2 Corinthians 8:3

For to their ability, I bear record, yea, and beyond their ability they were willing of themselves;
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AD 400
Because they gave themselves to God wholeheartedly, they wanted to offer even more than their strength allowed. Commentary on Paul’s Epistles.

Cornelius a Lapide

AD 1637
For to their power . . . they were willing. Of their own free will, without being solicited, they came forward and contributed as much as and more than they were able to afford.

John Chrysostom

AD 407
The greatness of the Macedonians can be seen from the fact that they gave voluntarily, in spite of their poverty.

John Chrysostom

AD 407
For according to their power, I bear witness. Trustworthy is the witness. And beyond their power. That is, it abounded unto the riches of their liberality. Or rather, he makes this plain, not by this expression alone, but also by all that follows; for he says, of their own accord. Lo! Yet another excessiveness.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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