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2 Corinthians 5:20-21 Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

20 So we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We beseech you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. 21 For our sake he made him to be sin[a] who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Footnotes:

  1. 5.21 made him to be sin: i.e., “sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh” (Rom 8.3).
Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

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2 Corinthians 5:20-21 New International Version (NIV)

20 We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God. 21 God made him who had no sin to be sin[a] for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Corinthians 5:21 Or be a sin offering
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