Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 Murmur not one against another, brethren, lest you be judged: behold, the judge stands before the door. 10 Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience. 11 Behold, we count them happy who endure. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very compassionate, and of tender mercy.


Cross References

Acts 7:52

Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them who showed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom you have been now the betrayers and murderers:

Hebrews 11:32-38

And what shall I say more? for the time would fail me to tell of Gideon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthah; of David also, and Samuel, and of 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 the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

Isaiah 39:8

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

Jeremiah 2:30

In vain have I smitten your children; 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 counsel, and had caused my people to hear my words, then they should have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.

Jeremiah 26:16

Then said the princes and all the people unto the priests and to the prophets; This man is not worthy to die: for he has spoken to us in the name of the LORD our God.

Matthew 5:11-12

Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

Matthew 21:34-39

And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the tenants, that they might receive the fruits of it.

Matthew 23:34-37

Therefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them you shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall you scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city:

Luke 6:23

Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven: for in like manner did their fathers unto the prophets.

Luke 13:34

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which kills the prophets, and stones them that are sent unto you; how often would I have gathered your children together, as a hen does gather her brood under her wings, and you would not!

Acts 3:21

Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God has spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.

1 Thessalonians 2:14-15

For you, brethren, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ Jesus: for you also have suffered the same things of your own countrymen, even as they have of the Jews:

Hebrews 13:7

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.

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