New Living Translation
That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day.
King James Bible
For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore we faint not; but if indeed our outward man is consumed, yet the inward is renewed day by day.
World English Bible
Therefore we don't faint, but though our outward man is decaying, yet our inward man is renewed day by day.
Young's Literal Translation
wherefore, we faint not, but if also our outward man doth decay, yet the inward is renewed day by day;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:16 Therefore - Because of this grace, we faint not. The outward man - The body. The inward man - The soul.
LibraryMeditations of the Blessed State of a Regenerate Man in Heaven.
Here my meditation dazzles, and my pen falls out of my hand; the one being not able to conceive, nor the other to describe, that most excellent bliss, and eternal weight of glory (2 Cor. iv. 17; Rom. viii. 18)--whereof all the afflictions of this present life are not worthy--which all the elect shall with the blessed Trinity enjoy, from that time that they shall be received with Christ, as joint-heirs (Rom. viii. 17) into that everlasting kingdom of joy. Notwithstanding, we may take a scantling thereof. …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
Out of the Depths
Light of a Stone Most Precious
The Council of Nicæa.
He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless.
But those who trust in the LORD will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.
You have said, 'I am overwhelmed with trouble! Haven't I had enough pain already? And now the LORD has added more! I am worn out from sighing and can find no rest.'
I love God's law with all my heart.
2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore, since God in his mercy has given us this new way, we never give up.
Put on your new nature, and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him.
1 Peter 4:14
So be happy when you are insulted for being a Christian, for then the glorious Spirit of God rests upon you.
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