Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God,

King James Version

Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;

Holman Bible

So don’t be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, or of me His prisoner. Instead, share in suffering for the gospel, relying on the power of God.

International Standard Version

Therefore, never be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me, his prisoner. Instead, by God's power, join me in suffering for the sake of the gospel.

A Conservative Version

Be not ashamed therefore of the testimony of our Lord nor of me his prisoner, but suffer together with the good-news according to the power of God.

American Standard Version

Be not ashamed therefore of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but suffer hardship with the gospel according to the power of God;

Amplified

So do not be ashamed to testify about our Lord or about me His prisoner, but with me take your share of suffering for the gospel [continue to preach regardless of the circumstances], in accordance with the power of God [for His power is invincible],

An Understandable Version

So, do not be ashamed to testify for our Lord, or ashamed of [being associated with] me, His prisoner, but [be willing to] suffer hardship with me for the sake of the Gospel, relying on God's power [to sustain you].

Anderson New Testament

Be not, therefore, ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me, his prisoner: but jointly suffer evil in the gospel according to the power of God,

Bible in Basic English

Have no feeling of shame, then, for the witness of our Lord or for me, his prisoner: but undergo all things for the good news in the measure of the power of God;

Common New Testament

So do not be ashamed to testify of our Lord or of me his prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God,

Daniel Mace New Testament

be not therefore asham'd of the testimony of the Lord, nor of me who am a prisoner upon his account. but share with me in the afflictions, which attend the gospel, supported as you are by the power of God,

Darby Translation

Be not therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner; but suffer evil along with the glad tidings, according to the power of God;

Godbey New Testament

Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor me his prisoner: but suffer affliction for the sake of the gospel according to the power of God;

Goodspeed New Testament

So you must not be ashamed to testify to our Lord, nor be ashamed of me who am in prison for his sake, but join with me in suffering for the good news, through the power of God.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore be not thou ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel, according to the power of God, Who hath saved and called us with an holy calling,

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore shouldest thou not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his imprisoned: but partake of afflictions with the good news according to the power of God;

King James 2000

Be not therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor me his prisoner, but suffer along with [me] for the gospel, according to the power of God,

Modern King James verseion

Therefore you should not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me His prisoner. But be partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be not ashamed to testify our Lord, neither be ashamed of me, which am bound for his sake: but suffer adversity with the gospel also through the power of God,

Moffatt New Testament

So do not be ashamed to testify to our Lord, and do not be ashamed of a prisoner of the Lord like me; join me in bearing suffering for the gospel by the power of the God

Montgomery New Testament

Do not then be ashamed to bear witness for our Lord, nor for me, his prisoner. Nay, join with me in suffering for the gospel by the power of God.

NET Bible

So do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me, a prisoner for his sake, but by God's power accept your share of suffering for the gospel.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner; but endure hardship for the Good News according to the power of God,

Noyes New Testament

Be not then ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner; but endure hardship with me for the gospel through the power of God,

Sawyer New Testament

Be not ashamed therefore of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but endure affliction with us in the gospel according to the power of God,

The Emphasized Bible

Be not thou, therefore, put to shame - with regard to the witness of our Lord, nor with regard to me his prisoner; but suffer hardship together with the glad-message according to the power of God, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but suffer affliction with me in the gospel, supported by the power of God;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not, therefore, be ashamed of the testimony which we have to bear to our Lord, nor yet of me who am a prisoner for him; but join with me in suffering for the Good News, as far as God enables you.

Webster

Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;

Weymouth New Testament

Do not be ashamed then to bear witness for our Lord and for me His prisoner; but rather share suffering with me in the service of the Good News, strengthened by the power of God.

Williams New Testament

So you must never be ashamed of me His prisoner, but suffer for the good news in fellowship with me and by the power of God.

World English Bible

Therefore don't be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner; but endure hardship for the Good News according to the power of God,

Worrell New Testament

Be not ashamed, therefore, of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me His prisoner; but suffer hardship with me for the Gospel, according to the power of God,

Worsley New Testament

Be not therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but bear thy part in the afflictions of the gospel, according to the power of God;

Youngs Literal Translation

therefore thou mayest not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but do thou suffer evil along with the good news according to the power of God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

thou
ἐπαισχύνομαι 
Epaischunomai 
be ashamed
Usage: 7

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ashamed of
ἐπαισχύνομαι 
Epaischunomai 
be ashamed
Usage: 7

the testimony
μαρτύριον 
Marturion 
Usage: 11

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

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

nor
μηδέ 
mede 
neither, nor, not, nor yet, not once, no not, not so much as
Usage: 31

of me
ἐμέ 
Eme 
me, I, my, myself
Usage: 26

his

Usage: 0

δέσμιος 
Desmios 
prisoner, be in bonds, in bonds
Usage: 16

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

be thou partaker of the afflictions
συγκακοπαθέω 
Sugkakopatheo 
Usage: 1

of the gospel
εὐαγγέλιον 
Euaggelion 
Usage: 69

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

the power
δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Timothy 1:8

References

Images 2 Timothy 1:8

Prayers for 2 Timothy 1:8

Context Readings

Exhortation To Share Paul's Suffering

7 For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of strength and of love and of temperance. 8 Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God, 9 who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the times of the ages,



Cross References

Mark 8:38

Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.

Ephesians 3:1

For this cause I, Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

2 Timothy 2:9

in which I suffer trouble, like unto an evil doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

2 Timothy 4:5

But watch thou in all things, labour, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill thy ministry.

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of the Christ; for it is the power of God to give saving health to every one that believes: to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

2 Timothy 1:16

The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chain;

2 Timothy 2:3

Thou, therefore, work hard as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Revelation 12:11

And they have overcome him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

2 Timothy 1:12

For which cause I also suffer these things; nevertheless, I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.

Psalm 19:7

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 119:46

I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings and will not be ashamed.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Isaiah 51:7

Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; do not fear the reproach of men, neither be afraid of their revilings.

Luke 9:26

For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed when he shall come in his own glory and in his Father's and of the holy angels.

John 15:27

and ye also shall bear witness because ye have been with me from the beginning.

John 19:35

And he that saw it gives testimony, and his testimony is true, and he knows that he says the truth, that ye also might believe.

Acts 5:41

And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.

Romans 8:17-18

and if sons, also heirs certainly of God and joint-heirs with Christ, if so be that we suffer with him that we may be also glorified together with him.

Romans 8:36

(As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.)

Romans 9:33

as it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock that will cause some to fall, and whosoever believes in him shall not be ashamed.

Romans 16:25

Now to him that is able to confirm you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which was concealed from times eternal

1 Corinthians 1:6

with which the testimony of the Christ was confirmed in you,

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death; for we are made a spectacle unto the world and to angels and to men.

2 Corinthians 6:7

in the word of truth, in the power of God through the weapons of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,

2 Corinthians 11:23-27

Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more, in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths often.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee; for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, I will rather glory in my weaknesses that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

Ephesians 3:13

Therefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation with which ye are called,

Ephesians 4:17

This I say, therefore, and require in the Lord that from now on ye not walk as the other Gentiles walk in the vanity of their own senses,

Philippians 1:7

Even as it is right for me to think this of you all because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are joint partakers of my grace.

Philippians 3:10

That I may know him and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death,

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

Colossians 1:11

strengthened with all might, according to the power of his glory unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness,

Colossians 1:24

who now rejoice in my sufferings for you and fulfill in my flesh that which is lacking of the tribulations of the Christ for his body's sake, which is the congregation ,

1 Thessalonians 3:4

For even when we were with you, we told you in advance that we must pass through tribulations, even as it has come to pass, and ye know.

1 Timothy 2:6

who gave himself in ransom for all, the testimony of which was confirmed at the time,

2 Timothy 2:11-12

This is a faithful word: That if we are dead with him, we shall also live with him;

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, that by me the preaching might be fully known and that all the Gentiles might hear, and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.

1 Peter 1:5

who are kept in the virtue of God by faith, to attain unto the saving health which is made ready to be manifested in the last time.

1 Peter 4:13-15

but rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of the afflictions of the Christ, so that also in the revelation of his glory, ye may rejoice in triumph.

1 John 4:14

And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world.

1 John 5:11-12

And this is the witness, that God has given eternal life to us, and this life is in his Son.

Jude 1:24

Now unto him that is powerful to keep you without sin and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

Revelation 1:2

who bore witness of the word of God and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.

Revelation 1:9

I John, your brother and participant in the tribulation and in the kingdom and in the patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.

Revelation 19:10

And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant and with thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus; worship God; for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

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