VAIN

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VAIN

vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia.
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In 2:7 Paul writes about Christ: "but emptied [ekenosen third-person singular aorist] himself, taking the form of a slave." We pick up the noun in 2:16: "It is by holding fast to the word of life that I can boast on the day of Christ that I did not run in vain [kenon] or labor in vain [kenon]."
I can pretty easily tell what was going through the kiddo's mind while trying "in vain to scoot down a miniature slide" ("Toddlers' Supersize Mistakes: At times, children play with the impossible," SN: 5/15/04, p.
The first half was a series of free kicks, throw ins and numerous shots at goal,but all were in vain with the half ending 0-0.