see Rom. 1.1–7
Paul praises God for his escape from danger and for Titus' good news (see Introduction).
see 1 Cor. 16.10 n.
Apparently in his “severe” letter (see Introduction) Paul had threatened an immediate return visit. He later decided to wait
for Titus' firsthand report, which he finally obtained in Macedonia (
Trouble: see Introduction. Us, we, ourselves:
see 10.11 n.
See 10.10; 2 Pet. 3.16
see 1 Cor. 1.8 n.
Amen (see 1 Cor. 14.16 n.
) can mean yes.
Silvanus: an assistant of Paul's (see 1 Thess. 1.1; 2 Thess. 1.1
; as “Silas,” Acts 15.22–18.5
Christ … God … Spirit:
see 1 Cor. 12.4–6 n.
see 5.5 n.
Visit, letter: see Introduction.
The offending Corinthian has been disciplined (for a possible comparison see 1 Cor. 5.1–5
) and he is now in need of forgiveness.
The narrative of Paul's movements resumes in
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