Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

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.

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;

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 Unto which he called you, through means of our glad-message, unto an acquiring of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ. 15 Hence, then, brethren, stand firm, and hold fast the instructions which ye were taught - whether through discourse, or through our letter. 16 But may, our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and our God and Father, - Who hath loved you, and given you age-abiding consolation and good hope by favour,


Cross References

1 Corinthians 11:2

Now I praise you, that, in all things, ye have me in remembrance, and, even as I delivered unto you the instructions, ye hold them fast.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on the watch, stand firm in the faith, be men - be strong;

2 Thessalonians 2:2

That ye be not quickly tossed from your mind, nor be put in alarm - either by spirit, or by discourse, or by letter as by us, as that the day of the Lord, hath set in:

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Howbeit, we charge you, brethren, - that, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, ye be withdrawing yourselves from every brother - who, in a disorderly way, doth walk, and not according to the instruction which ye received from us.

Romans 16:17

But I beseech you, brethren, to keep an eye upon them who are causing divisions and occasions of stumbling, aside from the teaching which, ye, have learned, - and be turning away from them;

1 Corinthians 15:58

So, then, my beloved brethren, - become ye, steadfast, immovable, superabounding in the work of the Lord, at all times; knowing that, your toil, is not in vain in the Lord.

Philippians 4:1

So then, my brethren, beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, - thus, stand fast in the Lord, beloved.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

And, if anyone be not giving ear unto our word through means of this letter, on this one, set a mark - not to be mixing yourselves up with him, - that he may be reproved;

Jude 1:3

Beloved! though I was using all diligence to be writing unto you concerning our common salvation, yet have I had necessity to write at once unto you, exhorting you to be earnestly contending for, the faith, once for all delivered unto the saints.

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