Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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, 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.

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 Brothers, do not complain against one another, in order that you may not be judged. Behold, the judge stands before the doors! 10 Brothers, take [as an] example of perseverance and endurance the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. 11 Behold, we consider blessed those who have endured. You have heard about the patient endurance of Job, and you saw the outcome from the Lord, that the Lord is compassionate and merciful.


Cross References

Acts 7:52

Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who announced beforehand about 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 would fail me to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, and Samuel and the prophets,

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they were mocking the messengers of God and despising his words and scoffing at his prophets until the wrath of Yahweh rose against his people until there was no remedy.

Isaiah 39:8

And Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "The word of Yahweh that you have spoken [is] good," for he {thought}, "Surely there will be peace and security in my days."

Jeremiah 2:30

"For {in vain} I have struck your children. They accepted no discipline. Your sword devoured your prophets, like a ravening lion.

Jeremiah 23:22

But if they had stood in my council, then they would have proclaimed my words [to] my people, and they would have caused them to turn 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, "{This man does not deserve} a sentence of death, for in the name of Yahweh our God, he has spoken to us."

Matthew 5:11-12

Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute [you] and say all kinds of evil things against you, lying on account of me.

Matthew 21:34-39

And when the season of fruit drew near, he sent his slaves to the tenant farmers to collect his fruit.

Matthew 23:34-37

For this [reason], behold, I am sending to you prophets and wise men and scribes. [Some] of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will flog in your synagogues and will pursue from town to town,

Luke 6:23

Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward [is] great in heaven. For their fathers used to do the same [things] to the prophets.

Luke 13:34

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How many times I wanted to gather your children together {the way} a hen [gathers] her own brood under [her] wings, and you were not willing!

Acts 3:21

whom heaven must receive until the times of the restoration of all [things], about which God spoke through the mouth of his holy prophets from earliest times.

1 Thessalonians 2:14-15

For you became imitators, brothers, of the churches of God [which] are in Judea in Christ Jesus, because you also suffered the same [things] at the hands of your own people, just as [they] themselves [did] also at the hands of the Jews,

Hebrews 13:7

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

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