2 Corinthians 1:8

8 For we don’t want you to be unaware,
brother(s): The Greek word adelphoi can be used as a reference to males only or to groups that include males and females. It is the context of each usage that determines the proper meaning.
brothers, of our affliction that took place in
Asia: A Roman province that is now part of modern Turkey; it did not refer to the modern continent of Asia.
Asia: c we were completely overwhelmed – beyond our strength d – so that we even despaired e of life.
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