Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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:

Darby Translation

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

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, since we have this ministry through the mercy shown to us, we do not get discouraged. 2 Instead, we have renounced secret and shameful ways. We do not use trickery or pervert God's word. By clear statements of the truth we commend ourselves to everyone's conscience before God.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:25

Now concerning virgins, although I do not have any command from the Lord, I will give you my opinion as one who by the Lord's mercy is trustworthy.

2 Corinthians 3:6

who has also qualified us to be ministers of a new covenant, which is not written but spiritual, because the written text brings death, but the Spirit gives life.

2 Corinthians 4:16

That's why we are not discouraged. No, even if outwardly we are wearing out, inwardly we are being renewed each and every day.

Galatians 6:9

Let's not get tired of doing what is good, for at the right time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.

Ephesians 3:13

So then, I ask you not to become discouraged because of my troubles on your behalf, which work toward your glory.

2 Thessalonians 3:13

Brothers, do not get tired of doing what is right.

1 Timothy 1:13

In the past I was a blasphemer, a persecutor, and a violent man. But I received mercy because I acted ignorantly in my unbelief,

Isaiah 40:30

Even boys grow tired and weary, and young men collapse and fall,

2 Corinthians 3:12

Therefore, since we have such a hope, we speak very boldly,

2 Corinthians 5:18

All of this comes from God, who has reconciled us to himself through the Messiah and has given us the ministry of reconciliation,

Ephesians 3:7-8

I have become a servant of this gospel according to the gift of God's grace that was given me by the working of his power.

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Hebrews 12:3

Think about the one who endured such hostility from sinners, so that you may not become tired and give up.

1 Peter 2:10

Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. Once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

Revelation 2:3

You have endured and suffered because of my name, yet you have not grown weary.

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