|Part of Speech:||Verb|
|Part of Speech:||from a compound of ἐκ and δῆμος; to emigrate, i.e. (figuratively) vacate or quit:--be absent.|
Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:
We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.
Wherefore we labour, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him.