7 Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently for it until it receives the early and latter rain. 8 You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord 6is at hand.
9 Do not 7grumble against one another, brethren, lest you be 8condemned. Behold, the Judge is standing at the door! 10 gMy brethren, take the prophets, who spoke in the name of the Lord, as an example of suffering and hpatience. 11 Indeed iwe count them blessed who jendure. You have heard of kthe perseverance of Job and seen lthe end intended by the Lord—that mthe Lord is very compassionate and merciful.
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