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23 Be glad then, you children of Zion,
And (A)rejoice in the Lord your God;
For He has given you the [a]former rain faithfully,
And He (B)will cause the rain to come down for you—
The former rain,
And the latter rain in the first month.

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  1. Joel 2:23 Or teacher of righteousness

Be Patient and Persevering

Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently for it until it receives the early and latter rain.

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