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15 We athen who are strong ought to bear with the 1scruples of the weak, and not to please ourselves. 2 bLet each of us please his neighbor for his good, leading to 2edification. 3 cFor even Christ did not please Himself; but as it is written, d“The reproaches of those who reproached You fell on Me.” 4 For ewhatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the 3patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. 5 fNow may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, 6 that you may gwith one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
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