Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Therefore, having this ministry, as we have had mercy shewn us, we faint not.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart,

King James Version

Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;

Holman Bible

Therefore, since we have this ministry because we were shown mercy, we do not give up.

International Standard Version

Therefore, since we have this ministry through the mercy shown to us, we do not get discouraged.

A Conservative Version

Because of this (having this ministry), in as much as we received mercy, we do not become discouraged.

American Standard Version

Therefore seeing we have this ministry, even as we obtained mercy, we faint not:

Amplified

Therefore, since we do hold and engage in this ministry by the mercy of God [granting us favor, benefits, opportunities, and especially salvation], we do not get discouraged (spiritless and despondent with fear) or become faint with weariness and exhaustion.

An Understandable Version

So, having obtained this ministry through [God's] mercy, we do not become discouraged.

Anderson New Testament

Wherefore, having this ministry, inasmuch as we have received mercy, we faint not;

Bible in Basic English

For this reason, because we have been made servants of this new order, through the mercy given to us, we are strong:

Common New Testament

Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we do not lose heart.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Therefore, having by the divine favour such a ministry, I exert myself:

Godbey New Testament

Therefore having this ministry, as we have obtained mercy, we faint not;

Goodspeed New Testament

So since by the mercy of God I am engaged in this service, I never lose heart.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore having this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not: But have renounced the hidden things of shame,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore seeing we have this ministry, according to the mercy we have received, we fault not,

Julia Smith Translation

For this, having this service, as we were compassionated, we lose not courage;

King James 2000

Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because of this, [since we] have this ministry, just as we have been shown mercy, we do not lose heart,

Modern King James verseion

Therefore since we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we do not faint.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore seeing that we have such an office, even as mercy is come on us, we faint not:

Moffatt New Testament

Hence, as I hold this ministry by God's mercy to me, I never lose heart in it;

Montgomery New Testament

So then, as I have this ministry because of God's mercy to me, I do not lose heart.

NET Bible

Therefore, since we have this ministry, just as God has shown us mercy, we do not become discouraged.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore seeing we have this ministry, even as we obtained mercy, we do not faint.

Noyes New Testament

Therefore, having this ministry through the mercy we received, we are not fainthearted;

Sawyer New Testament

Therefore, having this ministry, as we have obtained mercy we faint not,

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore, having this ministry, even as we received mercy, we faint not;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

THEREFORE having this ministry, as we have obtained mercy, we faint not;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore, since it is by God's mercy that we are engaged in this ministry, we do not lose heart.

Webster

Therefore, seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore, being engaged in this service and being mindful of the mercy which has been shown us, we are not cowards.

Williams New Testament

So, because I hold a place in this ministry and that because I have had God's mercy shown me, I never give up.

World English Bible

Therefore seeing we have this ministry, even as we obtained mercy, we don't faint.

Worrell New Testament

Therefore, having this ministry, even as we obtained mercy, we faint not;

Worsley New Testament

Therefore having received this ministry, as we have obtained mercy, we are not disheartened:

Youngs Literal Translation

Because of this, having this ministration, according as we did receive kindness, we do not faint,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

we have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

διακονία 
Diakonia 
Usage: 33

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

we faint
ἐκκακέω 
Ekkakeo 
faint, be weary
Usage: 6

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Proclaiming Jesus Christ As Lord

1 Therefore, having this ministry, as we have had mercy shewn us, we faint not. 2 But we have rejected the hidden things of shame, not walking in deceit, nor falsifying the word of God, but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every conscience of men before God.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:25

But concerning virgins, I have no commandment of the Lord; but I give my opinion, as having received mercy of the Lord to be faithful.

2 Corinthians 3:6

who has also made us competent, as ministers of the new covenant; not of letter, but of spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit quickens.

2 Corinthians 4:16

Wherefore we faint not; but if indeed our outward man is consumed, yet the inward is renewed day by day.

Galatians 6:9

but let us not lose heart in doing good; for in due time, if we do not faint, we shall reap.

Ephesians 3:13

Wherefore I beseech you not to faint through my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

2 Thessalonians 3:13

But ye, brethren, do not faint in well-doing.

1 Timothy 1:13

who before was a blasphemer and persecutor, and an insolent overbearing man: but mercy was shewn me because I did it ignorantly, in unbelief.

Isaiah 40:30

Even the youths shall faint and shall tire, and the young men shall stumble and fall;

2 Corinthians 3:12

Having therefore such hope, we use much boldness:

2 Corinthians 5:18

and all things are of the God who has reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and given to us the ministry of that reconciliation:

Ephesians 3:7-8

of which I am become minister according to the gift of the grace of God given to me, according to the working of his power.

Philippians 4:13

I have strength for all things in him that gives me power.

Hebrews 12:3

For consider well him who endured so great contradiction from sinners against himself, that ye be not weary, fainting in your minds.

1 Peter 2:10

who once were not a people, but now God's people; who were not enjoying mercy, but now have found mercy.

Revelation 2:3

and endurest, and hast borne for my name's sake, and hast not wearied:

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