Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me in that day, and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved his appearing.

New American Standard Bible

in the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved His appearing.

King James Version

Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.

Holman Bible

There is reserved for me in the future the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give me on that day, and not only to me, but to all those who have loved His appearing.

International Standard Version

The victor's crown of righteousness is now waiting for me, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on the day that he comes, and not only to me but also to all who eagerly wait for his appearing.

American Standard Version

henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give to me at that day; and not to me only, but also to all them that have loved his appearing.

Amplified

In the future there is reserved 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 on that [great] day—and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved and longed for and welcomed His appearing.

An Understandable Version

So, now there is a crown of righteousness reserved for me, which the Lord, who is a just Judge, will award me on that day [i.e., the judgment day], and not to me only, but also to everyone who has loved [the prospect of] His appearing.

Anderson New Testament

henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give me at that day; and not to me only, but to all those who love his appearing.

Bible in Basic English

From now on, the crown of righteousness is made ready for me, which the Lord, the upright judge, Will give to me at that day: and not only to me, but to all those who have had love for his revelation.

Common New Testament

In the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved his appearing.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I have nothing more to do, but to receive the crown of virtue reserv'd for me, which the Lord, the just judge, will give me in that day: and not only to me, but to those also, who have long'd for his appearance.

Darby Translation

Henceforth the crown of righteousness is laid up for me, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will render to me in that day; but not only to me, but also to all who love his appearing.

Godbey New Testament

finally there is a crown of righteousness laid up for me, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give me in that day: not only to me, but to all those who with divine love, do love his appearing.

Goodspeed New Testament

Now the crown of uprightness awaits me, which the Lord, the upright judge, will award me on that Day, and not only me but also all who have loved and hoped for his appearing.

John Wesley New Testament

Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord the righteous judge will render me in that day, and not to me only, but to all them likewise that have loved his appearing.

Julia Smith Translation

As to the rest, the crown of justice is laid up for me, which the Lord will assign to me in that day, the just judge: and not only to me, but also to all them having loved his appearance.

King James 2000

Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Finally, the crown of righteousness is reserved for me, that the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day, and not only to me, but also to all who have loved his appearing.

Modern King James verseion

Now there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, shall give me at that Day; and not to me only, but also to all those who love His appearing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

From henceforth is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord that is a righteous judge shall give me at that day: not to me only: but unto all them that love his coming.

Moffatt New Testament

Now the crown of a good life awaits me, with which the Lord, that just Judge, will reward me on the great Day ??and not only me but all who have loved and longed for his appearance.

Montgomery New Testament

Henceforth there is laid up for me the garland of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that Day, and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved his appearing.

NET Bible

Finally the crown of righteousness is reserved for me. The Lord, the righteous Judge, will award it to me in that day -- and not to me only, but also to all who have set their affection on his appearing.

New Heart English Bible

From now on, there is stored up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give to me on that day; and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved his appearing.

Noyes New Testament

henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me at that day, and not to me only, but to all those who have loved his appearing.

Sawyer New Testament

henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge will give me in that day, and not me only but all who love his appearing.

The Emphasized Bible

Henceforth, lieth by for me - the crown, of righteousness, which the Lord will render unto me in that, day, - The righteous judge, - Ye, not alone unto me, but unto all them also who have loved his forthshining.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, shall give me at that day: yet not to me only, but also to all who have loved his appearing.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And now the crown of righteousness awaits me, which the Lord, the just Judge, will give me on 'That Day'--and not only to me, but to all who have loved his Appearing.

Webster

Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give me at that day: and not to me only, but to all them also that love his appearing.

Weymouth New Testament

From this time onward there is reserved for me the crown of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day, and not only to me, but also to all who love the thought of His Appearing.

Williams New Testament

Now the crown for doing right awaits me, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award me on that day, and not only me but also all who have loved His appearing.

World English Bible

From now on, there is stored up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give to me on that day; and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved his appearing.

Worrell New Testament

henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the Righteous Judge, will recompense to me in that day, and not only to me, but also to all those who have loved His appearing.

Worsley New Testament

As to what remains, there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give me in that day: and not to me only, but also to all those who have longed for his appearance.

Youngs Literal Translation

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.

Verse Picture

Themes

Assurance » Saints privileged to have » A crown

Assurance » Saints privileged to have, of » A crown

Athletics » The Christian life compared to a foot-race » The prize won

Christian ministers » Charge delivered to

Christian race » The Christian life compared to a foot-race » The prize won

Crown » Figurative

Crowns » Spiritual crowns » The crown of righteousness

death » Scenes of » Death of paul

the Death of saints » Leads to » A crown of life

Decision » Instances of » The disciples

Endurance » The reward for enduring

Endurance » Finishing the course

Faith/faithfulness » The reward for keeping the faith

Jesus Christ » Names of » Righteous judge

Judgment » Saints shall be rewarded at

Love to Christ » Promises to

Paul » Characteristics of » Faithfulness

Reward » Spiritual crowns » The crown of righteousness

the Reward of saints » Saints may feel confident of

the Reward of saints » Described as » A crown of righteousness

Righteousness » Saints » Shall receive a crown of

The Roman empire » Allusions to grecian game adapted by » Crowning of conquerors

The Roman empire » Allusions to military affairs of » Crowning of soldiers who distinguished themselves

The second coming of Christ » Shall receive a crown of glory at

The second coming of Christ » Saints » Love

Spiritual » Crowns » The crown of righteousness

The fruit of righteousness » Who shall receive a crown of righteousness

the future » Spiritual crowns » The crown of righteousness

The judgment of babylon » The lord being judge

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
λοιπόν 
Loipon 
Usage: 12

there is laid up
ἀπόκειμαι 
Apokeimai 
lay up, appoint
Usage: 3

for me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

a crown
στέφανος 
Stephanos 
Usage: 16

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

the righteous
δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

κριτής 
Krites 
Usage: 9

ἀποδίδωμι 
Apodidomi 
Usage: 25

me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

at
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

day
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

to me
ἐμοί 
Emoi 
me, I, mine, my, 9
Usage: 58

μόνον 
Monon 
only, alone, but
Usage: 62

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

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

his

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Timothy 4:8

References

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Prayers for 2 Timothy 4:8

Context Readings

Paul's Charge To Timothy

7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith. 8 Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me in that day, and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved his appearing. 9 Hurry to come to me quickly,


Cross References

Colossians 1:5

because of the hope being reserved for you in the heavens, which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the good-news

2 Timothy 1:12

Because of which reason I also suffer these things. But I am not ashamed, for I know him whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that he is able to preserve my consignment for that day.

James 1:12

Blessed is a man who endures temptation, because, having become approved, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to those who love him.

1 Corinthians 9:25

And every man who strives for mastery exercises self-control in all things. Indeed therefore those men do it so that they might obtain a perishable crown, but we an imperishable.

Psalm 7:11

God is a righteous judge. Yea, a God who has indignation every day.

Matthew 24:36

But about that day and hour no man knows, not even the agents of the heavens, except my Father only.

1 Thessalonians 5:4

But ye, brothers, are not in darkness, so that the day would seize you as a thief.

2 Timothy 2:5

And also if any man competes, he is not crowned unless he competes lawfully.

2 Timothy 4:1

I solemnly testify therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who is going to judge the living and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom,

1 Peter 5:4

And when the chief Shepherd is made known, ye will receive the unfading crown of glory.

Revelation 2:10

Fear none of the things that thou are going to suffer. Behold, the devil is indeed going to cast some of you into prison, so that ye may be tried, and ye will have tribulation ten days. Become thou faithful until death, and I will

Revelation 22:20

He who testifies these things says, Yea, I come quickly. Truly. Yea, come, Lord Jesus!

Genesis 18:25

That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay a righteous man with a wicked man, that so the righteous man should be as the wicked man. Far be it from thee. Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?

Psalm 31:19

O how great is thy goodness, which thou have laid up for those who fear thee, which thou have wrought for those who take refuge in thee before the sons of men!

Proverbs 4:9

She will give to thy head a garland of grace, a crown of beauty she will deliver to thee.

Malachi 3:17

And they shall be mine, says LORD of hosts, my own possession, in the day that I make. And I will spare them, as a man spares his own son who serves him.

Matthew 6:19-20

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust deteriorates, and where thieves break through and steal,

Matthew 7:22

Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy by thy name, and by thy name cast out demons, and by thy name do many mighty works?

Luke 10:12

I say to you, that it will be more tolerable in that day for Sodom, than for that city.

Romans 2:5

But according to thy hardness, and thy impenitent heart, thou store up wrath to thyself in the day of wrath, and revelation, and righteous judgment of God,

Romans 8:23

And not only so, but also ourselves who have the first fruit of the Spirit. And we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for adoption, the redemption of our body.

1 Corinthians 2:9

But as it is written, What an eye has not seen, and an ear has not heard, and have not arisen in a heart of a man, are things that God prepared for those who love him.

2 Corinthians 5:2

For also in this we groan, longing to clothe ourselves with our habitation from heaven,

1 Thessalonians 1:10

and to await his Son from the heavens whom he raised from the dead--Jesus--who rescues us from the coming wrath.

2 Thessalonians 1:5-6

being evidence of the righteous judgment of God, for you to be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which also ye suffer.

1 Timothy 6:19

storing up for themselves a good foundation for that which is coming, so that they may take hold of the eternal life.

2 Timothy 1:18

(may the Lord grant him to find mercy from Lord in that day), and in how many things he ministered at Ephesus, thou know very well.

Titus 2:13

Awaiting the blessed hope and appearance of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ,

Hebrews 9:28

so also the Christ, having been offered once in order to take up the sins of many, will appear a second time, independent of sin, to those waiting for him for salvation.

1 Peter 1:4

for an inheritance imperishable, and undefiled, and unfading, reserved in heavens for you,

Revelation 1:7

Behold, he comes with the clouds and every eye will see him, even the men who pierced him. And all the tribes of the earth will wail against him. Yea, Truly.

Revelation 4:4

And around the throne were twenty-four thrones, and upon the thrones were sitting twenty-four elders clothed in white garments, and golden crowns upon their heads.

Revelation 4:10

the twenty-four elders would fall down before him who sits on the throne, and would worship him who lives into the ages of the ages, and would cast their crowns before the throne, saying,

Revelation 19:11

And I saw the heaven opened, and behold a white horse, and he who sits upon it called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war.

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