2 Corinthians 1:23-24
Amplified Bible, Classic Edition
23 But I call upon God as my soul’s witness: it was to avoid hurting you that I refrained from coming to Corinth—
24 Not that we have dominion [over you] and lord it over your faith, but [rather that we work with you as] fellow laborers [to promote] your joy, for in [your] faith ([a]in your strong and welcome conviction or belief that Jesus is the Messiah, through Whom we obtain eternal salvation in the kingdom of God) you stand firm.Read full chapter
- 2 Corinthians 1:24 Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.