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2 Corinthians 4:10-12

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4:10 always carrying around in our body the death of Jesus, 1  so that the life of Jesus may also be made visible 2  in our body. 4:11 For we who are alive are constantly being handed over to death for Jesus’ sake, so that the life of Jesus may also be made visible 3  in our mortal body. 4  4:12 As a result, 5  death is at work in us, but life is at work in you. 6 

1 tn The first clause of 2 Cor 4:10 is elliptical and apparently refers to the fact that Paul was constantly in danger of dying in the same way Jesus died (by violence at least). According to L&N 23.99 it could be translated, “at all times we live in the constant threat of being killed as Jesus was.”

2 tn Or “may also be revealed.”

3 tn Or “may also be revealed.”

4 tn Grk “mortal flesh.”

5 tn Or “So then.”

6 tn Grk “death is at work in us, but life in you”; the phrase “is at work in” is repeated in the translation for clarity.



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