Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For indeed he accepted the exhortation; but being more earnest, of his own accord he went unto you.

New American Standard Bible

For he not only accepted our appeal, but being himself very earnest, he has gone to you of his own accord.

King James Version

For indeed he accepted the exhortation; but being more forward, of his own accord he went unto you.

Holman Bible

For he accepted our urging and, being very diligent, went out to you by his own choice.

International Standard Version

He welcomed my request and eagerly went to visit you by his own free will.

A Conservative Version

Because he indeed accepted the exhortation, but his own will being more zealous, he went forth to you.

American Standard Version

For he accepted indeed our exhortation; but being himself very earnest, he went forth unto you of his own accord.

Amplified

For Titus not only accepted our appeal, but was so very interested in you that he has gone to visit you of his own accord.

An Understandable Version

For he not only accepted our urging, but being very diligent himself, he went to you of his own accord [i.e. Titus had wanted to go to Corinth even before being urged to].

Anderson New Testament

for he accepted my exhortation, and, being more earnest, he went to you of his own accord.

Bible in Basic English

For while he gladly gave ear to our request, he was interested enough to go to you from the impulse of his heart.

Common New Testament

For he not only accepted our appeal, but being himself very earnest he is going to you of his own accord.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for he not only complyed with my exhortation, but being more than ordinarily concern'd, he voluntarily went to you;

Darby Translation

For he received indeed the entreaty, but, being full of zeal, he went of his own accord to you;

Godbey New Testament

because he indeed accepted our exhortation; and being the more enthusiastic, came unto you of his own accord.

Goodspeed New Testament

for he has responded to my appeal, but he goes to you really of his own accord, he is so devoted to you.

John Wesley New Testament

For he accepted indeed the exhortation, but being more forward, he went to you of his own accord.

Julia Smith Translation

For truly he received the entreaty; and being more earnest, he went forth voluntarily to you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because he not only welcomed our request, but being very earnest, by his own choice he went out to you.

Modern King James verseion

For indeed he accepted the entreaty. But being more earnest, of his own accord he went to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he accepted the request. Yea, rather he was so well willing, that of his own accord came unto you.

Moffatt New Testament

he has indeed responded to my request, but he is off to you by his own choice, so keen is his interest in you.

Montgomery New Testament

For he not only consented to my request, but being thoroughly in earnest, comes to you of his own accord.

NET Bible

because he not only accepted our request, but since he was very eager, he is coming to you of his own accord.

New Heart English Bible

For he indeed accepted our exhortation, but being himself very earnest, he went out to you of his own accord.

Noyes New Testament

for he accepted indeed the exhortation; but being very earnest, he went of his own accord to you.

Sawyer New Testament

for he received the exhortation, and being extremely diligent went to you of his own accord.

The Emphasized Bible

In that, though, indeed, the exhortation, he welcomed; yet already being, greatly in earnest, of his own accord, hath he gone forth unto you.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For he received in deed the exhortation, but being more diligent, of his own ready mind he went unto you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For Titus has responded to my appeals and, in his great earnestness, is starting to go to you of his own accord.

Webster

For indeed he accepted the exhortation; but being more forward, of his own accord he went to you.

Weymouth New Testament

for Titus welcomed our request, and, being thoroughly in earnest, comes to you of his own free will.

Williams New Testament

because he has acceded to my request, or rather, because he is so enthusiastic for you, of his own accord he is off to visit you.

World English Bible

For he indeed accepted our exhortation, but being himself very earnest, he went out to you of his own accord.

Worrell New Testament

For he accepted, indeed, our exhortation; but, being very earnest, he went forth to you of his own accord.

Worsley New Testament

for he not only complied with the exhortation, but being more forward he went to you of his own accord.

Youngs Literal Translation

because indeed the exhortation he accepted, and being more diligent, of his own accord he went forth unto you,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

μέν 
men 
indeed, verily, truly, not tr,
Usage: 63

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30

παράκλησις 
Paraklesis 
Usage: 28

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ὑπάρχω 
Huparcho 
be, have, live, after, not tr
Usage: 41

σπουδαῖος 
Spoudaios 
Usage: 1

αὐθαίρετος 
Authairetos 
Usage: 2

he went
ἐξέρχομαι 
Exerchomai 
go out, come, depart, go, go forth, come out, come forth,
Usage: 164

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

References

Context Readings

Arrangements For Administering The Corinthians' Gift

16 But thanks be to God, who put the same earnest care into the heart of Titus for you. 17 For indeed he accepted the exhortation; but being more earnest, of his own accord he went unto you. 18 And we have sent with him the brother, whose praise is in the gospel throughout all the churches;


Cross References

2 Corinthians 8:6

So that we urged Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also finish in you the same grace also.

2 Corinthians 8:8

I speak not by commandment, but to prove by the earnestness of others, the sincerity of your love.

2 Corinthians 8:10

And in this I give my advice: for this is expedient for you, who have begun before, not only to do, but also to desire a year ago.

Hebrews 13:22

And I beseech you, brethren, bear with the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter unto you in few words.

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