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Romans

13:1 Let everyone be supportive of the higher authorities, because there is no authority that isn’t under God; those that exist have been arranged by God.

πασα
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all
ψυχη
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[to]-soul
εξουσιαις
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[to]-jurisdictions
ὑπερεχουσαις
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[to]-being-superior
ὑποτασσεσθω
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let-him/her/it-be-supportive!
ου
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not
γαρ
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because
εστιν
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is
εξουσια
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jurisdiction
ει.
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if
μη
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not
απο
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from
θεου
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[of]-God
αἱ
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the
δε
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yet
ουσαι
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being
εξουσιαι
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jurisdictions
ὑπο
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under
θεου
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[of]-God
τεταγμεναι
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having-been-organized
εισιν
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they-are

13:2 That means anyone who plots and schemes against these authorities is violating God’s mandate, and those who do this will be judged.

ὡστε
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so-too

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the
αντιτασσομενος
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forming-ranks-against
τη
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[to]-the
εξουσια
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jurisdiction
τη
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[to]-the
του
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[of]-the
θεου
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[of]-God
διαταγη
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[to]-ordinance
ανθεστηκεν
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has-opposed
οἱ
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the
δε
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yet
ανθεστηκοτες
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having-opposed
ἑαυτοις
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[to]-themselves
κριμα
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judgment
ληψονται
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shall-get

13:3 The rulers do not terrorize those who do good but only those who do evil. So if you don’t want to live in fear of them, do good and you will have their approval.

οἱ
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the
γαρ
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because
αρχοντες
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rulers
ουκ
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not
εισιν
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they-are
φοβος
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fear
τω
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[to]-the
αγαθω
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[to]-good
εργω
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[to]-action
αλλα
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but
τω
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[to]-the
κακω
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[to]-depraved
θελεις
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you-are-choosing
δε
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yet
μη
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not
φοβεισθαι
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to-be-fearful
την
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the
εξουσιαν
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jurisdiction
το
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the
αγαθον
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good
ποιει
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is-doing
και
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and
ἑξεις
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you-shall-have
επαινον
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praise
εξ
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out
αυτης
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[of]-herself

13:4 The authorities are God’s servants for your good, but if you do evil, fear them! They carry weapons for good reasons; as God’s servants they carry out his anger to avenge God against those who do evil.

θεου
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[of]-God
γαρ
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because
διακονος
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attendant
εστιν
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is
σοι
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[to]-you
εις
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into
το
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the
αγαθον
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good
εαν
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if-ever
δε
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yet
το
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the
κακον
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depraved
ποιης
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you-may-do
φοβου
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you-fear!
ου
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not
γαρ
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because
εικη
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for-nothing
την
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the
μαχαιραν
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blade
φορει
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is-bearing
θεου
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[of]-God
γαρ
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because
διακονος
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attendant
εστιν
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is
εκδικος
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avenger
εις
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into
οργην
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rage
τω
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[to]-the
το
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the
κακον
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depraved
πρασσοντι
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[to]-practicing

13:5 So it is necessary to be supportive, not only to avoid the anger of God but also as a matter of conscience.

διο
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for-this-reason
αναγκη
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stressfulness
ὑποτασσεσθαι
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to-be-supportive
ου
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not
μονον
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only
δια
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through
την
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the
οργην
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rage
αλλα
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but
και
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and
δια
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through
την
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the
συνειδησιν
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conscience

13:6 That is also the reason you pay them taxes; they are God’s relentless public servants.

δια
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through
τουτο
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this
γαρ
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because
και
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and
φορους
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taxes
τελειτε
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yous-are-fully-paying
λειτουργοι
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priests
γαρ
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because
θεου
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[of]-God
εισιν
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they-are
εις
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into
αυτο
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it
τουτο
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this
προσκαρτερουντες
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persevering

13:7 So give whatever is due: if it’s taxes then pay them; if it’s tribute then give it; if it’s fear then fear; if honor then honor.

αποδοτε
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yous-repay!
πασιν
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[to]-all
τας
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those
οφειλας
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dues
τω
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[to]-the
τον
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the
φορον
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tax
τον
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the
φορον
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tax
τω
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[to]-the
το
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the
τελος
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final-goal
το
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the
τελος
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final-goal
τω
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[to]-the
τον
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the
φοβον
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fear
τον
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the
φοβον
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fear
τω
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[to]-the
την
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the
τιμην
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worth
την
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the
τιμην
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worth

13:8 The only debt you should carry is to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled law.

μηδενι
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[to]-not-even-one
μηδεν
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not-even-one
οφειλετε
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yous-are-owing
ει.
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if
μη
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not
το
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the
αλληλους
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each-other
αγαπαν
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to-love

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the
γαρ
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because
αγαπαω
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loving
τον
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the
ἑτερον
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different
νομον
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law
πεπληρωκεν
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has-filled-up

13:9 For all of this— “You must not commit adultery; you must not murder; you must not steal; you must not commit perjury; you must not desire what belongs to others”— and any other precept you can think of, can be summed up as, “Love your neighbor as you love yourself.”

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the
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because
ου
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not
μοιχευσεις
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you-shall-commit-adultery
ου
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not
φονευσεις
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you-shall-murder
ου
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not
κλεψεις
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you-shall-steal
ουκ
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not
επιθυμησεις
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you-shall-desire
και
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and
ει.
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if
τις
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who
ἑτερα
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different
εντολη
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injunction
εν
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in
λογω
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[to]-saying
τουτω
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[to]-this
ανακεφαλαιουται
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is-united
αγαπησεις
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yous-shall-love
τον
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the
πλησιον
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nearby
σου
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[of]-you
ὡς
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as
σεαυτον
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yourself

13:10 Love does no harm to its neighbor; therefore love fulfills the law.


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the
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love
τω
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[to]-the
πλησιον
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nearby
κακον
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depraved
ουκ
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not
εργαζεται
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is-at-work
πληρωμα
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completion
ουν
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then
νομου
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[of]-law

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the
αγαπη
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love

13:11 And do all of this while being aware of the time we live in. It is already time for you to be awakened from sleep, because our rescue is nearer now than when we first believed.

και
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and
τουτο
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this
ειδοτες
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having-looked
τον
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the
καιρον
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time
ὁτι
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since
ὡρα
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hour
ἡμας
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us
ηδη
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already
εξ
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out
ὑπνου
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[of]-sleep
εγερθηναι
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to-be-awakened
νυν
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now
γαρ
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because
εγγυτερον
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nearer
ἡμων
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[of]-us

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the
σωτηρια
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salvation
η
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or-else
ὁτε
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when
επιστευσαμεν
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we-trusted

13:12 The night has passed and the day is dawning! So then, let us be rid of acts of darkness and put on the weapons of light.


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the
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night
προεκοψεν
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progressed

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the
δε
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yet
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[to]-day
ηγγικεν
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has-approached
αποθωμεθα
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we-should-put-away
ουν
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then
τα
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the
εργα
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actions
του
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[of]-the
σκοτους
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[of]-darkness
ενδυσωμεθα
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we-should-clothe-ourselves
δε
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yet
τα
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the
ὁπλα
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tools
του
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[of]-the
φωτος
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[of]-light

13:13 Keep pace with the light— not in wild parties and drunkenness, or illicit sex and vice, or rivalry and jealousy—

ὡς
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as
εν
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in
ἡμερα
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[to]-day
ευσχημονως
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decently
περιπατησωμεν
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we-should-walk-around
μη
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not
κωμοις
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[to]-wild-parties
και
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and
μεθαις
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[to]-drunkennesses
μη
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not
κοιταις
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[to]-beds
και
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and
ασελγειαις
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[to]-vices
μη
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not
εριδι
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[to]-rivalry
και
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and
ζηλω
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I-am-zealous

13:14 but instead clothe yourselves with Master Jesus the Anointed. Make no plans to indulge the desires and wishes of the flesh.

αλλα
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but
ενδυσασθε
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yous-clothe-yourselves!
τον
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the
κυριον
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master
ιησουν
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Jesus
χριστον
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anointed
και
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and
της
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[of]-the
σαρκος
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[of]-flesh
προνοιαν
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forethought
μη
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not
ποιεισθε
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yous-do!
εις
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into
επιθυμιας
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cravings