Parallel Verses

Amplified

Rejoice and exult in hope; be steadfast and patient in suffering and tribulation; be constant 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.

A Conservative Version

rejoicing in hope, enduring tribulation, persevering in prayer,

American Standard Version

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, constant 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;

Webster

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;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
χαίρω 
Chairo 
Usage: 60

in hope
ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

ὑπομένω 
Hupomeno 
Usage: 14

θλίψις 
Thlipsis 
Usage: 33

προσκαρτερέω 
Proskartereo 
Usage: 10

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 12:12

Devotionals containing Romans 12:12

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Images Romans 12:12

Context Readings

Living In Love

11 Never lag in zeal and in earnest endeavor; be aglow and burning with the Spirit, serving the Lord. 12 Rejoice and exult in hope; be steadfast and patient in suffering and tribulation; be constant in prayer. 13 Contribute to the needs of God's people [sharing in the necessities of the saints]; pursue the practice of hospitality.


Cross References

Hebrews 10:36

For you have need of steadfast patience and endurance, so that you may perform and fully accomplish the will of God, and thus receive and carry away [and enjoy to the full] what is promised.

Acts 1:14

All of these with their minds in full agreement devoted themselves steadfastly to prayer, [waiting together] with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.

Psalm 62:8

Trust in, lean on, rely on, and have confidence in Him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts before Him. God is a refuge for us (a fortress and a high tower). Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Romans 15:13

May the God of your hope so fill you with all joy and peace in believing [through the experience of your faith] that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound and be overflowing (bubbling over) with hope.

1 Corinthians 13:13

And so faith, hope, love abide [faith -- "conviction and belief respecting man's relation to God and divine things; hope -- "joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation; love -- "true affection for God and man, growing out of God's love for and in us], these three; but the greatest of these is love.

Genesis 32:24-26

And Jacob was left alone, and a Man wrestled with him until daybreak.

Job 27:8-10

For what is the hope of the godless and polluted, even though he has gained [in this world], when God cuts him off and takes away his life?

Psalm 16:9-11

Therefore my heart is glad and my glory [my inner self] rejoices; my body too shall rest and confidently dwell in safety,

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

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

Psalm 55:16-17

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

Psalm 71:20-23

You Who have shown us [all] troubles great and sore will quicken us again and will bring us up again from the depths of the earth.

Psalm 73:24-26

You will guide me with Your counsel, and afterward receive me to honor and glory.

Psalm 109:4

In return for my love they are my adversaries, but I resort to prayer.

Proverbs 10:28

The hope of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) is gladness, but the expectation of the wicked (those who are out of harmony with God) comes to nothing.

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is overthrown through his wrongdoing and calamity, but the [consistently] righteous has hope and confidence even in death.

Jeremiah 29:12-13

Then you will call upon Me, and you will come and pray to Me, and I will hear and heed you.

Lamentations 3:24-26

The Lord is my portion or share, says my living being (my inner self); therefore will I hope in Him and wait expectantly for Him.

Daniel 9:18-19

O my God, incline Your ear and hear; open Your eyes and look at our desolations and the city which is called by Your name; for we do not present our supplications before You for our own righteousness and justice, but for Your great mercy and loving-kindness.

Habakkuk 3:17-18

Though the fig tree does not blossom and there is no fruit on the vines, [though] the product of the olive fails and the fields yield no food, though the flock is cut off from the fold and there are no cattle in the stalls,

Matthew 5:12

Be glad and supremely joyful, for your reward in heaven is great (strong and intense), for in this same way people persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Luke 8:15

But as for that [seed] in the good soil, these are [the people] who, hearing the Word, hold it fast in a just ( noble, virtuous) and worthy heart, and steadily bring forth fruit with patience.

Luke 10:20

Nevertheless, do not rejoice at this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are enrolled in heaven.

Luke 11:5-13

And He said to them, Which of you who has a friend will go to him at midnight and will say to him, Friend, lend me three loaves [of bread],

Luke 18:1-43

Also [Jesus] told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not to turn coward (faint, lose heart, and give up).

Luke 21:19

By your steadfastness and patient endurance you shall win the true life of your souls.

Acts 2:42

And they steadfastly persevered, devoting themselves constantly to the instruction and fellowship of the apostles, to the breaking of bread [including the Lord's Supper] and prayers.

Acts 6:4

But we will continue to devote ourselves steadfastly to prayer and the ministry of the Word.

Acts 12:5

So Peter was kept in prison, but fervent prayer for him was persistently made to God by the church (assembly).

Romans 2:7

To those who by patient persistence in well-doing [ springing from piety] seek [unseen but sure] glory and honor and [ the eternal blessedness of] immortality, He will give eternal life.

Romans 5:2-4

Through Him also we have [our] access (entrance, introduction) by faith into this grace (state of God's favor) in which we [firmly and safely] stand. And let us rejoice and exult in our hope of experiencing and enjoying the glory of God.

Romans 8:25

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

Romans 15:4

For whatever was thus written in former days was written for our instruction, that by [our steadfast and patient] endurance and the encouragement [drawn] from the Scriptures we might hold fast to and cherish hope.

2 Corinthians 12:8

Three times I called upon the Lord and besought [Him] about this and begged that it might depart from me;

Ephesians 6:18-19

Pray at all times (on every occasion, in every season) in the Spirit, with all [manner of] prayer and entreaty. To that end keep alert and watch with strong purpose and perseverance, interceding in behalf of all the saints (God's consecrated people).

Philippians 3:1

For the rest, my brethren, delight yourselves in the Lord and continue to rejoice that you are in Him. To keep writing to you [over and over] of the same things is not irksome to me, and it is [a precaution] for your safety.

Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in the Lord always [delight, gladden yourselves in Him]; again I say, Rejoice!

Philippians 4:6-7

Do not fret or have any anxiety about anything, but in every circumstance and in everything, by prayer and petition ( definite requests), with thanksgiving, continue to make your wants known to God.

Colossians 1:11

[We pray] that you may be invigorated and strengthened with all power according to the might of His glory, [to exercise] every kind of endurance and patience (perseverance and forbearance) with joy,

Colossians 1:27

To whom God was pleased to make known how great for the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ within and among you, the Hope of [realizing the] glory.

Colossians 4:2

Be earnest and unwearied and steadfast in your prayer [life], being [both] alert and intent in [your praying] with thanksgiving.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of yourselves, a servant of Christ Jesus, sends you greetings. [He is] always striving for you earnestly in his prayers, [pleading] that you may [as persons of ripe character and clear conviction] stand firm and mature [in spiritual growth], convinced and fully assured in everything willed by God.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

Recalling unceasingly before our God and Father your work energized by faith and service motivated by love and unwavering hope in [the return of] our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah).

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But we belong to the day; therefore, let us be sober and put on the breastplate (corslet) of faith and love and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-17

Be happy [in your faith] and rejoice and be glad-hearted continually (always);

2 Thessalonians 1:4

And this is a cause of our mentioning you with pride among the churches (assemblies) of God for your steadfastness (your unflinching endurance and patience) and your firm faith in the midst of all the persecutions and crushing distresses and afflictions under which you are holding up.

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, Who loved us and gave us everlasting consolation and encouragement and well-founded hope through [His] grace (unmerited favor),

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.

1 Timothy 6:11

But as for you, O man of God, flee from all these things; aim at and pursue righteousness (right standing with God and true goodness), godliness (which is the loving fear of God and being Christlike), faith, love, steadfastness (patience), and gentleness of heart.

2 Timothy 3:10

Now you have closely observed and diligently followed my teaching, conduct, purpose in life, faith, patience, love, steadfastness,

Titus 2:13

Awaiting and looking for the [fulfillment, the realization of our] blessed hope, even the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Christ Jesus (the Messiah, the Anointed One),

Titus 3:7

[And He did it in order] that we might be justified by His grace (by His favor, wholly undeserved), [that we might be acknowledged and counted as conformed to the divine will in purpose, thought, and action], and that we might become heirs of eternal life according to [our] hope.

Hebrews 3:6

But Christ (the Messiah) was faithful over His [own Father's] house as a Son [and Master of it]. And it is we who are [now members] of this house, if we hold fast and firm to the end our joyful and exultant confidence and sense of triumph in our hope [in Christ].

Hebrews 5:7

In the days of His flesh [Jesus] offered up definite, special petitions [for that which He not only wanted but needed] and supplications with strong crying and tears to Him Who was [always] able to save Him [out] from death, and He was heard because of His reverence toward God [His godly fear, His piety, in that He shrank from the horrors of separation from the bright presence of the Father].

Hebrews 6:12

In order that you may not grow disinterested and become [spiritual] sluggards, but imitators, behaving as do those who through faith ( by their leaning of the entire personality on God in Christ in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness) and by practice of patient endurance and waiting are [now] inheriting the promises.

Hebrews 6:15

And so it was that he [Abraham], having waited long and endured patiently, realized and obtained [in the birth of Isaac as a pledge of what was to come] what God had promised him.

Hebrews 6:17-19

Accordingly God also, in His desire to show more convincingly and beyond doubt to those who were to inherit the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose and plan, intervened (mediated) with an oath.

Hebrews 10:32

But be ever mindful of the days gone by in which, after you were first spiritually enlightened, you endured a great and painful struggle,

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore then, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who have borne testimony to the Truth], let us strip off and throw aside every encumbrance (unnecessary weight) and that sin which so readily (deftly and cleverly) clings to and entangles us, and let us run with patient endurance and steady and active persistence the appointed course of the race that is set before us,

James 1:3-4

Be assured and understand that the trial and proving of your faith bring out endurance and steadfastness and patience.

James 5:7

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.

James 5:10-11

[As] an example of suffering and ill-treatment together with patience, brethren, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord [as His messengers].

James 5:15-16

And the prayer [that is] of faith will save him who is sick, and the Lord will restore him; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

1 Peter 1:3-8

Praised (honored, blessed) be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah)! By His boundless mercy we have been born again to an ever-living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 2:19-20

For one is regarded favorably (is approved, acceptable, and thankworthy) if, as in the sight of God, he endures the pain of unjust suffering.

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.

1 Peter 4:13

But insofar as you are sharing Christ's sufferings, rejoice, so that when His glory [full of radiance and splendor] is revealed, you may also rejoice with triumph [exultantly].

2 Peter 1:6

And in [exercising] knowledge [develop] self-control, and in [exercising] self-control [develop] steadfastness (patience, endurance), and in [exercising] steadfastness [develop] godliness (piety),

1 John 3:1-3

See what [ an incredible] quality of love the Father has given (shown, bestowed on) us, that we should [be permitted to] be named and called and counted the children of God! And so we are! The reason that the world does not know (recognize, acknowledge) us is that it does not know (recognize, acknowledge) Him.

1 John 5:14-15

And this is the confidence (the assurance, the privilege of boldness) which we have in Him: [we are sure] that if we ask anything (make any request) according to His will (in agreement with His own plan), He listens to and hears us.

Revelation 13:10

Whoever leads into captivity will himself go into captivity; if anyone slays with the sword, with the sword must he be slain. Herein is [the call for] the patience and the faith and fidelity of the saints (God's people).

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