2 Thessalonians 2:15 So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught, whether by word of mouth or by letter from us.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught, whether by word of mouth or by letter from us.

King James Version

Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.

Holman Bible

Therefore, brothers, stand firm and hold to the traditions you were taught, either by our message or by our letter.

International Standard Version

So then, brothers, stand firm, and cling to the traditions that you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by our letter.

A Conservative Version

So then, brothers, stand firm and hold to the traditions that ye were taught, whether by word or by letter from us.

American Standard Version

So then, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye were taught, whether by word, or by epistle of ours.

Amplified

So then, brethren, stand firm and hold fast to the traditions and instructions which you were taught by us, whether by our word of mouth or by letter.

An Understandable Version

So then, brothers, stand firm [in the faith], and hold onto the [inspired] traditions which you were taught, whether by word [of mouth] or by a letter from us.

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which you have been taught, whether by word or by our letter.

Bible in Basic English

So then, brothers, be strong in purpose, and keep the teaching which has been given to you by word or by letter from us.

Common New Testament

So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught, whether by word of mouth or by letter from us.

Daniel Mace New Testament

be stedfast therefore, and firmly maintain the doctrine I have delivered to you, either by word of mouth, or by my letter.

Darby Translation

So then, brethren, stand firm, and hold fast the instructions which ye have been taught, whether by word or by our letter.

Godbey New Testament

Then therefore, brethren, stand, and hold fast the traditions which you have been taught, whether by word, or by our epistle:

Goodspeed New Testament

So stand firm, brothers, and hold fast to the instructions you have received from us, whether by letter or by word of mouth.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore, brethren, stand fast and hold the traditions, which ye have been taught, whether by word, or by our Epistle.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, brethren, stand fast and retain the doctrine which ye have been taught, whether by word or our epistle.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore, brethren, stand, and hold firmly the doctrines which ye were taught, whether by the word, or by our epistle.

King James 2000

Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which you have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So then, brothers, stand firm and hold fast to the traditions which you were taught, whether by [spoken] word or by letter from us.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore, my brothers, stand fast and hold the teachings which you have been taught, whether by word or by our letter.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore, brethren, stand fast and keep the ordinances which ye have learned: whether it were by our preaching, or by our epistle.

Moffatt New Testament

Well then, brothers, stand firm and hold to the rules which you have learned from us orally or by letter.

Montgomery New Testament

So, brothers, stand fast, and hold fast the teachings which you have been taught by me, whether by word of mouth or by letter.

NET Bible

Therefore, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold on to the traditions that we taught you, whether by speech or by letter.

New Heart English Bible

So then, brothers, stand firm, and hold the traditions which you were taught by us, whether by word, or by letter.

Noyes New Testament

So then, brethren, stand firm, and hold fast the traditions which ye were taught by us, whether by word, or by our letter.

Sawyer New Testament

Therefore, brothers, stand firm, and hold the traditions which you have been taught, whether by word or by our epistle;

The Emphasized Bible

Hence, then, brethren, stand firm, and hold fast the instructions which ye were taught - whether through discourse, or through our letter.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and firmly hold the injunctions delivered to you, as ye have been taught, whether by our discourse, or by letter.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Stand firm then, Brothers, and hold fast to the truths that we taught you, whether by word or by letter.

Webster

Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.

Weymouth New Testament

So then, brethren, stand your ground, and hold fast to the teachings which you have received from us, whether by word of mouth or by letter.

Williams New Testament

So then, brothers, continue to stand firm and keep a tight grip on the teachings you have received from us, whether by word of mouth or by letter.

World English Bible

So then, brothers, stand firm, and hold the traditions which you were taught by us, whether by word, or by letter.

Worrell New Testament

So, then, brethren, stand fast, and hold the instructions which ye were taught, whether through speech, or through letter of ours.

Worsley New Testament

Therefore, brethren, be steady, and hold fast the traditions, which ye have been taught, whether by word or by our letter.

Youngs Literal Translation

so, then, brethren, stand ye fast, and hold the deliverances that ye were taught, whether through word, whether through our letter;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

στήκω 
Steko 
Usage: 7

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

κρατέω 
Krateo 
Usage: 33

παράδοσις 
Paradosis 
Usage: 8

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

διδάσκω 
Didasko 
Usage: 82

εἴτε 
Eite 
or, whether, or whether, if
Usage: 64

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

λόγος 
Logos 
Usage: 256

or
εἴτε 
Eite 
or, whether, or whether, if
Usage: 64

ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

Context Readings

Stand Firm And Hold Fast

14 It was for this He called you through our gospel, that you may gain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ. 15 So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught, whether by word of mouth or by letter from us. 16 Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal comfort and good hope by grace,


Cross References

1 Corinthians 11:2

Now I praise you because you remember me in everything and hold firmly to the traditions, just as I delivered them to you.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

2 Thessalonians 2:2

that you not be quickly shaken from your composure or be disturbed either by a spirit or a message or a letter as if from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from every brother who leads an unruly life and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

Romans 16:17

Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

Philippians 4:1

Therefore, my beloved brethren whom I long to see, my joy and crown, in this way stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

If anyone does not obey our instruction in this letter, take special note of that person and do not associate with him, so that he will be put to shame.

Jude 1:3

Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.



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