Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of boasting? are not ye also before our Lord Jesus at his coming?

New American Standard Bible

For who is our hope or joy or crown of exultation? Is it not even you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus at His coming?

King James Version

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

Holman Bible

For who is our hope, or joy, or crown of boasting in the presence of our Lord Jesus at His coming? Is it not you?

International Standard Version

After all, who is our hope, joy, or reason for rejoicing in the presence of our Lord Jesus at his coming? It is you, isn't it?

A Conservative Version

For what is our hope or joy or crown of boast? Or is it not even ye, before our Lord Jesus at his coming?

American Standard Version

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of glorying? Are not even ye, before our Lord Jesus at his coming?

Amplified

For what is our hope or happiness or our victor's wreath of exultant triumph when we stand in the presence of our Lord Jesus at His coming? Is it not you?

An Understandable Version

For what is [the basis of] our hope, or joy, or crown of honor in the presence of the Lord Jesus when He comes back? [Note: By "crown" Paul alludes to the laurel wreath awarded to the victor in an athletic contest]. Will it not be you people?

Anderson New Testament

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming? -You indeed are our glory and

Bible in Basic English

For what is our hope or joy or crown of glory? Are not even you, before our Lord Jesus, at his coming?

Common New Testament

For who is our hope or joy or crown of exultation? Is it not even you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus at his coming?

Daniel Mace New Testament

for what can be our hope, or joy, what can crown our pretensions, unless it be you, when we shall appear before the Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

Godbey New Testament

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing, except you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

Goodspeed New Testament

For what hope or happiness shall we have or what prize to be proud of in the presence of our Lord Jesus when he comes, except you?

John Wesley New Testament

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not ye also before our Lord Jesus at his coming?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For what is our hope or joy or crown of rejoicing? Is it not you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

Julia Smith Translation

For what our hope, or joy, or crown of boasting? Are not also ye before our Lord Jesus Christ in his arrival?

King James 2000

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

Lexham Expanded Bible

For who [is] our hope or joy or crown of boasting? [Is it] not even you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus at his coming?

Modern King James verseion

For what is our hope or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are you not even to be in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at His coming?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For what is our hope or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not ye it in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

Moffatt New Testament

For who is our hope, our joy, our crown of pride (who but you?) in the presence of our Lord Jesus on his arrival?

Montgomery New Testament

For what is my hope, or joy? What is the victor's wreath in which I exult? What but your own selves in the presence of our Lord Jesus, at his coming!

NET Bible

For who is our hope or joy or crown to boast of before our Lord Jesus at his coming? Is it not of course you?

New Heart English Bible

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Is not it even you, before our Lord Jesus at his coming?

Noyes New Testament

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of glorying? Is it not even ye, in the presence of our Lord Jesus at his coming?

Sawyer New Testament

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Is it not even you before our Lord Jesus at his coming?

The Emphasized Bible

For what shall be our hope, or joy, or crown of boasting? Shall not even, ye, before our Lord Jesus, in his Presence?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

Twentieth Century New Testament

For what hope or joy will be ours, or what crown shall we have to boast of, in the presence of our Lord Jesus, at his Coming, if it be not you?

Webster

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

Weymouth New Testament

For what is our hope or joy, or the crown of which we boast? Is it not you yourselves in the presence of our Lord Jesus at His Coming?

Williams New Testament

For what is our hope or happiness or crown of boasting, except you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ when He comes?

World English Bible

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Isn't it even you, before our Lord Jesus at his coming?

Worrell New Testament

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of glorying? Are not even ye, in the presence of our Lord Jesus at His coming?

Worsley New Testament

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of boasting? are not ye also among others in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

Youngs Literal Translation

for what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? are not even ye before our Lord Jesus Christ in his presence?

Interlinear

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

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

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

ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

or
ἤ 

ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199
Usage: 199

joy
χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

στέφανος 
Stephanos 
Usage: 16

καύχησις 
Kauchesis 
Usage: 12

Are not
οὐχί 
Ouchi 
not, nay, not, not so
Usage: 32


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

in the presence of
ἔμπροσθεν 
Emprosthen 
before, in sight, of, against, in the sight of, in the presence of, at
Usage: 27

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

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

at
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

his

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Paul's Desire To Revisit The Thessalonians

18 wherefore we have desired to come to you, even I Paul, both once and twice, and Satan has hindered us. 19 For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of boasting? are not ye also before our Lord Jesus at his coming? 20 for ye are our glory and joy.


Cross References

Philippians 4:1

So that, my brethren, beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, thus stand fast in the Lord, beloved.

2 Corinthians 1:14

even as also ye have recognised us in part, that we are your boast, even as ye are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

in order to the confirming of your hearts unblamable in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.

Philippians 2:16

holding forth the word of life, so as to be a boast for me in Christ's day, that I have not run in vain nor laboured in vain.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

Now the God of peace himself sanctify you wholly: and your whole spirit, and soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:23

But each in his own rank: the first-fruits, Christ; then those that are the Christ's at his coming.

1 John 2:28

And now, children, abide in him, that if he be manifested we may have boldness, and not be put to shame from before him at his coming.

Proverbs 4:9

She shall give to thy head a garland of grace; a crown of glory will she bestow upon thee.

Proverbs 12:4

A woman of worth is a crown to her husband; but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 16:13

Righteous lips are the delight of kings, and they love him that speaketh aright.

Proverbs 17:6

Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.

Isaiah 62:3

And thou shalt be a crown of beauty in the hand of Jehovah, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God.

Matthew 16:27

For the Son of man is about to come in the glory of his Father with his angels, and then he will render to each according to his doings.

Romans 15:16-19

for me to be minister of Christ Jesus to the nations, carrying on as a sacrificial service the message of glad tidings of God, in order that the offering up of the nations might be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 4:5

So that do not judge anything before the time, until the Lord shall come, who shall also both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and shall make manifest the counsels of hearts; and then shall each have his praise from God.

1 Thessalonians 2:20

for ye are our glory and joy.

1 Thessalonians 4:15

(For this we say to you in the word of the Lord, that we, the living, who remain to the coming of the Lord, are in no way to anticipate those who have fallen asleep;

2 Thessalonians 1:7-1

and to you that are troubled repose with us, at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven, with the angels of his power,

1 Timothy 6:14-15

that thou keep the commandment spotless, irreproachable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ;

2 Timothy 4:1-2

I testify before God and Christ Jesus, who is about to judge living and dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom,

Titus 2:13

awaiting the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ;

1 Peter 5:4

And when the chief shepherd is manifested ye shall receive the unfading crown of glory.

Jude 1:24

But to him that is able to keep you without stumbling, and to set you with exultation blameless before his glory,

Revelation 1:7

Behold, he comes with the clouds, and every eye shall see him, and they which have pierced him, and all the tribes of the land shall wail because of him. Yea. Amen.

Revelation 4:10-11

the twenty-four elders shall fall before him that sits upon the throne, and do homage to him that lives to the ages of ages; and shall cast their crowns before the throne, saying,

Revelation 22:12

Behold, I come quickly, and my reward with me, to render to every one as his work shall be.

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