Parallel Verses

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.

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, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold [tightly] to the traditions which you were taught, whether by word of mouth or by letter from us.

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.

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.

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

G80
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 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

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

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

Context Readings

Stand Firm And Hold Fast

14 And in this purpose he gave you a part through the good news of which we were the preachers, even that you might have part in the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ. 15 So then, brothers, be strong in purpose, and keep the teaching which has been given to you by word or by letter from us. 16 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father who had love for us and has given us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,


Cross References

1 Corinthians 11:2

Now I am pleased to see that you keep me in memory in all things, and that you give attention to the teaching which was handed down from me to you.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on the watch, unmoved in the faith, and be strong like men.

2 Thessalonians 2:2

That you may not be moved in mind or troubled by a spirit, or by a word, or by a letter as from us, with the suggestion that the day of the Lord is even now come;

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we give you orders, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from all those whose behaviour is not well ordered and in harmony with the teaching which they had from us.

Romans 16:17

Now, it is my desire, brothers, that you will take note of those who are causing division and trouble among you, quite against the teaching which was given to you: and keep away from them.

1 Corinthians 15:58

For this cause, my dear brothers, be strong in purpose and unmoved, ever giving yourselves to the work of the Lord, because you are certain that your work is not without effect in the Lord.

Philippians 4:1

So my brothers, well loved and very dear to me, my joy and crown, be strong in the Lord, my loved ones.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

And if any man does not give attention to what we have said in this letter, take note of that man, and keep away from him, so that he may be shamed.

Jude 1:3

My loved ones, while my thoughts were full of a letter which I was going to send you about our common salvation, it was necessary for me to send you one requesting you with all my heart to go on fighting strongly for the faith which has been given to the saints once and for ever.

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