Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in
spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his
spirit than he that taketh a city.
For thus saith the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall
ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would
But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having
heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.
In your patience possess ye your souls.
To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honor and
immortality, eternal life:
And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation
worketh patience;  And patience, experience; and experience, hope:  And
hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by
the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.
For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might
receive the promise.
Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses,
let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and
let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;  Knowing
this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the
husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience
for it, until he receive the early and latter rain.  Be ye also patient;
establish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
1 Peter 2:20
For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it
patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently,
this is acceptable with God.
Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the
hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell
upon the earth.