but I will come to you shortly if the Lord will; and I will know, not the word of those who are puffed up, but the power;
but, taking leave of them, and saying, "I will return to you again, God willing," he sailed from Ephesus;
Now, when these things were ended, Paul purposed in his spirit, after passing through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem; saying, "After I have been there, I must see Rome also."
And, having gone through those parts and exhorted them with many words, he came into Greece;
that, coming to you in joy through the will of God, I may with you be refreshed.
But we speak wisdom among the perfect; yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nought;
If any one is hungry, let him eat at home, that ye come not together unto judgment. And the rest I will set in order, when I come.
Now I wish you all to speak with tongues, but rather that ye should prophesy; and greater is he that prophesies than he that speaks with tongues, unless he interpret, that the assembly may receive edifying.
And I will come to you, when I shall have passed through Macedonia; for I pass through Macedonia:
And in this confidence I was purposing before to come to you, that ye might have a second favor;
But I invoke God as a witness upon my soul, that, as sparing you, I came not yet to Corinth.
But I determined this for myself, that I would not come to you again in sorrow.
This is the third time I am coming to you. At the mouth of two witnesses, and of three, shall every word be established.
And this will we do, if, indeed, God permit.
instead of your saying, "If the Lord will, we shall both live, and do this or that."