That is, if they feel difficulty in keeping to righteousness, the remedy lies in resorting to Prayer and patience. From these two attributes they will derive the strength needed to follow their chosen course. The literal meaning of ‘sabr’ is to exercise restraint, to keep oneself tied down.
Tafsir reference: Ayat Application developed by King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Courage: Strength in the face of pain or grief.
Fortitude: Courage in pain or adversity.
Adversity: Misfortune or difficulties
Restraint- the action of keeping someone or something under control or within limits.