Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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 hath not given us the Spirit of fear, but of power, and love, and sobriety. 8 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, 9 not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus, before the world began;



Cross References

Mark 8:38

For whosoever 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 cometh in the glory of his Father, with the holy angels.

Ephesians 3:1

For this cause I Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, (Seeing ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God,

2 Timothy 2:9

as an evil-doer, but the word of God is not bound.

2 Timothy 4:5

But watch thou in all things, endure affliction, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil thy ministry.

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the gospel; for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, both to the Jew and to the Gentile.

2 Timothy 1:16

The Lord give mercy to the family of Onesiphorus; for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain:

2 Timothy 2:3

Thou therefore endure affliction, is a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

Revelation 12:11

And they overcame 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 also I suffer these things: yet I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have trusted, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed to him, until that day.

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 that of the holy angels.

John 15:27

Ye also testify, because ye have been with me from the beginning.

John 19:35

And he that saw, hath testified it, and his testimony is true: and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye may 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 children, then heirs, heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ: if we suffer with him, that we may also be glorified 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 stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence: and every one that believeth on him shall not be ashamed.

Romans 16:25

according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, (according to the revelation of the mystery kept secret since the world began,

1 Corinthians 1:6

in all utterance and in all knowledge, As the testimony of Christ was confirmed among you:

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For I think God hath set forth us the apostles last, as appointed to death; for we are made a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men.

2 Corinthians 6:7

By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right-hand and the left:

2 Corinthians 11:23-27

Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak foolishly) I more: in labours more abundantly, in stripes more exceedingly, in prisons more abundantly, in deaths often.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

But he said to me, My grace is sufficient for thee; for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my weaknesses, that the strength of Christ may rest upon me.

Ephesians 3:13

Wherefore I intreat you not to faint at my afflictions for you, which is your glory.

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore the prisoner of the Lord beseech you, to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye are called,

Ephesians 4:17

This therefore I say and testify in the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles, in the vanity of your mind:

Philippians 1:7

As it is right for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart, who were all partakers of my grace, both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel.

Philippians 3:10

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

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things through Christ strengthening me.

Colossians 1:11

Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness:

Colossians 1:24

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh that which is behind of the sufferings of Christ for his body, which is the church:

1 Thessalonians 3:4

For when we were with you we told you before, we should be afflicted; as it came to pass, and ye know.

1 Timothy 2:6

the man Christ Jesus, Who gave himself a ransom for all,

2 Timothy 2:11-12

It is a faithful saying: if we are dead with him, we shall also live with him:

2 Timothy 4:17

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

1 Peter 1:5

Who are kept by the power of God thro' faith unto salvation, ready to be revealed in the last time.

1 Peter 4:13-15

rejoice, that when his glory shall be revealed, ye may likewise rejoice with exceeding great joy.

1 John 4:14

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

1 John 5:11-12

And this is the testimony, that God hath given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

Jude 1:24

Now to Him who is able to keep you from falling, and to preserve you faultless in the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

Revelation 1:2

Who hath testified the Word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ, all things which he saw.

Revelation 1:9

I John, your brother and companion in the affliction, and in the kingdom, and patience of Jesus, was in the island Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus.

Revelation 19:10

And I fell before his feet to worship him: but he saith to me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus. Worship God. The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

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