2 Corinthians 12:8
Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me.
Read 2 Corinthians 12:8 Using Other Translations
For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.
Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave me.
Three different times I begged the Lord to take it away.
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