New Living Translation
Therefore, since God in his mercy has given us this new way, we never give up.
King James Bible
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore, having this ministry, as we have had mercy shewn us, we faint not.
World English Bible
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, even as we obtained mercy, we don't faint.
Young's Literal Translation
Because of this, having this ministration, according as we did receive kindness, we do not faint,
2 Corinthians 4:1 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:1 Therefore having this ministry - Spoken of, 2Cor 3:6. As we have received mercy - Have been mercifully supported in all our trials. We faint not - We desist not in any degree from our glorious enterprise.
LibraryMeditations of the Blessed State of a Regenerate Man in Heaven.
Here my meditation dazzles, and my pen falls out of my hand; the one being not able to conceive, nor the other to describe, that most excellent bliss, and eternal weight of glory (2 Cor. iv. 17; Rom. viii. 18)--whereof all the afflictions of this present life are not worthy--which all the elect shall with the blessed Trinity enjoy, from that time that they shall be received with Christ, as joint-heirs (Rom. viii. 17) into that everlasting kingdom of joy. Notwithstanding, we may take a scantling thereof. …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
Out of the Depths
Light of a Stone Most Precious
The Council of Nicæa.
But those who trust in the LORD will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.
You have said, 'I am overwhelmed with trouble! Haven't I had enough pain already? And now the LORD has added more! I am worn out from sighing and can find no rest.'
One day Jesus told his disciples a story to show that they should always pray and never give up.
1 Corinthians 3:5
After all, who is Apollos? Who is Paul? We are only God's servants through whom you believed the Good News. Each of us did the work the Lord gave us.
1 Corinthians 7:25
Now regarding your question about the young women who are not yet married. I do not have a command from the Lord for them. But the Lord in his mercy has given me wisdom that can be trusted, and I will share it with you.
2 Corinthians 4:16
That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day.
So let's not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don't give up.
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