Parallel Verses

Amplified

He considered the contempt and abuse and shame [borne for] the Christ (the Messiah Who was to come) to be greater wealth than all the treasures of Egypt, for he looked forward and away to the reward (recompense).

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

esteeming the reproach of the Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt, for he had respect unto the recompense of the 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 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. 26 He considered the contempt and abuse and shame [borne for] the Christ (the Messiah Who was to come) to be greater wealth than all the treasures of Egypt, for he looked forward and away to the reward (recompense). 27 [Motivated] by faith he left Egypt behind him, being unawed and undismayed by the wrath of the king; for he never flinched but held staunchly to his purpose and endured steadfastly as one who gazed on Him Who is invisible.


Cross References

Hebrews 2:2

For if the message given through angels [the Law spoken by them to Moses] was authentic and proved sure, and every violation and disobedience received an appropriate (just and adequate) penalty,

Hebrews 10:35

Do not, therefore, fling away your fearless confidence, for it carries a great and glorious compensation of reward.

Hebrews 13:13

Let us then go forth [from all that would prevent us] to Him outside the camp [at Calvary], bearing the contempt and abuse and shame with Him.

Psalm 89:50-51

Remember, Lord, and earnestly imprint [on Your heart] the reproach of Your servants, scorned and insulted, how I bear in my bosom the reproach of all the many and mighty peoples,

1 Peter 4:14

If you are censured and suffer abuse [because you bear] the name of Christ, blessed [are you -- "happy, fortunate, to be envied, with life-joy, and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, regardless of your outward condition], because the Spirit of glory, the Spirit of God, is resting upon you. On their part He is blasphemed, but on your part He is glorified.

Ruth 2:12

The Lord recompense you for what you have done, and a full reward be given you by the Lord, the God of Israel, under Whose wings you have come to take refuge!

Psalm 37:16

Better is the little that the [uncompromisingly] righteous have than the abundance [of possessions] of many who are wrong and wicked.

Psalm 69:7

Because for Your sake I have borne taunt and reproach; confusion and shame have covered my face.

Psalm 69:20

Insults and reproach have broken my heart; I am full of heaviness and I am distressingly sick. I looked for pity, but there was none, and for comforters, but I found none.

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked man earns deceitful wages, but he who sows righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation) shall have a sure reward [permanent and satisfying].

Proverbs 23:18

For surely there is a latter end [a future and a reward], and your hope and expectation shall not be cut off.

Isaiah 51:7

Listen to Me, you who know rightness and justice and right standing with God, the people in whose heart is My law and My instruction: fear not the reproach of men, neither be afraid nor dismayed at their revilings.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says the Lord: Let not the wise and skillful person glory and boast in his wisdom and skill; let not the mighty and powerful person glory and boast in his strength and power; let not the person who is rich [in physical gratification and earthly wealth] glory and boast in his [temporal satisfactions and earthly] riches;

Matthew 5:12

Be glad and supremely joyful, for your reward in heaven is great (strong and intense), for in this same way people persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Matthew 6:1

Take care not to do your good deeds publicly or before men, in order to be seen by them; otherwise you will have no reward [ reserved for and awaiting you] with and from your Father Who is in heaven.

Matthew 10:41

He who receives and welcomes and accepts a prophet because he is a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward, and he who receives and welcomes and accepts a righteous man because he is a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.

Luke 14:14

Then you will be blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied), because they have no way of repaying you, and you will be recompensed at the resurrection of the just (upright).

Acts 5:41

So they went out from the presence of the council (Sanhedrin), rejoicing that they were being counted worthy [dignified by the indignity] to suffer shame and be exposed to disgrace for [the sake of] His name.

2 Corinthians 6:10

As grieved and mourning, yet [we are] always rejoicing; as poor [ourselves, yet] bestowing riches on many; as having nothing, and [yet in reality] possessing all things.

2 Corinthians 12:10

So for the sake of Christ, I am well pleased and take pleasure in infirmities, insults, hardships, persecutions, perplexities and distresses; for when I am weak [ in human strength], then am I [truly] strong (able, powerful in divine strength).

Ephesians 1:18

By having the eyes of your heart flooded with light, so that you can know and understand the hope to which He has called you, and how rich is His glorious inheritance in the saints (His set-apart ones),

Ephesians 3:8

To me, though I am the very least of all the saints (God's consecrated people), this grace (favor, privilege) was granted and graciously entrusted: to proclaim to the Gentiles the unending (boundless, fathomless, incalculable, and exhaustless) riches of Christ [wealth which no human being could have searched out],

Philippians 3:7

But whatever former things I had that might have been gains to me, I have come to consider as [ one combined] loss for Christ's sake.

Hebrews 10:33

Sometimes being yourselves a gazingstock, publicly exposed to insults and abuse and distress, and sometimes claiming fellowship and making common cause with others who were so treated.

Hebrews 11:6

But without faith it is impossible to please and be satisfactory to Him. For whoever would come near to God must [necessarily] believe that God exists and that He is the rewarder of those who earnestly and diligently seek Him [out].

1 Peter 1:11

They sought [to find out] to whom or when this was to come which the Spirit of Christ working within them was indicating when He predicted the sufferings of Christ and the glories that should follow [them].

Revelation 2:9

I know your affliction and distress and pressing trouble and your poverty -- "but you are rich! and how you are abused and reviled and slandered by those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 3:18

Therefore I counsel you to purchase from Me gold refined and tested by fire, that you may be [truly] wealthy, and white clothes to clothe you and to keep the shame of your nudity from being seen, and salve to put on your eyes, that you may see.

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