Concerning Affliction and Comfort
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, through the
will of God, and Timothy the brother, to the assembly of God, to the one being in Corinth, with [2
holy ones 1
all], to the ones being in all Achaia.
Favor to you and peace from God our father and the
Lord Jesus Christ.
the God and father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the father of the compassions, and God of all comfort;
the one comforting us in all our affliction, for the enabling us to comfort the ones in every affliction, through the consolation of which we are comforted in ourselves by God.
For as [5
of the 4
Christ] in us, so through Christ [2
also abounds 1
But whether we are afflicted for your comfort and deliverance of the one being energized in the
endurance of the same sufferings, which also we suffer,
(and our hope is firm for you;) or whether we are comforted, it is
for your comfort and deliverance; knowing that as [2
you are] of the sufferings, so also of the comfort.
we do] want you to be ignorant, brethren, as to our affliction, of the one happening to us in Asia, that [2
we were weighed down] beyond power, so as for us to be destitute even of
But we [5
of death 1
have had], that [2
we should 3
be] upon ourselves, but upon God, the one raising the dead.
Who from out of such a death rescued us, and does rescue; in whom we have hope that also still he shall rescue;
working along with you also for us by
supplication, that by many persons the [2
should be for giving thanks] for you.
our boasting 1
is] -- the testimony of our conscience, that in singleness and honesty of God, (not in [2
fleshy], but by favor of God) we behaved in the world, and more exceedingly to you.
For not another thing do
we write to you, other than what you read or also recognize; and I hope that even until the
end you will recognize;
as also you recognized us in part; for [2
we are your], just as also you are
ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.
And in this reliance I was wanting to come to you prior, that a second favor you should have;
and by you to go through into Macedonia, and again from Macedonia to come to you, and by you to be sent forward into Judea.
This then planning, lest anything [2
in lightness 1
did I treat]? or what I planned, [2
according to 3the
did I plan] that there might be by me the yes, yes, and the no, no?
But trustworthy is
God, that our word to you became not yes and no.
For the son of God, Jesus Christ, the one among you [2
being proclaimed], (by me and Silas and Timothy,) was not yes and no, but [2
For as many promises of God there are
, in him is
the yes, and in him the amen to God for glory by us.
And the one firming us with you unto Christ, and having anointed us, is
even the one setting a seal upon us, and having given the deposit of the spirit in our hearts.
And I [2as
call upon God] upon my soul, that sparing you, no longer did I come to Corinth.
Not that we dominate [3
of yours 1
of the 2
belief], but we are fellow-workers of your joy; for in the belief you stand.