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2 Corinthians 7:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And his affection is more abundantly toward you, while he remembereth the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— 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.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— His affection abounds all the more toward you, as he remembers the obedience of you all, how you received him with fear and trembling.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And his tender affection is more abundant towards you, whilst he remembereth the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and his affections are more abundantly towards you, calling to mind the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, his tender affections, are, much more abundantly towards you, when he calleth to mind the obedience, of you all,—how, with fear and trembling, ye gave him welcome.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and his tender affection is more abundantly toward you, remembering the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye did receive him;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And his bowels are more abundantly towards you: remembering the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling you received him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And his inward affection is more aboundant toward you, whilest he remembreth the obedience of you all, how with feare and trembling you receiued him.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And his affection is greatly enlarged toward you, when he remembers your obedience; because with fear and with trembling you received him.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— and also his bowels are the more enlarged towards you, while he remembereth the submission of you all, and how ye received him with fear and trembling.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
his 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
inward affection 4698
{4698} Prime
σπλάγχνον
splagchnon
{splangkh'-non}
Probably strengthened from σπλήν [[splen]] (the 'spleen'); an intestine (plural); figuratively pity or sympathy.
is 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
more abundant 4056
{4056} Prime
περισσοτέρως
perissoteros
{per-is-sot-er'-oce}
Adverb from G4055; more superabundantly.
toward 1519
{1519} Prime
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
you, 5209
{5209} Prime
ὑμᾶς
humas
{hoo-mas'}
Accusative of G5210; you (as the object of a verb or preposition).
whilst he remembereth 363
{0363} Prime
ἀναμιμνῄσκω
anamimnesko
{an-am-im-nace'-ko}
From G0303 and G3403; to remind; reflexively to recollect.
z5734
<5734> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 111
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
obedience 5218
{5218} Prime
ὑπακοή
hupakoe
{hoop-ak-o-ay'}
From G5219; attentive hearkening, that is, (by implication) compliance or submission.
of you 5216
{5216} Prime
ὑμῶν
humon
{hoo-mone'}
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
all, 3956
{3956} Prime
πᾶς
pas
{pas}
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
how 5613
{5613} Prime
ὡς
hos
{hoce}
Probably adverb of comparative from G3739; which how, that is, in that manner (very variously used as shown).
with 3326
{3326} Prime
μετά
meta
{met-ah'}
A primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly denoting accompaniment; 'amid' (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive case association, or accusative case succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722, and less close than G4862).
fear 5401
{5401} Prime
φόβος
phobos
{fob'-os}
From a primary φέβομαι [[phebomai]] (to be put in fear); alarm or fright.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
trembling 5156
{5156} Prime
τρόμος
tromos
{trom'-os}
From G5141; a 'trembling', that is, quaking with fear.
ye received 1209
{1209} Prime
δέχομαι
dechomai
{dekh'-om-ahee}
Middle voice of a primary verb; to receive (in various applications, literally or figuratively).
z5662
<5662> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 352
him. 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Corinthians 7:15

_ _ his inward affection — literally, “bowels” (compare 2 Corinthians 6:12; Philippians 1:8; Philippians 2:1; Colossians 3:12).

_ _ obedience — (2 Corinthians 2:9).

_ _ fear and trembling — with trembling anxiety to obey my wishes, and fearful lest there should be aught in yourselves to offend him and me (2 Corinthians 7:11; compare 1 Corinthians 2:3).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Corinthians 7:12-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
inward affection is:
Gr. bowels are,
2 Corinthians 6:12 Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own bowels.
Genesis 43:30 And Joseph made haste; for his bowels did yearn upon his brother: and he sought [where] to weep; and he entered into [his] chamber, and wept there.
1 Kings 3:26 Then spake the woman whose the living child [was] unto the king, for her bowels yearned upon her son, and she said, O my lord, give her the living child, and in no wise slay it. But the other said, Let it be neither mine nor thine, [but] divide [it].
Song of Songs 5:4 My beloved put in his hand by the hole [of the door], and my bowels were moved for him.
Philippians 1:8 For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.
Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
1 John 3:17 But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels [of compassion] from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

the obedience:

2 Corinthians 2:9 For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye be obedient in all things.
2 Corinthians 10:5-6 Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ; ... And having in a readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience is fulfilled.
Philippians 2:12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
2 Thessalonians 3:14 And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.

with:

2 Corinthians 7:10-11 For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. ... For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, [what] clearing of yourselves, yea, [what] indignation, yea, [what] fear, yea, [what] vehement desire, yea, [what] zeal, yea, [what] revenge! In all [things] ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter.
Ezra 9:4 Then were assembled unto me every one that trembled at the words of the God of Israel, because of the transgression of those that had been carried away; and I sat astonied until the evening sacrifice.
Ezra 10:9 Then all the men of Judah and Benjamin gathered themselves together unto Jerusalem within three days. It [was] the ninth month, on the twentieth [day] of the month; and all the people sat in the street of the house of God, trembling because of [this] matter, and for the great rain.
Job 21:6 Even when I remember I am afraid, and trembling taketh hold on my flesh.
Psalms 2:11 Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.
Psalms 119:120 My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.
Isaiah 66:2 For all those [things] hath mine hand made, and all those [things] have been, saith the LORD: but to this [man] will I look, [even] to [him that is] poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.
Hosea 13:1 When Ephraim spake trembling, he exalted himself in Israel; but when he offended in Baal, he died.
Acts 16:29 Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas,
Ephesians 6:5 Servants, be obedient to them that are [your] masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;
Philippians 2:12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
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Gn 43:30. 1K 3:26. Ezr 9:4; 10:9. Jb 21:6. Ps 2:11; 119:120. So 5:4. Is 66:2. Ho 13:1. Ac 16:29. 2Co 2:9; 6:12; 7:10; 10:5. Ep 6:5. Php 1:8; 2:12. Col 3:12. 2Th 3:14. 1Jn 3:17.

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