“Yet have I sent the brethren, lest our boasting of you should be in vain in this behalf; that, as I said, ye may be ready:”
King James Version (KJV)
9:3 I have sent the above mentioned brethren before me.
2Co 9:3 Yet have I sent the brethren. See 2Co 8:17,18,22. He sent them so that they would surely be prepared when he came.