Then the Lord passed in front of him and proclaimed:

Yahweh—Yahweh is a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger and rich in faithful love and truth,(A)

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22 And what if God, desiring to display His wrath and to make His power known, endured with much patience(A) objects of wrath ready for destruction?(B)

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16 But I received mercy(A) for this reason, so that in me, the worst of them, Christ Jesus might demonstrate His extraordinary patience(B) as an example to those who would believe in Him for eternal life.(C)

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20 who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah(A) while an ark was being prepared. In it a few—that is, eight people[a](B)—were saved through water.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 3:20 Lit souls

15 Also, regard the patience of our Lord as an opportunity for salvation, just as our dear brother Paul has written to you according to the wisdom given to him.(A)

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