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2 CORINTHIANS. Paul's faithfulness in the made manifest unto God; and I trust also 5% In stripes, in imprisonments, || in tuDOMINI

are made manifest in your consciences. mults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings;

12 For "we commend not ourselves 6 By pureness, by knowledge, by longo ch. 1. 14. again unto you, but give you occasion o to suffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost,

glory on our behalf, that ye may have by love unfeigned,

somewhat to answer them which glory 7 h By the word of truth, by the power for 1. Gr. in the tin appearance, and not in heart. of God, by the armour of righteousness a

13 For Pwhether we be beside our- on the right hand and on the left, 16, 17.& 11 selves, it is to God: or whether we be 8 By honour and dishonour, by evi] 14 sober, it is for your cause.

report and good report: as deceivers, and 14 For the love of Christ constraineth yet true; us; because we thus judge, that 'if one 9 As unknown, and ' yet well knowa;!...! died for all, then were all dead:

'as dying, and, behold, we live; as chas
15 And that he died for all,'that they tened, and not killed;
1 Cor.6.
19. which live should not henceforth live 10 As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing;

unto themselves, but unto him which as poor, yet making many rich; as having
died for them, and rose again.

nothing, and yet possessing all things 16 'Wherefore henceforth know we no 11 O ye Corinthians, our mouth is als man after the flesh: yea, though we have open unto you, our heart is enlarged. 7,8. Col.z. known Christ after the flesh, yet now 12 Ye are not straitened in us, but ? ve ? 33 T'John 6. 63. henceforth know we him no more. are straitened in your own bowels.

17 Therefore if any man "be in Christ, 13 Now for a recompence in the same,
|| he is 'a new creature: 'old things are ("I speak as unto my children,) be ye !
passed away; behold, all things are be- also enlarged.

14 ' Be ye not unequally yoked together 18 And all things are of God,' who with unbelievers : for what fellowship is 19. & 65.17. hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus hath righteousness with unrighteousness

Christ, and hath given to us the ministry and what communion hath light with 2. Rom. 5.10. of reconciliation;

darkness? Eph. 2. 16

19 To wit, that “God was in Christ, 15 And what concord hath Christ with 5,1

reconciling the world unto himself, not Belial? or what part hath he that beRom. 3. 24. imputing their trespasses unto them; and lieveth with an infidel? + Gr. put in hath + committed unto us the word of 16 And what agreement hath the temreconciliation.

ple of God with idols ? for 'ye are the one 20 Now then we are ambassadors for temple of the living God; as God hath Eph. 6. 20. Christ, as though God did beseech you said, “I will dwell in them, and walk in Ereds

by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be them; and I will be their God, and they
ye reconciled to God.

shall be my people.
21 Ford he hath made him to be sin for 17 *Wherefore come out from among * * *
us,

who knew no sin; that we might be them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, iak!! 1 John 3.5. made the righteousness of God in him. and touch not the unclean thing; and I

will receive you,
CHAP. VI.
i That he hath approved himself a faithful and ye shall be my sons and daughters,

18 And will be a Father unto you, ses
minister of Christ, both by his exhortations,
3 and by integrity of life, 4 and by patient saith the Lord Almighty.
enduring all kinds of affliction and dis-

CHAP. VII.
graces for the gospel. 10 Of which he
speaketh the more bolily amongst them, | He proceedeth in exhorting them to perig
because his heart is open to them, 13 and

of life, 2 and to bear him like affretien es
he expecteth the like affection from them

he doth to them. 3 Whereof lest he migal again: 14 exhorting to flee the society and

seem to doubt, he declareth what conferi se pollution of idolaters, as being themselves

took in his afflictions, by the report thick temples of the living God.

Titus gave of their gødly sorrou', whick his

former epistle had wrought in ther, 13 erd
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of their lovingkindness and obedirace to
him, "beseech you also that ye wards Titus, answerable to his former teusi-
receive not the grace of God in vain. ings of them.

AVING " therefore these promises,
in a time accepted, and in the day of
salvation have I succoured thee: behold, selves from all filthiness of the flesh and

now is the accepted time; behold, now spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. & Rom. 14. is the day of salvation.)

2 Receive us; we have wronged no
5° Giving no offence in any thing, that man, we have corrupted no man, we have
the ministry be not blamed:

defrauded no man.
4 But in all things t approving ourselves 3 I speak not this to condemn you: for

fas the ministers of God, in much patience, I have said before, that ye are in our fi Cor. 4. 1. in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,

hearts to die and live with you.

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CHAP. VIII.

Paul exhorteth to liberality. 4 a Great is my boldness of speech to- grity and willingness of Titus, and those DOMINI ward you, "great is my glorying of you : other brethren, who upon his request, exhortI am filled with comfort, I am exceeding

ation, and commendation, were purposely

come to them for this business. Foto 1. 4. joyful in all our tribulation.

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cedonia, our flesh had no rest, but "we

to
were troubled on every side; ' without ed on the churches of Macedonia ;
were fightings, within were fears.

2 How that in a great trial of affliction
6 Nevertheless "God, that comforteth the abundance of their joy and their Mark 12.
those that are cast down, comforted us by deep poverty abounded unto the riches
the coming of Titus;

of their + liberality. 7 And not by his coming only, but by 3 For to their power, I bear record, ch.9. 11. the consolation wherewith he was com- yea, and beyond their power they were forted in you, when he told us your ear- willing of themselves; nest desire, your mourning, your fervent 4 Praying us with much intreaty that we mind toward me; so that I rejoiced would receivethegift, and take upon us the b. Acts !! the more.

fellowship of the ministering to the saints. Rom. 15.25 8 For though I made you sorry with a 5 And this they did, not as we hoped, 16. 1, 3, 4: letter, I do not repent, though I did re- but first gave their own selves to the ch. 9. 1. pent: for 1 perceive that the same epistle Lord, and unto us by the will of God. hath made you sorry, though it were but 6 Insomuch that we desired Titus, for a season.

that as he had begun, so he would also 9 Now I rejoice, not that ye were made finish in you the same llgrace also. sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: 7 Therefore, as "ye abound in every d.Cor. 1.5. for ye were made sorry ||after a godly thing, in faith, and utterance, and knowmanner, that ye might receive damage ledge, and in all diligence, and in your by us in nothing.

love to us, see that ye abound in this e ch.9. 8. Jo For "godly sorrow worketh repent- grace also. ance to salvation not to be repented of: 8 'I speak not by commandment, but f1 Cor.7.6. "but the sorrow of the world worketh death. by occasion of the forwardness of others,

11 For behold this selfsame thing, that and to prove the sincerity of your love. ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what care

9 For

ye know the grace of our Lord fulness it wrought in you, yea, what clear- Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet so auke. ing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, for your sakes he became poor, that ye yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, through his poverty might be rich. yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! In all 10 And herein "I give my advice: for h Cor. . things ye have approved yourselves to be this is expedient for you, who have be- i Prov. 19 clear in this matter.

gun before, not only to do, but also to 12: 1 tim.6: 12 Wherefore, though I wrote unto be tk forward a year ago. you, I did it not for his cause that had 11 Now therefore perform the doing + Gr. done the wrong, nor for his cause that of it; that as there was a readiness to suffered wrong, but that our care for you will, so there may be a performance also in the sight of God might appear unto you. out of that which ye have.

13 Therefore we were comforted in your 12 For lif there be first a willing mind, 13.74Lük
comfort: yea, and exceedingly the more it is accepted according to that a man 21. 3.
joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his hath, and not according to that he hath not.
spirit I was refreshed by you all.

13 For I mean not that other men be
14 For if I have boasted any thing to eased, and ye burdened:
him of you, I am not ashamed; but as 14 But by an equality, that now at this
we spake all things to you in truth, even time your abundance may be a supply
so our boasting, which I made before for their want, that their abundance also
Titus, is found a truth.

may be a supply for your want: that
15 And his tinward affection is more there may be equality:
abundant toward you, whilst he remem- 15 As it is written, He that had ga- 18.
bereth 'the obedience of you all, how thered much had nothing over; and he
with fear and trembling ye received himn. that had gathered little had no lack.

16 I rejoice therefore that 'I have con- 16 But thanks be to God, which put
fidence in you in all things.

the same earnest care into the heart of CHAP. VIII.

Titus for

you.
I He stirreth them up to a liberal contribution 17 For indeed he accepted "the exhort-
for the poor saints at Jerusalem, by the ex-ation; but being more forward, of his
ample of the Macedonians, 7 by commend-

own accord he went unto you.
ation of their former forwardness, 9 by
the erample of Christ, 14 and by the spi-

18 And we have sent with him the
ritual profit that shall redound to ihemselves brother, whose praise is in the gospel
thereby : 16 commending to them the inte throughout all the churches;

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2 CORINTHIANS.

The apostle's spiritosa 19 And not that only, but who was also 9 (As it is written, 'He hath dispersed

Pchosen of the churches to travel with us abroad; he hath given to the poor: bis PICOF. 16. with this || grace, which is administered by righteousness remaineth for ever.

us to the glory of the same Lord, and 10 Now he that 'ministereth seed to its pr. 4, 6,3. declaration of your ready mind:

the sower both minister bread for your food, 20 Avoiding this, that no man should and multiply your seed sown, and increase blame us in this abundance which is ad- the fruits of your "righteousness ;) ministered by us :

11 Being enriched in every thing to al 21 'Providing for honest things, not 11 + bountifulness," which causeth through R. Pet. 2." only in the sight of the Lord, but also in us thanksgiving to God. the sight of men.

12 For the administration of this ser22 And we have sent with them our vice not only supplieth the want of the brother, whom we have oftentimes proved saints, but is abundant also by many it. diligent in many things, but now much thanksgivings unto God; more diligent, upon the great confidence 13 Whiles by the experiment of this which || I have in you.

ministration they 'glorify God for your 23 Whether any do enquire of Titus, professed subjection unto the gospel of he is my partner and fellowhelper con- Christ, and for your liberal distributioa

cerning you: or our brethren be enquired unto them, and unto all men; s Phil. 9. 25. of, they are the messengers of the churches, 14 And by their prayer for you, which and the glory of Christ.

long after you for the exceeding 'grace *** 24 Wherefore shew ye to them, and be- of God in you.

fore the churches, the proof of your love, 15 Thanks be unto God 'for his un
1 ch.7. 14 and of our boasting on your behalf. speakable gift.
CHAP. IX.

CHAP. X.
1 He yieldeth the reason why, though he Against the false apostles, who disgraced
knew their forwardness, yet he sent Titus the weakness of his person and bodily pre-
and his brethren beforehand. 6 And he pro sence, he setteth out the spiritual might end
ceedeth in stirring them up to a bountiful authority, with which he is armed against
alms, as being but a kind of sowing of seed,

all adversary powers, 7 assuring them thel
10 which shall return a great increase to at his coming he will be found as mighty in
them, 13 and occasion a great sacrifice of

word, as he is now in writing being execut,
thanksgivings unto God.

12 and withal taring them for teacăing
themselves beyond their compass, and an

ing themselves into other men's labouti.
write to you:

COW •I Paul myself beseech you by

NOW 2 For I know the forwardness of your the meekness and gentleness of c ch.8. 24. mind, for which I boast of you to them Christ, who || in presence am base among ch. 8. 10. of Macedonia, that "Achaia was ready a you, but being absent am bold toward you: 1***

year ago; and your zeal hath provoked 2 But I beseech you, that I may not pas very many.

be bold when I am present with that concert 3 Yet have I sent the brethren, lest fidence, wherewith I think to be bold 2 11 our boasting of you should be in vain in against some, which || think of us as if this behalf; that, as I said, ye may be ready: walked according to the flesh.

4 Lest haply if they of Macedonia come 3 For though we walk in the flesh, we with me, and find you unprepared, we do not war after the flesh: (that we say not, ye) should be ashamed 4 (For the weapons of our warfare Society in this same confident boasting.

are not carnal, but mighty ||through God elimi 5 Therefore I thought it necessary to Sto the pulling down of strong holds ;)

go before unto you, and make up beforehand every high thing that exalteth itself a your + bounty, // whereof ye had notice be against the knowledge of God, and bringfore, that the same might be ready, as a mat- ing into captivity every thought to the des ter of bounty, and not as of covetousness. obedience of Christ;

6 But this I say, He which soweth 6 'And having in a readiness to re-10, wach spoken sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and venge all disobedience, when your obe

he which soweth bountifully shall reap dience is fulfilled. 24.s 19.17. also bountifully.

7 Do ye look on things after the out- $25 7. Every man according as he purposeth ward appearance? "If any man trust to 2. Deut. 15. in his heart, so let him give ; 6 not grudg- himself that he is Christ's, let him of him- in h Exod. 25. ingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a self think this again, that, as he is Christ's, Prov. 11. 25. cheerful giver.

even so are "we Christ's. 8 And God is able to make all grace 8 For though I should boast somewhat S pcb, 8, 1. abound toward you; that ye, always more of our authority, which the Lord om *2;& 28. having all sufficiency in all things, may hath given us for edification, and not for Phil. 4. abound to everv good work:

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CHAP. XI.

Paul's commendation of himself. 9 That I may not seem as if I would | which ye have not accepted, ye might terrify you by letters.

well bear || with him. 10 For his letters, + say they, are weighty 5 For I suppose 'I was not a whit be- 1 Or, with and powerful; but his bodily presence is hind the very chiefest apostles. weak, and his 'speech contemptible. 16 But though "I be rude in speech,

11 Let such an one think this, that, yet not lin knowledge; but m

such as we are in word by letters when been throughly made manifest among you 10:13 -.1,4 ch. we are absent, such will we be also in in all things. deed when we are present.

7 Have I committed an offence "in a ch. 4: 2. 12 'For we dare not make ourselves of abasing myself that ye might be exalted, 12. the number, or compare ourselves with because I have preached to you the "Acts o... some that commend themselves: but they gospel of God freely? measuring themselves by themselves, and 8 I robbed other churches, taking wages comparing themselves among themselves, of them, to do you service. 11 are not wise.

9 And when I was present with you, 13 But we will not boast of things and wanted, I was chargeable to no man: Act. 203.3 without our measure, but according to for that which was lacking to me Pthe Thess. ... the measure of the || rule which God hath brethren which came from Macedonia 3. distributed to us, a measure to reach even supplied : and in all things I have kept Pho.. 4. 109 unto you.

myself ' from being burdensome unto you, ch. 12. 14, 14 For we stretch not ourselves be- and so will I keep myself.

yond our measure, as though we reached 10 * As the truth of Christ is in me, Rom.9. 1. Coris not unto you: “for we are come as far as t'no man shall stop me of this boasting to Grinthis

to you also in preaching the gospel of in the regions of Achaia.
Christ :

11 Wherefore? because I love you me?
15 Not boasting of things without our not? God knoweth.
measure, that is, of other men's labours; 12 But what I do, that I will do, " that i ch. 6. 11.

but having hope, when your faith is in- I may cut off occasion from them which is 7. 3. & 12. or; magni- creased, that we shall be || enlarged by desire occasion; that wherein they glory,

you according to our rule abundantly, they may be found even as we.

16 To preach the gospel in the regions 13 For such *are false apostles, "de- Rom. 18. 18: beyond you, and not to boast in another ceitful workers, transforming themselves Golphin man's || line of things made ready to our into the apostles of Christ. hand.

14 And no marvel; for Satan himself 1. Rev. 2. 2. 17' But he that glorieth, let him glory is transformed into an angel of light. Cor. 1. 31. in the Lord.

15 Therefore it is no great thing if his Tit. 1, 10,!. 18 For not he that commendeth him- ministers also be transformed as the miRom. 2.29. self is approved, but “whom the Lord nisters of righteousness; "whose end shall b Pbil. 3. 19 commendeth.

be according to their works. CHAP. XI.

16 " I say again, Let no man think me ch.12.6, 11. 1 Out of his jealousy over the Corinthians, a fool; if otherwise, yet as a fool || receive Or, suffer. who seemed to make more account of the me, that I may boast myself a little.

di Cor. 7.6, false apostles than of him, he entereth into 17 That which I speak," I speak it not a forced commendation of himself, 5 of his after the Lord, but as it were foolishly, equality with the chief apostles, 7, of his in this confidence of boasting. preaching the gospel to them freely, and without any their charge, 13 shewing that 18 “Seeing that many glory after the Phil. 3. 31 he was not inferior to those deceitful work- flesh, I will glory also. eys in any legal prerogative, 23 and in the 19 For ye suffer fools gladly, 6 seeing siCor.4.10. service of Christ, and in all kind of suffer- ye yourselves are wise. ings for his ministry, far superior.

20 For ye suffer, "if a man bring you & 4.9 COULD to God ye could bear with into bondage, if a man devour you, if a for, we de deed || bear with me.

if a man smite you on the face. 2 For I am "jealous over you with 21 I speak as concerning reproach, 'as i ch. 10. 10. Gal. 4. 17, godly jealousy: foro I have espoused you though we had been weak. Howbeit < Hos. 2. 19, to one husband, a that I may present you whereinsoever any is bold, (I speak fool- " Phil. 3-4. 2. Cor. 4. as a chaste virgin to Christ.

ishly,) I am bold also. 3 But I fear, lest by any means, as 'the 22 Are they Hebrews ? Iso am I. Are Phil. 3. 5. flen. 3.4. serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, they Israelites ? so am I. Are they the mi Cor.15.

minds & should be corrupted from seed of Abraham? so am I. ei ole. 6 the simplicity that is in Christ.

23 Are they ministers of Christ? (I 4 For if he that cometh preacheth an- speak as a fool) I am more; "in labours 55. Liebr. 13.9 other Jesus, whom we have not preached, more abundant, "in stripes above mea- 30, 31, 32.

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Paul glorieth in his wonderful revelations, 2 CORINTHIANS.

and in his se 24 Of the Jews five times received I 7 And lest I should be exalted above Pforty stripes save one.

measure through the abundance of the 25 Thrice was I beaten with rods, revelations, there was given to me

once was I stoned, thrice I 'suffered thorn in the flesh, 6the messenger of + Acts 14. 19. shipwreck, a night and a day I have Satan to buffet me, lest I should be es.. been in the deep;

alted above measure. 26 In journeyings often, in perils of 8 For this thing I besought the Lord **3*50.2 waters, in perils of robbers, * in perils by thrice, that it might depart from me. 1*5*17mine own countrymen, “in perils by the 9 And he said unto me, My grace is 21. 31. & 2. heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in sufficient for thee: for my strength is

the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in made perfect in weakness. Most gladly Act$24.5 perils among false brethren;

therefore i will I rather glory in my in-
27 In weariness and painfulness, “in firmities, that the power of Christ may
watchings often, 'in hunger and thirst, in rest upon me.
fastings often, in cold and nakedness. 10 Therefore 'I take pleasure in in-

28 Beside those things that are without, firmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in 2.Sos. Act that which cometh upon me daily, 'the persecutions, in distresses for Christ's care of all the churches.

sake: "for when I am weak, then am
29 “Who is weak, and I am not weak? | I strong.
who is offended, and I burn not?

11 I am become "a fool in glorving;
50 If I must needs glory, "I will glory ye have compelled me: for I ought to
of the things which concern mine in- have been commended of you : for is
firmities.

nothing am I behind the very chiefest 31 “The God and Father of our Lord apostles, though 'I be nothing. 1:33. Gal. Jesus Christ, which is blessed for ever- 12 4 Truly the signs of an apostle were more, knoweth that I lie not.

wrought among you in all patience, in 32 In Damascus the governor under signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds. 25ACt* 9. 24. Aretas the king kept the city of the Da- 13 'For what is it wherein ye were 4514

mascenes with a garrison, desirous to inferior to other churches, except it be
apprehend me:

that I myself was not burdensome to its
33 And through a window in a basket you? forgive me this wrong.
was I let down by the wall, and escaped 14 "Behold, the third time I am ready
his hands.

to come to you; and I will not be bura CHAP. XII.

densome to you: for 'I seek not your's, itens 1 For commending of his apostleship, though but you : "for the children ought not to get

he might glory of his wonderful revelations, lay up for the parents, but the parents
9 yet he rather chooseth to glory of his in- for the children.
fiiinitios, 11 blaming them for forcing him
to this vain boasting. 14 He promiseth to

15 And 'I will very gladly spend and I come to them again : but yet altogether in

be spent "for + you; though bihe more the affection of a father, 20 although he abundantly I love you, the less I be loved. C1 feareth he shall to his grief find many 16 But be it so, I did not burden you: Goue pour offenders, and publick disorders there.

nevertheless, being crafty, I caught you see T is not expedient for me doubtless to with guile.

17 Did I make a gain of you by any
revelations of the Lord.

of them whom I sent unto you?
2 I knew a man “in Christ about four- 18 'I desired Titus, and with his
teen years ago, (whether in the body, I sent a “brother. Did Titus make a gain
cannot tell; or whether out of the body, of you? walked we not in the same spi-
I cannot tell: God knoweth ;) such an rit? walked we not in the same steps?
one caught up to the third heaven. 19 % Again, think ye that we excuse

3 And I knew such a man, (whether ourselves unto you?"we speak before 1918 in the body, or out of the body, I cannot God in Christ: but we do all things, OH tell: God knoweth ;)

dearly beloved, for your edifying.
4 How that he was caught up into 20 For I fear, lest, when I come, I

“paradise, and heard unspeakable words, shall not find you such as I would, and {Or, possible. which it is not || lawful for a man to that "I shall be found unto you such as

ye would not: lest there be debates, envy- & *** 5 Of such an one will I glory: "yet ings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperof myself I will not glory, but in mine ings, swellings, tumults: infirmities.

21 And lest, when I come again, my 6 For though I would desire to glory, God I will humble me among you, and I shall not be a fool; for I will say the that I shall bewail many + which have truth: but now I forbear, lest any man sinned already, and have not repented of should think of me above that which he the uncleanness and "fornication and lassecth me to be, or that he heareth of me. I civiousness which they have committed.

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