Parallel Verses

World English Bible

For you both had compassion on me in my chains, and joyfully accepted the plundering of your possessions, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and an enduring one in the heavens.

New American Standard Bible

For you showed sympathy to the prisoners and accepted joyfully the seizure of your property, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and a lasting one.

King James Version

For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.

Holman Bible

For you sympathized with the prisoners and accepted with joy the confiscation of your possessions, knowing that you yourselves have a better and enduring possession.

International Standard Version

For you sympathized with the prisoners and cheerfully submitted to the violent seizure of your property, because you know that you have a better and more permanent possession.

A Conservative Version

For ye were both compassionate about my bonds, and ye accepted with joy the plundering of your possessions, knowing yourselves to have a superior and an enduring existence in the heavens.

American Standard Version

For ye both had compassion on them that were in bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of you possessions, knowing that ye have for yourselves a better possession and an abiding one.

Amplified

For you did sympathize and suffer along with those who were imprisoned, and you bore cheerfully the plundering of your belongings and the confiscation of your property, in the knowledge and consciousness that you yourselves had a better and lasting possession.

An Understandable Version

For you showed sympathy for those who were in prison and accepted it joyfully when your [own] possessions were taken away, [because] you knew that you yourselves had a better and more permanent possession [in heaven].

Anderson New Testament

For you sympathized with me in my bonds, and endured joyfully the seizure of your possessions, knowing that you have for yourselves a better and abiding substance in the heavens.

Bible in Basic English

For you had pity on those who were in prison, and had joy in the loss of your property, in the knowledge that you still had a better property and one which you would keep for ever.

Common New Testament

For you had compassion on the prisoners, and you joyfully accepted the plundering of your property, since you knew that you yourselves had a better possession and an abiding one.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for you were passionately affected for those who were in bonds, and were pleas'd at the seizing of your goods, knowing that you have what is more excellent and lasting.

Darby Translation

For ye both sympathised with prisoners and accepted with joy the plunder of your goods, knowing that ye have for yourselves a better substance, and an abiding one.

Godbey New Testament

For you suffered along with the prisoners, and received with joy the spoliation of your goods, knowing that you have a better and abiding possession.

Goodspeed New Testament

For you showed sympathy with those who were in prison, and you put up with it cheerfully when your property was taken from you, for you knew that you had in yourselves a greater possession that was lasting.

John Wesley New Testament

For ye sympathized with my bonds, and received with joy the spoiling of your goods, knowing that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For ye had compassion of me in my bonds and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing that in yourselves ye have a better substance in the heavens, and that abides.

Julia Smith Translation

For ye also suffered together with me in bonds, and received the pillage of your possessions with joy, knowing to have in yourselves a better and abiding substance in the heavens.

King James 2000

For you had compassion on me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that you have in heaven a better and an enduring possession.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you both sympathized with the prisoners and put up with the seizure of your belongings with joy [because you] knew that you yourselves had a better and permanent possession.

Modern King James verseion

For you both sympathized with my bonds and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that you have in Heaven a better and an enduring substance.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For ye suffered also with my bonds, and took in worth the spoiling of your goods, and that with gladness, knowing in yourselves how that ye had in heaven a better, and an enduring substance.

Moffatt New Testament

for you did sympathize with the prisoners, and you took the confiscation of your own belongings cheerfully, conscious that elsewhere you had higher, you had lasting, possessions.

Montgomery New Testament

For you did sympathize with the prisoners, and you did take joyfully the confiscation of your goods; conscious that you had for yourselves greater, even lasting possessions.

NET Bible

For in fact you shared the sufferings of those in prison, and you accepted the confiscation of your belongings with joy, because you knew that you certainly had a better and lasting possession.

New Heart English Bible

For you both had compassion on them that were in chains, and joyfully accepted the plundering of your possessions, since you knew that you yourselves had a better possession and an enduring one.

Noyes New Testament

For ye sympathized with those in bonds, and ye took joyfully the plundering of your goods, knowing that ye have for yourselves a better and an enduring substance.

Sawyer New Testament

For you sympathized with those in bonds, and received with joy the plunder of your property, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession, and one that endures.

The Emphasized Bible

For, even with them who were in bonds, ye sympathised, and, unto the seizure of your goods, with joy, ye bade welcome, - knowing that ye have yourselves, for a better possession and an abiding.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For ye have been fellow-sufferers with my bonds, and received with joy the plundering of your properties, knowing in yourselves that you have in the heavens a better substance, and permanent.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For you not only sympathized with those who were in prison, but you even took the confiscation of your possessions joyfully, knowing, as you did, that you had in yourselves a greater possession and a lasting one.

Webster

For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the seizing of your goods, knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.

Weymouth New Testament

For you not only showed sympathy with those who were imprisoned, but you even submitted with joy when your property was taken from you, being well aware that you have in your own selves a more valuable possession and one which will remain.

Williams New Testament

For you showed sympathy with those who were in prison and cheerfully submitted to the violent seizure of your property, for you knew that you had in yourselves and in heaven one that was lasting.

Worrell New Testament

for ye both sympathized with those in bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your possessions; knowing that ye yourselves have a better possession and an abiding one.

Worsley New Testament

for ye sympathized with me in my bonds, and ye took joyfully the plundering of your goods, knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.

Youngs Literal Translation

for also with my bonds ye sympathised, and the robbery of your goods with joy ye did receive, knowing that ye have in yourselves a better substance in the heavens, and an enduring one.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

συμπαθέω 
Sumpatheo 
have compassion, be touched with a feeling of
Usage: 2

of me
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

in my bonds
δεσμόν δεσμός 
Desmon 
Usage: 19

and



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

προσδέχομαι 
Prosdechomai 
Usage: 13

χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

the spoiling
ἁρπαγή 
Harpage 
Usage: 1

of
ὑπάρχοντα 
Huparchonta 
Usage: 5

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

ὑπάρχοντα 
Huparchonta 
Usage: 5

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

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

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

that ye have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

a
ὕπαρξις 
Huparxis 
Usage: 2

κρείττων 
Kreitton 
Usage: 19

μένω 
meno 
Usage: 85

References

Context Readings

A Serious Warning Against Continuing Deliberate Sin

33 partly, being exposed to both reproaches and oppressions; and partly, becoming partakers with those who were treated so. 34 For you both had compassion on me in my chains, and joyfully accepted the plundering of your possessions, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and an enduring one in the heavens. 35 Therefore don't throw away your boldness, which has a great reward.



Cross References

1 Peter 1:4

to an incorruptible and undefiled inheritance that doesn't fade away, reserved in Heaven for you,

2 Timothy 1:16

May the Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain,

Hebrews 13:3

Remember those who are in bonds, as bound with them; and those who are ill-treated, since you are also in the body.

Matthew 5:11-12

"Blessed are you when people reproach you, persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

Matthew 6:19-20

"Don't lay up treasures for yourselves on the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal;

Matthew 19:21

Jesus said to him, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell what you have, and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me."

Luke 10:42

but one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the good part, which will not be taken away from her."

Luke 12:33

Sell that which you have, and give gifts to the needy. Make for yourselves purses which don't grow old, a treasure in the heavens that doesn't fail, where no thief approaches, neither moth destroys.

Acts 5:41

They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for Jesus' name.

Acts 21:33

Then the commanding officer came near, arrested him, commanded him to be bound with two chains, and inquired who he was and what he had done.

Acts 28:20

For this cause therefore I asked to see you and to speak with you. For because of the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain."

2 Corinthians 5:1

For we know that if the earthly house of our tent is dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Ephesians 3:1

For this cause I, Paul, am the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles,

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called,

Ephesians 6:20

for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.

Philippians 1:7

It is even right for me to think this way on behalf of all of you, because I have you in my heart, because, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the Good News, you all are partakers with me of grace.

Colossians 1:5

because of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the Good News,

Colossians 3:2-4

Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are on the earth.

1 Timothy 6:19

laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold of eternal life.

2 Timothy 2:9

in which I suffer hardship to the point of chains as a criminal. But God's word isn't chained.

2 Timothy 4:8

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.

Hebrews 11:16

But now they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed of them, to be called their God, for he has prepared a city for them.

James 1:2

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various temptations,

1 John 3:2

Beloved, now we are children of God, and it is not yet revealed what we will be. But we know that, when he is revealed, we will be like him; for we will see him just as he is.

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