Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

Darby Translation

For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of boasting? are not ye also before our Lord Jesus 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 So we wanted to come to you—even I, Paul, time and again—but Satan hindered us. 19 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? 20 For you are our glory and joy!


Cross References

Philippians 4:1

So then, my brothers, you are dearly loved and longed for—my joy and crown. In this manner stand firm in the Lord, dear friends.

2 Corinthians 1:14

as you have partially understood us—that we are your reason for pride, as you are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

May He make your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all His saints. Amen.

Philippians 2:16

Hold firmly to the message of life. Then I can boast in the day of Christ that I didn’t run or labor for nothing.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely. And may your spirit, soul, and body be kept sound and blameless for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:23

But each in his own order: Christ, the firstfruits; afterward, at His coming, those who belong to Christ.

1 John 2:28

So now, little children, remain in Him, so that when He appears we may have boldness and not be ashamed before Him at His coming.

Proverbs 4:9

She will place a garland of grace on your head;
she will give you a crown of beauty.”

Proverbs 12:4

A capable wife is her husband’s crown,
but a wife who causes shame
is like rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 16:13

Righteous lips are a king’s delight,
and he loves one who speaks honestly.

Proverbs 17:6

Grandchildren are the crown of the elderly,
and the pride of sons is their fathers.

Isaiah 62:3

You will be a glorious crown in the Lord’s hand,
and a royal diadem in the palm of your God.

Matthew 16:27

For the Son of Man is going to come with His angels in the glory of His Father, and then He will reward each according to what he has done.

Romans 15:16-19

to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving as a priest of God’s good news. My purpose is that the offering of the Gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore don’t judge anything prematurely, before the Lord comes, who will both bring to light what is hidden in darkness and reveal the intentions of the hearts. And then praise will come to each one from God.

1 Thessalonians 2:20

For you are our glory and joy!

1 Thessalonians 4:15

For we say this to you by a revelation from the Lord: We who are still alive at the Lord’s coming will certainly have no advantage over those who have fallen asleep.

2 Thessalonians 1:7-1

and to reward with rest you who are afflicted, along with us. This will take place at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven with His powerful angels,

1 Timothy 6:14-15

to keep the command without fault or failure until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 4:1-2

I solemnly charge you before God and Christ Jesus, who is going to judge the living and the dead, and because of His appearing and His kingdom:

Titus 2:13

while we wait for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 5:4

And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.

Jude 1:24

Now to Him who is able to protect you from stumbling and to make you stand in the presence of His glory, blameless and with great joy,

Revelation 1:7

Look! He is coming with the clouds,
and every eye will see Him,
including those who pierced Him.
And all the families of the earth
will mourn over Him.
This is certain. Amen.

Revelation 4:10-11

the 24 elders fall down before the One seated on the throne, worship the One who lives forever and ever, cast their crowns before the throne, and say:

Revelation 22:12

“Look! I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me to repay each person according to what he has done.

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