Corrections of the Translation of Some Passages in the New Testament

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Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth nay word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life and shall not come into judgment; but is passed from death unto life.
They that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, to the resurrection of judgment.
Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that the times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord.
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle.
Declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the Spirit of holiness, by resurrection from the dead.
To all that be in Rome beloved of God, saints by calling ("called saints" is ambiguous).
Therein is the righteousness of God revealed in the way of faith to faith.
These having no law, are a law to themselves.
Thou that boastest thyself in law, through breaking the law, dishonourest thou God?
Therefore by works of law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by law is the knowledge of sin.
But now apart from law, the righteousness of God is manifested.
The righteousness of God by faith of Jesus Christ, as to all (towards or for all) and upon all them that believe.
Seeing it is one God, which shall justify the circumcision in the way of faith, and the uncircumcision by faith.
Do we then make void law by faith? God forbid: yea, we establish law.
And the father of circumcision, not only to those who are of the circumcision, but to those also who walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which he had being yet uncircumcised.
Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
We also joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the reconciliation.
Therefore, as by one offense (or by [the] offense of one) towards all to condemnation; even so by one accomplished act of righteousness toward all unto justification of life.
Moreover law entered, that the offense might abound.
For he that is dead is justified (or cleared) from sin.
I speak to them that know law.
But now we are delivered from the law, being dead in that in which we were held.
Now if I do that which I would not (I emphatic) it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
Who shall deliver me from this body of death.
He that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies because of his Spirit that dwelleth in you.
For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who hath subjected it, in hope that the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the liberty of the glory of the children of God.
He maketh intercession for the saints according to God.
But we know that all things work together for good, etc.
Who shall lay anything to the charge of God's elect?
It is God that justifieth, who is he that condemneth?
It is Christ that died ... Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, etc.
For this word is of promise, at this time will I come, and Sarah shall have a son.
For they stumbled at the stumbling-stone; as it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumbling-stone.
For Christ is [the] end of law for righteousness, to every one that believeth.
Even so have these now not believed in your mercy, that they might be objects of mercy.
Happy is he that judgeth not himself in that thing which he alloweth.
In Him shall the Gentiles hope (to connect it with the God of hope, see ver. 13).
According to the revelation of the mystery which was kept secret since the world began, but now is made manifest, and by prophetic Scriptures ... made known unto all nations.
Which things also we speak, not in the words, which man's wisdom teacheth; but which the Holy Ghost teacheth, communicating spiritual things by spiritual means.
For we are co-laborers of God: ye are God's husbandry; ye are God's building.
For I know nothing of myself ("by myself" is antiquated).
But if any man think that he behaveth himself unseemly toward his virgin state, if he pass the flower of his age.
That he will keep his virgin state.
So then he that marrieth himself doeth well; but he that marrieth not himself doeth better.
To them that are without law, as without law, being not without law to God, but subject to Christ, or under law to Christ.
Now these things were figures of us.
This cup is the new covenant in my blood.
He that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh judgment to himself, not discerning the Lord's body.
Now concerning spiritual manifestations (or powers), brethren, I would not have you ignorant.
Leave out, throughout the chapter, the word "unknown" before "tongue."
Read in parenthesis.
But if any have caused grief, he hath not grieved me, but, that I may not charge you, in a measure all of you.
Read in parenthesis.
But we all, contemplating (or looking at) the glory of the Lord with unveiled face, are changed into the same image.
For (it is) the God who spoke the light to shine out of darkness who has shone in our hearts, for the shining forth of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. ("Spoke the light to shine," is not quite English; but "commanded" is weak. "God said let there be light, and there was light," is referred to. "He spake and it was done.")
For we must all be manifested before the judgment-seat of Christ.
Therefore if any man be in Christ there is a new creation.
As though God did beseech by us, we pray in Christ's stead be reconciled to God.
As deceivers and true, as unknown and well known.
As sorrowful but always rejoicing, as poor but making many rich, as having nothing and possessing all things.
But we will not boast of things without measure, but according to the measure of the rule which the God of measure has distributed to us to reach even unto you.
Since ye seek a proof of Christ's speaking in me. (which ... toward you) Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith.
I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ to a different gospel, which is not another.
Read ver. 3, in parenthesis. In ver. 3, it is better to read "Neither was Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, compelled to be circumcised."
Only they would that we should remember the poor, the same also which I have been diligent in.
But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, then is Christ the minister of sin.
For I, through law, am dead to law, that I might live unto God.
For as many as are of works of law are under the curse.
But that no man is justified, through law, in the sight of God, is evident.
Now to Abraham were the promises made and to his seed.
The covenant that was confirmed before of God to Christ.
For if the inheritance be of law, it is no more of promise.
If there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by law.
But before faith came we were kept under law.
Tell me, ye that desire to be under law, do ye not hear the law?
But Jerusalem, which is above, is free, which is our mother (a different reading).
But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under law.
According to the riches of his grace, which he has caused to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence.
According to his good pleasure, which he hath purposed in Himself, for the administration of the fullness of times [namely] to head up all things in Christ.
That we should be to the praise of His glory who pre-trusted in Christ.
Hath broken down the middle wall of partition (strike out "between us").
To make in himself of twain one new man making peace (strike out "so").
Of whom every family in heaven and earth is named.
And to know the love of Christ that passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled [even] unto all the fullness of God.
For the perfecting of the saints [with a view] to the work of ministry.
Be ye therefore imitators of God as dear children.
For that which makes all things manifest is light.
For we are members of His body [we are] of His flesh, and of His bones.
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against the spiritual [powers] of wickedness or of evil in the heavenlies (or heavenly places): and so 1:3; 2:6; 3:10.
Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because you have me in your heart.
But if I live in the flesh, this is worth the while.
Who being in the form of God, did not count it an object of plunder (i.e. as Adam) to be equal with God.
Yea, and if I be poured out as a libation on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.
If by any means I may attain unto the resurrection from among the dead.
I press toward the mark for the prize of the calling of God in Christ Jesus on high; or calling (up) on high of God.
From whence also we look for the Lord Jesus Christ [as] Savior.
Who shall change the body of our humiliation that it may be fashioned like the body of his glory; or, our body of humiliation ... like His body of glory.
For all the fullness was pleased to dwell in Him; or, It pleased all the fullness to dwell in Him.
If ye be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why as though alive in the world are ye subject to ordinances.
That no man go beyond or defraud his brother in the matter—(a euphemism for what concerns carnal lusts).
Them also which have fallen asleep through Jesus, will God bring with him. (At any rate "fallen asleep through Jesus," may be a question).
The Lord himself shall descend from heaven with an assembling shout. (It was the cry to the scattered rowers, or hoop to gather to their ports and place).
In flaming fire, taking vengeance on them that know not God, and on them that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.
That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ were present.
And now ye know that which holds back (or restraints).
For the mystery of iniquity doth already work; only there is the holder back (or restrainer) till he be taken out of the way.
Whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the appearing of his coming (or presence).
Now to the king of ages, the incorruptible, invisible only wise God.
For this is good and acceptable in the sight of our Savior God.
We trust in the living God who is the preserver of all men, especially of those that believe.
Who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and incorruptibility to light by the gospel.
The husbandman laboring first must be partaker of the fruits; i.e., he must first labor in order to partake.
Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ.
And purify unto himself a people of [his] possession.
That the fellowship of thy faith may become effectual etc.
Hath in these last days spoken to us in [the person of] Son, or as Son.
Unto the angels hath he not put in subjection the habitable earth which is to be, or, the coming world.
That through death he might annul him that had the power of death.
He took not up [the cause of] angels; but he took up [that of] the seed of Abraham.
Consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus, faithful to him that appointed him.
For He was counted worthy of more glory than Moses.
For who when they had heard provoked? Was it not all who came out of Egypt by Moses? (This is in part a question of an accent, and hence may be more than usually subject to the spiritual question of its import).
For we which have believed [are those who] enter into rest.
Addressed of God [as] high priest after the order of Melchizedek.
But solid meat belongeth to them that are of full age.
Without father, without mother, ungenealogied.
For verily there is a disannulling of the commandment going before, for the weakness and unprofitableness thereof (for the law perfected nothing) and the bringing in of a better hope, by the which we draw nigh to God.
By so much was Jesus made a surety of a better covenant.
The way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while yet the first tabernacle had its standing.
For this cause, He is the mediator of the new covenant, that by means of death for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first covenant. (16-17. "Testament" remains), but the two verses are in parenthesis. In ver. 18, "testament" may either be simply left out, or be changed into covenant. Ver. 20. "This is the blood of the covenant."
But now once in the consummation of the ages; or, the completion of the ages.
Unto them who look for Him shall He appear the second time apart from sin unto salvation.
Looking unto Jesus the leader [in] and finisher of faith.
And to an innumerable company of angels, the universal assembly, and to the Church of the firstborn which are written in heaven.
Remember them who have led you, who have spoken unto you the word of God; whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and to day, and forever.
Obey your leaders; or those who lead you.
My brethren be not many teachers.
The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth enviously.
Unto the obedience and sprinkling of blood of Jesus Christ.
Receiving the end of your faith, the salvation of souls.
Unto you, therefore, is the preciousness, who believe.
Wherein few, that is eight souls, were preserved through [the] water.
He that hath suffered in his flesh, is at rest from sin.
And if the righteous are difficultly saved.
Not as ruling over heritages, but as models of the flock.
She that is at Babylon [your] fellow elect, saluteth you.
This verse it is impossible to translate, there being no verb in it; but it gives the fuller sense, because the presence of divine power is the thing given, and which gives (according to) everything of his divine power, which is for life and piety [which power is] given to us through the knowledge of Him that hath called us by glory and virtue. It is not simply everything which is for life and piety, but it is everything of His divine power which relates to that; but it is not these things that are given to us, but the divine power as that which begets them; which power we have by the heart-knowledge (επιγνωσεως) of Him that has called us, etc. "Christ dwells in our hearts by faith;" but "divine power has given," is another thing from divine power livingly in us.
We have also the word of prophecy more sure (confirmed).
No prophecy of Scripture interprets itself by itself.
Looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God.
And we have seen and bear witness and show to you that eternal life.
And He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the whole world.
I write unto you young children, because ye have known the father.
Young children it is the last time.
If that which ye have heard from the beginning shall abide in you, you shall abide in the Son and in the Father.
And now little children abide in him, that when he shall appear we may have confidence, and not be put to shame by him, at his coming.
Behold what manner of love the Father hath bestowed on us that we should be called the children of God.
Beloved, now are we children of God.
And every many that hath this hop in HIM purifieth himself even as he is pure.
Hereby know we love, because he laid down his life for us.
He that keepeth his commandments abideth in Him.
Every spirit that confesseth Jesus Christ come in flesh is of God.
This is the witness that God hath given to us eternal life.
In his son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.
Many deceivers are entered into the world who confess not Jesus Christ coming in flesh.
Likewise also these dreamers defile the flesh, etc.