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The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
I have brought near my righteousness. It shall not be far away, And my deliverance, shall not linger, - But I will give In Zion, deliverance, To Israel, my glory.
For yet is the vision for an appointed time, still, it presseth towards an end, and will not deceive, - if it tarry, wait thou for it, for it, surely cometh, - will not be too late.
And shall, God, in any wise not execute the vindication of his chosen ones, who are crying out to him day and night, although he beareth long with regard to them?
For, yet a little while, how short! how short! The Coming One will be here, and will not tarry;
2 Peter 3:15
And account, our Lord's long suffering, to be salvation: - even as, our beloved brother Paul also, according to the wisdom given unto him, hath written unto you;
So Yahweh passed before him, and proclaimed, - Yahweh, Yahweh, A God of compassion and favour, - Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and faithfulness:
But, thou, O My Lord, art, A God of compassion and favour, Slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness a faithfulness.
And, therefore, will Yahweh wait, That he may grant you favour, And, therefore, will he lift himself up, That he may show you compassion, - For A God of justice, is, Yahweh, How happy all they who are waiting for him
And, if God - wishing to shew his anger and to make known his power - bare, in much patience, with vessels of anger already fitted for destruction,
1 Timothy 1:16
Nevertheless, on this account, was mercy shewn me, - that, in me, the chief, Christ Jesus might shew forth his entire longsuffering, for an ensample of them about to believe on him unto life age-abiding.
1 Peter 3:20
Spirits unyielding at one time, when the longsuffering of God was holding forth a welcome in the days of Noah, there being in preparation an ark - going into which, a few, that is eight, souls, were brought safely through by means of water, -
If, this thing, thou wilt do, and God shall command thee, then shalt thou be able to endure, - yea, moreover, all this people, shall go in, unto their dwellings, contented.
Now, therefore, if thou wilt forgive their sin, -- but if not, blot me I pray thee out of thy book, which thou hast written,
Thus Yahweh used to speak unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend, - and when he returned unto the camp, his attendant Joshua son of Nun, a young man, moved not from the midst of the tent.
Or, the riches of his kindness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, dost thou despise, - not knowing that, the kindness of God, unto repentance, is leading thee?
1 Timothy 2:4
Who willeth, all men, to be saved, and, unto a personal knowledge of truth, to come;
and I gave her time, that she might repent, and she willeth not to repent out of her lewdness.