New International Version
You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord's coming is near.
King James Bible
Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
Darby Bible Translation
*Ye* also have patience: stablish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is drawn nigh.
World English Bible
You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.
Young's Literal Translation
be patient, ye also; establish your hearts, because the presence of the Lord hath drawn nigh;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Be ye also patient - Wait for God's deliverance, as ye wait for his bounty in providence.
Stablish your hearts - Take courage; do not sink under your trials.
The coming of the Lord draweth nigh - Ηγγικε· Is at hand. He is already on his way to destroy this wicked people, to raze their city and temple, and to destroy their polity for ever; and this judgment will soon take place.
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The time has come! The day has arrived! Let not the buyer rejoice nor the seller grieve, for my wrath is on the whole crowd.
Stand firm, and you will win life.
Jesus answered, "If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow me."
And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.
The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.
Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.
1 Thessalonians 2:19
For what is our hope, our joy, or the crown in which we will glory in the presence of our Lord Jesus when he comes? Is it not you?
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