Philippians 2 :28

Philippians 2 :28 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

American Standard Version (ASV)

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.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

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.

Webster's Revision

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

English Revised Version (ERV)

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.

Definitions for Philippians 2 :28

Clarke's Commentary on Philippians 2 :28

The more carefully - Σπουδαιοτερως· With the more haste or despatch; because, having suffered so much on account of his apprehended death, they could not be too soon comforted by seeing him alive and restored.

Barnes' Commentary on Philippians 2 :28

I send him therefore the more carefully - With more diligence, or speed; I was the more ready to send him.

That I may be the less sorrowful - That is, on account of my solicitude for you; that I may know that your minds are at ease, and that you rejoice in his being among you.

Wesley's Commentary on Philippians 2 :28

2:28 That I may be the less sorrowful - When I know you are rejoicing.
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