2:3 Let no one deceive you in any way. For that day will not arrive until the rebellion comes 1 and the man of lawlessness 2 is revealed, the son of destruction. 3 2:4 He 4 opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, and as a result he takes his seat 5 in God’s temple, displaying himself as God. 6
2 tc Most
3 tn Or “the one destined for destruction.”
4 tn Grk “the one who opposes,” describing the figure in v. 3. A new sentence was started here in the translation by supplying the personal pronoun (“he”) and translating the participle ἀντικείμενος (antikeimeno") as a finite verb.
6 tn Grk “that he is God.”