Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

I send him therefore the more speedily, that when ye see him ye may again rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore I have sent him all the more eagerly so that when you see him again you may rejoice and I may be less concerned about you.

King James Version

I sent him therefore the more carefully, that, when ye see him again, ye may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.

Holman Bible

For this reason, I am very eager to send him so that you may rejoice when you see him again and I may be less anxious.

International Standard Version

Therefore, I am especially eager to send him so that you may have the joy of seeing him again, and so that I may feel relieved.

A Conservative Version

Therefore I sent him more urgently, so that having seen him again, ye may rejoice, and I may be less sorrowful.

American Standard Version

I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that, when ye see him again, ye may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.

Amplified

So I have sent him all the more eagerly so that when you see him again you may rejoice and I may be less concerned about you.

An Understandable Version

So, I am all the more eager to send him to you people, so that when you see him again you will be glad, and that my sorrow will be lessened [i.e., in knowing that you are relieved to see that he is well again].

Anderson New Testament

I sent him, therefore, the sooner, that, by seeing him again, you might rejoice, and that I might be the less sorrowful.

Bible in Basic English

I have sent him, then, the more gladly, so that when you see him again, you may be happy and I may have the less sorrow.

Common New Testament

Therefore I am all the more eager to send him, so that when you see him again you may rejoice and I may have less anxiety.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I sent him therefore with the greater dispatch, that I might have the less disquietude, by the satisfaction you will find in seeing him again.

Darby Translation

I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that seeing him ye might again rejoice, and that I might be the less sorrowful.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore I the more diligently, in order that, seeing him, you may rejoice again, and I may not be without sorrow.

Goodspeed New Testament

So I am all the more eager to send him, so that you may have the pleasure of seeing him again, and I may feel more relieved.

John Wesley New Testament

I have sent him therefore the more willingly, that ye seeing him again may rejoice, and that I also may be the less sorrowful.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore I sent him the more earnestly, that, seeing him, ye might again rejoice, and I be more free from sorrow.

King James 2000

I sent him therefore the more eagerly, that, when you see him again, you may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore I am sending him with special urgency, in order that [when] you see him again you may rejoice, and I may be less anxious.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore I sent him the more eagerly, so that you may rejoice when you see him again, and that I may be the less sorrowful.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I sent him therefore the diligentlier, that when ye should see him, ye might rejoice again, and I might be the less sorrowful.

Moffatt New Testament

So I am specially eager to send him, that you may be glad when you see him again, and thus my own anxiety may be lightened.

Montgomery New Testament

Therefore I have been the more eager to send him, in order that you may rejoice in seeing him again, and that I may have one sorrow less.

NET Bible

Therefore I am all the more eager to send him, so that when you see him again you can rejoice and I can be free from anxiety.

New Heart English Bible

I have sent him all the more eagerly, therefore, so that when you see him again you may rejoice, and that I may be less anxious.

Sawyer New Testament

I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that seeing him again you may rejoice and I be less sorrowful.

The Emphasized Bible

The more promptly, therefore, have I sent him, that, seeing him again, ye may rejoice, and, I, the less sorrowful, may be.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that seeing him once more ye may rejoice, and I be less sorrowful.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I am all the more ready, therefore, to send him, so that the sight of him may revive your spirits and my own sorrow be lightened.

Webster

I sent him therefore the more speedily, that, when ye see him again, ye may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.

Weymouth New Testament

I am therefore all the more eager to send him, in the hope that when you see him again you may be glad and I may have the less sorrow.

Williams New Testament

I very eagerly send him, so that when you see him you may be glad of it, and I may be less sorrowful.

World English Bible

I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that, when you see him again, you may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.

Worrell New Testament

I sent him, therefore, the more urgently, that, seeing him again, ye may rejoice, and I may be the less sorrowful.

Worsley New Testament

I have sent him therefore the more desirously, that when ye see him again ye may rejoice, and I may be the less sorrowful.

Youngs Literal Translation

The more eagerly, therefore, I did send him, that having seen him again ye may rejoice, and I may be the less sorrowful;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I sent
πέμπω 
Pempo 
Usage: 39

him



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

σπουδαιοτέρως 
Spoudaioteros 
Usage: 1

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

when ye see
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

πάλιν 
Palin 
Usage: 120

χαίρω 
Chairo 
Usage: 60

and that I
κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I, I also, so I, I, even I, me also,
Usage: 39

may be
ὦ 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
Usage: 41

Verse Info

Context Readings

Epaphroditus' Mission

27 For indeed he was sick near to death; but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow. 28 I send him therefore the more speedily, that when ye see him ye may again rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful. 29 Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness, and hold such in honor;


Cross References

John 16:22

So ye also now have sorrow; but I shall see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and your joy no one taketh from you.

Acts 20:38

sorrowing most of all for the word which he had spoken, that they were to see his face no more. And they accompanied him to the ship.

2 Corinthians 2:3

And I wrote about this very matter, that I might not on my coming have sorrow from those who ought to gladden me, having confidence in all of you, that my joy is the joy of you all.

Philippians 2:26-27

for he was longing after you all, and was much troubled, because ye heard that he was sick.

2 Timothy 1:4

longing to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;

1 John 1:3-4

that which we have seen and heard we announce to you, that ye also may have fellowship with us; and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.

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