For even Christ did not please himself(A) but, as it is written: “The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me.”[a](B) For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us,(C) so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.

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  1. Romans 15:3 Psalm 69:9

Even Christ did not try to please himself. But as the Scriptures say, “The people who insulted you also insulted me.” And the Scriptures were written to teach and encourage us by giving us hope.

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For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me.

For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

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For Christ also pleased not himself; but, as it is written, [a]The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell upon me. For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that through [b]patience and through comfort of the scriptures we might have hope.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 15:3 Ps. 69:9.
  2. Romans 15:4 Or, stedfastness

For even (A)Christ did not please Himself, but as it is written: “(B)The taunts of those who taunt You have fallen on Me.” For (C)whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

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