1 Corinthians 15:57 (NKJV)
"But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ."
1. A success or triumph over an enemy
in battle or war. 2. An engagement ending in such triumph
3. The ultimate and decisive superiority in any battle or contest:
4. A success or superior position achieved against any opponent, opposition, difficulty, etc.
I John 3:8 (NKJV) Part B
"For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil."
1 John 3:8 (AMPC) Part B
"The reason the Son of God was made manifest (visible) was to undo (destroy, loosen, and dissolve) the works the devil [has done]."
I Thessalonians 5:18 (NKJV)
"In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you."
1 Thessalonians 5:18 (AMPC)
"Thank [God] in everything [no matter what the circumstances may be, be thankful and give thanks], for this is the will of God for you [who are] in Christ Jesus [the Revealer and Mediator of that will]."
2 Corinthians 12:8-9 (NKJV)