But even if our good-news is concealed, it is concealed in those who are perishing,
For the message of the cross is of course, foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is a power of God.
But their minds were hardened, for to this day the same veil remains at the reading of the old testament, not being uncovered, which thing is abolished in Christ.
Jesus having responded at that time, said, I extol thee, O Father, Lord of the heaven and the earth, because thou hid these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to the childlike.
Now having come to Troas for the good-news of the Christ, and a door having been opened to me in Lord,
Because we are a fragrance of Christ to God, in those being saved and in those perishing:
in whom the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, in order for the light of the good-news of the glory of the Christ (who is a likeness of God) not to shine forth to them.
because the good-news from us happened to you not in word only, but also in power, and in Holy Spirit, and in much assurance, as ye know what kind of men we became among you, because of you.
Whose coming is according to the working of Satan with all power and signs and marvels of deceit,