2 Corinthians 5:20

NET ©

Therefore we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making His plea through us. We plead with you on Christ’s behalf, “Be reconciled to God!”

NIV ©

We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.

NASB ©

Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making an appeal through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

NLT ©

We are Christ’s ambassadors, and God is using us to speak to you. We urge you, as though Christ himself were here pleading with you, "Be reconciled to God!"

MSG ©

We're Christ's representatives. God uses us to persuade men and women to drop their differences and enter into God's work of making things right between them. We're speaking for Christ himself now: Become friends with God; he's already a friend with you.

BBE ©

So we are the representatives of Christ, as if God was making a request to you through us: we make our request to you, in the name of Christ, be at peace with God.

NRSV ©

So we are ambassadors for Christ, since God is making his appeal through us; we entreat you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

NKJV ©

Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God.

KJV
Now then
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we are ambassadors
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for
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Christ
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as though
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God
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did beseech
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[you] by
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us
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we pray
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[you] in
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Christ's
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stead
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be ye reconciled
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to God
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GREEK
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CONJ
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ADV
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yeou
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yew
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N-DSM
NET © [draft] ITL
Therefore
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we are ambassadors
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for
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Christ
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, as though
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God
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were making
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His plea
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through
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us
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. We plead
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with you on
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Christ’s
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behalf
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, “Be reconciled
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to God
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!”
NET © Notes

tn Or “as though God were begging.”

tn Or “we beg you.”