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31.md 676B

Connecting Statement:

Paul finishes his instructions on what believers should not do and ends with what they must do.

Put away all bitterness, rage, anger

“Put away” here is a metaphor for not continuing to have certain attitudes or behaviors. AT: “You must not allow these things to be part of your life: bitterness, rage, anger” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metaphor)

rage

intense anger

Be kind

“Instead, be kind”

tenderhearted

“gentle” or “full of compassion” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-idiom).

translationWords

  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/angry
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/evil
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/forgive