18 All this is from God, (A)who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us (B)the ministry of reconciliation; 19 that is, in Christ God was reconciling[a] the world to himself, (C)not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us (D)the message of reconciliation. 20 Therefore, (E)we are ambassadors for Christ, (F)God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Corinthians 5:19 Or God was in Christ, reconciling

16 and might (A)reconcile us both to God in one body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility.

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20 and (A)through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, (B)making peace (C)by the blood of his cross.

21 (D)And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, (E)doing evil deeds,

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