Parallel Verses

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,

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;

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 did not give us a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind; 8 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, 9 who did save us, and did call with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace, that was given to us in Christ Jesus, before the times of the ages,



Cross References

Mark 8:38

for whoever may be ashamed of me, and of my words, in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man also shall be ashamed of him, when he may come in the glory of his Father, with the holy messengers.'

Ephesians 3:1

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

2 Timothy 2:9

in which I suffer evil -- unto bonds, as an evil-doer, but the word of God hath not been bound;

2 Timothy 4:5

And thou -- watch in all things; suffer evil; do the work of one proclaiming good news; of thy ministration make full assurance,

Romans 1:16

for I am not ashamed of the good news of the Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation to every one who is believing, both to Jew first, and to Greek.

2 Timothy 1:16

may the Lord give kindness to the house of Onesiphorus, because many times he did refresh me, and of my chain was not ashamed,

2 Timothy 2:3

thou, therefore, suffer evil as a good soldier of Jesus Christ;

Revelation 12:11

and they did overcome him because of the blood of the Lamb, and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life -- unto death;

2 Timothy 1:12

for which cause also these things I suffer, but I am not ashamed, for I have known in whom I have believed, and have been persuaded that he is able that which I have committed to him to guard -- to that day.

Psalm 19:7

The law of Jehovah is perfect, refreshing the soul, The testimonies of Jehovah are stedfast, Making wise the simple,

Psalm 119:46

And I speak of Thy testimonies before kings, And I am not ashamed.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If not, let them say after this manner, 'That there is no dawn to it.'

Isaiah 51:7

Hearken unto Me, ye who know righteousness, A people, in whose heart is My law, Fear ye not the reproach of men, And for their reviling be not affrighted,

Luke 9:26

'For whoever may be ashamed of me, and of my words, of this one shall the Son of Man be ashamed, when he may come in his glory, and the Father's, and the holy messengers';

John 15:27

and ye also do testify, because from the beginning ye are with me.

John 19:35

and he who hath seen hath testified, and his testimony is true, and that one hath known that true things he speaketh, that ye also may believe.

Acts 5:41

they, indeed, then, departed from the presence of the sanhedrim, rejoicing that for his name they were counted worthy to suffer dishonour,

Romans 8:17-18

and if children, also heirs, heirs, indeed, of God, and heirs together of Christ -- if, indeed, we suffer together, that we may also be glorified together.

Romans 8:36

(according as it hath been written -- 'For Thy sake we are put to death all the day long, we were reckoned as sheep of slaughter,')

Romans 9:33

according as it hath been written, 'Lo, I place in Sion a stone of stumbling and a rock of offence; and every one who is believing thereon shall not be ashamed.'

Romans 16:25

And to Him who is able to establish you, according to my good news, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the secret, in the times of the ages having been kept silent,

1 Corinthians 1:6

according as the testimony of the Christ was confirmed in you,

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

for I think that God did set forth us the apostles last -- as appointed to death, because a spectacle we became to the world, and messengers, and men;

2 Corinthians 6:7

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

2 Corinthians 11:23-27

ministrants of Christ are they? -- as beside myself I speak -- I more; in labours more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequently, in deaths many times;

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

and He said to me, 'Sufficient for thee is My grace, for My power in infirmity is perfected;' most gladly, therefore, will I rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of the Christ may rest on me:

Ephesians 3:13

wherefore, I ask you not to faint in my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Ephesians 4:1

Call upon you, then, do I -- the prisoner of the Lord -- to walk worthily of the calling with which ye were called,

Ephesians 4:17

This, then, I say, and I testify in the Lord; ye are no more to walk, as also the other nations walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Philippians 1:7

according as it is righteous for me to think this in behalf of you all, because of my having you in the heart, both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the good news, all of you being fellow-partakers with me of grace.

Philippians 3:10

to know him, and the power of his rising again, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being conformed to his death,

Philippians 4:13

For all things I have strength, in Christ's strengthening me;

Colossians 1:11

in all might being made mighty according to the power of His glory, to all endurance and long-suffering with joy.

Colossians 1:24

I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and do fill up the things lacking of the tribulations of the Christ in my flesh for his body, which is the assembly,

1 Thessalonians 3:4

for even when we were with you, we said to you beforehand, that we are about to suffer tribulation, as also it did come to pass, and ye have known it;

1 Timothy 2:6

who did give himself a ransom for all -- the testimony in its own times --

2 Timothy 2:11-12

Stedfast is the word: For if we died together -- we also shall live together;

2 Timothy 4:17

and the Lord stood by me, and did strengthen me, that through me the preaching might be fully assured, and all the nations might hear, and I was freed out of the mouth of a lion,

1 Peter 1:5

who, in the power of God are being guarded, through faith, unto salvation, ready to be revealed in the last time,

1 Peter 4:13-15

but, according as ye have fellowship with the sufferings of the Christ, rejoice ye, that also in the revelation of his glory ye may rejoice -- exulting;

1 John 4:14

And we -- we have seen and do testify, that the Father hath sent the Son -- Saviour of the world;

1 John 5:11-12

and this is the testimony, that life age-during did God give to us, and this -- the life -- is in His Son;

Jude 1:24

And to Him who is able to guard you not stumbling, and to set you in the presence of His glory unblemished, in gladness,

Revelation 1:2

who did testify the word of God, and the testimony of Jesus Christ, as many things also as he did see.

Revelation 1:9

I, John, who also am your brother, and fellow-partner in the tribulation, and in the reign and endurance, of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, because of the word of God, and because of the testimony of Jesus Christ;

Revelation 19:10

and I fell before his feet, to bow before him, and he saith to me, 'See -- not! fellow servant of thee am I, and of thy brethren, those having the testimony of Jesus; bow before God, for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of the prophecy.'

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