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12 for it is shameful even to mention the things done by them in secret; 13 but everything exposed by the light becomes visible,(A) 14 for everything that becomes visible is light. Therefore, it says:(B)

“Awake, O sleeper,
    and arise from the dead,
and Christ will give you light.”[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 5:14 An early Christian hymn, possibly from a baptismal liturgy. For the content compare Eph 2:5–6; 3:9 and Is 60:1.
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