17 I will [a]deliver you from the Jewish people, as well as from the Gentiles, (A)to whom I [b]now send you, 18 (B)to open their eyes, in order (C)to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, (D)that they may receive forgiveness of sins and (E)an inheritance among those who are (F)sanctified[c] by faith in Me.’

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  1. Acts 26:17 rescue
  2. Acts 26:17 NU, M omit now
  3. Acts 26:18 set apart

17 (A)rescuing you (B)from the Jewish people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you, 18 to (C)open their eyes so that they may turn from (D)darkness to light, and from the [a]power of (E)Satan to God, that they may receive (F)forgiveness of sins and an (G)inheritance among those who have been sanctified by (H)faith in Me.’

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  1. Acts 26:18 Or dominion

17 I will rescue you(A) from your own people and from the Gentiles.(B) I am sending you to them 18 to open their eyes(C) and turn them from darkness to light,(D) and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins(E) and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.’(F)

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17 Delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee,

18 To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.

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17 (A)delivering you from your people and from the Gentiles—(B)to whom I (C)am sending you 18 (D)to open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from (E)the power of Satan to God, that they may receive (F)forgiveness of sins and (G)a place among those who are sanctified (H)by faith in me.’

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Whoever has been (A)born of God does not sin, for (B)His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God.

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No one who has been (A)born of God practices sin, because His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin continually, because he has been born of God.

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No one who is born of God(A) will continue to sin,(B) because God’s seed(C) remains in them; they cannot go on sinning, because they have been born of God.

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Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

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(A)No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God's[a] seed abides in him; and he cannot keep on sinning, because he has been born of God.

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  1. 1 John 3:9 Greek his

Knowing the True—Rejecting the False

18 We know that (A)whoever is born of God does not sin; but he who has been born of God (B)keeps[a] [b]himself, and the wicked one does not touch him.

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  1. 1 John 5:18 guards
  2. 1 John 5:18 NU him

18 (A)We know that (B)no one who has been born of God [a]sins; but He who was born of God (C)keeps him, and (D)the evil one does not (E)touch him.

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  1. 1 John 5:18 Or sins continually

18 We know that anyone born of God(A) does not continue to sin; the One who was born of God keeps them safe, and the evil one(B) cannot harm them.(C)

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18 We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.

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18 We know that (A)everyone who has been born of God does not keep on sinning, but (B)he who was born of God (C)protects him, and the evil one does not touch him.

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Christ’s Example to Be Followed

Therefore, since Christ suffered [a]for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind, for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, that he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh for the lusts of men, (A)but for the will of God.

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  1. 1 Peter 4:1 NU omits for us

Keep Fervent in Your Love

Therefore, since (A)Christ has [a]suffered in the flesh, (B)arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because (C)the one who has [b]suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, (D)so as to live (E)the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human lusts, but for the (F)will of God.

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  1. 1 Peter 4:1 I.e., suffered death
  2. 1 Peter 4:1 I.e., suffered death

Living for God

Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body,(A) arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin.(B) As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires,(C) but rather for the will of God.

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Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin;

That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

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Stewards of God's Grace

Since therefore (A)Christ suffered in the flesh,[a] (B)arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for (C)whoever has suffered in the flesh (D)has ceased from sin, (E)so as to live for (F)the rest of the time in the flesh (G)no longer for human passions but (H)for the will of God.

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  1. 1 Peter 4:1 Some manuscripts add for us; some for you

32 And you shall know the (A)truth, and (B)the truth shall make you free.”

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