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I do not want you to be unaware, brethren, that often I have planned to come to you (and have been prevented so far) so that I may obtain some fruit among you also, even as among the rest of the Gentiles.
1 Thessalonians 2:17
But we, brethren, having been taken away from you for a
short while— in person, not in spirit—were all the more eager with great desire to see your face.