Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

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

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 have this ministry, just as we received mercy [from God, granting us salvation, opportunities, and blessings], we do not get discouraged nor lose our motivation.

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,

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.

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 through the mercy we received, we are not fainthearted; 2 but have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every mans conscience in the sight of God.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:25

Now concerning virgins, I have no commandment of the Lord; but I give my judgment, as one that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful.

2 Corinthians 3:6

who also gave us ability to be ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter, but of the Spirit; for the letter killeth, but the Spirit giveth life.

2 Corinthians 4:16

For which cause we are not fainthearted; but though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Galatians 6:9

And let us not be fainthearted in welldoing; for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

Ephesians 3:13

Wherefore I entreat you not to be disheartened by the troubles I am suffering for you, since they are your glory.

2 Thessalonians 3:13

But ye, brethren, be not weary in welldoing.

1 Timothy 1:13

though formerly I was a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and a doer of outrage; but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly, in unbelief;

1 Timothy 1:13

though formerly I was a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and a doer of outrage; but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly, in unbelief;

2 Corinthians 3:12

Having therefore such hope, we use great plainness of speech;

2 Corinthians 5:18

And all things are from God, who reconciled us to himself by Christ, and gave to us the ministry of reconciliation;

Ephesians 3:7-8

of which I became a minister according to the gift of the grace of God, given to me according to the effectual working of his power.

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things in him who strengtheneth me.

Hebrews 12:3

For consider him that endured such contradiction by sinners against him, lest ye faint in your souls, and become weary.

1 Peter 2:10

who once were not a people, but are now the people of God; who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Revelation 2:3

and thou hast endurance, and hast borne on account of my name, and hast not become weary.

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