1 Kings 2:2
I go the way of all the earth: be you strong therefore, and show yourself a man;
On one occasion when Whitfield was surrounded by a mob, and began to show symptoms of alarm as the stones flew in all directions, his wife, standing by his side, cried out, "Now, George, play the man for God." We are to play the man in the battle of life because God made us to be manly and not unmanly; because the Son of Man came upon earth to show us how to suffer and be strong; because if we fear God we shall have no other fear.
Parallel VersesKJV: I go the way of all the earth: be thou strong therefore, and shew thyself a man;