Parallel Verses

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?

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 who is [the object of] our hope or joy or our victor’s wreath of triumphant celebration [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?

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

Images 1 Thessalonians 2:19

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 2:19

Context Readings

Paul's Desire To Revisit The Thessalonians

18 Wherefore we would have come to you, I Paul, truly also once and twice; and the adversary hindered us. 19 For what our hope, or joy, or crown of boasting? Are not also ye before our Lord Jesus Christ in his arrival? 20 For ye are our glory and joy.


Cross References

Philippians 4:1

Therefore, my brethren, dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, thus stand ye in the Lord, dearly beloved.

2 Corinthians 1:14

As also ye observed us by part, that we are your boast, as also ye ours in the day of the Lord Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

To make your hearts firm, complete in holiness before God, and our Father, in the arrival of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his holy ones.

Philippians 2:16

Holding on to the word of life; for boasting to me in the day of Christ, for I ran not in vain, nor was I wearied in vain.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

And the same God of peace consecrate you perfectly compete; and your whole spirit and soul and body be kept faultless to the arrival of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:23

And each in his own order: the first fruit Christ; then they of Christ in his arrival.

1 John 2:28

And now, little children, remain in him; that, when he be manifested, we might have freedom of speech, that we be not shamed from him in his presence.

Proverbs 4:9

She will give to thy head a garland of grace: a crown of glory she will deliver thee.

Proverbs 12:4

A woman of strength is a crown to her husband: and she causing shame, as rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 16:13

Lips of justice the acceptance of kings; and he will love the word of the upright

Proverbs 17:6

The crown of old men, sons' sons: and the glory of sons their fathers.

Isaiah 62:3

And thou wert a crown of glory in the hand of Jehovah, and a tiara of royalty 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 messengers; and then he will give back to each according to his deed.

Romans 15:16-19

For me to be the, workman of Jesus Christ to the nations, offering in sacrifice the good news of God, that the bringing forward of the nations be acceptable, consecrated in the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore judge ye nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who also, will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make manifest the counsels of hearts: and then shall praise be to each 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 being left at the arrival of the Lord shall not get beforehand with them having slept.

2 Thessalonians 1:7-1

And to you being pressed a release with us, in the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven with the angels of his power,

1 Timothy 6:14-15

For thee to keep the command spotless, irreprehensible, until the appearance of our Lord Jesus Christ:

2 Timothy 4:1-2

I call to witness before God there fore, and the Lord Jesus Christ, being about to judge the living and the dead according to his appearance and his kingdom;

Titus 2:13

Expecting the blessed hope, and apppearance of the glory of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

1 Peter 5:4

And the chief Shepherd having been manifested, ye shall be attired with an unfading crown of glory.

Jude 1:24

And to him able to watch yourselves from falling, and to place blameless before his glory with transport of joy,

Revelation 1:7

Behold, he comes with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they who goaded him: and all the tribes of the earth shall lament on account of him. Yes, Amen.

Revelation 4:10-11

The twenty-four elders will fall before him sitting on the throne, and will worship him living forever and ever, and will cast their crowns before the throne, saying,

Revelation 22:12

And behold, I come swiftly; and my reward with me, to give back to each as shall be his work.

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