And not only so, but we also rejoice in our tribulations: knowing that tribulation worketh stedfastness;
but in everything commending ourselves, as ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therein to be content.
I can do all things in him that strengtheneth me.
so that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions which ye endure;