Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Remember those who led you, who spoke the word of God to you; and considering the result of their conduct, imitate their faith.

King James Version

Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.

Holman Bible

Remember your leaders who have spoken God's word to you. As you carefully observe the outcome of their lives, imitate their faith.

International Standard Version

Remember your leaders, those who have spoken God's word to you. Think about the impact of their lives, and imitate their faith.

A Conservative Version

Remember those who lead you, men who spoke the word of God to you, of whom, carefully observing the outcome of their conduct, imitate the faith--

American Standard Version

Remember them that had the rule over you, men that spake unto you the word of God; and considering the issue of their life, imitate their faith.

Amplified

Remember your leaders and superiors in authority [for it was they] who brought to you the Word of God. Observe attentively and consider their manner of living (the outcome of their well-spent lives) and imitate their faith ( their conviction that God exists and is the Creator and Ruler of all things, the Provider and Bestower of eternal salvation through Christ, and their leaning of the entire human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness).

An Understandable Version

Remember your leaders who told you God's message. [Note: This probably refers to former preachers who had since died]. Consider the outcome of the way they lived and imitate their faith.

Anderson New Testament

Remember those who rule over you, who have spoken to you the word of God: attentively consider the result of their conduct, and imitate their faith.

Bible in Basic English

Keep in mind those who were over you, and who gave you the word of God; seeing the outcome of their way of life, let your faith be like theirs.

Common New Testament

Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God; consider the outcome of their life, and imitate their faith.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Remember those who have the rule over you, who have preach'd to you the word of God: imitate their faith; consider their conduct, and the exit they made.

Darby Translation

Remember your leaders who have spoken to you the word of God; and considering the issue of their conversation, imitate their faith.

Godbey New Testament

Remember your leaders, who spoke to you the word of God: the outgoing of whose deportment seeing, imitate their faith.

Goodspeed New Testament

Do not forget your former leaders, the men who brought you God's message. Remember how they ended their lives and imitate their faith.

John Wesley New Testament

Remember them that had the rule over you, who spake to you the word of God, whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Remember your pastors, who have spoken unto you the word of God, whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation:

Julia Smith Translation

Remember them guiding you, who spake to you the word of God: of whom, observing narrowly the issue of the mode of life, imitate the faith:

King James 2000

Remember them who have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their manner of life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you; {considering the outcome of their way of life}, imitate their faith.

Modern King James verseion

Remember those leading you, who have spoken to you the Word of God, whose faith follow, considering the end of their conduct:

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Remember them which have the oversight of you, which have declared unto you the word of God: consider the conversation of their living, the end of whose conversation see that ye look upon, and follow their faith.

Moffatt New Testament

Remember your leaders, the men who spoke the word of God to you; look back upon the close of their career, and copy their faith.

Montgomery New Testament

Remember your leaders, the men who spoke the message of God to you; consider the issue of their lives, and imitate their faith.

NET Bible

Remember your leaders, who spoke God's message to you; reflect on the outcome of their lives and imitate their faith.

New Heart English Bible

Remember your leaders, men who spoke to you the word of God, and considering the results of their conduct, imitate their faith.

Noyes New Testament

Remember your leaders, who spoke to you the word of God; and considering well the end of their manner of life, imitate their faith.

Sawyer New Testament

Remember your guides who spoke to you the word of God, and considering the end of their life follow the faith.

The Emphasized Bible

Be mindful of them who are guiding you, who, indeed, have spoken unto you, the word of God: the outgoing of whose behaviour, reviewing, be imitating, their faith.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Remember your presidents, who have spoken to you the word of God: the ultimate issue of whose conduct attentively observing, be imitators of their fidelity.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not forget your Leaders, the men who told you God's Message. Recall the close of their lives, and imitate their faith.

Webster

Remember them who have the rule over you, who have spoken to you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their manner of life.

Weymouth New Testament

Remember your former leaders--it was they who brought you God's Message. Bear in mind how they ended their lives, and imitate their faith.

Williams New Testament

You must not forget your former leaders, for it was they who brought you the message of God. Consider how they closed their lives; imitate their faith.

World English Bible

Remember your leaders, men who spoke to you the word of God, and considering the results of their conduct, imitate their faith.

Worrell New Testament

Remember those who are your leaders, who spake to you the word of God; and, considering the issue of whose manner of life, imitate their faith.

Worsley New Testament

Remember your guides, who spake the word of God to you; whose faith imitate, considering the happy end of their conversation.

Youngs Literal Translation

Be mindful of those leading you, who did speak to you the word of God, whose faith -- considering the issue of the behaviour -- be imitating,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μνημονεύω 
Mnemoneuo 
Usage: 13

ἡγέομαι 
hegeomai 
Usage: 27

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

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
Usage: 256

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

μιμέομαι 
Mimeomai 
Usage: 4

ἀναθεωρέω 
Anathaoreo 
Usage: 2

the end
ἔκβασις 
Ekbasis 
Usage: 2

of
ἀναστροφή 
Anastrophe 
Usage: 13

Context Readings

Concluding Ethical Instructions

6 so that we confidently say, "THE LORD IS MY HELPER, I WILL NOT BE AFRAID. WHAT WILL MAN DO TO ME?" 7 Remember those who led you, who spoke the word of God to you; and considering the result of their conduct, imitate their faith. 8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.


Cross References

Hebrews 6:12

so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Hebrews 13:17

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with grief, for this would be unprofitable for you.

Hebrews 13:24

Greet all of your leaders and all the saints Those from Italy greet you.

Song of Songs 1:8

"If you yourself do not know, Most beautiful among women, Go forth on the trail of the flock And pasture your young goats By the tents of the shepherds.

Matthew 24:45

"Who then is the faithful and sensible slave whom his master put in charge of his household to give them their food at the proper time?

Acts 14:23

When they had appointed elders for them in every church, having prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

Luke 8:11

"Now the parable is this: the seed is the word of God.

Luke 12:42

And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and sensible steward, whom his master will put in charge of his servants, to give them their rations at the proper time?

Acts 4:31

And when they had prayed, the place where they had gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with boldness.

Acts 7:55-60

But being full of the Holy Spirit, he gazed intently into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God;

Acts 13:46

Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and said, "It was necessary that the word of God be spoken to you first; since you repudiate it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles.

Romans 10:17

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.

1 Corinthians 4:16

Therefore I exhort you, be imitators of me.

1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.

1 Corinthians 11:1

Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ.

Philippians 3:17

Brethren, join in following my example, and observe those who walk according to the pattern you have in us.

1 Thessalonians 1:6

You also became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation with the joy of the Holy Spirit,

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this reason we also constantly thank God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

But we request of you, brethren, that you appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you instruction,

2 Thessalonians 3:7

For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example, because we did not act in an undisciplined manner among you,

2 Thessalonians 3:9

not because we do not have the right to this, but in order to offer ourselves as a model for you, so that you would follow our example.

1 Timothy 3:5

(but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.

Revelation 6:9

When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God, and because of the testimony which they had maintained;

Revelation 20:4

Then I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.



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