Therefore be patient, 1brethren, 2until the coming of the Lord. 3The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets 4the early and late rains.
5You too be patient; 6strengthen your hearts, for 7the coming of the Lord is 8near.
New American Standard Bible Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, California. All rights reserved.
(New American Standard Version - Holy Bible)