Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

reassuring the disciples and encouraging them to stand by the faith and reminding them that we have to undergo many hardships to get into the Kingdom of God.

New American Standard Bible

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, “Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.”

King James Version

Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

Holman Bible

strengthening the disciples by encouraging them to continue in the faith and by telling them, “It is necessary to pass through many troubles on our way into the kingdom of God.”

International Standard Version

strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to continue in the faith. "We must endure many hardships," they said, "to get into the kingdom of God."

A Conservative Version

strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that it was necessary for us to enter into the kingdom of God through many tribulations.

American Standard Version

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Amplified

strengthening and establishing the hearts of the disciples; encouraging them to remain firm in the faith, saying, “It is through many tribulations and hardships that we must enter the kingdom of God.”

An Understandable Version

[Along the way] they strengthened the hearts of the disciples, urging them to continue [to believe and practice] the faith and [explaining] that entering God's [heavenly] kingdom [See II Tim. 4:18] requires enduring many trials.

Anderson New Testament

strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying, that through many afflictions we mast enter the kingdom of God.

Bible in Basic English

Making strong the souls of the disciples, saying to them that they were to keep the faith, and that we have to go through troubles of all sorts to come into the kingdom of God.

Common New Testament

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, "Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God."

Daniel Mace New Testament

encouraging the disciples, exhorting them to persevere in the faith, representing that it is thro' much tribulation that we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Darby Translation

establishing the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to abide in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Godbey New Testament

strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to abide in the faith, and it behooves them through many tribulations to enter into the kingdom of God.

John Wesley New Testament

Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith; and that we must through many tribulations enter into the kingdom of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And supporting the souls of the disciples, beseeching to remain in the faith, that through many pressures we must come into the kingdom of God.

King James 2000

Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging [them] to continue in the faith and [saying], "Through many persecutions it is necessary [for] us to enter into the kingdom of God."

Modern King James verseion

confirming the souls of the disciples, calling on them to continue in the faith and that through much tribulation we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and strengthened the disciples souls: exhorting them to continue in the faith, affirming that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

Moffatt New Testament

strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to hold by the faith, and telling them that "we have to get into the Realm of God through many a trouble."

Montgomery New Testament

Everywhere they strengthened the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to hold to the faith. "It is through many tribulations," they said, "that we must enter into the kingdom of God."

NET Bible

They strengthened the souls of the disciples and encouraged them to continue in the faith, saying, "We must enter the kingdom of God through many persecutions."

New Heart English Bible

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that through many afflictions we must enter into the Kingdom of God.

Noyes New Testament

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying that it is through many afflictions that we mast enter into the kingdom of God.

Sawyer New Testament

confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that through many afflictions we must enter into the kingdom of God.

The Emphasized Bible

confirming the souls of the disciples, beseeching them to abide in the faith, and declaring that, through many tribulations, must we enter into the kingdom of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

strengthening the souls of the brethren, exhorting them to abide firm in the faith, and that through many afflictions we must pass into the kingdom of heaven.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Reassuring the minds of the disciples, urging them to remain true to the Faith, and showing that it is only through many troubles that we can enter the Kingdom of God.

Webster

Confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

Weymouth New Testament

Everywhere they strengthened the disciples by encouraging them to hold fast to the faith, and warned them saying, "It is through many afflictions that we must make our way into the Kingdom of God."

Williams New Testament

strengthening the hearts of the disciples and encouraging them to continue in the faith, and warning them that it is through enduring many hardships that we must get into the kingdom of God.

World English Bible

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that through many afflictions we must enter into the Kingdom of God.

Worrell New Testament

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to abide in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter into the Kingdom of God.

Worsley New Testament

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and telling them that through many afflictions we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting to remain in the faith, and that through many tribulations it behoveth us to enter into the reign of God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐπιστηρίζω 
Episterizo 
Usage: 4

the souls
ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

of the disciples
μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

ἐμμένω 
Emmeno 
Usage: 3

in the faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

and

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

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

we
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

θλίψις 
Thlipsis 
Usage: 33

εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Paul And Barnabas Return To Antioch In Syria

21 They proclaimed the good news in that town and made a number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch, 22 reassuring the disciples and encouraging them to stand by the faith and reminding them that we have to undergo many hardships to get into the Kingdom of God. 23 They appointed elders for them in each church, and with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.



Cross References

John 16:33

I have told you all this, so that through me you may find peace. In the world you have trouble; but take courage! I have conquered the world."

2 Timothy 3:12

But everyone who wants to live a godly life as a follower of Christ Jesus will be persecuted,

Romans 8:17

and if children, heirs also; heirs of God, and fellow-heirs with Christ, if we really share his sufferings in order to share his glory too.

1 Thessalonians 3:2-4

and I sent my brother Timothy, a servant of God in preaching the good news of the Christ, to strengthen you in your faith

1 Peter 5:10

And God, the giver of all mercy, who through your union with Christ has called you to his eternal glory, after you have suffered a little while will himself make you perfect, steadfast, and strong.

Luke 22:28-29

But it is you who have stood by me in my trials.

John 3:5

Jesus answered, "I tell you, if a man does not owe his birth to water and spirit, he cannot get into the Kingdom of God.

Acts 11:23

When he reached there and saw the favor God had shown them, he was delighted, and encouraged them all to be resolute and steadfast in their devotion to the Lord,

Acts 13:43

and after the congregation had broken up, many of the Jews and the devout converts to Judaism went away with Paul and Barnabas, and they talked with them, and urged them to rely on the favor of God.

Acts 15:32

Judas and Silas were themselves prophets, and gave the brothers much encouragement and strength by their words.

Acts 15:41

He traveled through Syria and Cilicia and strengthened the churches.

Acts 18:23

After spending some time there, he started out again, and traveled systematically through Galatia and Phrygia, reassuring all the disciples.

Acts 18:23

After spending some time there, he started out again, and traveled systematically through Galatia and Phrygia, reassuring all the disciples.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

so that your hearts may be strong and faultlessly pure in the sight of our God and Father, when our Lord Jesus appears with all his saints!

1 Thessalonians 3:13

so that your hearts may be strong and faultlessly pure in the sight of our God and Father, when our Lord Jesus appears with all his saints!

Matthew 10:21-22

One brother will give up another to death, and a father his child, and children will turn against their parents, and have them put to death.

Matthew 10:38

and no one who will not take up his cross and follow me is worthy of me.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to his disciples, "If anyone wants to go with me, he must disregard himself and take his cross and follow me.

Matthew 19:24

And again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to get through a needle's eye than for a rich man to get into the Kingdom of God!"

Mark 9:47

And if your eye makes you fall, tear it out. You might better get into the Kingdom of God with only one eye than be thrown with both your eyes into the pit,

Mark 10:24-25

But the disciples were amazed at what he said. And Jesus said to them again, "My children, how hard it is to enter the Kingdom of God!

Mark 10:30

but will receive now in this life a hundred times as much in homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children, and lands, though not without persecution??nd in the coming age eternal life.

Luke 24:26

Did not the Christ have to suffer thus before entering upon his glory?"

John 8:31-32

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, "If you abide by what I teach, you are really disciples of mine,

John 12:25-26

Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will preserve it for eternal life.

John 15:4-6

You must remain united to me and I will remain united to you. Just as no branch can bear fruit by itself unless it remains united to the vine, you cannot unless you remain united to me.

John 15:9-10

I have loved you just as the Father has loved me. You must retain my love.

John 15:20

Remember what I said to you: No slave is greater than his master. If they have persecuted me they will persecute you too. If they have observed my teaching, they will observe yours too.

John 16:1-2

"I have told you this to keep you from faltering.

Acts 6:7

So God's message continued to spread; the number of the disciples in Jerusalem increased rapidly, and a great many priests accepted the faith.

Acts 9:16

For I am going to show him what he will have to endure for my sake."

1 Corinthians 1:8

and at the Day of our Lord Jesus Christ he will insure your complete vindication.

2 Timothy 1:8

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.

2 Timothy 2:11-12

How true those words are! "If we have died with him, we will live with him!

1 Peter 4:12-16

Dear friends, do not be surprised that a test of fire is being applied to you, as though a strange thing were happening to you,

2 Peter 1:11

for then you will be triumphantly admitted to the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Jude 1:3

Dear friends, I was just on the point of writing to you about our common salvation, when it became necessary for me to write and appeal to you to come to the defense of the faith that has once for all been intrusted to God's people.

Jude 1:20-21

But you, dear friends, must build yourselves up on the foundation of your most holy faith and pray in the holy Spirit,

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and companion in the distress, the kingdom, and the endurance that Jesus brings, found myself on the island called Patmos, for uttering God's message and testifying to Jesus.

Revelation 2:10

Do not be afraid of what you are going to suffer. See! The devil is going to put some of you into prison to be tested there, and for ten days to endure persecution. Prove faithful even unto death and I will give you the crown of life.

Revelation 7:14

I said to him, "You know, my lord." He said to me, "They are the people who come through the great persecution, who have washed their robes white in the blood of the Lamb.

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