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2 Corinthians 5:1-6 (Lexham English Bible)

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Absent from the Body and at Home with the Lord

1 For we know that if our earthly house, the tent, is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made by hands, eternal in the heavens. 2 For indeed, in this [house] we groan, [because we]a desire to put on our dwelling from heaven, 3 if indeed, even [after we]b have taken [it] off,c we will not be found naked. 4 For indeed we who are in this tent groan, being burdened {for this reason, that}d we do not want to be unclothed, but to be clothed, in order that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life. 5 Now the one who has prepared us for this very [thing] [is] God, who has given us the down payment, the Spirit. 6 Therefore, [although we are]e always confident and know that [while we]f are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord--
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