(A)Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave me. But he said to me, (B)“My grace is sufficient for you, for (C)my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that (D)the power of Christ may rest upon me. 10 (E)For the sake of Christ, then, (F)I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For (G)when I am weak, then I am strong.

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