Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 2 Corinthians 4:17 in English Standard Version "For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison," Ps 30:5 For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning. Isa 54:7 For a brief moment I deserted you, but with great compassion I will gather you. Ro 8:18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. 1Pe 1:6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 1Pe 5:10 And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.