Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

rejoicing in hope, enduring tribulation, persevering in prayer,

New American Standard Bible

rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,

King James Version

Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

Holman Bible

Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; be persistent in prayer.

International Standard Version

Be joyful in hope, patient in trouble, and persistent in prayer.

American Standard Version

rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing stedfastly in prayer;


constantly rejoicing in hope [because of our confidence in Christ], steadfast and patient in distress, devoted to prayer [continually seeking wisdom, guidance, and strength],

An Understandable Version

Be joyful as you hope [i.e., for future blessings]. Persevere in spite of the troubles you experience. Continue steadfastly in prayer.

Anderson New Testament

in hope, be joyful; in affliction, be patient; in prayer, be per severing;

Bible in Basic English

Being glad in hope, quiet in trouble, at all times given to prayer,

Common New Testament

Rejoice in your hope, be patient in tribulation, be faithful in prayer.

Daniel Mace New Testament

be joyful in hope; be patient under affliction; persevere in prayer;

Darby Translation

As regards hope, rejoicing: as regards tribulation, enduring: as regards prayer, persevering:

Godbey New Testament

rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing steadfastly in prayer;

Goodspeed New Testament

Be happy in your hope, steadfast in time of trouble, persistent in prayer.

John Wesley New Testament

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, continue instant in prayer.

Julia Smith Translation

Rejoicing in hope; holding out under pressure; persevering in prayer;

King James 2000

Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; constant in prayer;

Lexham Expanded Bible

rejoicing in hope, enduring in affliction, being devoted to prayer,

Modern King James verseion

rejoicing in hope, patient in affliction, steadfastly continuing in prayer,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Rejoice in hope. Be patient in tribulation, continue in prayer.

Moffatt New Testament

let your hope be a joy to you; be stedfast in trouble, attend to prayer,

Montgomery New Testament

Rejoice in hope; be patient under affliction; continue stedfast in prayer.

NET Bible

Rejoice in hope, endure in suffering, persist in prayer.

New Heart English Bible

rejoicing in hope; enduring in troubles; continuing steadfastly in prayer;

Noyes New Testament

Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; persevere in prayer.

Sawyer New Testament

rejoice in the hope, be patient in affliction, be persevering in prayer,

The Emphasized Bible

In hope, rejoicing, in tribulation, enduring, in prayer, persevering,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

rejoicing in hope; patient in affliction; persevering in prayer:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Rejoicing in your hope; steadfast under persecution; persevering in prayer;


Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing earnest in prayer;

Weymouth New Testament

full of joyful hope, patient under persecution, earnest and persistent in prayer.

Williams New Testament

ever happy in hope, always patient in suffering, ever persistent in prayer,

World English Bible

rejoicing in hope; enduring in troubles; continuing steadfastly in prayer;

Worrell New Testament

rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; persevering in prayer;

Worsley New Testament

Rejoicing in hope, patient under affliction, persevering in prayer,

Youngs Literal Translation

in the hope rejoicing; in the tribulation enduring; in the prayer persevering;


Root Form
Usage: 60

in hope
Usage: 54

Usage: 14

Usage: 33

Usage: 10


Devotionals about Romans 12:12

Devotionals containing Romans 12:12





Images Romans 12:12

Context Readings

Living In Love

11 not lazy in diligence, being fervent in the Spirit serving the Lord, 12 rejoicing in hope, enduring tribulation, persevering in prayer, 13 sharing for the needs of the sanctified, pursuing love for strangers.

Cross References

Hebrews 10:36

For ye have need of perseverance, so that, having done the will of God, ye may receive the promise.

Acts 1:14

All these men were continuing with one accord in prayer and supplication, with women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.

Psalm 62:8

Trust in him at all times, ye people. Pour out your heart before him. God is a refuge for us. Selah.

Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, for ye to abound in hope in the power of Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 13:13

And now remain faith, hope, love, these three, but the greater of these is love.

Genesis 32:24-26

And Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the day.

Job 27:8-10

For what is the hope of the profane, though he gets him gain, when God takes away his soul?

Psalm 16:9-11

Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices. My flesh also shall dwell in {hope (LXX/NT)}.

Psalm 37:7

Rest in LORD, and wait patiently for him. Fret not thyself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.

Psalm 40:1

I waited patiently for LORD, and he inclined to me, and heard my cry.

Psalm 55:16-17

As for me, I will call upon God, and LORD will save me.

Psalm 71:20-23

Thou, who have shown us many and great troubles, will revive us again, and will bring us up again from the depths of the earth.

Psalm 73:24-26

Thou will guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.

Psalm 109:4

For my love they are my adversaries, but I [make] prayer.

Proverbs 10:28

The hope of the righteous [is] gladness, but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

Proverbs 14:32

An evil man is thrust down in his evil-doing, but a righteous man has hope in his death.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

And ye shall call upon me, and ye shall go and pray to me, and I will hearken to you.

Lamentations 3:24-26

LORD is my portion, says my soul, therefore I will hope in him.

Daniel 9:18-19

O my God, incline thine ear, and hear. Open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name. For we do not present our supplications before thee for our righteousness, but for thy great mercies' sak

Habakkuk 3:17-18

For though the fig tree shall not flourish, nor shall fruit be in the vines, the labor of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no food. The flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls.

Matthew 5:12

Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad, because your reward is great in the heavens, for so they persecuted the prophets before you.

Luke 8:15

But those in the good ground, these are those who in an good and right heart, having heard the word, hold it firm, and bring forth fruit in perseverance.

Luke 10:20

Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are made subject to you, but rejoice because your names are written in the heavens.

Luke 11:5-13

And he said to them, Which of you will have a friend, and will go to him at midnight, and say to him, Friend, lend me three loaves,

Luke 18:1-43

And he also spoke a parable to them about it being necessary to always pray, and not to give up,

Luke 21:19

In your perseverance ye gain your souls.

Acts 2:42

And they were continuing steadfastly in the apostles doctrine, and in fellowship, and in the breaking of bread, and the prayers.

Acts 6:4

But we will continue steadfastly in prayer, and in the service of the word.

Acts 12:5

Indeed therefore Peter was kept in the prison, but fervent prayer was being made by the church to God for him.

Romans 2:7

to those who indeed seek by perseverance of good work, glory and esteem and immortality--eternal life--

Romans 5:2-4

through whom also we have access by faith for this grace in which we stand, and we take pride in hope of the glory of God.

Romans 8:25

But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait through patience.

Romans 15:4

For as many things as were written previously were written for our learning, so that through perseverance and through the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.

2 Corinthians 12:8

I besought the Lord thrice about this, that it might depart from me.

Ephesians 6:18-19

praying through every prayer and entreaty at every time in spirit, and being alert in this same thing in all perseverance and entreaty for all the sanctified,

Philippians 3:1

Finally, my brothers, rejoice in Lord. To write the same things to you is really not irksome to me, but safe for you.

Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice.

Philippians 4:6-7

Be anxious about nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thankfulness make your requests known to God.

Colossians 1:11

being strengthened in every ability, according to the dominion of his glory, for all perseverance and longsuffering with joy.

Colossians 1:27

To whom God wanted to make known what is the wealth of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

Colossians 4:2

Continue in prayer, being vigilant in it with thankfulness.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, the bondman of Christ from you, salutes you, always striving for you in prayers, so that ye may stand perfect and made full in all the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But we, being of the day, should be sober, putting on a breastplate of faith and love, and a helmet, the hope of salvation.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-17

Rejoice always.

2 Thessalonians 1:4

So as for us ourselves to have pride in you in the congregations of God, for your perseverance and faith in all your persecutions and in the tribulations that ye endure,

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

And may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and our God and Father who loved us and gave eternal encouragement and good hope through grace,

2 Thessalonians 3:5

And may the Lord direct your hearts for the love of God, and for the steadfastness of the Christ.

1 Timothy 6:11

But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, patience, mildness.

2 Timothy 3:10

But thou have closely followed my doctrine, conduct, purpose, faith, longsuffering, love, perseverance,

Titus 2:13

Awaiting the blessed hope and appearance of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ,

Titus 3:7

So that, having been made righteous by the grace of that man, we may become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

Hebrews 3:6

but Christ as a Son over his house, whose house we are, if only we keep in possession our confidence and pride of hope, firm until the end.

Hebrews 5:7

Who, in the days of his flesh, having offered up both prayers and supplications with strong shouting and tears to him who was able to save him from death, and who was heard because of his reverence,

Hebrews 6:12

so that ye may not become lazy, but imitators of those who, through faith and longsuffering, inherit the promises.

Hebrews 6:15

And this way, having patiently endured, he obtained the promise.

Hebrews 6:17-19

By which God, wanting to demonstrate more abundantly to the heirs of the promise the immutableness of his resolve, confirmed it by an oath.

Hebrews 10:32

But remember the former days, in which, after being enlightened, ye endured a great contest of sufferings.

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore we also, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, having put off every weight and cleverly entangling sin, let us run by perseverance the contest being set before us.

James 1:3-4

knowing that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.

James 5:7

Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient for it, until it receives the early and latter rain.

James 5:10-11

Take an example, my brothers, of evil-suffering and longsuffering, the prophets who spoke in the name of Lord.

James 5:15-16

And the prayer of faith will rescue him who is depressed, and the Lord will rouse him. And if he should be a man who has committed sins, they will be forgiven him.

1 Peter 1:3-8

Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who begot us again according to his abundant mercy for a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 2:19-20

For this is graciousness, if, because of consciousness of God, any man endures sorrows, suffering wrongfully.

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things has approached. Therefore be serious, and be sober for the prayers.

1 Peter 4:13

But rejoice in so far as ye are partakers in the sufferings of the Christ, so that also at the revealing of his glory ye may rejoice, having exceeding joy.

2 Peter 1:6

and in knowledge, self-control, and in self-control, perseverance, and in perseverance, piety,

1 John 3:1-3

Behold what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we may be called children of God. Because of this the world does not know you, because it did not know him.

1 John 5:14-15

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

Revelation 13:10

If any man keeps in captivity, he goes. If any man kills with a sword, he must be killed with a sword. Here is the perseverance and the faith of the sanctified.

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