And not only this, but there was Rebekah also, when she had conceived twins by one man, our father Isaac;
And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance;
Isaac prayed to the Lord on behalf of his wife, because she was barren; and the Lord answered him and Rebekah his wife conceived.
And besides all this, between us and you there is a great chasm fixed, so that those who wish to come over from here to you will not be able, and that none may cross over from there to us.’
And not only this, but we also exult in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received the reconciliation.