For an example (upodeigma). Late word for the old paradeigma, from upodeiknumi, to copy under, to teach ( Luke 6:47 ), here for copy to be imitated as in John 13:15 , as a warning ( Hebrews 4:11 ). Here predicate accusative with tou prophta (the prophets) as the direct object of labete (second aorist active imperative of lambanw). Of suffering (th kakopaqia). Old word from kakopaqh (suffering evil, kakopaqew in verse Hebrews 13 ; 2 Timothy 2:32 Timothy 2:9 ), here only in N.T. Of patience (makroqumia). Like makroqumew in James 5:7 . See both makroqumia and upomonh in 2 Corinthians 4:6 ; Colossians 1:11 (the one restraint from retaliating, the other not easily succumbing). In the name of (en twi onomati). As in Jeremiah 20:9 . With the authority of the Lord (Deissmann, Bible Studies, p. 198).