Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

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

who
ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

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

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
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 
way of escape, end
Usage: 2

of
ἀναστροφή 
Anastrophe 
Usage: 13

Context Readings

Concluding Ethical Instructions

6 So that we fearlessly say, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid: what can man do to me?" 7 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. 8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and to-day--yes, and to the ages to come.


Cross References

Hebrews 6:12

so that you may not become half-hearted, but be imitators of those who through faith and patient endurance are now heirs to the promises.

Hebrews 13:17

Obey your leaders and be submissive to them. For they are keeping watch over your souls as those who will have to give account; that they may do this with joy and not with lamentation. For that would be of no advantage to you.

Hebrews 13:24

Greet all your leaders and all God's people. The brethren from Italy send you greetings.

Hebrews 13:24

Greet all your leaders and all God's people. The brethren from Italy send you greetings.

Matthew 24:45

"Who therefore is the loyal and intelligent servant to whom his master has entrusted the control of his household to give them their rations at the appointed time?

Acts 14:23

And in every Church, after prayer and fasting, they selected Elders by show of hands, and commended them to the Lord on whom their faith rested.

Luke 8:11

The meaning of the parable is as follows. The seed is God's Message.

Luke 12:42

"Who, then," replied the Lord, "is the faithful and intelligent steward whom his Master will put in charge of His household to serve out their rations at the proper times?

Acts 4:31

When they had prayed, the place in which they were assembled shook, and they were, one and all, filled with the Holy Spirit, and proceeded to tell God's Message with boldness.

Acts 7:55-60

But, full of the Holy Spirit and looking up to Heaven, Stephen saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at God's right hand.

Acts 13:46

Then, throwing off all reserve, Paul and Barnabas said, "We were bound to proclaim God's Message to you first. But since you spurn it and judge yourselves to be unworthy of the Life of the Ages--well, we turn to the Gentiles.

Romans 10:17

And this proves that faith comes from a Message heard, and that the Message comes through its having been spoken by Christ.

1 Corinthians 4:16

I entreat you therefore to become like me.

1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has you in its power but such as is common to human nature; and God is faithful and will not allow you to be tempted beyond your strength. But, when the temptation comes, He will also provide the way of escape; so that you may be able to bear it.

1 Corinthians 11:1

Be imitators of me, in so far as I in turn am an imitator of Christ.

Philippians 3:17

Brethren, vie with one another in imitating me, and carefully observe those who follow the example which we have set you.

1 Thessalonians 1:6

And you followed the pattern set you by us and by the Master, after you had received the Message amid severe persecution, and yet with the joy which the Holy Spirit gives,

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And for this further reason we render unceasing thanks to God, that when you received God's Message from our lips, it was as no mere message from men that you embraced it, but as--what it really is--God's Message, which also does its work in the hearts of you who believe.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

Now we beg you, brethren, to show respect for those who labour among you and are your leaders in Christian work, and are your advisers;

2 Thessalonians 3:7

For you yourselves know that it is your duty to follow our example. There was no disorder in our lives among you,

2 Thessalonians 3:9

This was not because we had not a claim upon you, but it arose from a desire to set you an example--for you to imitate us.

1 Timothy 3:5

(If a man does not know how to rule his own household, how shall he have the Church of God given into his care?)

Revelation 1:9

I John, your brother, and a sharer with you in the sorrows and Kingship and patient endurance of Jesus, found myself in the island of Patmos, on account of the Word of God and the truth told us by Jesus.

Revelation 6:9

When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw at the foot of the altar the souls of those whose lives had been sacrificed because of the word of God and of the testimony which they had given.

Revelation 20:4

And I saw thrones, and some who were seated on them, to whom judgment was entrusted. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded on account of the testimony that they had borne to Jesus and on account of God's Message, and also the souls of those who had not worshipped the Wild Beast or his statue, nor received his mark on their foreheads or on their hands; and they came to Life and were kings with Christ for a thousand years.

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