Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For ye yourselves know, brothers, our entrance with you, that it has not become empty.

New American Standard Bible

For you yourselves know, brethren, that our coming to you was not in vain,

King James Version

For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain:

Holman Bible

For you yourselves know, brothers, that our visit with you was not without result.

International Standard Version

For you yourselves know, brothers, that our visit to you was not a waste of time.

American Standard Version

For yourselves, brethren, know our entering in unto you, that it hath not been found vain:

Amplified

For you know, brothers and sisters, that our coming to you has not been ineffective (fruitless, in vain),

An Understandable Version

For you brothers [should] know that our coming to you was not a waste of time.

Anderson New Testament

For you yourselves know, brethren, our entrance among you, that it was not in vain.

Bible in Basic English

For you yourselves, brothers, are conscious that our coming among you was not without effect:

Common New Testament

For you yourselves know, brethren, that our visit to you was not in vain;

Daniel Mace New Testament

And you are satisfied, my brethren, that our address to you was not fallacious:

Darby Translation

For ye know yourselves, brethren, our entering in which we had to you, that it has not been in vain;

Godbey New Testament

For you know, brethren, our coming unto you, that it was not in vain:

Goodspeed New Testament

You know yourselves, brothers, that our visit to you was far from ineffectual.

John Wesley New Testament

For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance to you, that it was not in vain: But even after we had suffered before,

Julia Smith Translation

For ye yourselves know, brethren, our entrance to you, that it was not in vain:

King James 2000

For yourselves, brethren, know our visit unto you, that it was not in vain:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [you] yourselves know, brothers, our reception with you, that it was not in vain,

Modern King James verseion

For, my brothers, you yourselves know our coming in to you, that it was not in vain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For ye yourselves brethren know of our entrance in unto you, how that it was not in vain:

Moffatt New Testament

But you remember yourselves, brothers, that our visit to you was no failure.

Montgomery New Testament

For you yourselves know, brothers, that my visit to you did not fail of its purpose;

NET Bible

For you yourselves know, brothers and sisters, about our coming to you -- it has not proven to be purposeless.

New Heart English Bible

For you yourselves know, brothers, our visit to you was not in vain,

Noyes New Testament

For ye yourselves know, brethren, that our coming among you hath not been in vain;

Sawyer New Testament

For you know, brothers, our introduction to you that it was not in vain,

The Emphasized Bible

For, yourselves, know, brethren, our entrance which was unto you - that it hath not proved void;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

FOR ye yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in to you, that it was not in vain.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yes, Brothers, you yourselves know that your reception of us was not without result.

Webster

For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance to you, that it was not in vain:

Weymouth New Testament

For you yourselves, brethren, know that our visit to you did not fail of its purpose.

Williams New Testament

For you know yourselves, brothers, that our visit to you was by no means a failure.

World English Bible

For you yourselves know, brothers, our visit to you wasn't in vain,

Worrell New Testament

For ye yourselves, brethren, know our entrance to you, that it has not become vain;

Worsley New Testament

For ye yourselves, brethren, know our entrance among you, that it was not in vain.

Youngs Literal Translation

For yourselves have known, brethren, our entrance in unto you, that it did not become vain,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825


Usage: 0

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

εἴσοδος 
Eisodos 
Usage: 5

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

it was
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

Verse Info

Context Readings

Paul's Approach To Ministry In Thessalonica

1 For ye yourselves know, brothers, our entrance with you, that it has not become empty. 2 But having suffered before and been mistreated in Philippi, as ye know, we were bold in our God to speak to you the good-news of God within much conflict.


Cross References

Psalm 127:1

Unless LORD builds the house, they labor in vain who build it. Unless LORD guards the city, the watchman wake but in vain.

Isaiah 49:4

But I said, I have labored in vain. I have spent my strength for nothing and vanity. Yet surely the justice [due] to me is with LORD, and my recompense with my God.

Isaiah 65:23

They shall not labor in vain, nor bring forth for calamity. For they are the seed of the blessed of LORD, and their offspring with them.

Habakkuk 2:13

Behold, is it not of LORD of hosts that the peoples labor for the fire, and the nations weary themselves for vanity?

1 Corinthians 15:2

by which also ye are saved if ye hold firm that word I preached to you, unless ye believed in vain.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am. And his grace for me did not become empty, but I labored more abundantly than them all, yet not I, but the grace of God with me.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brothers, become ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not empty in Lord.

2 Corinthians 6:1

And working jointly, we urge you also not to receive the grace of God in vain

Galatians 2:2

And I went up according to revelation, and I declared to them the good-news that I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to those who were of repute, lest somehow I might be running or ran in vain.

Galatians 4:11

I am afraid of you, lest somehow I have labored toward you in vain.

Philippians 2:16

Holding firm the word of life, for a boast by me in the day of Christ, that I did not run in vain nor labor in vain.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-10

remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And because of this we thank God without ceasing, because, having received the word of God heard from us, ye received not the word of men, but as it truly is, the word of God, which also is at work in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 3:5

Because of this, I too, no longer covering over it, sent in order to know your faith, lest somehow he who tempts was tempting you, and our labor became in vain.

2 Thessalonians 1:10

when he comes to be glorified in his sanctified, and to be marveled in that day by all those who believe (because our testimony among you was believed).

2 Thessalonians 3:1

Finally, brothers, pray about us, so that the word of the Lord may run and be glorified, just as also with you,

Job 39:16

She deals hardly with her young ones, as if they were not hers. Though her labor be in vain, [she is] without fear,

Psalm 73:13

Surely in vain I have cleansed my heart, and washed my hands in innocence,

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