Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

recalling your tears and longing to see you so that I can 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,

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:

Darby Translation

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

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;

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 constantly thank my God whom I serve with a clear conscience, as my ancestors did when I remember you in my prayers night and day, 4 recalling your tears and longing to see you so that I can be filled with joy. 5 I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first existed in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am convinced that this faith also exists in you.


Cross References

2 Timothy 4:9

Do your best to come to me soon,

2 Timothy 4:21

Do your best to come to me before winter. Eubulus sends you greetings, as do Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brothers.

Philippians 1:8

For God is my witness how much I long for all of you with the compassion that the Messiah Jesus provides.

Psalm 126:5

Those who weep while they plant will sing for joy while they harvest.

Isaiah 61:3

to provide for those who grieve in Zion to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, a mantle of praise instead of a spirit of despair." "Then people will call them "Oaks of Righteousness", "The Planting of the LORD", in order to display his splendor.

Jeremiah 31:13

The virgins will rejoice with dancing, together with young men and old men. For I'll turn their mourning into joy, and I'll comfort them and give them gladness instead of sorrow.

John 16:22

Now you are having pain. But I'll see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.

John 16:24

So far you haven't asked for anything in my name. Keep asking and you will receive, so that your joy may be complete."

Acts 20:19

I served the Lord with all humility, with tears, and with trials that came to me through the plots of the Jews.

Acts 20:31

So be alert! Remember that for three years, night and day, I never stopped tearfully warning each of you.

Acts 20:37-38

All of them cried and cried as they put their arms around Paul and kissed him affectionately.

Romans 1:11

For I am longing to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong,

Romans 15:30-32

Now I urge you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and by the love that the Spirit produces, to join me in my struggle, earnestly praying to God for me

Philippians 2:26

For he has been longing for all of you and is troubled because you heard that he was sick.

1 Thessalonians 2:17-1

Brothers, although we have been separated from you for a little while in person but not in heart we eagerly desire to see you again face to face.

1 John 1:4

We are writing these things so that our joy may be full.

Revelation 7:17

because the lamb in the center of the throne will be their shepherd. He will lead them to springs filled with the water of life, and God will wipe every tear from their eyes."

Revelation 21:4

He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There won't be death anymore. There won't be any grief, crying, or pain, because the first things have disappeared."

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