2 Corinthians 5:19-21
Disciples’ Literal New Testament
19 how that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself— not counting their trespasses against them, and[a] having placed the message of reconciliation in us. 20 Therefore, we are ambassadors on behalf of Christ, since[b] God is appealing through us.
We Are Begging People To Be Reconciled To God...
We are begging[c] on behalf of Christ: “Be reconciled to God! 21 He made the One not having known sin to be sin for us, in order that we might become the righteousness of God in Him”...Read full chapter
- 2 Corinthians 5:19 God ‘was reconciling’ in two senses, the ‘not counting’ which still continues and the ‘having placed’ which is finished.
- 2 Corinthians 5:20 Or, seeing-that.
- 2 Corinthians 5:20 Or, pleading. What follows gives the content of the begging (Be reconciled), and the manner of it (6:3-10).