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2 Corinthians 5:20-21

5:20 Therefore we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making His plea 1  through us. We plead with you 2  on Christ’s behalf, “Be reconciled to God!” 5:21 God 3  made the one who did not know sin 4  to be sin for us, so that in him 5  we would become the righteousness of God.

1 tn Or “as though God were begging.”

2 tn Or “we beg you.”

3 tn Grk “He”; the referent (God) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

4 sn The one who did not know sin is a reference to Jesus Christ.

5 sn That is, “in Christ.”

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