2 Corinthians 5:21
Good News Translation
Christ was without sin, but for our sake God made him share our sin in order that in union with him we might share the righteousness of God.

Contemporary English Version
Christ never sinned! But God treated him as a sinner, so Christ could make us acceptable to God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Him, who knew no sin, he hath made sin for us: that we might be made the justice of God in him.

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Him, who knew no sin, he hath made sin for us: that we might be made the justice of God in him.

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Isaiah 53:4-6,9-12 Surely he hath borne our infirmities and carried our sorrows: and we have thought him as it were a leper, and as one struck by God and afflicted. . . .

Daniel 9:26 And after sixty-two weeks Christ shall be slain: and the people that shall deny him shall not be his. And a people, with their leader, that shall come, shall destroy the city, and the sanctuary: and the end thereof shall be waste, and after the end of the war the appointed desolation.

Zechariah 13:7 Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that cleaveth to me, saith the Lord of hosts: strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand to the little ones.

Romans 8:3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God, sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and of sin, hath condemned sin in the flesh.

Galatians 3:13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us (for it is written: Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree).

Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us and hath delivered himself for us, an oblation and a sacrifice to God for an odour of sweetness.

1 Peter 3:18 Because Christ also died once for our sins, the just for the unjust: that he might offer us to God, being put to death indeed in the flesh, but enlivened in the spirit,

1 John 2:1,2 My little children, these things I write to you, that you may not sin. But if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the just. . . .

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Isaiah 53:9 And he shall give the ungodly for his burial, and the rich for his death: because he hath done no iniquity, neither was there deceit in his mouth.

Luke 1:35 And the angel answering, said to her: The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee and the power of the Most High shall overshadow thee. And therefore also the Holy which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.

Hebrews 7:26 For it was fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens:

1 Peter 2:22-24 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth. . . .

1 John 3:5 And you know that he appeared to take away our sins: and in him there is no sin.

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2 Corinthians 5:17 If then any be in Christ a new creature, the old things are passed away. Behold all things are made new.

Isaiah 45:24,25 For every knee shall be bowed to me, and every tongue shall swear. . . .

Isaiah 53:11 Because his soul hath laboured, he shall see and be filled: by his knowledge shall this my just servant justify many, and he shall bear their iniquities.

Jeremiah 23:26 How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets that prophesy lies, and that prophesy the delusions of their own heart?

Jeremiah 33:16 In those days shall Juda be saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell securely: and this is the name that they shall call him, The Lord our just one.

Daniel 9:24 Seventy weeks are shortened upon thy people, and upon thy holy city, that transgression may be finished, and sin may have an end, and iniquity may be abolished; and everlasting justice may be brought; and vision and prophecy may be fulfilled; and the Saint of saints may be anointed.

Romans 1:17 For the justice of God is revealed therein, from faith unto faith, as it is written: The just man liveth by faith.

Romans 3:21-26 But now, without the law, the justice of God is made manifest, being witnessed by the law and the prophets. . . .

Romans 5:19 For as by the disobedience of one man, many were made sinners: so also by the obedience of one, many shall be made just.

Romans 8:1-4 There is now therefore no condemnation to them that are in Christ Jesus, who walk not according to the flesh. . . .

Romans 10:3,4 For they, not knowing the justice of God and seeking to establish their own, have not submitted themselves to the justice of God. . . .

1 Corinthians 1:30 But of him are you in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom and justice and sanctification and redemption:

Philippians 3:9 And may be found in him, not having my justice, which is of the law, but that which is of the faith of Christ Jesus, which is of God: justice in faith.

Context
Ambassadors for Christ
20For Christ therefore we are ambassadors, God as it were exhorting by us, for Christ, we beseech you, be reconciled to God. 21Him, who knew no sin, he hath made sin for us: that we might be made the justice of God in him.
Cross References
Numbers 7:64
And a buck goat for sin:

Isaiah 53:12
Therefore will I distribute to him very many, and he shall divide the spoils of the strong, because he hath delivered his soul unto death, and was reputed with the wicked: and he hath borne the sins of many, and hath prayed for the transgressors.

Jeremiah 33:16
In those days shall Juda be saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell securely: and this is the name that they shall call him, The Lord our just one.

Acts 3:14
But you denied the Holy One and the Just: and desired a murderer to be granted unto you.

Romans 1:17
For the justice of God is revealed therein, from faith unto faith, as it is written: The just man liveth by faith.

Romans 3:21
But now, without the law, the justice of God is made manifest, being witnessed by the law and the prophets.

Romans 3:25
Whom God hath proposed to be a propitiation, through faith in his blood, to the shewing of his justice, for the remission of former sins,

Romans 4:25
Who was delivered up for our sins and rose again for our justification.

Romans 8:3
For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God, sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and of sin, hath condemned sin in the flesh.

1 Corinthians 1:30
But of him are you in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom and justice and sanctification and redemption:

Galatians 3:13
Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us (for it is written: Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree).

Hebrews 4:15
For we have not a high priest who cannot have compassion on our infirmities: but one tempted in all things like as we are, without sin.

Hebrews 7:26
For it was fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens:

1 Peter 2:22
Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth.

1 John 3:5
And you know that he appeared to take away our sins: and in him there is no sin.

Additional Translations
God made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.

He made the One not having known sin to be sin for us, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.

For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

Him who knew no sin he made to be'sin on our behalf; that we might become the righteousness of God in him.

Him who knew not sin he has made sin for us, that we might become God's righteousness in him.

Him who knew no sin he made to be sin on our behalf; that we might become the righteousness of God in him.

For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

He has made Him who knew nothing of sin to be sin for us, in order that in Him we may become the righteousness of God.

For him who knew no sin he made to be sin on our behalf; so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

for him who did not know sin, in our behalf He did make sin, that we may become the righteousness of God in him.
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