saints,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

beseeching us with much entreaty in regard of this grace and the fellowship in the ministering to the saints:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Seriously requesting us that they might have a part in this grace of being servants to the needs of the saints:
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

Praying us with much entreaty, that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
- Webster's Bible

With earnest entreaty they begged from us the favour of being allowed to share in the service now being rendered to God's people.
- Weymouth Bible

begging us with much entreaty to receive this grace and the fellowship in the service to the saints.
- World English Bible

with myche monestyng bisechynge vs the grace and the comynyng of mynystring, that is maad to hooli men.
- Wycliffe Bible

with much entreaty calling on us to receive the favour and the fellowship of the ministration to the saints,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Corinthians 8:4

Wesley's Notes for 2 Corinthians 8:4


8:4 Praying us with much entreaty - Probably St. Paul had lovingly admonished them not to do beyond their power.


People's Bible Notes for 2 Corinthians 8:4


2Co 8:4 Praying us with much intreaty. They insisted on doing more than the apostle felt that they ought to do.

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