Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

earnestly desiring to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;

New American Standard Bible

longing to see you, even as I recall your tears, so that I may be filled with joy.

King James Version

Greatly desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Holman Bible

Remembering your tears, I long to see you so that I may be filled with joy,

International Standard Version

recalling your tears and longing to see you so that I can be filled with joy.

A Conservative Version

longing to see thee, having remembered thy tears, so that I may be filled with joy,

American Standard Version

longing to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Amplified

And when, as I recall your tears, I yearn to see you so that I may be filled with joy.

An Understandable Version

Remembering how you cried [Note: This was probably when Paul and Timothy last parted], I long to see you [again], so that I can be filled with joy.

Anderson New Testament

greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Bible in Basic English

Desiring to see you, keeping in my memory your weeping, so that I may be full of joy;

Common New Testament

As I recall your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy.

Daniel Mace New Testament

when I call to mind your affliction, it makes me ardently desire the exceeding pleasure I shall have in seeing you:

Godbey New Testament

longing to see you, remembering your tears, in order that I may be filled with joy;

Goodspeed New Testament

When I remember the tears you shed I long night and day to see you again, and have the perfect happiness

John Wesley New Testament

Longing to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

greatly desiring to see thee (being mindful of thy tears), that I may be filled with joy,

Julia Smith Translation

Desiring earnestly to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;

King James 2000

Greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Lexham Expanded Bible

longing to see you [as I] remember your tears, so that I may be filled with joy,

Modern King James verseion

greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, so that I may be filled with joy,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

desiring to see thee, mindful of thy tears: so that I am filled with joy,

Moffatt New Testament

When I recall the tears you shed when we parted, I long by night and day to see you again. That would fill me with joy,

Montgomery New Testament

Night and day when I recall your tears I am longing to see you, that my happiness may be complete.

NET Bible

As I remember your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy.

New Heart English Bible

longing to see you, remembering your tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Noyes New Testament

longing to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Sawyer New Testament

desiring to see you, remembering your tears, that I might be filled with joy,

The Emphasized Bible

longing to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, - in order that, with joy, I may be filled:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

earnestly desiring to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I might be filled with joy;

Twentieth Century New Testament

as I think of your tears, longing to see you, that my happiness may be completed,

Webster

Greatly desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Weymouth New Testament

being always mindful of your tears, and longing to see you that I may be filled with joy.

Williams New Testament

to see you again, that I may feel the fullest joy

World English Bible

longing to see you, remembering your tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Worrell New Testament

longing to see you, remembering your tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Worsley New Testament

greatly desiring to see thee, (for I remember thy tears,) that I may be filled with joy:

Youngs Literal Translation

desiring greatly to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that with joy I may be filled,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐπιποθέω 
Epipotheo 
Usage: 9

to see
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

σέ 
Se 
thee, thou, thy house, not tr
Usage: 110

μνάομαι 
Mnaomai 
Usage: 19

of thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

δάκρυ δάκρυον 
Dakru 
Usage: 10

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

I may be filled
πληρόω 
Pleroo 
Usage: 68

Images 2 Timothy 1:4

Prayers for 2 Timothy 1:4

Context Readings

Timothy's Spiritual Heritage

3 I am thankful to God, whom I serve from my forefathers with pure conscience, how unceasingly I have the remembrance of thee in my supplications night and day, 4 earnestly desiring to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I may be filled with joy; 5 calling to mind the unfeigned faith which has been in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and in thy mother Eunice, and I am persuaded that in thee also.


Cross References

2 Timothy 4:9

Use diligence to come to me quickly;

2 Timothy 4:21

Use diligence to come before winter. Eubulus salutes thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and the brethren all.

Philippians 1:8

For God is my witness how I long after you all in the bowels of Christ Jesus.

Psalm 126:5

They that sow in tears shall reap with rejoicing:

Isaiah 61:3

to appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, that beauty should be given unto them instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of the spirit of heaviness: that they might be called terebinths of righteousness, the planting of Jehovah, that he may be glorified.

Jeremiah 31:13

Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, and the young men and old together; for I will turn their mourning into gladness, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice after their sorrow.

John 16:22

And ye now therefore have grief; but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no one takes from you.

John 16:24

Hitherto ye have asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.

Acts 20:19

serving the Lord with all lowliness, and tears, and temptations, which happened to me through the plots of the Jews;

Acts 20:31

Wherefore watch, remembering that for three years, night and day, I ceased not admonishing each one of you with tears.

Acts 20:37-38

And they all wept sore; and falling upon the neck of Paul they ardently kissed him,

Romans 1:11

For I greatly desire to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to establish you;

Romans 15:30-32

But I beseech you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in prayers for me to God;

Philippians 2:26

since he had a longing desire after you all, and was distressed because ye had heard that he was sick;

1 Thessalonians 2:17-1

But we, brethren, having been bereaved of you and separated for a little moment in person, not in heart, have used more abundant diligence to see your face with much desire;

1 John 1:4

And these things write we to you that your joy may be full.

Revelation 7:17

because the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall shepherd them, and shall lead them to fountains of waters of life, and God shall wipe away every tear from their eyes.

Revelation 21:4

And he shall wipe away every tear from their eyes; and death shall not exist any more, nor grief, nor cry, nor distress shall exist any more, for the former things have passed away.

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