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Wherefore we would have come unto you, even I Paul, once and again; but Satan hindered us.
1 Corinthians 16:21
I, Paul, send you these words of love in my writing.
I, Paul, give you this word of love in my handwriting. Keep in memory that I am a prisoner. Grace be with you.
2 Thessalonians 3:17
These words of love to you at the end are in my writing, Paul's writing, and this is the mark of every letter from me.
Still, because of love, in place of an order, I make a request to you, I, Paul, an old man and now a prisoner of Christ Jesus:
For God gives his word in one way, even in two, and man is not conscious of it:
Because even in Thessalonica you sent once and again to me in my need.
And he let me see Joshua, the high priest, in his place before the angel of the Lord, and the Satan at his right hand ready to take up a cause against him.
You may be certain, my brothers, that it has frequently been in my mind to come to you (but till now I was kept from it), so that I might have some fruit from you in the same way as I have had it from the other nations.
For which reason I was frequently kept from coming to you:
2 Corinthians 11:12
But what I do, that I will go on doing, so that I may give no chance to those who are looking for one; so that, in the cause of their pride, they may be seen to be the same as we are.
Have no fear of the things which you will have to undergo: see, the Evil One will send some of you into prison, so that you may be put to the test; and you will have great trouble for ten days. Be true till death, and I will give you the crown of life.
And the great dragon was forced down, the old snake, who is named the Evil One and Satan, by whom all the earth is turned from the right way; he was forced down to the earth, and his angels were forced down with him.