1 And working together, we also call upon you not to receive the favour of Elohim in vain –
2 For He says, “In an acceptable time I have heard you, and in a day of deliverance I have helped you.” See, now is the well-accepted time, see, now is a day of deliverance –
3 giving no cause of stumbling in whatever, so that the service is not blamed.
4 Rather, we commend ourselves as servants of Elohim in every way: in much endurance, in pressures, in hardships, in distresses,
5 in stripes, in imprisonments, in disturbances, in toils, in watchings, in fastings,
6 in cleanness, in knowledge, in patience, in kindness, in the Ruaḥ ha’Qodesh, in love unfeigned,
7 in the Word of truth, in the power of Elohim, through the weapons of righteousness, on the right and on the left,
8 through esteem and disrespect, through evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet true;
9 as unknown, and yet well-known; as dying, and see, we live; as disciplined, and yet not killed;
10 as sad, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet enriching many; as having naught, and yet possessing all.
11 Our mouth has spoken openly to you, O Korinthians, our heart is wide open.
12 You are not restrained by us, but you are restrained by your own affections.
13 But for the same reward – I speak as to children – open wide yourselves too.
14 Do not become unevenly yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? And what fellowship has light with darkness?
15 And what agreement has Mashiaḥ with Beliya’al? Or what part does a believer have with an unbeliever?
16 And what union has the Mishkan of Elohim with idols? For you are a Mishkan of the living Elohim, as 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 has said, “I shall dwell in them and walk among them, and I shall be their Elohim, and they shall be My people.”
17 Therefore, “Come out from among them and be separate, says 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, and do not touch what is unclean, and I shall receive you.
18 “And I shall be a Father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to Me, says 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄 Ĕl Shaddai.”