11 So will My (A)word be which goes out of My mouth;
It will (B)not return to Me empty,
Without (C)accomplishing what I desire,
And without succeeding in the purpose for which I sent it.

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12 Now when I came to (A)Troas for the (B)gospel of Christ and when a (C)door was opened for me in the Lord, 13 I (D)had no rest for my spirit, not finding (E)Titus my brother; but (F)saying goodbye to them, I went on to (G)Macedonia.

14 (H)But thanks be to God, who always (I)leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us reveals the (J)fragrance of the (K)knowledge of Him in every place. 15 For we are a (L)fragrance of Christ to God among (M)those who are being saved and among those who are perishing: 16 (N)to the one an [a]aroma from death to death, to the other an aroma from life to life. And who is (O)adequate for these things? 17 For we are not like the many, [b](P)peddling the word of God, but (Q)as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ (R)in the sight of God.

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  1. 2 Corinthians 2:16 Or odor
  2. 2 Corinthians 2:17 Or diluting

And they *sang a (A)new song, saying,

(B)Worthy are You to take the scroll and to break its seals; for You were (C)slaughtered, and You (D)purchased people for God with Your blood from (E)every tribe, language, people, and nation.

10 You have made them into a (F)kingdom and (G)priests to our God, and they will (H)reign upon the earth.”

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