Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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

Images 1 Thessalonians 2:19

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 2:19

Context Readings

Paul's Desire To Revisit The Thessalonians

18 this I Paul have frequently attempted, but Satan has been my obstacle. 19 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? 20 for ye are our glory and our joy.


Cross References

Philippians 4:1

Wherefore, my dearly beloved brethren, my joy and my crown, whom I long to see, continue firm in your christian profession, my beloved.

2 Corinthians 1:14

as some of you have already own'd, that I am matter of joy to you, as you will be to me in the day of the Lord Jesus Christ:

1 Thessalonians 3:13

that by the sanctity of your affections, you may stand unreprov'd in the presence of God our father, when our Lord Jesus Christ shall come with all his holy angels.

Philippians 2:16

you, who display the doctrine of eternal life) that in the day of Christ I may have the satisfaction of not having pursued my laborious course in vain.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

Now may the God of peace make you intirely holy: may every part of you, your spirit, soul, and body be preserved irreprovable at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:23

but every one in proper order: Christ has the precedence, next they who were Christians shall rise at his advent.

1 John 2:28

adhere to that, my dear children, that when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.

1 John 2:28

adhere to that, my dear children, that when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.

1 John 2:28

adhere to that, my dear children, that when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.

1 John 2:28

adhere to that, my dear children, that when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.

1 John 2:28

adhere to that, my dear children, that when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.

1 John 2:28

adhere to that, my dear children, that when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.

Matthew 16:27

for the son of man shall come in the glory of his father, with his angels; and then shall be make retribution to every man according to his works.

Romans 15:16-19

to be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, officiating the gospel of God, that the Gentiles might be made an acceptable offering, being sanctified by the holy spirit.

1 Corinthians 4:5

therefore suspend your judgment till the Lord comes, who will bring to light the secrets of darkness, and expose the counsels of mens hearts: and then shall every man have his due reward from God.

1 Thessalonians 2:20

for ye are our glory and our joy.

1 Thessalonians 4:15

for one thing I have in charge to tell you from the Lord, that we, who shall be found still alive at the coming of the Lord, shall not get the advance of those that are dead:

2 Thessalonians 1:7-1

and that you, who are distress'd, should obtain your repose, together with us, when the Lord Jesus, with his angels, the ministers of his power, shall descend from heaven,

1 Timothy 6:14-15

to observe these precepts, to lead an unspotted life without reproof until the appearance of our Lord Jesus Christ,

2 Timothy 4:1-2

I conjure you in the name of God, and of the Lord Jesus Christ, who is to judge the living and the dead, at his appearance in his kingdom,

Titus 2:13

in expectation of that desirable happiness, the glorious appearance of the supreme God, and of our saviour Jesus Christ,

1 Peter 5:4

that when the sovereign pastor shall appear, you may carry off a glorious crown, that will never fade.

Jude 1:24

Now to him that is able to keep you from falling, and make you appear in his glorious presence, without defect, and full of joy:

Revelation 1:7

See! he is coming on the clouds; and every eye shall see him, even they who pierced him: then all the tribes of the earth will smite their breasts at the sight: even so it will be.

Revelation 4:10-11

four and twenty elders fell down before him that sat on the throne, and worshipped him that liveth for ever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying,

Revelation 22:12

behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.

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