For we know that if 1the tent that is 2our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, 3a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
For in this tent 4we groan, longing to 5put on our heavenly dwelling,
if indeed by putting it ona we may not be found naked.
For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdened--not that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal 6may be swallowed up by life.
He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, 7who has given us the Spirit as a guarantee.
So we are always of good courage. We know that 8while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord,