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perseverance [persevere]

See also patience
  1. bzod pa/ 

    Biblical: patience, perseverance: bzod pa la chos sems/  [add] to perseverance, godliness (2 Pet. 1:6), ngas khyod kyi las rnams dang 'bad rtsol dang bzod pa mkhyen/  I know your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance (Rev. 2:2).

    Buddhist: see patience.

  2. brtan por gnas/ 

    [lit. remain firm]

    Biblical: persevere: khyed tshos sdug bsngal dang 'tshe ba mtha' dag myong yang /,,bzod cing dad pa la brtan por gnas pas/  your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring (2 Thes. 1:4).

  3. sgug pa/ 

    Biblical: [lit. to wait] perseverance: dkon mchog la chags pa dang ma shi ka'i phyir sgug pa/  God's love and Christ's perseverance (2 Thes. 3:5).