NLTNew Living Translation
2We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith.# Or Jesus, the originator and perfecter of our faith. Because of the joy# Or Instead of the joy. awaiting him, he endured the cross, disregarding its shame. Now he is seated in the place of honor beside God’s throne.
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