Parallel Verses

King James Version

Greatly desiring to see thee, being mindful of 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.

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:

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;

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 thank God, whom I serve from my forefathers with pure conscience, that without ceasing I have remembrance of thee in my prayers night and day; 4 Greatly desiring to see thee, being mindful of thy tears, that I may be filled with joy; 5 When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.


Cross References

2 Timothy 4:9

Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me:

2 Timothy 4:21

Do thy diligence to come before winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren.

Philippians 1:8

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

Psalm 126:5

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.

Isaiah 61:3

To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.

Jeremiah 31:13

Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.

John 16:22

And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.

John 16:24

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

Acts 20:19

Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:

Acts 20:31

Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.

Acts 20:37-38

And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,

Romans 1:11

For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end ye may be established;

Romans 15:30-32

Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, and for the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in your prayers to God for me;

Philippians 2:26

For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that ye had heard that he had been sick.

1 Thessalonians 2:17-1

But we, brethren, being taken from you for a short time in presence, not in heart, endeavoured the more abundantly to see your face with great desire.

1 John 1:4

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

Revelation 7:17

For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.

Revelation 21:4

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

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