and he hath not root in himself, but is temporary, and persecution or tribulation having happened because of the word, immediately he is stumbled.
What do I do to thee, O Ephraim? What do I do to thee, O Judah? Your goodness is as a cloud of the morning, And as dew rising early -- going.
But ye say, 'Why do we pursue after him?' And the root of the matter hath been found in me.
For what is the hope of the profane, When He doth cut off? When God doth cast off his soul?
The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit, He ceased to act prudently -- to do good.
The wicked hath desired the net of evil doers, And the root of the righteous giveth.
Happy those persecuted for righteousness' sake -- because theirs is the reign of the heavens.
Many will say to me in that day, Lord, lord, have we not in thy name prophesied? and in thy name cast out demons? and in thy name done many mighty things?
'And every one who is hearing of me these words, and is not doing them, shall be likened to a foolish man who built his house upon the sand;
and ye shall be hated by all because of my name, but he who hath endured to the end, he shall be saved.
'He who is loving father or mother above me, is not worthy of me, and he who is loving son or daughter above me, is not worthy of me,
and the sun having risen they were scorched, and through not having root, they withered,
and they were stumbled at him. And Jesus said to them, 'A prophet is not without honour except in his own country, and in his own house:'
Then said Jesus to his disciples, 'If any one doth will to come after me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross, and follow me,
then they shall deliver you up to tribulation, and shall kill you, and ye shall be hated by all the nations because of my name;
then saith Jesus to them, 'All ye shall be stumbled at me this night; for it hath been written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad;
And Peter answering said to him, 'Even if all shall be stumbled at thee, I will never be stumbled.'
and have not root in themselves, but are temporary; afterward tribulation or persecution having come because of the word, immediately they are stumbled.
And having called near the multitude, with his disciples, he said to them, 'Whoever doth will to come after me -- let him disown himself, and take up his cross, and follow me;
'And brother shall deliver up brother to death, and father child, and children shall rise up against parents, and shall put them to death,
'And those upon the rock: They who, when they may hear, with joy do receive the word, and these have no root, who for a time believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
And he said unto all, 'If any one doth will to come after me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me;
'If any one doth come unto me, and doth not hate his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, and yet even his own life, he is not able to be my disciple;
and before all these, they shall lay on you their hands, and persecute, delivering up to synagogues and prisons, being brought before kings and governors for my name's sake;
Jesus answered them and said, 'Verily, verily, I say to you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw signs, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were satisfied;
And Jesus having known in himself that his disciples are murmuring about this, said to them, 'Doth this stumble you?
Jesus answered them, 'Did not I choose you -- the twelve? and of you -- one is a devil.
he who is loving his life shall lose it, and he who is hating his life in this world -- to life age-during shall keep it;
'I am the vine, ye the branches; he who is remaining in me, and I in him, this one doth bear much fruit, because apart from me ye are not able to do anything;
thou hast neither part nor lot in this thing, for thy heart is not right before God;
to those, indeed, who in continuance of a good work, do seek glory, and honour, and incorruptibility -- life age-during;
for in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith through love working.
as many as are willing to make a good appearance in the flesh, these constrain you to be circumcised -- only that for the cross of the Christ they may not be persecuted,
for in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation;
that the Christ may dwell through the faith in your hearts, in love having been rooted and founded,
having been confident of this very thing, that He who did begin in you a good work, will perform it till a day of Jesus Christ,
thou hast known this, that they did turn from me -- all those in Asia, of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes;
for Demas forsook me, having loved the present age, and went on to Thessalonica, Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia,
Ye may not cast away, then, your boldness, which hath great recompense of reward,
who, in the power of God are being guarded, through faith, unto salvation, ready to be revealed in the last time,
for these things being to you and abounding, do make you neither inert nor unfruitful in regard to the acknowledging of our Lord Jesus Christ,
out of us they went forth, but they were not of us, for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but -- that they might be manifested that they are not all of us.
I have known thy works, and where thou dost dwell -- where the throne of the Adversary is -- and thou dost hold fast my name, and thou didst not deny my faith, even in the days in which Antipas was my faithful witness, who was put to death beside you, where the Adversary doth dwell.