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Commentary on The Second Letter of Paul to the Corinthians

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1.1–7 : Salutation and thanksgiving:

see Rom. 1.1–7 nn. and 1.8–15 n. Paul praises God for his escape from danger and for Titus' good news (see Introduction).

1 :

Timothy: see 1 Cor. 16.10 n.

1.8–2.13 : Explanation for a change in travel plans.

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 ( 2.13; 7.6 ).

8–10 :

Trouble: see Introduction. Us, we, ourselves: see 10.11 n.

13 :

See 10.10; 2 Pet. 3.16 .

14 :

Day: see 1 Cor. 1.8 n.

17–20 :

Amen (see 1 Cor. 14.16 n. ) can mean yes.

19 :

Silvanus: an assistant of Paul's (see 1 Thess. 1.1; 2 Thess. 1.1 ; as “Silas,” Acts 15.22–18.5 ).

21–22 :

Christ … God … Spirit: see 1 Cor. 12.4–6 n.

22 :

Pledge: see 5.5 n.

2.1–4 :

Visit, letter: see Introduction.

5–11 :

The offending Corinthian has been disciplined (for a possible comparison see 1 Cor. 5.1–5 ) and he is now in need of forgiveness.

12–13 :

The narrative of Paul's movements resumes in 7.5 .

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