6 who has also made us competent, [as] ministers of [the] new covenant; not of letter, but of spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit quickens.

References for 2 Corinthians 3:6

    • d 3:6 - The omission of the article makes it characteristic, as in the case of 'letter' and 'spirit;' perhaps it may be rendered 'competent [as] new covenant ministers.'
    • e 3:6 - Or 'For letter kills.'