and He said to me, 'Sufficient for thee is My grace, for My power in infirmity is perfected;' most gladly, therefore, will I rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of the Christ may rest on me:
wherefore I am well pleased in infirmities, in damages, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses -- for Christ; for whenever I am infirm, then I am powerful;
No temptation hath taken you -- except human; and God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above what ye are able, but He will make, with the temptation, also the outlet, for your being able to bear it.
Of such an one I will boast, and of myself I will not boast, except in my infirmities,
that He may give to you, according to the riches of His glory, with might to be strengthened through His Spirit, in regard to the inner man,
Iron and brass are thy shoes, And as thy days -- thy strength.
He is giving power to the weary, And to those not strong He increaseth might.
When thou passest into waters, I am with thee, And into floods, they do not overflow thee, When thou goest into fire, thou art not burnt, And a flame doth not burn against thee.
And Moses saith unto Jehovah, 'O, my Lord, I am not a man of words, either yesterday, or before, or since Thy speaking unto Thy servant, for I am slow of mouth, and slow of tongue.'
Have not I commanded thee? be strong and courageous; be not terrified nor affrighted, for with thee is Jehovah thy God in every place whither thou goest.'
And they see him -- the sons of the prophets who are in Jericho -- over-against, and they say, 'Rested hath the spirit of Elijah on Elisha;' and they come to meet him, and bow themselves to him to the earth,
From the mouths of infants and sucklings Thou hast founded strength, Because of Thine adversaries, To still an enemy and a self-avenger.
Then hath Jehovah prepared Over every fixed place of Mount Zion, And over her convocations, A cloud by day, and smoke, And the shining of a flaming fire by night, That, over all honour a safe-guard,
Rested on him hath the Spirit of Jehovah, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and might, The spirit of knowledge and fear of Jehovah.
Strengthen ye the feeble hands, Yea, the stumbling knees strengthen.
For I, Jehovah thy God, Am strengthening thy right hand, He who is saying to thee, 'Fear not, I have helped thee.'
And I say, 'Ah, Lord Jehovah! lo, I have not known -- to speak, for I am a youth.'
and lo, as the manner of the sons of men, he is striking against my lips, and I open my mouth, and I speak, and say unto him who is standing over-against me: My lord, by the appearance turned have been my pangs against me, and I have retained no power.
Jehovah thy God is in thy midst, A mighty one doth save, He rejoiceth over thee with joy, He doth work in His love, He joyeth over thee with singing.'
Happy are ye whenever they may reproach you, and may persecute, and may say any evil thing against you falsely for my sake --
'And whenever they may deliver you up, be not anxious how or what ye may speak, for it shall be given you in that hour what ye shall speak;
And having come near, Jesus spake to them, saying, 'Given to me was all authority in heaven and on earth;
teaching them to observe all, whatever I did command you,) and lo, I am with you all the days -- till the full end of the age.'
for I will give to you a mouth and wisdom that all your opposers shall not be able to refute or resist.
that your faith may not be in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
and by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace that is towards me came not in vain, but more abundantly than they all did I labour, yet not I, but the grace of God that is with me;
not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think anything, as of ourselves, but our sufficiency is of God,
if to boast it behoveth me, of the things of my infirmity I will boast;
and I most gladly will spend and be entirely spent for your souls, even if, more abundantly loving you, less I am loved.
in all might being made mighty according to the power of His glory, to all endurance and long-suffering with joy.
whom we proclaim, warning every man, and teaching every man, in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus,
and exceedingly abound did the grace of our Lord, with faith and love that is in Christ Jesus:
we may come near, then, with freedom, to the throne of the grace, that we may receive kindness, and find grace -- for seasonable help.
quenched the power of fire, escaped the mouth of the sword, were made powerful out of infirmities, became strong in battle, caused to give way camps of the aliens.
but, according as ye have fellowship with the sufferings of the Christ, rejoice ye, that also in the revelation of his glory ye may rejoice -- exulting;
And Moses saith unto God, 'Who am I, that I go unto Pharaoh, and that I bring out the sons of Israel from Egypt?'