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And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord: Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake.
And Abraham responded and said, - Behold I pray thee I have ventured to speak unto My Lord, though I am dust and ashes:
Be asking, and it shall be given you, Be seeking, and ye shall find, - Be knocking, and it shall be opened unto you.
I say unto you - Even though he will not give him, rising because of his being a friend of his, because, at least, of his importunity, he will rouse himself, and give him as many as he needeth.
And he was speaking a parable unto them, as to its being needful for them always to pray, and not be faint-hearted;
With all prayer and supplication, praying in every season, in spirit, and, thereunto, watching, with all perseverance and supplication, for all the saints, -
Let us, then, be approaching with freedom of speech, unto the throne of favour, that we may receive mercy, and, favour, may find, for seasonable succour.
Which entrance he hath consecrated for us, as a way recent and living, through the veil, that is, his flesh, -