2 Corinthians 12:8-9 NAS

8 Concerning this I implored the Lord 1three times that it might leave me.

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9 And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for 2power is perfected in weakness." Most gladly, therefore, I will rather 3boast aabout my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

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