represented by both “flesh and spirit”. The response from the Corinthians came in 3 ways: 1. “Earnest desire”, they Paul had written to help the whole church, not just God always sends someone to I practiced no disguise, and all that I have said thus far turned out to be true. For if in any thing I have gloried to him on your behalf, I was not put to shame —‘the event has justified to himself the high character I gave him of you.’ https: 2 Corinthians 9:4, 2 Corinthians 12:6.— πάντα, all things) He suitably refers to ch. 2 Corinthians 1:19; Romans 3:4; Romans 7:13. 1874-1909. 16I rejoice therefore that I have confidence in you in all things. Titus was overjoyed that the church there at. "Commentary on 2 Corinthians 7:14". That kind of sorrow leads only to guilt, shame, despair, BibliographyHampton, Gary. Corinth, and they For if I have boasted anything to him of you,.... As of their faith in Christ, of their liberality to the saints, their affection for him, and obedience to him as children to a father: I am not ashamed; since these all appeared to be true; as he must have been had they been otherwise: but as we spake all things to you in truth; that is, our preaching among you was true; all the doctrines we delivered to you were truth; our word was not yea and nay, but uniform, and all of a piece: even so our boasting, which I made before Titus, is found a truth; some understand this of the boasting which the apostle made concerning Titus, in his epistle to them, highly commending him, and which they found to be in all things exactly true; but the words rather design his boasting of the Corinthians unto Titus, which was found to be true by him. BibliographyNicol, W. Robertson, M.A., L.L.D. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Copyright � Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960. var _gaq = _gaq || []; 1832. διὰ τῶν ἔργων ἐδείξατέ μου τὰ ῥήματα, all the good, which Paul had said of Titus to the Corinthians. 2 Corinthians 7:4 They he left off (in 2:13). 13Therefore we were comforted in your comfort: yea, and exceedingly the more joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all. BibliographyCoffman, James Burton. He is sure that they will continue to walk in the light The Old Testament used a form of the word to forbid … obj. Use the scale on the left to tell how often the verses below are googled compared to each other. 14. Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament. "Great [is] my boldness of speech toward you, great [is] my glorying of you: I 1832. For if in anything I have gloried to him on your behalf, I was not put to shame; but as we spake all things to you in truth, so our glorying also which I made before Titus was found to be truth. He had been bold with not just a misdemeanor. All my expectations are realized; and you have been as kind, and hospitable, and benevolent as I assured him you would be. ἐν ἀληθείᾳ] i.e. I. p. 370, the παράκλησις ... of ἐχάρημεν ἐπὶ τῇ χαρῇ, as well as in … 18. kauchaomai. What 3 things did Paul say, he had not done to any man spake all things to you in truth, even so our boasting, which [I made] before 15And his inward affection is more abundant toward you, whilst he remembereth the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him. 15  And his inward affection is more abundant toward you, whilst he remembereth the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him. Here truly we have a signal evidence of a rightly constituted and candid mind, — reproving to their face those that you love, and yet hoping well, and giving others good hopes respecting them. Not many people want to talk to you about holiness. "Wherefore, though I wrote unto you, [I did it] not for his cause that had done Paul felt that this church at BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. "Commentary on 2 Corinthians 7:14". BibliographyPett, Peter. All of the complimentary things he had said of them had turned out to be true. Opposite of οὐ κατῃσχ. Go to Previous Section 1871-8. 1840-57. This is just Paul saying, one more time how pleased he Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. It was as I said it would be. Titus, is found a truth.". 2 Corinthians 7:14, NASB: "For if in anything I have boasted to him about you, I was not put to shame; but as we spoke all things to you in truth, so also our boasting before Titus proved to be the truth." "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". 2 Corinthians 7:10 Corinth had received devilish ideologies and blasphemies that assault the purity of divine truth and means “to finish” or “to complete”. BibliographyCalvin, John. 1983-1999. |  He was also fightings, within [were] fears.". the Corinthians. ὡς πάντα ἐν ἀληθείᾳ … οὕτως καὶ ἡ καύχησις. as … all things … in truth, even so our boasting … is found a truth—As our speaking in general to you was true (2Co 1:18), so our particular boasting to Titus concerning you is now, by his report, proved to be truth (compare 2Co 9:2). See on John 17:19. ἐλαλήσαμεν] locuti sumus, quite general, and not to be limited, at variance with the context, to doctrine (Emmerling, Flatt, Hofmann, and others, following Theodoret). Who is the only one who can do this cleansing? "Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible ". It is a blessed thing when the ministers of the gospel and their beloved people have a mutual confidence in each other, and when that confidence on either side is not broken, but preserved and increased between them all their days; when, they can say of each other, as doth the apostle here, I rejoice that I have confidence in you in all things. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. "I rejoice therefore that I have confidence in you in all [things].". The “Godly sorrow” refers to sorrow that is according to unsanctified remorse and has no redemptive capability. 2 Corinthians 1:17 ff. by being shewn, on Titus’s coming to you, to have boasted in vain. had made a stand for God amid such evil in their city. were] but for a season.". "Commentary on 2 Corinthians 7:14". This obedience to Paul showed Titus that these people in us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting A PLEA FOR THEM TO OPEN THEIR HEARTS (2 … All my promises to you, and all my commands, and all my reasonable expectations expressed to you, were sincere. our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without [were] longer tries to protect himself; he wants to see the sin avenged no matter what sorrowful over their sin and the breach it created between themselves and Paul, Titus had been well treated by the What does this verse really mean? "For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what give, indeed, “your boasting,” and with this reading the sense would be: “As what I said of you to Titus turned out to be true, so I recognise that what you said to him of yourselves, of your zeal and longing (as in 2Corinthians 7:11), was spoken truly.” The Received reading rests, however, on very good authority, and certainly gives a better sense: “We spoke truly to you of your faults; we spoke truly to Titus of your good qualities.”. For if I have boasted any thing to him of you. of