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2 Corinthians 13:1-14

13  Τρίτον Third time τοῦτο thisἔρχομαι I am comingπρὸς towardὑμᾶς· YOU;ἐπὶ uponστόματος mouthδύο of twoμαρτύρων witnessesκαὶ andτριῶν of threeσταθήσεται will be made to standπᾶν everyῥῆμα. saying. 2  προείρηκα I have said before καὶ andπρολέγω I am saying beforehandὡς asπαρὼν being alongsideτὸ theδεύτερον second [time]καὶ andἀπὼν being absentνῦν nowτοῖς to the (ones)προημαρτηκόσιν having sinned beforeκαὶ andτοῖς to theλοιποῖς leftover (ones)πᾶσιν, all,ὅτι thatἐὰν if everἔλθω I should comeεἰς intoτὸ theπάλιν againοὐ notφείσομαι, I shall spare, 3  ἐπεὶ since δοκιμὴν proofζητεῖτε YOU are seekingτοῦ of theἐν inἐμοὶ meλαλοῦντος speakingχριστοῦ· Christ;ὃς whoεἰς intoὑμᾶς YOUοὐκ notἀσθενεῖ is weakἀλλὰ butδυνατεῖ is powerfulἐν inὑμῖν, YOU, 4  καὶ and γὰρ forἐσταυρώθη he was put on stakeἐξ out ofἀσθενείας, weakness,ἀλλὰ butζῇ he is livingἐκ out ofδυνάμεως powerθεοῦ. of God.καὶ Andγὰρ forἡμεῖς weἀσθενοῦμεν are weakἐν inαὐτῷ, him,ἀλλὰ butζήσομεν we shall liveσὺν together withαὐτῷ himἐκ out ofδυνάμεως powerθεοῦ of Godεἰς intoὑμᾶς. YOU. 5  Ἑαυτοὺς Selves πειράζετε be YOU testingεἰ ifἐστὲ YOU areἐν inτῇ theπίστει, faith,ἑαυτοὺς selvesδοκιμάζετε· be YOU proving;orοὐκ notἐπιγινώσκετε YOU are recognizingἑαυτοὺς selvesὅτι thatἸησοῦς JesusΧριστὸς Christἐν inὑμῖν; YOU?εἰ ifμήτι not whatἀδόκιμοί disapprovedἐστε. YOU are. 6  ἐλπίζω I am hoping δὲ butὅτι thatγνώσεσθε YOU will knowὅτι thatἡμεῖς weοὐκ notἐσμὲν we areἀδόκιμοι. disapproved. 7  εὐχόμεθα We are praying δὲ butπρὸς towardτὸν theθεὸν Godμὴ notποιῆσαι to doὑμᾶς YOUκακὸν badμηδέν, nothing,οὐχ notἵνα in order thatἡμεῖς weδόκιμοι approvedφανῶμεν, we might appear,ἀλλ’ butἵνα in order thatὑμεῖς YOUτὸ theκαλὸν fine (thing)ποιῆτε, YOU may be doing,ἡμεῖς weδὲ butὡς asἀδόκιμοι disapprovedὦμεν. we may be. 8  οὐ Not γὰρ forδυνάμεθά we are ableτι anythingκατὰ down onτῆς theἀληθείας, truth,ἀλλὰ butὑπὲρ overτῆς theἀληθείας. truth. 9  χαίρομεν We are rejoicing γὰρ forὅταν wheneverἡμεῖς weἀσθενῶμεν, may be weak,ὑμεῖς YOUδὲ butδυνατοὶ powerfulἦτε· YOU may be;τοῦτο thisκαὶ alsoεὐχόμεθα, we are praying,τὴν theὑμῶν of YOUκατάρτισιν. adjustment down. 10  Διὰ Through τοῦτο thisταῦτα these (things)ἀπὼν being absentγράφω, I am writing,ἵνα in order thatπαρὼν being alongsideμὴ notἀποτόμως in cutting-off wayχρήσωμαι I might behaveκατὰ according toτὴν theἐξουσίαν authorityἣν whichtheκύριος Lordἔδωκέν gaveμοι, to me,εἰς intoοἰκοδομὴν upbuildingκαὶ andοὐκ notεἰς intoκαθαίρεσιν. taking down. 11  Λοιπόν, Leftover (things), ἀδελφοί, brothers,χαίρετε, be YOU rejoicing,καταρτίζεσθε, be YOU being adjusted down,παρακαλεῖσθε, be YOU comforted,τὸ theαὐτὸ very (thing)φρονεῖτε, be YOU minding,εἰρηνεύετε, be YOU at peace,καὶ andtheθεὸς Godτῆς of theἀγάπης loveκαὶ andεἰρήνης of peaceἔσται will beμεθ’ withὑμῶν. YOU. 12  ᾿Ασπάσασθε Greet YOU ἀλλήλους one anotherἐν inἁγίῳ holyφιλήματι. kiss. 13  ᾿Ασπάζονται Are greeting ὑμᾶς YOUοἱ theἅγιοι holy (ones)πάντες. all. 14  The χάρις undeserved kindnessτοῦ of theκυρίου LordἸησοῦ JesusΧριστοῦ Christκαὶ andtheἀγάπη loveτοῦ of theθεοῦ Godκαὶ andtheκοινωνία sharingτοῦ of theἁγίου holyπνεύματος spiritμετὰ withπάντων allὑμῶν. of YOU.