|New Living Translation (NLT)
||New International Version (NIV)
12 We pleaded with you, encouraged you, and urged you to live your lives in a way that God would consider worthy. For he called you into his Kingdom to share his glory.
12 encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory.
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