But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was rescued out of the lion’s mouth.
But the Lord said to him, “Go, for he is a chosen instrument of Mine, to bear My name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;
Save me from the lion’s mouth; From the horns of the wild oxen You answer me.
But on the night immediately following, the Lord stood at his side and said, “ Take courage; for as you have solemnly witnessed to My cause at Jerusalem, so you must witness at Rome also.”
And David said, “ The Lord who delivered me from the paw of the lion and from the paw of the bear, He will deliver me from the hand of this Philistine.” And Saul said to David, “ Go, and may the Lord be with you.”
“Do not fear, you worm Jacob, you men of Israel; I will help you,” declares the Lord, “ and your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.
My God sent His angel and shut the lions’ mouths and they have not harmed me, inasmuch as I was found innocent before Him; and also toward you, O king, I have committed no crime.”
But when they hand you over, do not worry about how or what you are to say; for it will be given you in that hour what you are to say.
To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,
Now I want you to know, brethren, that my circumstances have turned out for the greater progress of the gospel,
Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from temptation, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment,
But the salvation of the righteous is from the Lord; He is their strength in time of trouble.
For He stands at the right hand of the needy, To save him from those who judge his soul.
The terror of a king is like the growling of a lion; He who provokes him to anger forfeits his own life.
Like a roaring lion and a rushing bear Is a wicked ruler over a poor people.
‘Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’
“ In vain I have struck your sons; They accepted no chastening. Your sword has devoured your prophets Like a destroying lion.
“Then I will make you to this people A fortified wall of bronze; And though they fight against you, They will not prevail over you; For I am with you to save you And deliver you,” declares the Lord.
For I have heard the whispering of many, “ Terror on every side! Denounce him; yes, let us denounce him!” All my trusted friends, Watching for my fall, say: “Perhaps he will be deceived, so that we may prevail against him And take our revenge on him.”
“He delivers and rescues and performs signs and wonders In heaven and on earth, Who has also delivered Daniel from the power of the lions.”
for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.
And the Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision, “Do not be afraid any longer, but go on speaking and do not be silent;
rescuing you from the Jewish people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you,
For this very night an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I serve stood before me,
Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past,
And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for Most gladly, therefore, I will rather power is perfected in weakness.” boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.
I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, putting me into service,
persecutions, and sufferings, such as happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium and at Lystra; what persecutions I endured, and out of them all the Lord rescued me!
who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, shut the mouths of lions,