7 Each one of you should give#tn Or “must do.” The words “of you” and “should give” are not in the Greek text, which literally reads, “Each one just as he has decided in his heart.” The missing words are an ellipsis; these or similar phrases must be supplied for the English reader. just as he has decided in his heart,#tn Or “in his mind.” not reluctantly#tn Or “not from regret”; Grk “not out of grief.” or under compulsion,#tn Or “not out of a sense of duty”; Grk “from necessity.” because God loves a cheerful giver.

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