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    rewrite a verse in prose

    Please rewrite the following verse in prose.
    Faith, mighty faith, the promise sees,
    Nor doubts the victory's won,
    Laughs at impossibilities and cries,
    "It shall be done."

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    Re: rewrite a verse in prose

    That sounds like a homework assignment. Please don't ask us to do or correct your homework; this is a place to discuss language.

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    Re: rewrite a verse in prose

    I am a teacher, not a student. I am translating an English book into Chinese. I have to understand what exactly the verse means to correctly translate it.

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    Re: rewrite a verse in prose

    Faith sees the promise, the potential. Faith does not doubt that the victory will be won. Faith laughs at the thought of anything being impossible, and says, "It shall be done"

    i.e. If you have faith in success (or in God) , you will succeed against all odds.

    The previous paragraph gives the idea:

    God had declared that He had given them the city, and faith reckoned this to be true. Unbelief might well have said, It would be better not to shout until the walls do actually fall, for, should there be any failure about it, the men of Jericho will triumph, and we shall bring dishonor on the name of our God. But faith laughed at all such prudential considerations, and, confidently resting on God's Word, gave a shout of victory while yet to the eye of sense that victory seemed impossible. And long centuries afterward the Holy Ghost thus records this triumph of faith in Hebrews: By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they were compassed about seven days.

    http://www.tentmaker.org/books/TheGo...rt/htm/XIV.htm
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