Parallel Verses

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.

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."

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.

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.

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 After they had preach'd the gospel in that city, and made many disciples, they retook the road to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch, 22 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. 23 and after they had by prayers and fastings establish'd Pastors for them in every church, they recommended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.



Cross References

John 16:33

these things I have appriz'd you of, that ye might repose your confidence in me. the world shall give you trouble: but take courage, I have overcome the world.

2 Timothy 3:12

and those who will live like Christians, shall generally suffer persecution.

Romans 8:17

and if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; although we now suffer with him, that we may also be glorified with him.

1 Thessalonians 3:2-4

a minister of God, and our collegue in preaching the gospel of Christ, that by establishing you in the faith, and by his exhortations,

1 Peter 5:10

but may the all-gracious God, who has called us to eternal glory, perfect, confirm, fortify, and settle you, during the short interval of your sufferings.

Luke 22:28-29

but since you did not abandon me in my trials,

John 3:5

Jesus answered, I tell thee, except a man be renewed by the spiritual baptism, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

Acts 11:23

who upon his arrival there, was glad to see such effects of the divine grace, and exhorted them all to remain firmly attach'd to the christian profession:

Acts 13:43

when the assembly was separated, many Jews and religious proselytes followed after, to whom the apostles address'd themselves, and exhorted them to persevere in the divine dispensation.

Acts 15:32

they being also prophets, they consolated and confirm'd the brethren by several discourses.

Acts 15:41

he departed, and passing through Syria and Cilicia, he settled the churches there.

Acts 18:23

after he had stay'd there some time, he departed and pass'd through all Galatia and Phrygia, where he encourag'd the disciples.

Colossians 1:23

provided you continue well-grounded and settled in the faith, and do not abandon that hope which has been offer'd to you by the gospel, and is proclaim'd to all mankind; of which I Paul am made a minister.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

that by the sanctity of your affections, you may stand unreprov'd in the presence of God our father, when our Lord Jesus Christ shall come with all his holy angels.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

that by the sanctity of your affections, you may stand unreprov'd in the presence of God our father, when our Lord Jesus Christ shall come with all his holy angels.

Matthew 10:21-22

then the brother shall betray his brother to death, and the father his child: and children shall rise up against their parents, and be the instruments of their death.

Matthew 10:38

and he that does not take his cross, and so follow after me, is unworthy of me.

Matthew 16:24

Then addressing himself to his disciples, if any man, said he, would follow me, let him renounce himself, take up his cross, and so follow me.

Matthew 19:24

I tell you again, it is easier for a cable to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the divine kingdom.

Mark 9:47

and if your eye make you transgress, pull it out; it is better for you to enter into the kingdom of God, with but one eye, than to have two, and be thrown into the Gehenna of fire: where the worm does not die,

Mark 10:24-25

at this expression the disciples were much surpriz'd. but Jesus reassum'd the discourse, and said, how difficult a thing is it for those, who place their trust in riches, to enter into the divine kingdom?

Mark 10:30

but shall receive at present in this age, what will be a hundred times better to him, than houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, tho' with persecution: and in the age to come eternal life.

Luke 24:26

was not the Messiah to have suffer'd thus, and after that enter into his glory?

John 8:31-32

Jesus said therefore to those Jews who believed on him, if you adhere to my doctrine, then will you be my disciples indeed; and ye shall know the truth,

John 12:25-26

he that loveth his life, shall lose it: but he that sacrifices his life in this world, shall preserve it to eternity.

John 15:4-6

be attach'd to me, and I shall be so to you. as the branch cannot bear fruit of it self, except it be attach'd to the vine: so neither can you, except you continue attach'd to me.

John 15:9-10

as the father has loved me, and I have loved you: so do you persevere in your love to me.

John 15:20

remember what I told you, "the servant is not greater than his master." if they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you: if they have been spies upon my discourse, they will be so upon yours.

John 16:1-2

I have told you these things that ye may not be discouraged.

Acts 6:7

thus the word of God was spread; and the number of disciples encreased very much at Jerusalem; and a numerous body of priests embrac'd the faith.

Acts 9:16

for I will make him see how much he must suffer for my name.

1 Corinthians 1:8

and God will confirm you to the end, that ye may be unaccused in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 1:8

be not therefore asham'd of the testimony of the Lord, nor of me who am a prisoner upon his account. but share with me in the afflictions, which attend the gospel, supported as you are by the power of God,

2 Timothy 2:11-12

it is an undoubted truth, that if we die for him, we shall live with him:

1 Peter 4:12-16

My dear brethren, don't be surpriz'd at your being brought as it were to the test of fire; as if some strange thing had happen'd to you.

2 Peter 1:11

and thus you will have a free admittance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Jude 1:3

My beloved, as I was strongly bent upon writing to you of our common salvation, I thought it necessary to write to you at present, and exhort you to contend earnestly for the faith, which was once delivered to the saints.

Jude 1:20-21

but you, my brethren, improve yourselves in your most holy faith, present your addresses by the holy spirit,

Revelation 1:9

I JOHN, who am your brother, and partake in the tribulation, in the reign, and in the patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony I gave of Jesus Christ.

Revelation 2:10

fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.

Revelation 7:14

my Lord, answer'd I, you can tell. and he said to me, these are they who came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the lamb.

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