Faithlife Verse of the Day w/notes 2 Corinthians

2 Corinthians 7:1 NET w/notes


7:1 Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves1 from everything that could defile the body2 and the spirit, and thus accomplish3 holiness out of reverence for God.4

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1tn Or “purify ourselves.”
2tn Grk “from every defilement of the flesh.”
3tn Grk “accomplishing.” The participle has been translated as a finite verb due to considerations of contemporary English style, and “thus” has been supplied to indicate that it represents a result of the previous cleansing.
4tn Grk “in the fear of God.”

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