Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin,

King James Version

Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Holman Bible

and chose to suffer with the people of God rather than to enjoy the short-lived pleasure of sin.

International Standard Version

because he preferred being mistreated with God's people to enjoying the pleasures of sin for a short time.

A Conservative Version

having chosen rather to be mistreated with the people of God, than to have the pleasure of sin temporarily.

American Standard Version

choosing rather to share ill treatment with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Amplified

Because he preferred to share the oppression [suffer the hardships] and bear the shame of the people of God rather than to have the fleeting enjoyment of a sinful life.

An Understandable Version

but chose rather to suffer mistreatment with God's people [i.e., the Israelites] than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a brief time.

Anderson New Testament

choosing rather to suffer evil with the people of God than to enjoy the pleasure of sin for a season;

Bible in Basic English

Feeling that it was better to undergo pain with the people of God, than for a short time to have a taste of the pleasures of sin;

Common New Testament

choosing rather to share ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin.

Daniel Mace New Testament

chusing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Darby Translation

choosing rather to suffer affliction along with the people of God than to have the temporary pleasure of sin;

Godbey New Testament

choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasure of sin for a season;

Goodspeed New Testament

for he preferred sharing the hardships of God's people to a short-lived enjoyment of sin,

John Wesley New Testament

Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season,

Julia Smith Translation

Having chosen rather to be treated ill with the people of God, than to have the enjoyment of sin for a time;

King James 2000

Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a time;

Lexham Expanded Bible

choosing instead to be mistreated with the people of God [rather] than to experience the transitory enjoyment of sin,

Modern King James verseion

choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a time,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and chose rather to suffer adversity with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season,

Moffatt New Testament

ill-treatment with God's people he preferred to the passing pleasures of sin,

Montgomery New Testament

choosing rather to share ill-treatment with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season.

NET Bible

choosing rather to be ill-treated with the people of God than to enjoy sin's fleeting pleasure.

New Heart English Bible

choosing rather to share ill treatment with God's people, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a time;

Noyes New Testament

choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Sawyer New Testament

choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to have an enjoyment of sin for a time,

The Emphasized Bible

Rather choosing - to be jointly suffering ill-treatment with the people of God, than, for a season, to be having, sins enjoyment;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

choosing rather to suffer afflictions with the people of God, than to have a temporary fruition of sin;

Twentieth Century New Testament

He preferred sharing the hardships of God's People to enjoying the short-lived pleasures of sin.

Webster

Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;

Weymouth New Testament

having determined to endure ill-treatment along with the people of God rather than enjoy the short-lived pleasures of sin;

Williams New Testament

because he preferred to suffer hardships with the people of God than to have the passing enjoyment that results from sin,

World English Bible

choosing rather to share ill treatment with God's people, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a time;

Worrell New Testament

choosing rather to suffer evil with the people of God, than to have an enjoyment of sin for a season;

Worsley New Testament

chusing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to have the temporary enjoyment of sin:

Youngs Literal Translation

having chosen rather to be afflicted with the people of God, than to have sin's pleasure for a season,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
αἱρέομαι 
Haireomai 
Usage: 3

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
Usage: 66

συγκακουχέω 
Sugkakoucheo 
Usage: 1

the people
λαός 
Laos 
Usage: 137

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

to enjoy
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

ἀπόλαυσις 
Apolausis 
to enjoy 9, enjoy the pleasures 9
Usage: 2

of sin
ἁμαρτία 
Hamartia 
Usage: 143

References

Context Readings

Examples Of Faith In Action

24 By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter, 25 choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin, 26 considering the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward.


Cross References

Job 20:5

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless momentary?

Job 36:21

"Be careful, do not turn to evil, For you have preferred this to affliction.

Psalm 84:10

For a day in Your courts is better than a thousand outside. I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God Than dwell in the tents of wickedness.

Job 21:11-13

"They send forth their little ones like the flock, And their children skip about.

Psalm 47:9

The princes of the people have assembled themselves as the people of the God of Abraham, For the shields of the earth belong to God; He is highly exalted.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction.

Isaiah 21:4

My mind reels, horror overwhelms me; The twilight I longed for has been turned for me into trembling.

Isaiah 47:8-9

"Now, then, hear this, you sensual one, Who dwells securely, Who says in your heart, 'I am, and there is no one besides me I will not sit as a widow, Nor know loss of children.'

Matthew 5:10-12

"Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 13:21

yet he has no firm root in himself, but is only temporary, and when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he falls away.

Luke 12:19-20

'And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years to come; take your ease, eat, drink and be merry."'

Luke 16:25

"But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony.

Acts 7:24-25

"And when he saw one of them being treated unjustly, he defended him and took vengeance for the oppressed by striking down the Egyptian.

Acts 20:23-24

except that the Holy Spirit solemnly testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me.

Romans 5:3

And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance;

Romans 8:17-18

and if children, heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.

Romans 8:35-39

Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.

Colossians 1:24

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions.

2 Thessalonians 1:3-6

We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;

2 Timothy 1:8

Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God,

2 Timothy 2:3-10

Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 3:11-12

persecutions, and sufferings, such as happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium and at Lystra; what persecutions I endured, and out of them all the Lord rescued me!

Hebrews 4:9

So there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God.

Hebrews 10:32

But remember the former days, when, after being enlightened, you endured a great conflict of sufferings,

Hebrews 11:37

They were stoned, they were sawn in two, they were tempted, they were put to death with the sword; they went about in sheepskins, in goatskins, being destitute, afflicted, ill-treated

James 1:20

for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.

James 5:5

You have lived luxuriously on the earth and led a life of wanton pleasure; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.

1 Peter 1:6-7

In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,

1 Peter 2:10

for you once were NOT A PEOPLE, but now you are THE PEOPLE OF GOD; you had NOT RECEIVED MERCY, but now you have RECEIVED MERCY.

1 Peter 4:12-16

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your testing, as though some strange thing were happening to you;

Revelation 18:7

"To the degree that she glorified herself and lived sensuously, to the same degree give her torment and mourning; for she says in her heart, 'I SIT as A QUEEN AND I AM NOT A WIDOW, and will never see mourning.'

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