2 Corinthians 5:20

Greek/English Interlinear with Strongís Numbers

King James Version

Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christís stead, be ye reconciled to God.
New King James Version

Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christís behalf, be reconciled to God.
New American Standard Bible

Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were entreating through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.
New International Version

We are therefore Christís ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us. We implore you on Christís behalf: Be reconciled to God.
The Amplified Bible

So we are Christís ambassadors, God making His appeal as it were through us. We [as Christís personal representatives] beg you for His sake to lay hold of the divine favor [now offered you] and be reconciled to God.
Wuestís Expanded Translation

Therefore, on behalf of Christ and in His place we are acting as ambassadors, as though God were saying, I beg of you, please, through us as His intermediate agents. We beg you in Christís stead, Be reconciled at once to God.
Phillipsí Modern English

We are now Christís ambassadors, as though God were appealing direct to you through us. For Christís sake we beg you, ďMake your peace with God.Ē
Williamsí Language of the People

So I am an envoy to represent Christ, because it is through me that God is making His appeal. As one representing Christ I beg you, be reconciled to God.
2 Cor. 5:19 π 2 Cor. 5:21
Scriptures π 2 Corinthians

See Also:

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That Reference This Scripture

  1. Exploding the Myth of Christís Delegated Authority - Neil Girrard Christ gave His authority to men to lead other believers into a closer walk with Him Ė didnít He?

  2. The Many Rs of the Final Reformation - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) In order to grasp the entirety of Godís movement of the last days requires more than the simple label ďthe final reformation.Ē
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