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.
Nay! if I am even to be poured out as a drink-offering, upon the sacrifice and public ministry of your faith, I rejoice, yea rejoice together with you all, -
For I know that, this, shall turn unto me for salvation - through your supplication, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, -
Naked, and ye clothed me, sick, and ye visited me, in prison, was I, and ye came unto me.
But, for no cause whatever, am I making my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I have received from the Lord Jesus, to bear full witness as to the good news of the favour of God.
Who, indeed, for my life, their own neck laid down, - unto whom - not, I only, give thanks, but also all the assemblies of the nations;
2 Corinthians 12:15
And, I, most gladly, will spend, and be fully spent, for your souls: - If I, exceedingly, love you, am I, the less, loved?
And, they, overcame him by reason of the blood of the Lamb, and by reason of their witnessing word, and they loved not their life, even unto death.
Howbeit I have been made to rejoice in the Lord greatly - that, now, at length, ye have flourished in your care for me, - although, indeed, ye were caring, but lacked opportunity.
1 Corinthians 16:17
I Rejoice, moreover, in the presence of Stephanas, and Fortunatus, and Achaicus: because, your own shortcoming, these, have filled up: -
Whom, I, was minded, with myself, to detain, that, in thy behalf, unto me, he might be ministering in the bonds of the joyful message;
As the cold of snow in the day of harvest, is a faithful messenger to them who send him, - when, the life of his masters, he restoreth.