17 They make much of you, but for no good purpose. They want to shut you out, that you may make much of them. 18 It is always good to be made much of for a good purpose, and (A)not only when I am present with you, 19 (B)my little children, (C)for whom I am again in the anguish of childbirth until Christ (D)is formed in you! 20 I wish I could be present with you now and change my tone, for I am perplexed about you.

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