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I have wronged no man paul

Parallel Translations The Amplified Bible Do open your hearts to us again [enlarge them to take us in]. We have wronged no one, we have betrayed or corrupted no one, we have cheated or taken advantage of no one. The Complete Jewish Bible Make room for us in your hearts - we haven't wronged anyone, we haven't corrupted anyone, we haven't exploited anyone. American Standard Version Open your hearts to us: we wronged no man, we corrupted no man, we took advantage of no man.

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This address is variously understood. Receive us into your affections - love us as we love you. Receive us as your apostles and teachers; we have given you full proof that God hath both sent and owned us. Receive, comprehend, what we now say to you, and carefully mark it. We have wronged no man - We have never acted contrary to the strictest justice. We have corrupted no man - With any false doctrine or pernicious opinion. We have defrauded no man - Of any part of his property.

But what have your false teachers done? They have beguiled you from the simplicity of the truth, and thus corrupted your minds. They have brought you into bondage; they have taken of you; devoured you; exalted themselves against you, and ye have patiently suffered all this. It is plain that he refers here to the false apostle or teacher which they had among them. Copyright Statement These files are public domain.

Bibliography Clarke, Adam. It is an earnest entreaty that they would do what he had exhorted them to do in 2 Corinthians ; see the note on that verse.

From that he had digressed in the close of the last chapter. He here returns to the subject and asks an interest in their affections and their love. We have wronged no man - We have done injustice to no man. This is given as a reason why they should admit him to their full confidence and affection.

It is not improbable that he had been charged with injuring the incestuous person by the severe discipline which he had found it necessary to inflict on him; note, 1 Corinthians This charge would not improbably be brought against him by the false teachers in Corinth. But Paul here says, that whatever was the severity of the discipline, he was conscious of having done injury to no member of that church.

It is possible, however, that he does not here refer to any such charge, but that he says in general that he had done no injury, and that there was no reason why they should not receive him to their entire confidence. It argues great consciousness of integrity when a man who has spent a considerable time, as Paul had, with others, is able to say that he had wronged no man in any way.

Paul could not have made this solemn declaration unless he was certain he had lived a very blameless life; compare Acts We have corrupted no man - This means that he had corrupted no man in his morals, either by his precept or his example.

The idea is, here, that Paul had not by his precept or example made any man the worse. He had not corrupted his principles or his habits, or led him into sin. The idea is, that Paul had taken advantage of no circumstances to extort money from them, to overreach them, or to cheat them. It is the conviction of a man who was conscious that he had lived honestly, and who could appeal to them all as full proof that his life among them had been blameless.

Bibliography Barnes, Albert. Open your hearts to us: we wronged no man, we corrupted no man, we took advantage of no man. I say it not to condemn you: for I have said it before, that ye are in our hearts to die together and to live together. Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my glorying on your behalf: I am filled with comfort, I overflow with great joy in all our affliction.

Open your hearts to us There is an infinite pathos here. Paul was saying, "You find a place in your affections for those who do such things, can you not find also a place for me," [3] who preached the gospel to you and by whose preaching you were saved? In our hearts to die together and to live together This was an affirmation of Paul's love in the idiom known to all times and peoples.

Ruth the Moabitess spoke her love to her mother-in-law, "Where thou lodgest, I will lodge Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried" Ruth , In the Odes , of Horace B. With thee I fain would die. But there is a very significant variation in Paul's use of that ancient idiom, for in Paul's words here, death is mentioned first and life later. Broomall was probably correct in his explanation that for the Christian "death must precede eternal life in glory.

Glorying, comfort and joy In 2 Corinthians , these words indicate that "There rushed upon Paul's memory the recollection of the good news that Titus had brought"; [6] therefore, he poured out these moving words of appreciation, personal thanksgiving and joy. VII, p. Plumptre, op. All other rights reserved. Bibliography Coffman, James Burton.

Receive us , Into your affections, let us have a place in your hearts, as you have in ours: Gospel ministers ought to be received with love and respect, both into the hearts and houses of the saints; for "he that receiveth you", says Christ, "receiveth me", Matthew Their doctrines are to be received in the love of them, and with faith and meekness; and this may be another part of the apostle's meaning here; receive the word and ministry of reconciliation, which we as the ambassadors of Christ bring, and the several exhortations we give in his name, particularly the last mentioned: next follow reasons, or arguments, engaging, them to comply with this request,.

There is one among you that has done wrong, and another among you that has suffered wrong, 2 Corinthians and we have given very faithful advice to the church how to behave in this affair; but, in so doing, we have neither wronged him nor you; and as not in this, so neither in any other case: if I or my fellow apostles have wronged you in anything, it is in not being "burdensome" to you for our maintenance, "forgive me this wrong", 2 Corinthians for in no other respect have we done you any: some understand this of any lordly power, or tyrannical domination they had exercised over them, denied by the apostle; we have not behaved in an insolent manner towards you, we have not lorded it over God's heritage, or claimed any dominion over your faith, or required any unreasonable obedience and submission from you:.

Bibliography Gill, John. Text Courtesy of BibleSupport. Used by Permission. Bibliography Beza, Theodore. Receive us — with enlarged hearts 2 Corinthians This is the ground on which he asks their reception of making room for him in their hearts. We wronged none by an undue exercise of apostolic authority; 2 Corinthians gives an instance in point. Modestly he leaves them to supply the positive good which he had done; suffering all things himself that they might be benefited 2 Corinthians , 2 Corinthians ; 2 Corinthians Copyright Statement These files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.

This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. Bibliography Jamieson, Robert, D. All rights reserved. Bibliography Robertson, A. Broadman Press , Renewal Primarily, to leave a space , make room for.

See on containing , John ; see on John The meaning here is make room for us. It is equivalent to saying enlarge your hearts to take us in , as our heart is enlarged 2 Corinthians It adds the idea of wrong for the sake of gain , which is not necessarily implied in either of the other verbs. Copyright Statement The text of this work is public domain.

Bibliography Vincent, Marvin R. Charles Schribner's Sons. New York, USA. Receive us; we have wronged no man, we have corrupted no man, we have defrauded no man. Receive us — The sum of what is said in this, as well as in the tenth and following chapters. We have defrauded no man — Of his property. In this he intimates likewise the good he had done them, but with the utmost modesty, as it were not looking upon it. Copyright Statement These files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website.

Bibliography Wesley, John. Receive us; receive our instructions and admonitions. Bibliography Abbott, John S. Make room for us. Again he returns from a statement of doctrine to treat of what more especially concerns himself, but simply with this intention — that he may not lose his pains in admonishing the Corinthians.

Nay more, he closes the preceding admonition with the same statement, which he had made use of by way of preface. For what is meant by the expressions Receive us, or Make room for us? For as I lay myself out for your salvation with a fatherly zeal, it were unseemly that you should turn a deaf ear upon me. We have done injury to no man. He declares that there is no reason why they should have their minds alienated, inasmuch as he had not given them occasion of offense in any thing. Now he mentions three kinds of offenses, as to which he declares himself to be guiltless.

The first is, manifest hurt or injury. The second is, the corruption that springs from false doctrine. The third is, defrauding or cheating in worldly goods. These are three things by which, for the most part, pastors are wont to alienate the minds of the people from them — when they conduct themselves in an overbearing manner, and, making their authority their pretext, break forth into tyrannical cruelty or unreasonableness, — or when they draw aside from the right path those to whom they ought to have been guides, and infect them with the corruption of false doctrine, — or when they manifest an insatiable covetousness, by eagerly desiring what belongs to another.

Should any one wish to have it in shorter compass-the first is, fierceness and an abuse of power by excessive insolence the second, unfaithfulness in teaching.

2 Corinthians 7:2 KJV

Share This Verse:. Bible Verses like 2 Corinthians Other Translations for 2 Corinthians Receiue vs, we haue wronged no man, wee haue corrupted no man, wee haue defrauded no man. There is not one of you whom we have wronged, not one to whom we have done harm, not one over whom we have gained any selfish advantage.

Receive us; we have wronged no man, we have corrupted no man, we have defrauded no man. Matthew ,40 And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet…. Luke And into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat such things as are set before you:.

Start free trial. We have wronged no one, we have corrupted no one, we have exploited no one. I am greatly encouraged; in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds. He told us about your longing for me, your deep sorrow, your ardent concern for me, so that my joy was greater than ever.

2-corinthians 7:2

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2 Corinthians 7:2

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Receive us; we have wronged no man, we have corrupted no man, we have defrauded no man. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary. Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible. Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary.

2 Corinthians

The Apostle Paul repudiated the unjust accusations hurled at him and his gospel team. They have been sincerely serving the Lord with a clear conscience. He defended his integrity and that of his team for the opposition raised through the voices of the Corinthian church from adversaries who preached a different gospel.

This address is variously understood. Receive us into your affections - love us as we love you. Receive us as your apostles and teachers; we have given you full proof that God hath both sent and owned us. Receive, comprehend, what we now say to you, and carefully mark it. We have wronged no man - We have never acted contrary to the strictest justice. We have corrupted no man - With any false doctrine or pernicious opinion.

2 Corinthians 7:2; We Have Wronged No Man

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Account Options Sign in. Albert Barnes. Selected pages Page ii. Page Popular passages Page - But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes ; and the servant of the Lord must not strive, but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose themselves ; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth

Paul said he has wronged no one...? Did no wrong...?

Parallel Verses. King James Version Receive us; we have wronged no man, we have corrupted no man, we have defrauded no man. Darby Bible Translation Receive us: we have injured no one, we have ruined no one, we have made gain of no one.

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