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Suffering for Doing Right

8 Finally, all of you, have unity of spirit, sympathy, love for one another, a tender heart, and a humble mind.


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8. General summary of relative duty, after having detailed particular duties from 1Pe 2:18.

of one mind—as to the faith.

having compassion one of anotherGreek, "sympathizing" in the joy and sorrow of others.

love as brethrenGreek, "loving the brethren."

pitiful—towards the afflicted.

courteous—genuine Christian politeness; not the tinsel of the world's politeness; stamped with unfeigned love on one side, and humility on the other. But the oldest manuscripts read, "humble-minded." It is slightly different from "humble," in that it marks a conscious effort to be truly humble.




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