He that hath found his life, shall lose it,and, he that hath lost his life, for my sake, shall find it.
Because, unto you, hath it been given as a favour, in behalf of Christ, not only, on him, to believe, but also, in his behalf, to suffer:
Many are the misfortunes of the righteous, But, out of them all, doth Yahweh rescue him.
Who shall separate us from the love of the Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
And, though I morsel out all my goods,and though I deliver up my body, that I may boast, and have not, love, I am profited, nothing.
So he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna which thou hadst not known, neither had thy fathers known,that he might lead thee to consider that not on bread alone, shall the son of earth live, but on whatsoever cometh from the bidding of Yahweh, shall the son of earth live.
Lo! how happy is the man whom God correcteth! Therefore, the chastening of the Almighty, do not thou refuse;
Because, even as the sufferings of the Christ overflow unto us, so, through the Christ, overfloweth, our encouragement also.
For, the momentary lightness of thee tribulation, in a manner yet more and more excelling, is working out for us, an age-abiding weight of glory,
Christ, then, having suffered in flesh, do, ye also, with the same purpose, arm yourselves,because, he that hath suffered in flesh, hath done with sins,
For, hereunto, have ye been called; because, Christ also, suffered in your behalf, unto you, leaving behind a pattern, that ye might follow in his steps:
Howbeit, the God of all favourwho hath called you unto his age-abiding glory in Christwhen, for a little, ye have suffered, Himself, will adjust, confirm, strengthen:
So then, having met with, the help that is from God, until this day, do I stand, witnessing to both small and great, nothing else saying, than those things which both the prophets, and Moses, did say should certainly come to pass:
If, to suffer, the Christ was destined, if, the first of a resurrection of the dead, he is about to carry tidings, of light, both unto the people, and unto the nations.
One anothers burdens, be ye bearing, and, so, fill up the law of the Christ.
To get to know him, and the power of his resurrection and fellowship of his sufferings, becoming conformed unto his death,
Yet surely, our sicknesses, he, carried, And, as for our pains, he bare the burden of them,But, we, accounted him stricken. Smitten of God and humbled,
Nevertheless, even if ye should suffer for righteousness sake, happy ! Their fear, however, do not fear, neither be troubled;
Despised was he, and forsaken of men, Man of pains and familiar with sickness,Yea, like one from whom the face is hidden, Despised, and we esteemed him not.
and, unclothing him, a scarlet scarf, put they about him,
and, plaiting a crown out of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand,and, kneeling before him, began to mock him, sayingJoy to thee, King of the Jews!
And, not only so, but let us boast also in our tribulations; knowing that, our tribulation, worketh out endurance.
And, our endurance, a testing, and, our testing, hope,
Blessed, be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassions, and God of all encouragement,
Who encourageth us in all our tribulation, to the end we may be able to encourage them who are in any tribulationthrough means of the encouragement wherewith we, ourselves, are encouraged by God.
Then Job arose, and rent his robe, and shaved his head, and fell to the earth and worshipped;
and saidNaked came I forth from the womb of my mother, and naked must I return thither, Yahweh, gave, and, Yahweh, hath taken away,The name of Yahweh be blessed!
And, in hades, lifting up his eyes, being in torments, he seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
And, he, calling out, saidFather Abraham! have mercy upon me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue,because I am in anguish in this flame.
For I reckon that unworthy are the sufferings of the present season to be compared with the glory about to be revealed towards us;
And, he that doth not take his cross and follow after me, is not, worthy, of me.