Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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, brothers and sisters, of suffering and patience, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord [as His messengers and representatives].

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.

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

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

the prophets
προφήτης 
Prophetes 
Usage: 105

who
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 grumble, brothers, against each other, so that ye not be judged. Behold, the judge stands before the doors. 10 Take an example, my brothers, of evil-suffering and longsuffering, the prophets who spoke in the name of Lord. 11 Behold, we regard those who endured, blessed. Ye have heard of the fortitude of Job, and have seen the outcome of Lord, that he is very compassionate and merciful.


Cross References

Acts 7:52

Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who foretold about the coming of the Righteous man, of whom ye now have become betrayers and murderers,

Hebrews 11:32-38

And what shall I say further? For the time would fail me telling about Gideon, also Barak and Samson and Jephthah, also of David and Samuel and the prophets,

2 Chronicles 36:16

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

Isaiah 39:8

Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, The word of LORD which thou have spoken is good. He said moreover, For there shall be peace and truth in my days.

Jeremiah 2:30

In vain I have smitten your sons. They received no correction. Your own sword has devoured your prophets like a destroying lion.

Jeremiah 23:22

But if they had stood in my council, then they would have caused my people to hear my words, and would have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

Jeremiah 26:16

Then the rulers and all the people said to the priests and to the prophets. This man is not worthy of death, for he has spoken to us in the name of LORD our God.

Matthew 5:11-12

Blessed are ye when they revile you, and persecute you, and say every evil word, being deceitful against you because of me.

Matthew 21:34-39

And when the time of the fruits approached, he sent his bondmen to the farmers to receive his fruits.

Matthew 23:34-37

Because of this, behold, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scholars. And some of them ye will kill and crucify, and some of them ye will scourge in your synagogues, and will persecute from city to city,

Luke 6:23

Rejoice ye in that day, and leap, for behold, your reward is great in heaven, for their fathers did in the same way to the prophets.

Luke 13:34

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her. How often I wanted to gather thy children together as a hen does her brood under her wings, and ye would not.

Acts 3:21

whom heaven must indeed receive until the times of restoration of all things, of which God spoke through the mouth of all his holy prophets from the age.

1 Thessalonians 2:14-15

For ye, brothers, became imitators of the congregations of God, which are in Judea in Christ Jesus, because ye also suffered the same things by your own countrymen, just as also they by the Jews.

Hebrews 13:7

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--

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