Chapter IX.—Patience inculcated.
you all, therefore, to yield obedience to the word of righteousness, and
to exercise all patience, such as ye have seen [set] before your eyes,
not only in the case of the blessed Ignatius, and Zosimus, and Rufus, but
also in others among yourselves, and in Paul himself, and the rest of the
apostles. [This do] in the assurance that all these have not run390390 in vain, but
in faith and righteousness, and that they are [now] in their due place in
the presence of the Lord, with whom also they suffered. For they loved
not this present world, but Him who died for us, and for our sakes was
raised again by God from the dead.