Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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:

Amplified

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

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 being poured out, and the time of my release hath arrived; 7 the good strife I have striven, the course I have finished, the faith I have kept, 8 henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of the righteousness that the Lord -- the Righteous Judge -- shall give to me in that day, and not only to me, but also to all those loving his manifestation.


Cross References

Acts 20:24

but I make account of none of these, neither do I count my life precious to myself, so that I finish my course with joy, and the ministration that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify fully the good news of the grace of God.

1 Timothy 6:12

be striving the good strife of the faith, be laying hold on the life age-during, to which also thou wast called, and didst profess the right profession before many witnesses.

1 Timothy 1:18

This charge I commit to thee, child Timotheus, according to the prophesies that went before upon thee, that thou mayest war in them the good warfare,

Revelation 3:8

I have known thy works; lo, I have set before thee a door -- opened, and no one is able to shut it, because thou hast a little power, and didst keep my word, and didst not deny my name;

Proverbs 23:23

Truth buy, and sell not, Wisdom, and instruction, and understanding,

Luke 8:15

And that in the good ground: These are they, who in an upright and good heart, having heard the word, do retain it, and bear fruit in continuance.

Luke 11:28

And he said, 'Yea, rather, happy those hearing the word of God, and keeping it!'

John 4:34

Jesus saith to them, 'My food is, that I may do the will of Him who sent me, and may finish His work;

John 17:6

I did manifest Thy name to the men whom Thou hast given to me out of the world; Thine they were, and to me Thou hast given them, and Thy word they have kept;

Acts 13:25

and as John was fulfilling the course, he said, Whom me do ye suppose to be? I am not he, but, lo, he doth come after me, of whom I am not worthy to loose the sandal of his feet.

1 Corinthians 9:24-27

have ye not known that those running in a race -- all indeed run, but one doth receive the prize? so run ye, that ye may obtain;

Philippians 3:13-14

brethren, I do not reckon myself to have laid hold; and one thing -- the things behind indeed forgetting, and to the things before stretching forth --

1 Timothy 6:20

O Timotheus, the thing entrusted guard thou, avoiding the profane vain-words and opposition of the falsely-named knowledge,

2 Timothy 1:14

the good thing committed guard thou through the Holy Spirit that is dwelling in us;

Hebrews 12:1-2

Therefore, we also having so great a cloud of witnesses set around us, every weight having put off, and the closely besetting sin, through endurance may we run the contest that is set before us,

Revelation 3:10

'Because thou didst keep the word of my endurance, I also will keep thee from the hour of the trial that is about to come upon all the world, to try those dwelling upon the earth.

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