Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

As an example, brethren, of suffering and patience, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

King James Version

Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.

Holman Bible

Brothers, take the prophets who spoke in the Lord's name as an example of suffering and patience.

International Standard Version

As an example of suffering and patience, brothers, take the prophets, who spoke in the name of the Lord.

A Conservative Version

Take an example, my brothers, of evil-suffering and longsuffering, the prophets who spoke in the name of Lord.

American Standard Version

Take, brethren, for an example of suffering and of patience, the prophets who spake in the name of the Lord.

Amplified

[As] an example of suffering and ill-treatment together with patience, brethren, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord [as His messengers].

An Understandable Version

Brothers, take the [Old Testament] prophets, who spoke in the name [i.e., by the authority] of the Lord, as your examples of suffering and patience.

Anderson New Testament

Take, my brethren, the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord, as an example of suffering evil, and of patience.

Bible in Basic English

Take as an example of pain nobly undergone and of strength in trouble, the prophets who gave to men the words of the Lord.

Common New Testament

As an example, brethren, of suffering and patience, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

Daniel Mace New Testament

let the prophets, my brethren, who were commission'd by the Lord, be your examples; suffer persecution with constancy like them.

Darby Translation

Take as an example, brethren, of suffering and having patience, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord.

Godbey New Testament

Brethren, receive the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord as an example of suffering evil and longsuffering.

Goodspeed New Testament

As an example, brothers, of ill-treatment patiently endured, take the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord.

John Wesley New Testament

Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering, affliction, and of patience.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.

Julia Smith Translation

Take a pattern of affliction, my brethren, and of longsuffering, the prophets, who spake in the name of the Lord.

King James 2000

Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Brothers, take [as an] example of perseverance and endurance the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

Modern King James verseion

My brothers, take the prophets who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering ill, and of patience.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take, my brethren, the prophets: for an example of suffering adversity, and of long patience, which spake in the name of the Lord.

Moffatt New Testament

As an example of fortitude and endurance, brothers, take the prophets who have spoken in the name of the Lord.

Montgomery New Testament

Take, my brothers, for an example the suffering and the patience of the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

NET Bible

As an example of suffering and patience, brothers and sisters, take the prophets who spoke in the Lord's name.

New Heart English Bible

Take, brothers, for an example of suffering and of patience, the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

Noyes New Testament

Take, brethren, the prophets, who spoke in the name of the Lord, for an example of affliction, and of patience.

Sawyer New Testament

You have the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord, my brothers, as an example of patience and long-suffering.

The Emphasized Bible

An example, take ye, brethren, of distress and patience, - the prophets who have spoken in the name of the Lord.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

My brethren, take a pattern for suffering affliction, and patience from the prophets, who have spoken to you in the name of the Lord.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Brothers, as an example of the patient endurance of suffering, take the Prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

Webster

Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.

Weymouth New Testament

In illustration, brethren, of persecution patiently endured take the Prophets who have spoken as messengers from the Lord.

Williams New Testament

As an example of ill-treatment and patience, brothers, take the prophets, who spoke in the name of the Lord.

World English Bible

Take, brothers, for an example of suffering and of patience, the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

Worrell New Testament

Take, brethren, as an example of suffering and of patience, the prophets, who spake in the name of the Lord.

Worsley New Testament

Take for an example of enduring evil and of long-suffering the prophets, who spake in the name of the Lord.

Youngs Literal Translation

An example take ye of the suffering of evil, my brethren, and of the patience, the prophets who did speak in the name of the Lord;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

in the name
ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

ὑπόδειγμα 
Hupodeigma 
Usage: 5

κακοπάθεια 
Kakopatheia 
Usage: 1

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Context Readings

Exhortation To Patience

9 Do not complain, brethren, against one another, so that you yourselves may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing right at the door. 10 As an example, brethren, of suffering and patience, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. 11 We count those blessed who endured You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord's dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.


Cross References

Acts 7:52

"Which one of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? They killed those who had previously announced the coming of the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become;

Hebrews 11:32-38

And what more shall I say? For time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets,

2 Chronicles 36:16

but they continually mocked the messengers of God, despised His words and scoffed at His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against His people, until there was no remedy.

Isaiah 39:8

Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "The word of the LORD which you have spoken is good " For he thought, "For there will be peace and truth in my days."

Jeremiah 2:30

"In vain I have struck your sons; They accepted no chastening Your sword has devoured your prophets Like a destroying lion.

Jeremiah 23:22

"But if they had stood in My council, Then they would have announced My words to My people, And would have turned them back from their evil way And from the evil of their deeds.

Jeremiah 26:16

Then the officials and all the people said to the priests and to the prophets, "No death sentence for this man! For he has spoken to us in the name of the LORD our God."

Matthew 5:11-12

"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.

Matthew 21:34-39

"When the harvest time approached, he sent his slaves to the vine-growers to receive his produce.

Matthew 23:34-37

"Therefore, behold, I am sending you prophets and wise men and scribes; some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city,

Luke 6:23

"Be glad in that day and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven For in the same way their fathers used to treat the prophets.

Luke 13:34

"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, just as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not have it!

Acts 3:21

whom heaven must receive until the period of restoration of all things about which God spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from ancient time.

1 Thessalonians 2:14-15

For you, brethren, became imitators of the churches of God in Christ Jesus that are in Judea, for you also endured the same sufferings at the hands of your own countrymen, even as they did from the Jews,

Hebrews 13:7

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



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