Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Behold, we call them blessed who have endured. Ye have heard of the endurance of Job, and seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is full of tender compassion and pitiful.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.

Holman Bible

See, we count as blessed those who have endured. You have heard of Job's endurance and have seen the outcome from the Lord: the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.

International Standard Version

We consider those who endured to be blessed. You have heard about Job's endurance and have seen the purpose of the Lord that the Lord is compassionate and merciful.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

Behold, we call them blessed that endured: ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord, how that the Lord is full of pity, and merciful.

Amplified

You know how we call those blessed (happy) who were steadfast [who endured]. You have heard of the endurance of Job, and you have seen the Lord's [purpose and how He richly blessed him in the] end, inasmuch as the Lord is full of pity and compassion and tenderness and mercy.

An Understandable Version

Notice that we consider those who endured [suffering with patience] to be blessed [by God]. You people have heard of Job's patience and have seen what the Lord finally did [for him]. The Lord is very compassionate and merciful.

Anderson New Testament

Behold, we count those happy who endure. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the final dealing of the Lord, that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.

Bible in Basic English

We say that those men who have gone through pain are happy: you have the story of Job and the troubles through which he went and have seen that the Lord was full of pity and mercy in the end.

Common New Testament

Behold, we call those blessed who endured. You have heard of the endurance of Job, and you have seen the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.

Daniel Mace New Testament

we pronounce those happy, who have so endur'd. you have heard of the constancy of Job, you know with what success he was crown'd by the Lord, who is all mercy and compassion.

Godbey New Testament

Behold, we pronounce them happy who have endured: you have heard the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord, because the Lord is very merciful, and sympathetic.

Goodspeed New Testament

Why, we call those who showed such endurance happy! You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen what the Lord brought out of it, for the Lord is very kind and merciful.

John Wesley New Testament

Behold, we count them happy that have endured. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord: for the Lord is very pitiful and of tender mercy.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, we count blessed those who endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job and have seen the end of the Lord, that the Lord is very merciful, and full of compassion.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, we esteem those enduring happy. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and ye see the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, we count blessed those who endure. You have heard of the patience of Job, and you have seen the end of the Lord, that the Lord is full of pity and of tender mercy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have known what end the Lord made. For the Lord is very pitiful, and merciful.

Moffatt New Testament

See, we call the stedfast happy; you have heard of the stedfastness of Job, and you have seen the end of the Lord with him, seen that the Lord is very compassionate and pitiful.

Montgomery New Testament

Remember we count those that were stedfast happy. You have heard of the stedfastness of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord with him, seen how the Lord is full of tenderness.

NET Bible

Think of how we regard as blessed those who have endured. You have heard of Job's endurance and you have seen the Lord's purpose, that the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, we call them blessed who endured. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the Lord in the outcome, and how the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.

Noyes New Testament

Behold, we count those happy who have endured. Ye have heard of the patience of Job; behold also the end of the Lord, that he is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.

Sawyer New Testament

Behold, we account them blessed who are patient. You have heard of the patience of Job, and you know the purpose of the Lord, that he is very merciful and compassionate.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! we pronounce them happy who have endured; - Of the endurance of Job, ye have heard, and, the end of the Lord, have ye seen, - that, of much tender affection, is the Lord, and full of compassion,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Behold, we esteem those blessed who patiently endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; for the Lord is full of bowels of mercy, and tenderly compassionate.

Twentieth Century New Testament

We count those who displayed such endurance blessed! You have heard, too, of Job's endurance, and have seen what the Lord's purpose was, for 'the Lord is full of pity and compassion.'

Webster

Behold, we count them happy who endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.

Weymouth New Testament

Remember that we call those blessed who endured what they did. You have also heard of Job's patient endurance, and have seen the issue of the Lord's dealings with him--how full of tenderness and pity the Lord is.

Williams New Testament

See how we call those who thus endured happy! You have heard how patiently Job endured and have seen how the Lord finally blessed him, because the Lord is tenderhearted and merciful.

World English Bible

Behold, we call them blessed who endured. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the Lord in the outcome, and how the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.

Worrell New Testament

Behold, we pronounce those happy who endured: ye heard of the patience of Job; and ye saw the end of the Lord, that the Lord is full of pity, and merciful.

Worsley New Testament

Behold, we account those happy, that are patient. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord, that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.

Youngs Literal Translation

lo, we call happy those who are enduring; the endurance of Job ye heard of, and the end of the Lord ye have seen, that very compassionate is the Lord, and pitying.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

we count
μακαρίζω 
Makarizo 
Usage: 2


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

μακαρίζω 
Makarizo 
Usage: 2

ὑπομένω 
Hupomeno 
Usage: 14

Ye have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

of the patience
ὑπομονή 
Hupomone 
Usage: 26

of Job
Ἰώβ 
Iob 
Job
Usage: 1

and



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

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

the end
τέλος 
Telos 
Usage: 28

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

πολύσπλαγχνος 
Polusplagchnos 
Usage: 1

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Context Readings

Exhortation To Patience

10 Take as an example, brethren, of suffering and having patience, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord. 11 Behold, we call them blessed who have endured. Ye have heard of the endurance of Job, and seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is full of tender compassion and pitiful. 12 But before all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, nor by the earth, nor by any other oath; but let your yea be yea, and your nay, nay, that ye do not fall under judgment.


Cross References

Exodus 34:6

And Jehovah passed by before his face, and proclaimed, Jehovah, Jehovah God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in goodness and truth,

Job 1:21-22

and he said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: Jehovah gave, and Jehovah hath taken away; blessed be the name of Jehovah!

Numbers 14:18

Jehovah is slow to anger, and abundant in goodness, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, upon the third and fourth generation.

Job 2:10

But he said to her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. We have also received good from God, and should we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Psalm 103:8

Jehovah is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving-kindness.

1 Chronicles 21:13

And David said to Gad, I am in a great strait: let me fall, I pray thee, into the hand of Jehovah, for his mercies are very great; but let me not fall into the hand of man.

2 Chronicles 30:9

For if ye return to Jehovah, your brethren and your children shall find compassion with those that have carried them captive, so that they shall come again unto this land; for Jehovah your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return to him.

Nehemiah 9:17

and refused to obey, neither were they mindful of thy wonders which thou hadst done among them; but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion made a captain to return to their bondage. But thou art a +God ready to forgive, gracious and merciful, slow to anger and of great loving-kindness, and thou forsookest them not.

Nehemiah 9:31

Nevertheless for thy manifold mercies' sake, thou didst not make a full end of them nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God.

Job 1:2

And there were born to him seven sons and three daughters.

Job 13:15-16

Behold, if he slay me, yet would I trust in him; but I will defend mine own ways before him.

Job 23:10

But he knoweth the way that I take; he trieth me, I shall come forth as gold.

Job 42:10-17

And Jehovah turned the captivity of Job, when he had prayed for his friends; and Jehovah gave Job twice as much as he had before.

Psalm 25:6-7

Remember, Jehovah, thy tender mercies and thy loving-kindnesses; for they are from everlasting.

Psalm 37:37

Mark the perfect, and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace;

Psalm 51:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David; when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bath-sheba.} Be gracious unto me, O God, according to thy loving-kindness; according to the abundance of thy tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Psalm 78:38

But he was merciful: he forgave the iniquity, and destroyed them not; but many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his fury:

Psalm 86:5

For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive, and art of great loving-kindness unto all that call upon thee.

Psalm 86:15

But thou, Lord, art a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in goodness and truth.

Psalm 94:12

Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O Jah, and whom thou teachest out of thy law;

Psalm 103:13

As a father pitieth his children, so Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.

Psalm 116:5

Gracious is Jehovah and righteous; and our God is merciful.

Psalm 119:132

Turn unto me, and be gracious unto me, as thou art wont to do unto those that love thy name.

Psalm 136:1-26

Give ye thanks unto Jehovah, for he is good; for his loving-kindness endureth for ever:

Psalm 145:8

Jehovah is gracious and merciful; slow to anger, and of great loving-kindness.

Ecclesiastes 7:8

Better is the end of a thing than its beginning; better is a patient spirit than a proud spirit.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek ye Jehovah while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near.

Isaiah 63:7

I will record the loving-kindnesses of Jehovah, the praises of Jehovah, according to all that Jehovah hath bestowed upon us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel which he hath bestowed upon them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses.

Isaiah 63:9

In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the Angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bore them and carried them all the days of old.

Lamentations 3:22

It is of Jehovah's loving-kindness we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not;

Daniel 9:9

With the Lord our God are mercies and pardons, for we have rebelled against him;

Daniel 9:18-19

Incline thine ear, O my God, and hear; open thine eyes and behold our desolations, and the city that is called by thy name: for we do not present our supplications before thee because of our righteousnesses, but because of thy manifold mercies.

Joel 2:13

and rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto Jehovah your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great loving-kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.

Jonah 4:2

And he prayed unto Jehovah, and said, Ah, Jehovah, was not this my saying when I was yet in my country? Therefore I was minded to flee at first unto Tarshish; for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great loving-kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like unto thee, that forgiveth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? He retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in loving-kindness.

Matthew 5:10-11

Blessed they who are persecuted on account of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.

Matthew 10:22

and ye shall be hated of all on account of my name. But he that has endured to the end, he shall be saved.

Luke 1:50

and his mercy is to generations and generations to them that fear him.

Luke 6:36

Be ye therefore merciful, even as your Father also is merciful.

Romans 2:4

or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads thee to repentance?

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he has taken us into favour in the Beloved:

Ephesians 2:4

but God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love wherewith he loved us,

Hebrews 3:6

but Christ, as Son over his house, whose house are we, if indeed we hold fast the boldness and the boast of hope firm to the end.

Hebrews 3:14

For we are become companions of the Christ if indeed we hold the beginning of the assurance firm to the end;

Hebrews 10:39

But we are not drawers back to perdition, but of faith to saving the soul.

James 1:12

Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for, having been proved, he shall receive the crown of life, which He has promised to them that love him.

1 Peter 1:6-7

Wherein ye exult, for a little while at present, if needed, put to grief by various trials,

1 Peter 1:13

Wherefore, having girded up the loins of your mind, be sober and hope with perfect stedfastness in the grace which will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

2 Peter 2:9

the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of trial, and to keep the unjust to the day of judgment to be punished;

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