2:12 Having been buried with him in baptism, you also have been raised with him through your 1 faith in the power 2 of God who raised him from the dead. 2:13 And even though you were dead in your 3 transgressions and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, he nevertheless 4 made you alive with him, having forgiven all your transgressions.
1 tn The article with the genitive modifier τῆς πίστεως (th" pistew") is functioning as a possessive pronoun (ExSyn 215).
2 tn The genitive τῆς ἐνεργείας (th" energeia") has been translated as an objective genitive, “faith in the power.”
3 tn The article τοῖς (tois) with παραπτώμασιν (paraptwmasin) is functioning as a possessive pronoun (ExSyn 215).
4 tn The word “nevertheless,” though not in the Greek text, was supplied in the translation to bring out the force of the concessive participle ὄντας (ontas).