For also he was sick, near death, but God was merciful to him, and not only him, but also me, so that I might not have sorrow upon sorrow.
In those days Hezekiah was sick to death. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came to him, and said to him, Thus says LORD, Set thy house in order, for thou shall die, and not live.
I will extol thee, O LORD, for thou have raised me up, and have not made my foes to rejoice over me.
Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me. LORD, be thou my helper.
who forgives all thine iniquities, who heals all thy diseases,
Their soul abhors all manner of food, and they draw near to the gates of death.
For all this I laid to my heart, even to explore all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God. No man understands, either love or hatred. All is before them.
In measure, in sending it forth, thou content with it. He has removed with his rough blast in the day of the east wind.
Behold, for peace I had great bitterness. But thou have by love for my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption. For thou have cast all my sins behind thy back.
When thou pass through the waters, I will be with thee, and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee. When thou walk through the fire, thou shall not be burned, nor shall the flame kindle upon thee.
O LORD, correct me, but in measure, not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing.
Thou said, Woe is me now! For LORD has added sorrow to my pain. I am weary with my groaning, and I find no rest.
O LORD, I have heard the report of thee, and am afraid. O LORD, revive thy work in the midst of the years. In the midst of the years make it known. In wrath remember mercy.
The sisters therefore sent to him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou love is sick.
And in those days, having been ill, she happened to died. And after washing her, they laid her in an upper chamber.
And after rising, Peter went with them, whom, after coming, they brought into the upper chamber. And all the widows stood by him weeping, and exhibiting the coats and garments, as many things as Dorcas made being with them.
No temptation has taken you except is common to man. But God is faithful who will not allow you to be tempted above what ye are able, but with the temptation will also make the way to escape, to enable you to endure.
so that instead, for you rather to forgive and encourage, lest perhaps such a man would be swallowed up with too much sorrow.
Because for sake of the work of the Christ he came near the point of death, handing over his life so that he might fill up the deficiency of your service toward me.