Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false;

King James Version

I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars:

Holman Bible

I know your works, your labor, and your endurance, and that you cannot tolerate evil. You have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and you have found them to be liars.

International Standard Version

"I know what you've been doing, your toil, and your endurance. I also know that you cannot tolerate evil people. You have tested those who call themselves apostles, but are not, and have found them to be false.

A Conservative Version

I know thy works, and thy toil, and thy perseverance, and that thou cannot tolerate evil, and thou examined those who say themselves to be apostles, and are not, and found them false.

American Standard Version

I know thy works, and thy toil and patience, and that thou canst not bear evil men, and didst try them that call themselves apostles, and they are not, and didst find them false;

Amplified

‘I know your deeds and your toil, and your patient endurance, and that you cannot tolerate those who are evil, and have tested and critically appraised those who call themselves apostles (special messengers, personally chosen representatives, of Christ), and [in fact] are not, and have found them to be liars and impostors;

An Understandable Version

I know about your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance. [I know] that you cannot tolerate wicked men and that you have tested those who call themselves apostles, but really are not, and found them to be liars.

Anderson New Testament

I know your works, and your labor, and your patience; and that you can not bear with those who are evil, and that you have tried those who say they are apostles, and are not, and have found them liars;

Bible in Basic English

I have knowledge of your doings, and of your hard work and long waiting, and that you will not put up with evil men, and have put to the test those who say they are Apostles and are not, and have seen that they are false;

Common New Testament

I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance. I know that you cannot bear evil men, but you have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and have found them to be false;

Daniel Mace New Testament

I know thy works, thy labour, and thy patience, and that thou canst not bear those who are evil: thou hast tried those who say they are apostles, but are not; and hast found them lyars:

Darby Translation

I know thy works and thy labour, and thine endurance, and that thou canst not bear evil men; and thou hast tried them who say that themselves are apostles and are not, and hast found them liars;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

I know your works, and your labor, and your patience; and that you can not bear those who are evil: and you have tried those who say they are Apostles, and are not, and have found them liars;

Godbey New Testament

I know your works, and your labor, and your patience, and that you are not able to bear the wicked; and you have tried those who say they are apostles, and are not, and have found them to be liars:

Goodspeed New Testament

I know what you have done; your hard work and your endurance. I know that you cannot tolerate wicked men, and that you have tested those who claimed to be apostles when they were not, and have found them to be impostors.

John Wesley New Testament

I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, that thou canst not bear evil men; and thou hast tried those who say they are apostles and are not, and hast found them liars: And hast patience,

Julia Smith Translation

I know thy works, and thy fatigue, and thy patience, and that thou canst not bear the wicked: and thou bast tried them saying they are sent, and are not, and thou Last found them liars:

King James 2000

I know your works, and your labor, and your patience, and how you can not bear them who are evil: and you have tried them who say they are apostles, and are not, and have found them liars:

Lexham Expanded Bible

'I know your works, and your labor and patient endurance, and that you are not able to tolerate evil, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles and are not, and you found them [to be] false.

Modern King James verseion

I know your works and your labor and your patience, and how you cannot bear those who are evil. And you tried those pretending to be apostles, and are not, and have found them liars.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not forbear them which are evil: and examinedst them which say they are apostles, and are not: and hast found them liars.

Moffatt New Testament

I know your doings, your hard work and your patient endurance; I know that you cannot bear wicked men, and that you have tested those who style themselves apostles (no apostles they!) and detected them to be liars;

Montgomery New Testament

I know your works and your toil and stedfastness, and that you cannot endure evil men, and that you tested those who called themselves apostles, though they are not, and how you found them false.

NET Bible

I know your works as well as your labor and steadfast endurance, and that you cannot tolerate evil. You have even put to the test those who refer to themselves as apostles (but are not), and have discovered that they are false.

New Heart English Bible

"I know your works, and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and have tested those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and found them false.

Noyes New Testament

I know thy works, and thy labor, and thy endurance, and that thou canst not bear evil men; and thou didst try those who say they are apostles, and are not, and didst find them liars;

Sawyer New Testament

I know your works and your labor and your patience, and that you cannot bear the wicked, and you tried those who say they are apostles and are not, and found them false;

The Emphasized Bible

I know thy works, and thy toil, and endurance, and that thou canst not bear bad men, and thou hast tried them who were affirming themselves to be apostles, and they were not, and hast found them false;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I know thy works, and thy travail, and thy patience, and that thou canst not bear the wicked; and hast tried those who give themselves out as apostles, yet are not, and hast found them liars;

Twentieth Century New Testament

I know your life, your toil and endurance, and I know that you cannot tolerate evil-doers. I know, too, how you tested those who declare that they are Apostles, though they are not, and how you proved them false.

Webster

I know thy works, and thy labor, and thy patience, and that thou canst not bear them who are evil; and thou hast tried them who say they are apostles, and are not; and hast found them liars:

Weymouth New Testament

I know your doings and your toil and patient suffering. And I know that you cannot tolerate wicked men, but have put to the test those who say that they themselves are Apostles but are not, and you have found them to be liars.

Williams New Testament

"I know what you have done; your hard work and patient endurance; that you cannot tolerate wicked persons; that you have tested those who claimed to be apostles although they were not, and have found them to be imposters,

World English Bible

"I know your works, and your toil and perseverance, and that you can't tolerate evil men, and have tested those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and found them false.

Worrell New Testament

"I know your works and your toil, and your patience, and that you cannot bear evil men; and you tried those who call themselves apostles, and are not, and found them false;

Worsley New Testament

I know thy works, and thy labor, and thy patience, and that thou canst not bear those that are evil: and thou hast tried those who say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars; and hast borne trouble, and hast patience;

Youngs Literal Translation

I have known thy works, and thy labour, and thy endurance, and that thou art not able to bear evil ones, and that thou hast tried those saying themselves to be apostles and are not, and hast found them liars,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
σοῦ 
Sou 
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241
Usage: 241
Usage: 241

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

and











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

κόπος 
Kopos 
Usage: 13

ὑπομονή 
Hupomone 
Usage: 26

how
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

thou canst
δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able, may , able,
Usage: 140

not
οὐ 
Ou 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032
Usage: 1032

βαστάζω 
Bastazo 
bear, carry, take up
Usage: 18

κακός 
Kakos 
Usage: 46

thou hast tried
πειράζω 
Peirazo 
Usage: 33

φάσκω 
Phasko 
Usage: 3

εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

are
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find,
Usage: 130


Usage: 0

Context Readings

The Letter To The Church In Ephesus

1 Unto the angel of the congregation of Ephesus write; These things, saith he that holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands: 2 I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false; 3 and hast suffered, and doth suffer and for my name's sake hast laboured and hast not fainted.


Cross References

1 John 4:1

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

Revelation 3:1

And unto the angel of the congregation in Sardis write; These things, saith he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars: I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest and art dead.

Revelation 3:8

I know thy works; behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no one can shut it, for thou hast a little strength and hast kept my word and hast not denied my name.

Revelation 3:15

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot; I would thou wert cold or hot.

Psalm 1:6

For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Matthew 7:23

And then I will profess unto them, I never knew you; depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For these false apostles are deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

Galatians 1:7

for there is not another; but there are some that trouble you and would pervert the gospel of the Christ.

Ephesians 4:14

That we no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men and cunning craftiness, by which they lie in wait to deceive,

1 Thessalonians 1:3

remembering without ceasing the work of your faith and labour and charity and of waiting with the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father,

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Examine all things; retain that which is good.

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless, the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows those that are his. And, Let every one that names the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust to forget your work and labour of charity which ye have showed in his name, having helped the saints and helping them.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who covertly shall bring in destructive sects and shall deny the Lord that bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.

1 John 2:21-22

I have not written unto you as if ye ignore the truth, but as unto those that know it, and that no lie is of the truth.

Revelation 2:6

But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.

Revelation 2:9

I know thy works and tribulation and poverty, (but thou art rich), and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:13-15

I know thy works and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's throne is, and thou holdest fast my name and hast not denied my faith, even in those days in which Antipas was my faithful witness, , who was slain among you, where Satan dwellest.

Revelation 2:19-21

I have known thy works and charity and service and faith and thy patience and thy works and the last to be more than the first.

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