5:17 So then, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; what is old has passed away 1 – look, what is new 2 has come! 3
1 tn Grk “old things have passed away.”
2 tc Most
3 tn Grk “new things have come [about].”
4 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the vision.
5 tn The words “it down” are not in the Greek text, but are implied. Direct objects were frequently omitted in Greek when clear from the context.
6 tn Grk “faithful.”