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1 Put them in mind to be in subjection to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready unto every good work, 1 Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good,
2 to speak evil of no man, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all meekness toward all men. 2 to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and to show true humility toward all men.
3 For we also once were foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another. 3 At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another.
4 But when the kindness of God our Saviour, and his love toward man, appeared, 4 But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared,
5 not by works [done] in righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit, 5 he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit,
6 which he poured out upon us richly, through Jesus Christ our Saviour; 6 whom he poured out on us generously through Jesus Christ our Savior,
7 that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life. 7 so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life.
8 Faithful is the saying, and concerning these things I desire that thou affirm confidently, to the end that they who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men: 8 This is a trustworthy saying. And I want you to stress these things, so that those who have trusted in God may be careful to devote themselves to doing what is good. These things are excellent and profitable for everyone.
9 but shun foolish questionings, and genealogies, and strifes, and fightings about law; for they are unprofitable and vain. 9 But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and arguments and quarrels about the law, because these are unprofitable and useless.
10 A factious man after a first and second admonition refuse; 10 Warn a divisive person once, and then warn him a second time. After that, have nothing to do with him.
11 knowing that such a one is perverted, and sinneth, being self-condemned. 11 You may be sure that such a man is warped and sinful; he is self-condemned.
12 When I shall send Artemas unto thee, or Tychicus, give diligence to come unto me to Nicopolis: for there I have determined to winter. 12 As soon as I send Artemas or Tychicus to you, do your best to come to me at Nicopolis, because I have decided to winter there.
13 Set forward Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their journey diligently, that nothing be wanting unto them. 13 Do everything you can to help Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their way and see that they have everything they need.
14 And let our [people] also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful. 14 Our people must learn to devote themselves to doing what is good, in order that they may provide for daily necessities and not live unproductive lives.
15 All that are with me salute thee. Salute them that love us in faith. Grace be with you all. 15 Everyone with me sends you greetings. Greet those who love us in the faith. Grace be with you all.