Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

full of joyful hope, patient under persecution, earnest and persistent 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;

Amplified

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;

Webster

Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing earnest 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 Do not be indolent when zeal is required. Be thoroughly warm-hearted, the Lord's own servants, 12 full of joyful hope, patient under persecution, earnest and persistent in prayer. 13 Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.


Cross References

Hebrews 10:36

For you stand in need of patient endurance, so that, as the result of having done the will of God, you may receive the promised blessing.

Acts 1:14

All of these with one mind continued earnest in prayer, together with some women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and His brothers.

Acts 1:14

All of these with one mind continued earnest in prayer, together with some women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and His brothers.

Romans 15:13

May God, the giver of hope, fill you with continual joy and peace because you trust in Him--so that you may have abundant hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 13:13

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13-26

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13-10

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13-11

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13-17

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13-23

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13-26

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13-13

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13-26

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13-19

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13-18

And so there remain Faith, Hope, Love--these three; and of these the greatest is Love.

Matthew 5:12

Be joyful and triumphant, because your reward is great in the Heavens; for so were the Prophets before you persecuted.

Luke 8:15

But as for that in the good ground, it means those who, having listened to the Message with open minds and in a right spirit, hold it fast, and patiently yield a return.

Luke 10:20

Nevertheless rejoice not at this, that the spirits submit to you; but rejoice that your names are registered in Heaven."

Luke 11:5-13

And He said to them, "Which of you shall have a friend and shall go to him in the middle of the night and say, "'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread;

Luke 18:1-43

He also taught them by a parable that they must always pray and never lose heart.

Luke 21:19

By your patient endurance you will purchase your lives.

Acts 2:42

and they were constant in listening to the teaching of the Apostles and in their attendance at the Communion, that is, the Breaking of the Bread, and at prayer.

Acts 6:4

But, as for us, we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the delivery of the Message."

Acts 12:5

So Peter was kept in prison; but long and fervent prayer was offered to God by the Church on his behalf.

Romans 2:7

to those on the one hand who, by lives of persistent right-doing, are striving for glory, honour and immortality, the Life of the Ages;

Romans 5:2-4

through whom also, as the result of faith, we have obtained an introduction into that state of favour with God in which we stand, and we exult in hope of some day sharing in God's glory.

Romans 8:25

But if we hope for something which we do not see, then we eagerly and patiently wait for it.

Romans 15:4

For all that was written of old has been written for our instruction, so that we may always have hope through the power of endurance and the encouragement which the Scriptures afford.

2 Corinthians 12:8

As for this, three times have I besought the Lord to rid me of him;

Ephesians 6:18-19

Pray with unceasing prayer and entreaty on every fitting occasion in the Spirit, and be always on the alert to seize opportunities for doing so, with unwearied persistence and entreaty on behalf of all God's people,

Philippians 3:1

In conclusion, my brethren, be joyful in the Lord. For me to give you the same warnings as before is not irksome to me, while so far as you are concerned it is a safe precaution.

Philippians 4:4

Always be glad in the Lord: I will repeat it, be glad.

Philippians 4:6-7

Do not be over-anxious about anything, but by prayer and earnest pleading, together with thanksgiving, let your request be unreservedly made known in the presence of God.

Colossians 1:11

Since His power is so glorious, may you be strengthened with strength of every kind, and be prepared for cheerfully enduring all things with patience and long-suffering;

Colossians 1:27

to whom it was His will to make known how vast a wealth of glory for the Gentile world is implied in this truth--the truth that 'Christ is in you, the hope of glory.'

Colossians 4:2

Be earnest and unwearied in prayer, being on the alert in it and in your giving of thanks.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of yourselves, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, sends greetings to you, always wrestling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand firm--Christians of ripe character and of clear conviction as to everything which is God's will.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

For we never fail to remember your works of faith and labours of love and your persistent and unwavering hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father;

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But let us, belonging--as we do--to the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-17

Be always joyful.

2 Thessalonians 1:4

It so increases that we ourselves make honourable mention of you among the Churches of God because of your patience and faith amid all your persecutions and amid the afflictions which you are enduring.

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

And may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself--and God our Father who has loved us and has given us in His grace eternal consolation and a bright hope--

2 Thessalonians 3:5

And may the Lord guide your hearts into the love of God and into the patience of Christ.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, O man of God, must flee from these things; and strive for uprightness, godliness, good faith, love, fortitude, and a forgiving temper.

2 Timothy 3:10

But you have intimately known my teaching, life, aims, faith, patience, love, resignation,

Titus 2:13

in expectation of the fulfilment of our blessed hope--the Appearing in glory of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ;

Titus 3:7

in order that having been declared righteous through His grace we might become heirs to the Life of the Ages in fulfilment of our hopes.

Hebrews 3:6

but Christ was faithful as a Son having authority over God's house, and we are that house, if we hold firm to the End the boldness and the hope which we boast of as ours.

Hebrews 5:7

For Jesus during his earthly life offered up prayers and entreaties, crying aloud and weeping as He pleaded with Him who was able to bring Him in safety out of death, and He was delivered from the terror from which He shrank.

Hebrews 6:12

so that you may not become half-hearted, but be imitators of those who through faith and patient endurance are now heirs to the promises.

Hebrews 6:15

And so, as the result of patient waiting, our forefather obtained what God had promised.

Hebrews 6:17-19

In the same way, since it was God's desire to display more convincingly to the heirs of the promise how unchangeable His purpose was,

Hebrews 10:32

But continually recall to mind the days now past, when on being first enlightened you went through a great conflict and many sufferings.

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore, surrounded as we are by such a vast cloud of witnesses, let us fling aside every encumbrance and the sin that so readily entangles our feet. And let us run with patient endurance the race that lies before us,

James 1:3-4

Be assured that the testing of your faith leads to power of endurance.

James 5:7

Be patient therefore, brethren, until the Coming of the Lord. Notice how eagerly a farmer waits for a valuable crop! He is patient over it till it has received the early and the later rain.

James 5:10-11

In illustration, brethren, of persecution patiently endured take the Prophets who have spoken as messengers from the Lord.

James 5:15-16

And the prayer of faith will restore the sick man, and the Lord will raise him up to health; and if he has committed sins, they shall be forgiven.

1 Peter 1:3-8

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who in His great mercy has begotten us anew to an ever-living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 2:19-20

For it is an acceptable thing with God, if, from a sense of duty to Him, a man patiently submits to wrong, when treated unjustly.

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things is now close at hand: therefore be sober-minded and temperate, so that you may give yourselves to prayer.

1 Peter 4:13

On the contrary, in the degree that you share in the sufferings of the Christ, rejoice, so that at the unveiling of His glory you may also rejoice with triumphant gladness.

2 Peter 1:6

along with knowledge, self-control; along with self-control, power of endurance;

1 John 3:1-3

See what marvellous love the Father has bestowed upon us--that we should be called God's children: and that is what we are. For this reason the world does not recognize us--because it has not known Him.

1 John 5:14-15

And we have an assured confidence that whenever we ask anything in accordance with His will, He listens to us.

Revelation 13:10

If any one is eager to lead others into captivity, he must himself go into captivity. If any one is bent on killing with the sword, he must himself be killed by the sword. Here is an opportunity for endurance, and for the exercise of faith, on the part of God's people.

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