8 For we do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, of jour 3trouble which came to us in Asia: that we were burdened beyond measure, above strength, so that we despaired even of life. 9 Yes, we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should knot trust in ourselves but in God who raises the dead, 10 lwho delivered us from so great a death, and 4does deliver us; in whom we trust that He will still deliver us, 11 you also mhelping together in prayer for us, that thanks may be given by many persons on 5our behalf nfor the gift granted to us through many.
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