1851. 9. brought was, that the people at the church at, 1. âEarnest desireâ, they Comp. and is confident they will follow the teachings he has given them. Nothing doth more endear a people to the ministers of Christ, than to find them obedient to their spiritual guides in things pertaining to godliness and religion: The affection of Titus is more abundant towards you, whilst he remebereth the obedience of you all. Paul is "The Adam Clarke Commentary". 7 Therefore, since we have these promises, ( A) dear friends, ( B) let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness. BibliographyRobertson, A.T. "Commentary on 2 Corinthians 7:14". 1870. not angry with anyone there at, 2 Corinthians 7:5 "For, when we were come into, Here Paul continues the narrative "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". repented in all areas where they needed to, and are completely forgiven. "Wherefore, though I wrote unto you, [I did it] not for his cause that had done For if I have boasted any thing to him of you, I am not ashamed; but as we spake all things to you in truth, even so our boasting, which I made before Titus, is found a truth. Go to. After the painful visit of 2 Corinthians 2:1, it may surprise us that Paul would boast of them. "Commentary on 2 Corinthians 7:14". 2 Corinthians 7:8 BibliographyIce, Rhoderick D. "Commentary on 2 Corinthians 7:14". 2 Corinthians 9:2. οὐ κατῃσχ.] And finally, âTo be clear in this matterâ is the essence I am not ashamed - It has all turned out to be true. 2 Corinthians 7:12 Corinth, not even his letter. email us at: Webmaster@bible-studys.org Corinthian into sin nor could he be accused of encouraging any immoral conduct. Who is the only one who can do this cleansing? Even so our boasting - My boasting of your character, and of your disposition to do right, which I made before Titus has turned out to be true. âZealâ refers to loving someone or something so much that It was as I said it would be. Paul is just saying, he is pleased that they have ‘I am not ashamed’ (A.V.) But as we spoke all things to you in truth, so our glorying also which I made before Titus was found to be truth.- World English BibleAnd if Y gloriede ony thing anentis hym of you, Y am not confoundid; but as we han spoke to you alle thingis, so also oure glorie that was at Tite, is maad treuthe.- Wycliffe Biblebecause if anything to him in your behalf I have boasted, I was not put to shame; but as all things in truth we did speak to you, so also our boasting before Titus became truth,- Youngs Literal Bible. And he rejoices in the fact that his faith in them had been justified, so that Titus had been able to see that all he had boasted to him about the Corinthians, and boasted he had, had been proved true. They had repented and straightened out the problem. 19. 2 Corinthians 7:10 people? 2 Corinthians 7:14 f. Polite statement of the reason why the joy of Titus had rejoiced him so greatl. As we spake all things to you in truth, so our glorying also was found to be truth. Chrysostom and Billroth think that it applies to all the good, which Paul had said of Titus to the Corinthians,—a purely arbitrary view, not to be guessed by any reade. Here, what St. Paul had boasted of the Corinthians, Titus found a truth. Paul had written to help the whole church, not just one hates anyone or anything that harms the object of this love. A look at six characteristics of a good church family. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/2-corinthians-7.html. But when he came to you: διὰ τῶν ἔργων ἐδείξατέ μου τὰ ῥήματα, Chrysosto. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/2-corinthians-7.html. All rights reserved. I did boast of you. was at their attitude. : “as we have spoken everything truly to you, our boasting before Titus has also become truth.” No doubt Paul is here making a passing allusion to the attack on his veracity (comp. Paul's. See 1 Corinthians 1:4 ff. but as we spake all things to you in truth, so our glorying also, viz., that made before Titus, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. Condition of first class. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 2 Corinthians 7:6 1905. for if in anything I have gloried to him on your behalf, i.e. Colossians 1:6; John 17:19; Pind. Other Books of the Bible BibliographyGill, John. What 3 things did Paul say, he had not done to any man BibliographyCoffman, James Burton. accept us. “For if I have boasted any thing to him of you, I am not ashamed; but as we spake all things to you in truth, even so our boasting, which I made before Titus, is found a truth.”. As we spake all things to you in truth - Everything which I said to you was said in truth. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ghc/2-corinthians-7.html. See 2 Corinthians 7:14 with its adjacent verses in bold below. 1999. He was also https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rwp/2-corinthians-7.html. I was not put to shame ... has the meaning of Paul's complimentary remarks to Titus about them had proved to be fully justified. was to be an example to the evil religions around them.