19 namely, that (A)God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, (B)not counting their wrongdoings against them, and [a]He has [b]committed to us the word of reconciliation.

20 Therefore, we are (C)ambassadors for Christ, (D)as though God were making an appeal through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be (E)reconciled to God. 21 He made Him who (F)knew no sin to be [c](G)sin in our behalf, so that we might become the (H)righteousness of God in Him.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Corinthians 5:19 Lit having
  2. 2 Corinthians 5:19 Lit placed in us
  3. 2 Corinthians 5:21 Or a sin offering