For it is the God (A)who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has (B)shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

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For God, who said, “(A)Light shall shine out of darkness,” is the One who has (B)shone in our hearts to give the (C)Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

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For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” is the One who has shone in our hearts to give us the Light of the knowledge of the glory and majesty of God [clearly revealed] in the face of Christ.(A)

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For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,”[a](A) made his light shine in our hearts(B) to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Corinthians 4:6 Gen. 1:3

For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

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18 But we all, with unveiled face, beholding (A)as in a mirror (B)the glory of the Lord, (C)are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as [a]by the Spirit of the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Corinthians 3:18 Or from the Lord, the Spirit

18 But we all, with unveiled faces, (A)looking as in a mirror at the (B)glory of the Lord, are being (C)transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from (D)the Lord, the Spirit.

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18 And we all, with unveiled face, continually seeing as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are progressively being transformed into His image from [one degree of] glory to [even more] glory, which comes from the Lord, [who is] the Spirit.

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18 And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate[a](A) the Lord’s glory,(B) are being transformed into his image(C) with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.

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  1. 2 Corinthians 3:18 Or reflect

18 But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.

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(A)Blessed are the pure in heart,
For (B)they shall see God.

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“Blessed are (A)the pure in heart, for (B)they will see God.

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“Blessed [anticipating God’s presence, spiritually mature] are the pure in heart [those with integrity, moral courage, and godly character], for they will see God.(A)

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Blessed are the pure in heart,(A)
    for they will see God.(B)

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Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

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24 (A)“Father, I desire that they also whom You gave Me may be with Me where I am, that they may behold My glory which You have given Me; (B)for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.

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24 Father, I desire that (A)they also, whom You have given Me, (B)be with Me where I am, so that they may see My (C)glory which You have given Me, for You loved Me before (D)the foundation of the world.

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24 Father, I desire that they also, whom You have given to Me [as Your gift to Me], may be with Me where I am, so that they may see My glory which You have given Me, because You loved Me before the foundation of the world.

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24 “Father, I want those you have given me(A) to be with me where I am,(B) and to see my glory,(C) the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.(D)

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24 Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

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Beloved, (A)now we are children of God; and (B)it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, (C)we shall be like Him, for (D)we shall see Him as He is. (E)And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.

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