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6 For this is why the gospel was preached even to the dead, that though judged in the flesh like men, they might live in the spirit like God.
6 For this is the reason the gospel was preached even to those who are now dead, so that they might be judged according to men in regard to the body, but live according to God in regard to the spirit.
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