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But we, brethren, being taken from you for a short time in presence, not in heart, endeavoured the more abundantly to see your face with great desire.

Bible References

In presence

2 Kings 5:26
Then he said unto him - My heart, had not gone with thee, when someone turned again from off his chariot, to meet thee! Is it a time to accept silver, or to accept raiment, or oliveyards, or vineyards, or flocks or herds, or men-servants, or maid-servants?
Acts 17:10
But, the brethren, straightway, during the night, sent away both Paul and Silas unto Beroea, who, indeed, arriving, unto the synagogue of the Jews, went off;
1 Corinthians 5:3
For, I, indeed, - being absent in the body, but present in the spirit, have already judged, as present, him who, thus, this thing hath perpetrated: -
Colossians 2:5
For, though, indeed, in the flesh, I am absent, yet, in the spirit, with you, I am - rejoicing, and beholding your order and the solid firmness of your Christ-ward faith.


1 Thessalonians 3:6
But, when, just now, Timothy came unto us, from you, and brought us good tidings of your faith and love, - and that ye have good remembrance of us, continually, longing to see, us, - even as, we also, to see you,
Genesis 31:30
But, now, though thou, didst even take thy journey, because thou, didst sorely long, for the house of thy father,, wherefore didst thou steal away my gods?
Genesis 45:28
And Israel said, Enough! Joseph my son is, yet alive, I must go and see him before I die!
Genesis 48:11
And Israel said unto Joseph, To see thine own face, had I not thought, - and lo! God hath caused me to see even thy seed!
2 Samuel 13:39
And the spirit of the king pined to go forth unto Absolom, - for he had consoled himself over Amnon, in that he was dead.
Psalm 63:1
O God, my GOD, thou art, Earnestly do I desire thee, - My soul thirsteth for thee, My flesh fainteth for thee, In a land - dry, and weary for want of water, -
Luke 22:15
And he said unto them - I have greatly desired, to eat, this passover, with you before I suffer;
Romans 1:13
I do not wish however that ye should be ignorant, brethren, that, many times, have I purposed to come unto you, but have been hindered, until the present, - in order that, some fruit, I might have among you also, even as among the other nations,
Romans 15:23
But, now, no longer having place in these regions, and having had, a longing, to come unto you a good many years, -
Philippians 1:22
But, if living in flesh, is Christ , this, unto me, is a fruit of work, - and, what I shall choose, I make not known: