19 For God was in Christ, and reconciled the world to himself, not imputing their sins unto them, and hath [a]committed to us the word of reconciliation.

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

21 For he hath made him to be [b]sin for us, which [c]knew no sin, that we should be made the [d]righteousness of God in him.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Corinthians 5:19 Used our labor and travail.
  2. 2 Corinthians 5:21 A sinner, not in himself, but by imputation of the guilt of all our sins to him.
  3. 2 Corinthians 5:21 Who was clean void of sin.
  4. 2 Corinthians 5:21 Righteous before God, and that with righteousness which is not essential to us, but being essential in Christ, God imputeth it to us through faith.

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