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19 that is, that (A)God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not [a]imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to us the word of reconciliation.

20 Now then, we are (B)ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God. 21 For (C)He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become (D)the righteousness of God in Him.

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  1. 2 Corinthians 5:19 reckoning

19 that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them.(A) And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation. 20 We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors,(B) as though God were making his appeal through us.(C) We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.(D) 21 God made him who had no sin(E) to be sin[a] for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.(F)

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  1. 2 Corinthians 5:21 Or be a sin offering

19 To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.

20 Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.

21 For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

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