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2 Corinthians 3:1
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Are we beginning to (a)commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some, (b)letters of commendation to you or from you?
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2 Corinthians 3:2
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(c)You are our letter, written in our hearts, known and read by all men;
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2 Corinthians 3:3
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being manifested that you are a letter of Christ, [a](d)cared for by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of (e)the living God, not on (f)tablets of stone but on (g)tablets of [b](h)human hearts.
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2 Corinthians 3:4
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Such (i)confidence we have through Christ toward God.
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2 Corinthians 3:5
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Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but (j)our adequacy is from God,
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2 Corinthians 3:6
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who also made us adequate as (k)servants of a (l)new covenant, not of (m)the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but (n)the Spirit gives life.
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2 Corinthians 3:7
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But if the (o)ministry of death, (p)in letters engraved on stones, came [c]with glory, (q)so that the sons of Israel could not look intently at the face of Moses because of the glory of his face, fading as it was,
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2 Corinthians 3:8
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how will the ministry of the Spirit fail to be even more with glory?
2 Corinthians 3:9
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For if (r)the ministry of condemnation has glory, much more does the (s)ministry of righteousness abound in glory.
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2 Corinthians 3:10
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For indeed what had glory, in this case has no glory because of the glory that surpasses it.
2 Corinthians 3:11
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For if that which fades away was [d]with glory, much more that which remains is in glory.
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2 Corinthians 3:12
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(t)Therefore having such a hope, (u)we use great boldness in our speech,
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2 Corinthians 3:13
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and are not like Moses, (v)who used to put a veil over his face so that the sons of Israel would not look intently at the end of what was fading away.
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2 Corinthians 3:14
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But their minds were (w)hardened; for until this very day at the (x)reading of (y)the old covenant the same veil [e]remains unlifted, because it is removed in Christ.
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2 Corinthians 3:15
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But to this day whenever Moses is read, a veil lies over their heart;
2 Corinthians 3:16
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(z)but whenever a person turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away.
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2 Corinthians 3:17
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Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where (aa)the Spirit of the Lord is, (ab)there is liberty.
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2 Corinthians 3:18
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But we all, with unveiled face, (ac)beholding as in a mirror the (ad)glory of the Lord, are being (ae)transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from (af)the Lord, the Spirit.
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