9 Wherefore also we [a]covet, that both dwelling at home, and removing from home, we may be acceptable to him.
10 [b]For we must all [c]appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that every man may receive the things which are done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or evil.
11 [d]Knowing therefore that [e]terror of the Lord, we persuade men, and we are made manifest unto God, and I trust also that we are made manifest in your consciences.
2 Corinthians 5:9And seeing it is so, we strive to live so, that both in this our pilgrimage here we may please him, and that at length we may be received home to him.
2 Corinthians 5:10That no man might think it to pertain to all, which he spoke of that heavenly glory, he addeth, that every one shall first render an account of his pilgrimage, after that he is departed from hence.
2 Corinthians 5:10We must all appear personally, and inquiry shall be made of us, that all may see, how we have lived.
2 Corinthians 5:11Now he passeth over, and taking occasion of the former sentence, returneth to 4:16, confirming his own sincerity and his fellows’.
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