New International Version
being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience,
King James Bible
Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;
Darby Bible Translation
strengthened with all power according to the might of his glory unto all endurance and longsuffering with joy;
World English Bible
strengthened with all power, according to the might of his glory, for all endurance and perseverance with joy;
Young's Literal Translation
in all might being made mighty according to the power of His glory, to all endurance and long-suffering with joy.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Strengthened with all might - That they might be able to walk worthy of the Lord, bring forth fruit, etc. See the notes on Ephesians 3:13, etc.
According to his glorious power - According to that sufficiency of strength which may be expected from him who has all power both in the heavens and in the earth.
Unto all patience - Relieving, hoping, and enduring all things.
With joyfulness - Feeling the continual testimony that ye please God, which will be a spring of perpetual comfort. See the notes on Ephesians 4:2.
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"Strengthened with all might unto all patience" (Col. i. 11). The apostle prays for the Colossians, that they may be "strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness." It is one thing to endure and show the strain on every muscle of your face, and seem to say with every wrinkle, "Why does not somebody sympathize with me?" It is another to endure the cross, "despising the shame" for the joy set before us. There are some trees in the …
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1 Corinthians 16:13
Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.
I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being,
Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
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