In the day when I cried you answered me, and strengthened me with strength in my soul.
For God has not given us the spirit (o. pneuma) of fear; but of power, and of love, (o. agape) and of a sound mind.
I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.
Being confident of this very thing, that he which has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
Wherein all of you greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, all of you are in heaviness through manifold temptations:
The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble.
For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end all of you may be established;
That is, that I may be comforted together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me.
For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also all of you do.
Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith:
And the people answered and said, God forbid that we should forsake the LORD, to serve other gods;
For the LORD our God, he it is that brought us up and our fathers out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage, and which did those great signs in our sight, and preserved us in all the way wherein we went, and among all the people through whom we passed: