Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

considering the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward.

King James Version

Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompence of the reward.

Holman Bible

For he considered the reproach because of the Messiah to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, since his attention was on the reward.

International Standard Version

He thought that being insulted for the sake of the Messiah was of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward.

A Conservative Version

Having esteemed the vilification of the Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he focused toward the recompense of reward.

American Standard Version

accounting the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt: for he looked unto the recompense of reward.

Amplified

He considered the reproach of the Christ [that is, the rebuke he would suffer for his faithful obedience to God] to be greater wealth than all the treasures of Egypt; for he looked ahead to the reward [promised by God].

An Understandable Version

He considered suffering ridicule for Christ's sake to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking forward to his reward.

Anderson New Testament

esteeming the reproach on account of the Christ as greater riches than the treasures of Egypt: for he earnestly looked to the reward.

Bible in Basic English

Judging a part in the shame of Christ to be better than all the wealth of Egypt; for he was looking forward to his reward.

Common New Testament

He considered abuse suffered for the Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking ahead to his reward.

Daniel Mace New Testament

esteeming the sufferings of Israel greater riches than the treasures of Egypt: for he had an eye to the reward.

Darby Translation

esteeming the reproach of the Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt, for he had respect to the recompense.

Godbey New Testament

esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt: for he was looking unto the recompense of reward.

Goodspeed New Testament

and thought such contempt as the Christ endured was truer wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking forward to the coming reward.

John Wesley New Testament

Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he looked off unto the recompence of reward.

Julia Smith Translation

Having deemed the reproach of Christ greater riches than treasures in Egypt: for he looked to the payment of reward.

King James 2000

Esteeming the reproach of the Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he looked for the recompense of the reward.

Lexham Expanded Bible

considering {reproach endured for the sake of Christ} greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking to the reward.

Modern King James verseion

esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt, for he was looking to the reward.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and esteemed the rebuke of Christ greater riches, than the treasure of Egypt. For he had a respect unto the reward.

Moffatt New Testament

considering obloquy with the messiah to be richer wealth than all Egypt's treasures ??for he had an eye to the Reward.

Montgomery New Testament

He accounted the obloquy of Christ to be greater than the treasures of Egypt; for he fixed his eyes on the reward.

NET Bible

He regarded abuse suffered for Christ to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for his eyes were fixed on the reward.

New Heart English Bible

accounting the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he looked to the reward.

Noyes New Testament

esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he looked to the recompense of reward.

Sawyer New Testament

judging the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he had respect to the reward.

The Emphasized Bible

Accounting - as greater riches than Egypt's treasures, the reproach of the Anointed One; for he was looking away unto the recompense.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

esteeming the reproach of Christ riches greater than the treasures of Egypt: for he looked earnestly to the recompence of reward.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For he counted 'the reproaches that are heaped upon the Christ' of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, looking forward, as he did, to the reward awaiting him.

Webster

Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt: for he had respect to the recompense of the reward.

Weymouth New Testament

because he deemed the reproaches which he might meet with in the service of the Christ to be greater riches than all the treasures of Egypt; for he fixed his gaze on the coming reward.

Williams New Testament

and thought the reproach endured for the Christ was greater wealth than all the treasures in Egypt, for he kept his eye upon the reward.

World English Bible

accounting the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he looked to the reward.

Worrell New Testament

regarding the reproach of the Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking away to the recompense.

Worsley New Testament

esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt, for he looked to the recompence of reward.

Youngs Literal Translation

greater wealth having reckoned the reproach of the Christ than the treasures in Egypt, for he did look to the recompense of reward;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἡγέομαι 
hegeomai 
Usage: 27

the reproach
ὀνειδισμός 
oneidismos 
Usage: 5

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

πλοῦτος 
Ploutos 
Usage: 19

θησαυρός 
thesauros 
Usage: 4

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

Αἴγυπτος 
Aiguptos 
Usage: 24

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ἀποβλέπω 
Apoblepo 
Usage: 1

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

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Examples Of Faith In Action

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. 27 By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as seeing Him who is unseen.


Cross References

Hebrews 2:2

For if the word spoken through angels proved unalterable, and every transgression and disobedience received a just penalty,

Hebrews 10:35

Therefore, do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.

Hebrews 13:13

So, let us go out to Him outside the camp, bearing His reproach.

Psalm 89:50-51

Remember, O Lord, the reproach of Your servants;
How I bear in my bosom the reproach of all the many peoples,

1 Peter 4:14

If you are reviled for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.

Ruth 2:12

May the Lord reward your work, and your wages be full from the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to seek refuge.”

Psalm 37:16

Better is the little of the righteous
Than the abundance of many wicked.

Psalm 69:7

Because for Your sake I have borne reproach;
Dishonor has covered my face.

Psalm 69:20

Reproach has broken my heart and I am so sick.
And I looked for sympathy, but there was none,
And for comforters, but I found none.

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked earns deceptive wages,
But he who sows righteousness gets a true reward.

Proverbs 23:18

Surely there is a future,
And your hope will not be cut off.

Isaiah 51:7

Listen to Me, you who know righteousness,
A people in whose heart is My law;
Do not fear the reproach of man,
Nor be dismayed at their revilings.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says the Lord, “Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches;

Matthew 5:12

Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Matthew 6:1

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 10:41

He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward; and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man’s reward.

Luke 14:14

and you will be blessed, since they do not have the means to repay you; for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.”

Acts 5:41

So they went on their way from the presence of the Council, rejoicing that they had been considered worthy to suffer shame for His name.

2 Corinthians 6:10

as sorrowful yet always rejoicing, as poor yet making many rich, as having nothing yet possessing all things.

2 Corinthians 12:10

Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

Ephesians 1:18

I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you will know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,

Ephesians 3:8

To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,

Philippians 3:7

But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ.

Hebrews 10:33

partly by being made a public spectacle through reproaches and tribulations, and partly by becoming sharers with those who were so treated.

Hebrews 11:6

And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.

1 Peter 1:11

seeking to know what person or time the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating as He predicted the sufferings of Christ and the glories to follow.

Revelation 2:9

‘I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy by those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 3:18

I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes so that you may see.

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