7 Be patient, therefore, beloved, until the coming of
the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious crop from
the earth, being patient with it until it receives the
early and the late rains.
8 You also must be patient. Strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.
9 Beloved, do not grumble against one another, so that you may not be judged. See, the Judge is standing at the doors!
10 As an example of suffering and patience,
beloved, take the prophets who spoke in the name of
11 Indeed we call blessed those who showed
endurance. You have heard of the endurance of Job, and you have seen the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is compassionate and merciful.