Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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 because we wanted to come to you -- indeed, I, Paul, once and again -- but Satan hindered us. 19 For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Isn't it even you, before our Lord Jesus at his coming? 20 For you are our glory and our joy.


Cross References

Philippians 4:1

Therefore, my brothers, beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.

2 Corinthians 1:14

as also you acknowledged us in part, that we are your boasting, even as you also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

to the end he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.

Philippians 2:16

holding up the word of life; that I may have something to boast in the day of Christ, that I didn't run in vain nor labor in vain.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

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

1 Corinthians 15:23

But each in his own order: Christ the first fruits, then those who are Christ's, at his coming.

1 John 2:28

Now, little children, remain in him, that when he appears, we may have boldness, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.

Proverbs 4:9

She will give to your head a garland of grace. She will deliver a crown of splendor to you."

Proverbs 12:4

A worthy woman is the crown of her husband, but a disgraceful wife is as rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 16:13

Righteous lips are the delight of kings. They value one who speaks the truth.

Proverbs 17:6

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

Isaiah 62:3

You shall also be a crown of beauty in the hand of Yahweh, and a royal diadem in the hand of your God.

Matthew 16:27

For the Son of Man will come in the glory of his Father with his angels, and then he will render to everyone according to his deeds.

Romans 15:16-19

that I should be a servant of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving as a priest the Good News of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be made acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and reveal the counsels of the hearts. Then each man will get his praise from God.

1 Thessalonians 2:20

For you are our glory and our joy.

1 Thessalonians 4:15

For this we tell you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left to the coming of the Lord, will in no way precede those who have fallen asleep.

2 Thessalonians 1:7-1

and to give relief to you who are afflicted with us, when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels in flaming fire,

1 Timothy 6:14-15

that you keep the commandment without spot, blameless, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ;

2 Timothy 4:1-2

I command you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at his appearing and his Kingdom:

Titus 2:13

looking for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ;

1 Peter 5:4

When the chief Shepherd is revealed, you will receive the crown of glory that doesn't fade away.

Jude 1:24

Now to him who is able to keep them from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory in great joy,

Revelation 1:7

Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, including those who pierced him. All the tribes of the earth will mourn over him. Even so, Amen.

Revelation 4:10-11

the twenty-four elders fall down before him who sits on the throne, and worship him who lives forever and ever, and throw their crowns before the throne, saying,

Revelation 22:12

"Behold, I come quickly. My reward is with me, to repay to each man according to his work.

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