Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.
Yet even if I am poured out a libation upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all.
For I know that this will turn out to me for salvation (through your entreaty, and the support of the Spirit of Jesus Christ)
naked, and ye clothed me. I was feeble, and ye came to help me. I was in prison, and ye came to me.
But I make nothing of the matter, nor do I hold my life precious to myself, so as to fully complete my course with joy, and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to solemnly testify the good-news of the grace of God.
(who laid down their own neck for my life, to whom not only I thank, but also all the congregations of the Gentiles), and the congregation associated with their house.
2 Corinthians 12:15
And I most gladly will spend, and will be spent for your souls. Even though more earnestly loving you, the worse I am loved.
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony. And they loved not their life to the point of death.
But I rejoiced in Lord greatly that now at last ye have revived thinking about me, in which also ye were thinking, but ye lacked opportunity.
1 Corinthians 16:17
And I rejoice at the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus, because these men filled your lack.
Whom I wanted to keep back for myself, so that in thy behalf he might serve me in the bonds of the good-news.
As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, [is] a faithful messenger to those who send him, for he refreshes the soul of his masters.