Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

At my first defense no man came with me, but all forsook me. May it not be reckoned to them.

New American Standard Bible

At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.

King James Version

At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.

Holman Bible

At my first defense, no one stood by me, but everyone deserted me. May it not be counted against them.

International Standard Version

At my first trial no one came to my defense. Everyone abandoned me. May it not be held against them!

American Standard Version

At my first defence no one took my part, but all forsook me: may it not be laid to their account.

Amplified

At my first trial no one supported me [as an advocate] or stood with me, but they all deserted me. May it not be counted against them [by God].

An Understandable Version

At my first defense [Note: Paul here refers to his initial hearing before the Roman court] no one supported me, but everyone deserted me. May it not be held against them.

Anderson New Testament

At my first defense no one stood by me, but all forsook me; may it not be laid to their charge:

Bible in Basic English

At my first meeting with my judges, no one took my part, but all went away from me. May it not be put to their account.

Common New Testament

At my first defense no one came to my support, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.

Daniel Mace New Testament

At my first defence, I had no assistance, for every body deserted me. I wish it may never be laid to their charge.

Darby Translation

At my first defence no man stood with me, but all deserted me. May it not be imputed to them.

Godbey New Testament

In my first defence no one stood by me, but all left me: may it not be charged against them:

Goodspeed New Testament

At my first appearance in court no one came to help me; everybody deserted me. May no one lay it up against them!

John Wesley New Testament

At my first defence no man was with me, but all forsook me: may it not be laid to their charge?

Julia Smith Translation

In my first defence none was present with me, but all forsook me; (may it not be reckoned to them.)

King James 2000

At my first defense no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.

Lexham Expanded Bible

At my first defense, no one came to my [aid], but [they] all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.

Modern King James verseion

At my first answer no one was beside me, but all deserted me. May it not be laid to their charge.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

At my first answering for myself, no man assisted me, but all forsook me. I pray God, that it may not be laid to their charges:

Moffatt New Testament

The first time I had to defend myself, I had no supporters; everyone deserted me. God grant it may not be brought up against them!

Montgomery New Testament

At the time of my first defense no one stood by me; on the contrary they all deserted me??ay it not be laid to their charge!

NET Bible

At my first defense no one appeared in my support; instead they all deserted me -- may they not be held accountable for it.

New Heart English Bible

At my first defense, no one came to help me, but all left me. May it not be held against them.

Noyes New Testament

At my first defence no one came forward with me, but all forsook me. May it not be laid to their charge!

Sawyer New Testament

At my first defense no one stood by me, but all forsook me; may it not be set to their account;

The Emphasized Bible

In my first defence, no man, came in to help me, but, all, forsook me, - unto them, may it not be reckoned! -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

At my first apology no man stood by me, but all forsook me: (may it not be imputed to them!)

Twentieth Century New Testament

At my first trial no one stood by me. They all deserted me. May it never be counted against them!

Webster

At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.

Weymouth New Testament

At my first defence I had no one at my side, but all deserted me. May it not be laid to their charge.

Williams New Testament

When I first defended myself at court, nobody came to help me, but everybody deserted me. May it never be charged to their account.

World English Bible

At my first defense, no one came to help me, but all left me. May it not be held against them.

Worrell New Testament

In my first defense, no one stood by me, but all forsook me. May it not be laid to their account!

Worsley New Testament

In my first defence no one stood by me, but all men forsook me: God grant it may not be laid to their charge!

Youngs Literal Translation

in my first defence no one stood with me, but all forsook me, (may it not be reckoned to them!)

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
At
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

ἀπολογία 
Apologia 
Usage: 8

no man
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

stood with
συμπαραγίνομαι 
Sumparaginomai 
Usage: 2

me
μοί 
Moi 
μέ 
me 
me, my, I, mine
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 152
Usage: 122

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἐγκαταλείπω 
Egkataleipo 
Usage: 9

I pray God that it may
λογίζομαι 
Logizomai 
Usage: 40

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

be laid
λογίζομαι 
Logizomai 
Usage: 40

Context Readings

Final Instructions To Timothy

15 of whom thou also beware, for he extremely opposed our words. 16 At my first defense no man came with me, but all forsook me. May it not be reckoned to them. 17 But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the sacred message might be brought to fullness, and all the Gentiles might hear. And I was rescued out of the mouth of the lion.


Cross References

Acts 7:60

And having knelt down, he cried out in a great voice, Lord, place not this sin to them. And after saying this, he slept.

Psalm 31:11-13

I have become a reproach because of all my adversaries, yea, to my neighbors exceedingly, and a fear to my acquaintances. Those who saw me outside fled from me.

Mark 14:50

And having forsook him, they all fled.

John 16:32

Behold, the hour comes, and now has come, that ye will be scattered, each man to his own things, and ye will leave me alone. And yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me.

Acts 22:1

Men, brothers, and fathers, hear now my defense to you.

Acts 25:16

To whom I answered, that it is not a custom by Romans to give any man freely for destruction, before the man being accused has the accusers in person, and receives an occasion of defense about the accusation.

1 Corinthians 9:3

My defense to those who examine me is this.

2 Corinthians 7:11

For behold this same thing--your grieving toward God. How much eagerness it worked in you, even a defense, even indignation, even fear, even longing, even zeal, even vengeance! In everything ye demonstrated yourselves to be pure in

Philippians 1:7

Just as it is right for me to think this about all of you, because I have you in my heart, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the good-news, you all being partners with me of the grace.

Philippians 1:17

But some from love, knowing that I am set for the defense of the good-news.

2 Timothy 1:15

This thou know, that all those in Asia turned away from me, of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes.

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas forsook me having loved the present age, and he went to Thessalonica, Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. And always be ready for a defense to every man who asks you a word about the hope in you, with mildness and fear.

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