New International Version
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,
King James Bible
Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort;
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed [be] the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassions, and God of all encouragement;
World English Bible
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort;
Young's Literal Translation
Blessed is God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of the mercies, and God of all comfort,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Blessed be God - Let God have universal and eternal praise:
1. Because he is the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is the gift of his endless love to man, John 1:16.
2. Because he is the Father of mercies, ὁ Πατηρ των οικτιρμων, the source whence all mercy flows, whether it respect the body or the soul, time or eternity; the source of tender mercy; for so the word implies. See on Romans 12:1 (note). And,
3. Because he is the God of all comfort - the Fountain whence all consolation, happiness, and bliss flow to angels and to men.
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"Who comforteth us ... that we may be able to comfort." --2 CORINTHIANS i. 3-7. And how does the Lord comfort us? He has a thousand different ways, and no one can ever tell by what way the comfort will come to his soul. Sometimes it comes by the door of memory, and sometimes by the door of hope. Sometimes it is borne to us through the ministry of nature, and at other times through the ministry of human speech and kindness. But always, I think, it brings us the sense of a Presence, as though we …
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You, God, are awesome in your sanctuary; the God of Israel gives power and strength to his people. Praise be to God!
As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem."
May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had,
2 Corinthians 7:6
But God, who comforts the downcast, comforted us by the coming of Titus,
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.
We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you,
1 Peter 1:3
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
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