1 Therefore, we also having so great a cloud of witnesses set around us, every weight having put off, and the closely besetting sin, through endurance may we run the contest that is set before us,
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2 Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth, A stranger, and not thine own lips.
13 The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil; Pride, and arrogance, and an evil way, And a froward mouth, I have hated.
8 but now put off, even ye, the whole—anger, wrath, malice, evil-speaking, filthy talking—out of your mouth.
25 and every one who is striving, is in all things temperate; these, indeed, then, that a corruptible crown they may receive, but we an incorruptible;
24 have ye not known that those running in a race—all indeed run, but one doth receive the prize? so run ye, that ye may obtain;
13 For all things I have strength, in Christ's strengthening me;
14 to the mark I pursue for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
24 And Jacob is left alone, and one wrestleth with him till the ascending of the dawn; 25 and he seeth that he is not able for him, and he cometh against the hollow of his thigh, and the hollow of Jacob's thigh is disjointed in his wrestling with him; 26 and he saith, `Send me away, for the dawn hath ascended:' and he saith, `I send thee not away, except thou hast blessed me.' 27 And he saith unto him, `What is thy name?' and he saith, `Jacob.' 28 And he saith, `Thy name is no more called Jacob, but Israel; for thou hast been a prince with God and with men, and dost prevail.' 29 And Jacob asketh, and saith, `Declare, I pray thee, thy name;' and he saith, `Why is this, thou askest for My name?' and He blesseth him there. 30 And Jacob calleth the name of the place Peniel: for `I have seen God face unto face, and my life is delivered;'
12 All things are lawful to me, but all things are not profitable; all things are lawful to me, but I—I will not be under authority by any;
8 for the bodily exercise is unto little profit, and the piety is to all things profitable, a promise having of the life that now is, and of that which is coming;
31 Whether, then, ye eat, or drink, or do anything, do all to the glory of God;
5 and if also any one may strive, he is not crowned, except he may strive lawfully;