THE SECOND EPISTLE of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians. Chapter 2
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1 Hauing shewed the reason why he came not to them, 6 Hee requireth them to forgiue and to comfort that excommunicated person, 10 Euen as himselfe also vpon his true repentance had forgiuen him, 12 declaring withall why hee departed from Troas to Macedonia, 14 and the happy successe which God gaue to his preaching in all places.
1But I determined this with my selfe, that I would not come againe to you in heauinesse.
2For if I make you sorie, who is hee then that maketh mee glad, but the same which is made sorie by me.
3And I wrote this same vnto you, least when I came, I should haue sorrow from them of whome I ought to reioyce, hauing confidence in you all, that my ioy is the ioy of you all.
4For out of much affliction and anguish of heart, I wrote vnto you with many teares, not that you should bee grieued, but that yee might knowe the loue which I haue more abundantly vnto you.
5But if any haue caused griefe, hee hath not grieued mee, but in part: that I may not ouercharge you all.
6Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many.6
7So that contrarywise, yee ought rather to forgiue him, and comfort him, lest perhaps, such a one should be swallowed vp with ouermuch sorrow.
8Wherefore I beseech you, that you would confirme your loue towards him.
9For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proofe of you, whether ye be obedient in all things.
10To whom yee forgiue any thing, I forgiue also: for if I forgaue any thing, to whom I forgaue it, for your sakes forgaue I it, in the person of Christ,10
11Lest Satan should get an aduantage of vs: for wee are not ignorant of his deuices.
12Furthermore when I came to Troas, to preach Christs Gospel, and a doore was opened vnto mee of the Lord,
13I had no rest in my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother, but taking my leaue of them, I went from thence into Macedonia.
14Now thankes bee vnto God, which alwayes causeth vs to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the sauour of his knowledge by vs in euery place.
15For wee are vnto God, a sweet sauour of Christ, in them that are saued, and in them that perish.
16To the one wee are the sauour of death vnto death; and to the other, the sauour of life vnto life: and who is sufficient for these things?
17For wee are not as many which corrupt the word of God: but as of sinceritie, but as of God, in the sight of God speake we in Christ.17
Original 1611 KJV Sidenote References for 2 Corinthians Chapter 2
6 Or, censure
10 Or, in the sight.
17 Or, deale deceitfully with.
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