Parallel Verses

Amplified

So you also must be patient. Establish your hearts [strengthen and confirm them in the final certainty], for the coming of the Lord is very near.

New American Standard Bible

You too be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.

King James Version

Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.

Holman Bible

You also must be patient. Strengthen your hearts, because the Lord's coming is near.

International Standard Version

You, too, must be patient. Strengthen your hearts, because the coming of the Lord is near.

A Conservative Version

Be ye also patient. Establish your hearts, because the coming of the Lord has approached.

American Standard Version

Be ye also patient; establish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord is at hand.

An Understandable Version

[So], you people should be patient also; strengthen your hearts because the Lord's coming is near [Note: This may refer to the destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70, or to Christ's final coming and judgment].

Anderson New Testament

Be you also patient, establish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draws near.

Bible in Basic English

Be as calm in your waiting; let your hearts be strong: because the coming of the Lord is near.

Common New Testament

You too be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.

Daniel Mace New Testament

be you equally patient, and exercise your fortitude, for the advent of the Lord is nigh.

Darby Translation

Ye also have patience: stablish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is drawn nigh.

Godbey New Testament

you also suffer long; establish your hearts; because the coming of the Lord is nigh.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must have patience too; you must keep up your courage, for the coming of the Lord is close at hand.

John Wesley New Testament

Be ye also patient, stablish your hearts; for the coming of the Lord is nigh.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be ye also patient and confirm your hearts, for the coming of the Lord draws near.

Julia Smith Translation

Be longsuffering, ye also; make your hearts firm: for the arrival of the Lord has drawn near.

King James 2000

Be also patient; establish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draws near.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You also be patient. Strengthen your hearts, because the coming of the Lord is near.

Modern King James verseion

You also be patient, establish your hearts, for the coming of your Lord draws near.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be ye also patient therefore, and settle your hearts, for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.

Moffatt New Testament

have patience yourselves, strengthen your hearts, for the arrival of the Lord is at hand.

Montgomery New Testament

So you also must be patient. Stablish your hearts; for the coming of the Lord is at hand!

NET Bible

You also be patient and strengthen your hearts, for the Lord's return is near.

New Heart English Bible

You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.

Noyes New Testament

Be ye also patient, establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.

Sawyer New Testament

Do you also have long patience, confirm your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.

The Emphasized Bible

Be, ye also, patient, Stablish your hearts, because, the Presence of the Lord, hath drawn near.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts; for the coming of the Lord is at hand.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And you must be patient also, and not be discouraged; for the Lord's Coming is near.

Webster

Be ye also patient; establish your hearts; for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.

Weymouth New Testament

So you also must be patient: keeping up your courage; for the Coming of the Lord is now close at hand.

Williams New Testament

You must be patient, too; you must put iron into your hearts, because the coming of the Lord is close at hand.

World English Bible

You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.

Worrell New Testament

Be ye also patient; establish your hearts, because the coming of the Lord has drawn near.

Worsley New Testament

Be ye also patient, establish your hearts; for the coming of the Lord is near.

Youngs Literal Translation

be patient, ye also; establish your hearts, because the presence of the Lord hath drawn nigh;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be
μακροθυμέω 
Makrothumeo 
Usage: 7

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120


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

μακροθυμέω 
Makrothumeo 
Usage: 7

στηρίζω 
Sterizo 
Usage: 10

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the coming
παρουσία 
Parousia 
Usage: 21

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Context Readings

Exhortation To Patience

7 So be patient, brethren, [as you wait] till the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits expectantly for the precious harvest from the land. [See how] he keeps up his patient [vigil] over it until it receives the early and late rains. 8 So you also must be patient. Establish your hearts [strengthen and confirm them in the final certainty], for the coming of the Lord is very near. 9 Do not complain, brethren, against one another, so that you [yourselves] may not be judged. Look! The Judge is [already] standing at the very door.


Cross References

1 Peter 4:7

But the end and culmination of all things has now come near; keep sound minded and self-restrained and alert therefore for [the practice of] prayer.

Psalm 27:14

Wait and hope for and expect the Lord; be brave and of good courage and let your heart be stout and enduring. Yes, wait for and hope for and expect the Lord.

Psalm 37:7

Be still and rest in the Lord; wait for Him and patiently lean yourself upon Him; fret not yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.

Psalm 40:1-3

I waited patiently and expectantly for the Lord; and He inclined to me and heard my cry.

Psalm 130:5

I wait for the Lord, I expectantly wait, and in His word do I hope.

Philippians 4:5

Let all men know and perceive and recognize your unselfishness (your considerateness, your forbearing spirit). The Lord is near [He is coming soon].

Genesis 49:18

I wait for Your salvation, O Lord.

Lamentations 3:25-26

The Lord is good to those who wait hopefully and expectantly for Him, to those who seek Him [inquire of and for Him and require Him by right of necessity and on the authority of God's word].

Micah 7:7

But as for me, I will look to the Lord and confident in Him I will keep watch; I will wait with hope and expectancy for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.

Habakkuk 2:3

For the vision is yet for an appointed time and it hastens to the end [fulfillment]; it will not deceive or disappoint. Though it tarry, wait [earnestly] for it, because it will surely come; it will not be behindhand on its appointed day.

Romans 8:25

But if we hope for what is still unseen by us, we wait for it with patience and composure.

Romans 13:11-12

Besides this you know what [a critical] hour this is, how it is high time now for you to wake up out of your sleep (rouse to reality). For salvation (final deliverance) is nearer to us now than when we first believed (adhered to, trusted in, and relied on Christ, the Messiah).

1 Thessalonians 1:10

And [how you] look forward to and await the coming of His Son from heaven, Whom He raised from the dead -- "Jesus, Who personally rescues and delivers us out of and from the wrath [bringing punishment] which is coming [upon the impenitent] and draws us to Himself [ investing us with all the privileges and rewards of the new life in Christ, the Messiah].

1 Thessalonians 3:13

So that He may strengthen and confirm and establish your hearts faultlessly pure and unblamable in holiness in the sight of our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) with all His saints (the holy and glorified people of God)! Amen, (so be it)!

2 Thessalonians 3:5

May the Lord direct your hearts into [realizing and showing] the love of God and into the steadfastness and patience of Christ and in waiting for His return.

Hebrews 10:25-37

Not forsaking or neglecting to assemble together [as believers], as is the habit of some people, but admonishing (warning, urging, and encouraging) one another, and all the more faithfully as you see the day approaching.

James 5:9

Do not complain, brethren, against one another, so that you [yourselves] may not be judged. Look! The Judge is [already] standing at the very door.

Revelation 22:20

He Who gives this warning and affirms and testifies to these things says, Yes (it is true). [Surely] I am coming quickly (swiftly, speedily). Amen (so let it be)! Yes, come, Lord Jesus!

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the [Holy] Spirit [the work which His presence within accomplishes] is love, joy (gladness), peace, patience (an even temper, forbearance), kindness, goodness (benevolence), faithfulness,

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