Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote unto you with many tears; not that ye should be grieved, but that ye might know the love which I have more abundantly unto you.

That ye might

Bible References


Luke 19:41
And when Jesus got close and saw the city [of Jerusalem], He cried over it,
Romans 9:2
that I have great sorrow and continual anguish in my heart.
Philippians 3:18
For I have often told you before, and am telling you again with tears in my eyes, that many people are living as the enemies of the cross of Christ [i.e., their lives oppose the purpose of Christ's death].


2 Corinthians 7:8
For even though I caused you sorrow by my letter [Note: Paul's writing of I Corinthians to correct abuses at Corinth apparently produced sorrow for their wrongdoing], I do not regret it, though I did regret it. [For] I see that my letter hurt you, though only for a short time.
2 Corinthians 12:15
So, I will most gladly spend [all I have], and [even] spend myself for the sake of your souls. If I love you so much, should you love me less [than that]?

That ye might

2 Corinthians 11:2
For I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy, because I promised you in marriage to one husband, that I might present you to Christ as a pure virgin.