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With all humility and many tears I did my work as the Lord's servant during the hard times that came to me because of the plots of some Jews.
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Serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and temptations which befell me by the conspiracies of the Jews:
Acts 27:23 For an angel of God, whose I am and whom I serve, stood by me this night,
John 12:26 If any man minister to me, let him follow me: and where I am, there also shall my minister be. If any man minister to me, him will my Father honour.
Romans 1:1,9 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God. . . .
Romans 12:11 In carefulness not slothful. In spirit fervent. Serving the Lord.
Galatians 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? If I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
Ephesians 6:7 With a good will serving, as to the Lord, and not to men.
Colossians 3:24 Knowing that you shall receive of the Lord the reward of inheritance. Serve ye the Lord Christ.
1 Thessalonians 1:9 For they themselves relate of us, what manner of entering in we had unto you: and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God.
2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, servant and apostle of Jesus Christ: to them that have obtained equal faith with us in the justice of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Revelation 7:15 Therefore, they are before the throne of God: and they serve him day and night in his temple. And he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell over them.
1 Corinthians 15:9,10 For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. . . .
2 Corinthians 3:5 Not that we are sufficient to think any thing of ourselves, as of ourselves: but our sufficiency is from God.
2 Corinthians 7:5 For also, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest: but we suffered all tribulation. Combats without: fears within.
2 Corinthians 12:7-10 And lest the greatness of the revelations should exalt me, there was given me a sting of my flesh, an angel of Satan, to buffet me. . . .
Galatians 4:13,14 And you know how, through infirmity of the flesh, I preached the gospel to you heretofore: and your temptation in my flesh . . .
Acts 20:31 Therefore watch, keeping in memory that for three years I ceased not with tears to admonish every one of you, night and day.
Psalm 119:136 My eyes have sent forth springs of water: because they have not kept thy law.
Jeremiah 9:1 Who will give water to my head, and a fountain of tears to my eyes? and I will weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people.
Jeremiah 13:17 But if you will not hear this, my soul shall weep in secret for your pride: weeping it shall weep, and my eyes shall run down with tears, because the flock of the Lord is carried away captive.
Luke 19:41 And when he drew near, seeing the city, he wept over it, saying:
2 Corinthians 2:4 For out of much affliction and anguish of heart, I wrote to you with many tears: not that you should be made sorrowful: but that you might know the charity I have more abundantly towards you.
Philippians 3:18 For many walk, of whom I have told you often (and now tell you weeping) that they are enemies of the cross of Christ:
2 Timothy 1:4 Desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy:
1 Corinthians 4:9-13 For I think that God hath set forth us apostles, the last, as it were men appointed to death. We are made a spectacle to the world and to angels and to men. . . .
2 Corinthians 4:7-11 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency may be of the power of God and not of us. . . .
2 Corinthians 11:23-30 They are the ministers of Christ (I speak as one less wise): I am more; in many more labours, in prisons more frequently, in stripes above measure, in deaths often. . . .
James 1:2 My brethren, count it all joy, when you shall fall into divers temptations:
1 Peter 1:6 Wherein you shalt greatly rejoice, if now you must be for a little time made sorrowful in divers temptations:
Acts 20:3 Where, when he had spent three months, the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria. So he took a resolution to return through Macedonia.
Acts 9:23-25 And when many days were passed, the Jews consulted together to kill him. . . .
Acts 13:50,51 But the Jews stirred up religious and honourable women and the chief men of the city: and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas: and cast them out of their coasts. . . .
Acts 14:5,6,19,20 And when there was an assault made by the Gentiles and the Jews with their rulers, to use them contumeliously and to stone them: . . .
Acts 17:5,13 But the Jews, moved with envy and taking unto them some wicked men of the vulgar sort and making a tumult, set the city in an uproar: and besetting Jason's house, sought to bring them out unto the people. . . .
2 Corinthians 11:26 In journeying often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils from my own nation, in perils from the Gentiles, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils from false brethren:
ContextPaul's Farewell to the Ephesians
…18And when they were come to him and were together, he said to them: You know from the first day that I came into Asia, in what manner I have been with you, for all the time. 19Serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and temptations which befell me by the conspiracies of the Jews: 20How I have kept back nothing that was profitable to you, but have preached it to you, and taught you publicly, and from house to house,…
But their lying in wait was made known to Saul. And they watched the gates also day and night, that they might kill him.
Where, when he had spent three months, the Jews laid wait for him, as he was about to sail into Syria. So he took a resolution to return through Macedonia.
Therefore watch, keeping in memory that for three years I ceased not with tears to admonish every one of you, night and day.
But when the seven days were drawing to an end, those Jews that were of Asia, when they saw him in the temple, stirred up all the people and laid hands upon him, crying out:
In carefulness not slothful. In spirit fervent. Serving the Lord.
2 Corinthians 11:26
In journeying often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils from my own nation, in perils from the Gentiles, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils from false brethren:
Additional TranslationsI served the Lord with great humility and with tears, and in the trials I faced through the plots of the Jews.
serving the Lord with all humility and tears, and trials having befallen me in the plots of the Jews;
Serving the LORD with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:
serving the Lord with all lowliness of mind, and with tears, and with trials which befell me by the plots of the Jews;
serving the Lord with all lowliness, and tears, and temptations, which happened to me through the plots of the Jews;
serving the Lord with all lowliness of mind, and with tears, and with trials which befell me by the plots of the Jews:
Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:
serving the Lord in all humility, and with tears, and amid trials which came upon me through the plotting of the Jews--
serving the Lord with all humility, with many tears, and with trials which happened to me by the plots of the Jews;
serving the Lord with all humility, and many tears, and temptations, that befell me in the counsels of the Jews against me;
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