serving the Lord with all humility 1 and with tears, and with the trials that happened to me because of the plots 2 of the Jews.
I served the Lord with great humility and with tears, although I was severely tested by the plots of the Jews.
serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials which came upon me through the plots of the Jews;
I have done the Lord’s work humbly––yes, and with tears. I have endured the trials that came to me from the plots of the Jews.
laying my life on the line, serving the Master no matter what, putting up with no end of scheming by Jews who wanted to do me in.
Doing the Lord’s work without pride, through all the sorrow and troubles which came on me because of the evil designs of the Jews:
serving the Lord with all humility and with tears, enduring the trials that came to me through the plots of the Jews.
"serving the Lord with all humility, with many tears and trials which happened to me by the plotting of the Jews;
humility of mind
the lying in wait
of the Jews
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because of the plots
of the Jews.
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2 sn These plots are mentioned in Acts 9:24; 20:13.