2 Corinthians 5:20
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English Standard Version
Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

King James Bible
Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.

American Standard Version
We are ambassadors therefore on behalf of Christ, as though God were entreating by us: we beseech you on behalf of Christ, be ye reconciled to God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For Christ therefore we are ambassadors, God as it were exhorting by us. For Christ, we beseech you, be reconciled to God.

English Revised Version
We are ambassadors therefore on behalf of Christ, as though God were entreating by us: we beseech you on behalf of Christ, be ye reconciled to God.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now then we are embassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.

Weymouth New Testament
On Christ's behalf therefore we come as ambassadors, God, as it were, making entreaty through our lips: we, on Christ's behalf, beseech men to be reconciled to God.

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Vincent's Word Studies

We are ambassadors (πρεσβεύομεν)

Only here and Ephesians 6:10.

2 Corinthians 5:20 Parallel Commentaries

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ambassadors.

2 Corinthians 3:6 Who also has made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter kills...

Job 33:23 If there be a messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to show to man his uprightness:

Proverbs 13:17 A wicked messenger falls into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.

Malachi 2:7 For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth: for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

John 20:21 Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be to you: as my Father has sent me, even so send I you.

Acts 26:17,18 Delivering you from the people, and from the Gentiles, to whom now I send you...

Ephesians 6:20 For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.

as.

2 Corinthians 5:11 Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest to God...

2 Corinthians 6:1 We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

2 Kings 17:13 Yet the LORD testified against Israel, and against Judah, by all the prophets, and by all the seers, saying...

2 Chronicles 36:15 And the LORD God of their fathers sent to them by his messengers, rising up betimes, and sending...

Nehemiah 9:29 And testified against them, that you might bring them again to your law: yet they dealt proudly, and listened not to your commandments...

Isaiah 55:6,7 Seek you the LORD while he may be found, call you on him while he is near...

Jeremiah 44:4 However, I sent to you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending them, saying, Oh...

Ezekiel 18:31,32 Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby you have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit...

in.

Job 33:6 Behold, I am according to your wish in God's stead: I also am formed out of the clay.

Luke 10:16 He that hears you hears me; and he that despises you despises me; and he that despises me despises him that sent me.

1 Corinthians 4:4,5 For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judges me is the Lord...

1 Thessalonians 4:8 He therefore that despises, despises not man, but God, who has also given to us his holy Spirit.

be.

Job 22:21 Acquaint now yourself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come to you.

Proverbs 1:22 How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

*etc:

Isaiah 27:5 Or let him take hold of my strength, that he may make peace with me; and he shall make peace with me.

Jeremiah 13:16,17 Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble on the dark mountains, and...

Jeremiah 38:20 But Jeremiah said, They shall not deliver you. Obey, I beseech you, the voice of the LORD, which I speak to you...

Luke 14:23 And the lord said to the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.

Cross References
Isaiah 27:5
Or let them lay hold of my protection, let them make peace with me, let them make peace with me."

Malachi 2:7
For the lips of a priest should guard knowledge, and people should seek instruction from his mouth, for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

Romans 5:10
For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.

2 Corinthians 6:1
Working together with him, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

2 Corinthians 12:10
For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Ephesians 6:20
for which I am an ambassador in chains, that I may declare it boldly, as I ought to speak.

Colossians 1:20
and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross.

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