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Philippians 2:28

    Philippians 2:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    I sent him therefore the more carefully, that, when ye see him again, ye 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 have sent him therefore the more diligently, 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.

    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' Notes 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 Notes on Philippians 2:28

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