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For ye suffer, if a man bring you into bondage, if a man devour you, if a man take of you, if a man exalt himself, if a man smite you on the face.
If a man bring
2 Corinthians 1:24
Not because we lord over your faith, but are co-workmen of your joy, for by faith ye stand.
But that issue was because of those FALSE brothers smuggled in, who sneaked in to spy out our liberty that we have in Christ Jesus, so that they might enslave us,
And so when we were children, we were in bondage under the rudiments of the world.
Stand firm therefore in the liberty in which Christ freed us, and be not entangled again in a yoke of bondage.
As many as desire to make a good impression in flesh, these compel you to be circumcised, only so that they may not be persecuted for the cross of the Christ.
Now I beseech you, brothers, watch out for those who make the divisions and the stumbling blocks, contrary to the doctrine that ye learned, and turn away from them.
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and the glory in their shame, who mind earthly things.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For we came neither in word of flattery (at any time as ye know) nor a pretense of greed (God is witness)
A man smite
I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to those who plucked off the hair. I did not hide my face from shame and spitting.
Let him give his cheek to him who smites him. Let him be filled full with reproach.
To him who strikes thee on the cheek offer the other also, and from him who takes away thy cloak, also do not withhold thy coat.