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II Corinthians 6

1 So working together we also call upon you not to receive the grace of God in vain. 2 For he says:
I have heard [of you] in [the] acceptable opportune-time1
And in [the] day of salvation have I helped you.
Behold now [is] the acceptable opportune-time1,
Behold now [is the] day of salvation.

3 —no longer giving cause for offense in anything, in order that the service not be blamed, 4 but in everything commending ourselves as servants of God, in much endurance, in distresses, in calamities, in difficulties, 5 in blows, in prisons, in disturbances, in labors, in wakefulness2, in fastings, 6 in ignorance, in knowledge, in long-suffering, in kindness, in [the] Holy Spirit, in agape-love sincere, 7 in word of truth, in power of God, through the weapons of justice on the right [hand] and the left, 8 through glory and dishonor, through defamation and praise, as deceivers and true, 9 as being unknown and being known, as dying and behold we zoe-live3 , as being chastened and not being killed, 10 as suffering pain but always rejoicing, as poor but making many rich, as having nothing and possessing everything.

11 Our mouth is open to you, O Corinthians, our heart is opened wide. 12 You are not constrained by us, but you are constrained by your guts. 13 So in the same exchange—as to children I speak—open wide to us also. 14 Be not becoming unevenly yoked with the non-believing, for what participation [is] with justice and lawlessness, or what fellowship [is] to light with darkness? 15 And what agreement [is] of Christ with Belial, or what portion [is] to belief with non-belief? 16 Or what unison [is] to [the] temple of God with idols? For we are [a] zoe-living3 temple of God, just as God said that:

I will dwell among them and will walk among ADDthem
And I will be their God, and they will be my people.
17 Therefore come out from among them
And be separated, says the Lord,
And be touching4 no unclean [thing]
And I will welcome you.
18 And I will be to you for [a] father
And you will be to me for sons and daughters
Says the Lord almighty.

1KAIROS (καιρoς ) `opportune time', `proper time', `season'

2or "sleepless nights"

3from ZOE "ZOH-ay" (ζωη)—Life 'collectively', interdependent, interconnected. Although it means 'life' in the conventional sense (for example: Matt.9:18, Matt.27:63, Luke.2:36, Acts.25:24, Rom.7:2, 2Cor.1:8, 1Thes.4:17, 1Tim.5:10, Rev.19:20), Jesus uses ZOE exclusively of 'life eternal' (with the possible exceptions of Luke.15:13, Luke.16:25). The other N.T. writers use ZOE in both senses—temporal and eternal, generally clear from the context. The Father is the 'zoe-living God' (see Matt.16:16). The Septuagint (LXX) in Gen.2:7 has "...[God] breathed into his nostrils the breath of zoe-life, and the man became a zoe-living psyche-life" (and see 1Cor.15:45); and Gen.3:20 (LXX) "And Adam called his wife's name ZOE, because she was the mother of all zoe-living." Contrast PSYCHE (ψυχη): an individual manifestation of life/consciousness. See John.12:25 where both ZOE and PSYCHE occur. Greek also has the word BIOS (βιoς ) for 'life' in the sense of biological processes.

4or "grasping"