Take up (analabete). Second aorist active imperative of analambanw, old word and used (analabwn) of "picking up" Mark in 2 Timothy 4:11 . That ye may be able to withstand (ina dunhqhte antisthnai). Final clause with ina and first aorist passive subjunctive of dunamai with antisthnai (second aorist active infinitive of anqisthmi, to stand face to face, against). And having done all to stand (kai apanta katergasa menoi sthnai). After the fight (wrestle) is over to stand (sthnai) as victor in the contest. Effective aorist here.