2 Corinthians 5:20Context
5:20 Therefore we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making His plea 5 through us. We plead with you 6 on Christ’s behalf, “Be reconciled to God!”
1 tn Or “because we know what it means to fear the Lord.”
2 tn The present tense of πείθομεν (peiqomen) has been translated as a conative present.
3 tn Grk “men”; but ἄνθρωπος (anqrwpo") is generic here since clearly both men and women are in view (Paul did not attempt to win only men to the gospel he preached).
5 tn Or “as though God were begging.”
6 tn Or “we beg you.”