2 Corinthians 4:16
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New Living Translation
That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day.

King James Bible
For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore we faint not; but if indeed our outward man is consumed, yet the inward is renewed day by day.

World English Bible
Therefore we don't faint, but though our outward man is decaying, yet our inward man is renewed day by day.

Young's Literal Translation
wherefore, we faint not, but if also our outward man doth decay, yet the inward is renewed day by day;

2 Corinthians 4:16 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

4:16 Therefore - Because of this grace, we faint not. The outward man - The body. The inward man - The soul.

2 Corinthians 4:16 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Meditations 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
Heinrich Suso 2 Cor. iv. 17 "O Father! not my will, but Thine be done!" Thus with my lips I say; Yet lags the heart, the while the lips would run-- My heart, it sayeth "Nay." "Be comforted, O child of My delight, Though yet thy heart complain; For I would have thee suffer when I smite, Or pain would not be [g]ain. "Were it a chastening if it were not grief? Yet for a moment tears-- Then glows the spring where fell the yellow leaf, Of Heaven's eternal years. "For sorrow is the sorrow of an hour,
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen, Suso, and Others

Light of a Stone Most Precious
P. G. 2 Cor. iv. 6, 7 God in heaven hath a treasure, Riches none may count or tell; Hath a deep eternal pleasure, Christ, the Son He loveth well. God hath here on earth a treasure, None but He its price may know-- Deep unfathomable pleasure, Christ revealed in saints below. Christ, the light that fills the heavens Shining forth on earth beneath, Through His Spirit freely given Light of life midst shades of death; Down from heaven's unclouded glory God Himself the treasure brought, Closing thus
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen, Suso, and Others

The Council of Nicæa.
An ecumenical council was a new experiment. Local councils had long since grown to be a recognised organ of the Church both for legislation and for judicial proceedings. But no precedent as yet prescribed, no ecclesiastical law or theological principle had as yet enthroned, the General Council' as the supreme expression of the Church's mind. Constantine had already referred the case of the Donatists first to a select council at Rome under bishop Miltiades, then to what Augustine (Ep. 43) has been
Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius

Cross References
Isaiah 40:29
He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless.

Isaiah 40:31
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.

Jeremiah 45:3
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.'

Romans 7:22
I love God's law with all my heart.

2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore, since God in his mercy has given us this new way, we never give up.

Colossians 3:10
Put on your new nature, and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him.

1 Peter 4:14
So be happy when you are insulted for being a Christian, for then the glorious Spirit of God rests upon you.

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