NIV: they urgently pleaded with us for the privilege of sharing in this service to the Lord's people.
NAS: begging us with much urging for the favor of participation in the support of the saints,
KJV: Praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
GWT: They made an appeal to us, begging us to let them participate in the ministry of God's kindness to his holy people [in Jerusalem].
ASV: beseeching us with much entreaty in regard of this grace and the fellowship in the ministering to the saints:
BBE: Seriously requesting us that they might have a part in this grace of being servants to the needs of the saints:
DBY: begging of us with much entreaty to give effect to the grace and fellowship of the service which was to be rendered to the saints.
DRB: With much entreaty begging of us the grace and communication of the ministry that is done toward the saints.
WBS: Praying us with much entreaty, that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.
WEB: begging us with much entreaty to receive this grace and the fellowship in the service to the saints.
YLT: with much entreaty calling on us to receive the favour and the fellowship of the ministration to the saints,
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