2 Corinthians 12:7-9 NAS

A Thorn in the Flesh

7 Because of the surpassing greatness of the 1revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a 2thorn in the flesh, a 3messenger of Satan to atorment me-to keep me from exalting myself!

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8 Concerning this I implored the Lord 4three times that it might leave me.

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9 And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for 5power is perfected in weakness." Most gladly, therefore, I will rather 6boast babout my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

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