Parallel Verses

Godbey New Testament

rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing steadfastly 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;


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:

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 slothful in business; boiling over in spirit; serving the Lord; 12 rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing steadfastly in prayer; 13 communicating to necessities of the saints; pursuing hospitality.

Cross References

Hebrews 10:36

For you have need of patience, in order that, having done the will of God, you will inherit the promise.

Acts 1:14

They were all persevering of one accord in prayer along with the women, and Mary, the mother of Jesus, and His brothers.

Romans 15:13

And the God of hope fill you in all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Ghost.

1 Corinthians 13:13

But now abide faith, hope, divine love, these three; but the greatest of these is divine love.

Matthew 5:12

Rejoice, and he exceedingly glad: because your reward is great in the heavens: for in this manner they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Luke 8:15

And that which is in the good ground, are those whosoever hearing the word in a beautiful and good heart, retain it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Luke 10:20

Moreover do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rejoice that your names are written in the heavens.

Luke 11:5-13

And He said to them, Which one of you shall have a friend, and go to him at midnight, and say to him, Friend, lend me three loaves;

Luke 18:1-43

And He spoke a parable to them that it behooves them to pray always, and not to faint;

Luke 21:19

In your patience gain your souls.

Acts 2:42

and they were persevering in the teaching of the apostles and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Acts 6:4

and we will give our attention to prayer and the ministry of the word.

Acts 12:5

Then indeed Peter was kept in prison: but prayer to God in his behalf was incessantly made by the church.

Romans 2:7

to those indeed who with patience of good work are seeking glory and honor and immortality, eternal life:

Romans 5:2-4

through whom we also have access by faith unto this grace in which we stand, and let us rejoice in the hope of the glory of God.

Romans 8:25

But if we hope for that which we do not see, we wait for it with patience.

Romans 15:4

For so many things as were previously written were written for our instruction, in order that through the patience and through the consolation of the scriptures we may have hope.

2 Corinthians 12:8

Three times I called on the Lord concerning this, that it may depart from me.

Ephesians 6:18-19

praying with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit in every place, and watching unto this same thing in all perseverance and prayer for all the saints,

Philippians 3:1

Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you indeed is not burdensome to me, but it is safe to you.

Philippians 4:4

Rejoice in the Lord always: I say to you again, Rejoice.

Philippians 4:6-7

Be solicitous about nothing; but in all prayer and supplication, let your request be made known to God.

Colossians 1:11

being impowered with all power, according to the might of his glory, in all patience and longsuffering with joy;

Colossians 1:27

to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, who is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

Colossians 4:2

Be constant in prayer, watching in the same with thanksgiving;

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is from you, the servant of Jesus Christ, always agonizing in your behalf in his prayers, in order that you may stand perfect even having been fully carried away in all the will of God, salutes you.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

incessantly remembering your work of faith and labor of love and patience of hope of our Lord Jesus Christ, before God even our Father;

1 Thessalonians 5:8

but let us, who are of the day, be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and divine love; and the helmet, the hope of salvation:

1 Thessalonians 5:16-17

Rejoice evermore;

2 Thessalonians 1:4

so that we ourselves rejoice over you in the churches of God, on account of your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations which you endure;

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

and our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, the one having loved us and given eternal consolation and good hope through grace,

2 Thessalonians 3:5

And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and the patience of Christ.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, O man of God, fly from these things; and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, divine love, patience, meekness.

2 Timothy 3:10

Burt you have followed my teaching, leadership, purpose, faith, long suffering, divine love, patience,

Titus 2:13

looking for the blessed hope even the appearing of the glory of our great God and our Saviour Christ Jesus;

Titus 3:7

in order that, being justified by his faith, we may be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

Hebrews 3:6

but Christ was as a son, over his own house; whose house we are, if we hold fast the boldness and rejoicing of hope firm unto the end.

Hebrews 5:7

Who in the days of his flesh, having with strong crying and tears offered up both prayers and supplications unto him who is able to save him from death, and having been heard on account of his piety,

Hebrews 6:12

in order that you may not be dull, but imitators of those who through faith and longsufferings do inherit the promises.

Hebrews 6:15

and thus having waited long, he received the promise.

Hebrews 6:17-19

but God, in this wishing more abundantly to show forth to the heirs of the promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath:

Hebrews 10:32

But remember the former days, in which, you being illuminated by the Spirit, endured a great fight of afflictions;

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore let us indeed, having around us so great a cloud of witnesses, having laid aside every weight, and the sin that doth so easily beset us, run with patience the race which is set before us,

James 1:3-4

Knowing that the trial of your faith works out endurance.

James 5:7

Therefore, O brethren, suffer long, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer receives the precious fruit of the earth, waiting for it, until he may receive the former and latter rain:

James 5:10-11

Brethren, receive the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord as an example of suffering evil and longsuffering.

James 5:15-16

Truly the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up; if he may have committed sins, they shall be forgiven unto him.

1 Peter 1:3-8

Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the one having according to his great mercy begotten us again into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 2:19-20

For this is grace, if, through the conscience of God, one bears sorrows and suffering unjustly.

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things is at hand. Therefore be prudent, and sober unto prayers:

1 Peter 4:13

but as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, rejoice; in order that you may also rejoice in the revelation of his glory, being glad.

2 Peter 1:6

and to knowledge holiness; and to holiness patience; and patience, godliness;

1 John 3:1-3

Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called the children of God; and we are. And on this account the world does not know us, because it did not know him.

1 John 5:14-15

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

Revelation 13:10

If any one leads into captivity he goes into captivity: if any one kills with a sword, it behooves him to be killed with a sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.

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