To the holy ones that are upon the earth, they and the mighty ones, all my delight is in them.
In brotherly love, being kindly affectioned to one another; in honour preceding one another.
Therefore have we been comforted in your comfort: and we rejoiced more abundantly for the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed from you all. For if I have boasted anything to him of you, I was not ashamed; but as we spake all things to you in truth, so also was our boasting over Titus the truth. And his bowels are more abundantly to you, remembering the obedience of you all, how with fear and tremor ye received him. read more.
I rejoice that I place confidence in you in everything.
So longing for you, we are contented to impart to you, not only the good news of God, but also our own souls, because ye are dearly beloved to us.