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en -dūr ´: Used in the Bible (1) in the sense of "continue," "last," as in Psalm 9:7 , "The Lord shall endure for ever" (the American Standard Revised Version "Yahweh sitteth as king forever"); Psalm 30:5 , "Weeping may endure for a night" (the Revised Version (British and American) "tarry" margin "may come in to lodge at even"); John 6:27 , "the meat which endureth," the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) "the food which abideth"; (2) in the sense of "bear" (Hebrews 12:20 ): "bear up under," hardship, persecution, etc. (2 Timothy 3:11 ; 1 Peter 2:19 ); "to remain under" (Hebrews 10:32 ; Hebrews 12:2 ; James 1:12 ; James 5:11 ); "to be strong, firm" (Hebrews 11:27 ); "to persevere" beneath a heavy burden (Matthew 10:22 ).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Endure'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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