since, when we are clothed,[a] we will not be found naked.(A) Indeed, we groan while we are in this tent, burdened as we are, because we do not want to be unclothed but clothed, so that mortality(B) may be swallowed up by life. And the One who prepared us for this very purpose is God, who gave us the Spirit as a down payment.

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  1. 2 Corinthians 5:3 Other mss read stripped

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