Parallel Verses

Amplified

I have fought the good (worthy, honorable, and noble) fight, I have finished the race, I have kept (firmly held) the faith.

New American Standard Bible

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;

King James Version

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:

Holman Bible

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

International Standard Version

I have fought the good fight. I have completed the race. I have kept the faith.

A Conservative Version

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith.

American Standard Version

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith:

An Understandable Version

I have fought the good battle; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith [i.e., I have been true to my commitment].

Anderson New Testament

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith:

Bible in Basic English

I have made a good fight, I have come to the end of my journey, I have kept the faith:

Common New Testament

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I have struggled in a glorious cause: I have finish'd my career: I have stood to the faith:

Darby Translation

I have combated the good combat, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

Godbey New Testament

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:

Goodspeed New Testament

I have had a part in the great contest, I have run my race, I have preserved my faith.

John Wesley New Testament

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith;

Julia Smith Translation

I have contended earnestly the good contest, I have completed the course, I have kept the faith:

King James 2000

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:

Lexham Expanded Bible

I have fought the good fight, I have completed the race, I have kept the faith.

Modern King James verseion

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I have fought a good fight, and have fulfilled my course, and have kept the faith.

Moffatt New Testament

I have fought in the good fight; I have run my course; I have kept the faith.

Montgomery New Testament

I have fought in the glorious contest; I have run the race; I have kept the faith.

NET Bible

I have competed well; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith!

New Heart English Bible

I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept the faith.

Noyes New Testament

I have fought the good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith;

Sawyer New Testament

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith;

The Emphasized Bible

The noble contest, have I contested, the race, have I finished, the faith, have I kept:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I have struggled hard in the honourable contest, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith:

Twentieth Century New Testament

I have run the great Race; I have finished the Course; I have kept the Faith.

Webster

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:

Weymouth New Testament

I have gone through the glorious contest; I have run the race; I have guarded the faith.

Williams New Testament

I have fought the fight for the good, I have run my race, I have kept faith.

World English Bible

I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept the faith.

Worrell New Testament

I have contended in the noble contest, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;

Worsley New Testament

I have fought the good fight, I have finished my race, I have kept the faith.

Youngs Literal Translation

the good strife I have striven, the course I have finished, the faith I have kept,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G75
ἀγωνίζομαι 
Agonizomai 
Usage: 5

a good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

G73
ἀγών 
Agon 
Usage: 6

τελέω 
Teleo 
Usage: 21

my course
δρόμος 
Dromos 
Usage: 3

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 2 Timothy 4:7

References

Images 2 Timothy 4:7

Prayers for 2 Timothy 4:7

Context Readings

Paul's Charge To Timothy

6 For I am already about to be sacrificed [my life is about to be poured out as a drink offering]; the time of my [spirit's] release [from the body] is at hand and I will soon go free. 7 I have fought the good (worthy, honorable, and noble) fight, I have finished the race, I have kept (firmly held) the faith. 8 [As to what remains] henceforth there is laid up for me the [victor's] crown of righteousness [for being right with God and doing right], which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me and recompense me on that [great] day -- "and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved and yearned for and welcomed His appearing (His return).


Cross References

Acts 20:24

But none of these things move me; neither do I esteem my life dear to myself, if only I may finish my course with joy and the ministry which I have obtained from [which was entrusted to me by] the Lord Jesus, faithfully to attest to the good news (Gospel) of God's grace (His unmerited favor, spiritual blessing, and mercy).

1 Timothy 6:12

Fight the good fight of the faith; lay hold of the eternal life to which you were summoned and [for which] you confessed the good confession [of faith] before many witnesses.

1 Timothy 1:18

This charge and admonition I commit in trust to you, Timothy, my son, in accordance with prophetic intimations which I formerly received concerning you, so that inspired and aided by them you may wage the good warfare,

Revelation 3:8

I know your [record of] works and what you are doing. See! I have set before you a door wide open which no one is able to shut; I know that you have but little power, and yet you have kept My Word and guarded My message and have not renounced or denied My name.

Proverbs 23:23

Buy the truth and sell it not; not only that, but also get discernment and judgment, instruction and understanding.

Luke 8:15

But as for that [seed] in the good soil, these are [the people] who, hearing the Word, hold it fast in a just ( noble, virtuous) and worthy heart, and steadily bring forth fruit with patience.

Luke 11:28

But He said, Blessed (happy and to be envied) rather are those who hear the Word of God and obey and practice it!

John 4:34

Jesus said to them, My food (nourishment) is to do the will (pleasure) of Him Who sent Me and to accomplish and completely finish His work.

John 17:6

I have manifested Your Name [I have revealed Your very Self, Your real Self] to the people whom You have given Me out of the world. They were Yours, and You gave them to Me, and they have obeyed and kept Your word.

Acts 13:25

And as John was ending his course, he asked, What or who do you secretly think that I am? I am not He [the Christ. No], but note that after me One is coming, the sandals of Whose feet I am not worthy to untie!

1 Corinthians 9:24-27

Do you not know that in a race all the runners compete, but [only] one receives the prize? So run [your race] that you may lay hold [of the prize] and make it yours.

Philippians 3:13-14

I do not consider, brethren, that I have captured and made it my own [yet]; but one thing I do [it is my one aspiration]: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,

1 Timothy 6:20

O Timothy, guard and keep the deposit entrusted [to you]! Turn away from the irreverent babble and godless chatter, with the vain and empty and worldly phrases, and the subtleties and the contradictions in what is falsely called knowledge and spiritual illumination.

2 Timothy 1:14

Guard and keep [with the greatest care] the precious and excellently adapted [Truth] which has been entrusted [to you], by the [help of the] Holy Spirit Who makes His home in us.

Hebrews 12:1-2

Therefore then, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who have borne testimony to the Truth], let us strip off and throw aside every encumbrance (unnecessary weight) and that sin which so readily (deftly and cleverly) clings to and entangles us, and let us run with patient endurance and steady and active persistence the appointed course of the race that is set before us,

Revelation 3:10

Because you have guarded and kept My word of patient endurance [have held fast the lesson of My patience with the expectant endurance that I give you], I also will keep you [safe] from the hour of trial (testing) which is coming on the whole world to try those who dwell upon the earth.

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