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- n. The state of being without power, impotence.
- n. The state of being without talent, talentlessness.
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Apparently "strengthlessness" is the longest one word univocalic.
Paul's mouth, that following them up he might say, "O Lord, Thy grace is sufficient for me" [Bengel]. my strength -- Greek, "power." is made perfect -- has its most perfect manifestation. in weakness -- Do not ask for sensible strength, FOR My power is perfected in man's "strengthlessness" (so the Greek).
What I had charged on myself as idleness, was strengthlessness, the result of sheer exhaustion.
But in this work, as in all other, I had my temptations attending me, and that of divers kinds; as sometimes I should be assaulted with great discouragement therein, fearing that I should not be able to speak a word at all to edification; nay, that I should not be able to speak sense unto the people; at which times I should have such a strange faintness and strengthlessness seize upon my body, that my legs have scarce been able to carry me to the place of exercise.
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