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1 Remind them to be in subjection to rulers and to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to 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 one, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all humility toward all men. 2 to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and to show true humility toward all men.
3 For we were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and 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 Savior, and his love toward man, appeared, 4 But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared,
5 not by works of righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy, he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing by 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 on us richly, through Jesus Christ, our Savior; 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 This saying is faithful, and concerning these things I desire that you affirm confidently, to the end that they who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to 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, genealogies, strife, and disputes about the 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 Avoid a factious man after a first and second warning; 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 sins, being self-condemned. 11 You may be sure that such a man is warped and sinful; he is self-condemned.
12 When I send Artemas to you, or Tychicus, be diligent to come to me to Nicopolis, for I have determined to winter there. 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 Send Zenas, the lawyer, and Apollos on their journey diligently, that nothing may be lacking for 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 Let our people also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they may not be 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 who are with me greet you. Greet those who love us in faith. Grace be with you all. Amen. 15 Everyone with me sends you greetings. Greet those who love us in the faith. Grace be with you all.