Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

and endurance, experience; and experience, hope;

New American Standard Bible

and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope;

King James Version

And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

Holman Bible

endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope.

International Standard Version

endurance produces character, and character produces hope.

A Conservative Version

and perseverance, character, and character, hope.

American Standard Version

and stedfastness, approvedness; and approvedness, hope:


And endurance (fortitude) develops maturity of character (approved faith and tried integrity). And character [of this sort] produces [the habit of] joyful and confident hope of eternal salvation.

An Understandable Version

and endurance [produces God's] approval; and [His] approval [produces] hope.

Anderson New Testament

and patience, an approved character, and an approved character, hope;

Bible in Basic English

And waiting gives experience; and experience, hope:

Common New Testament

and perseverance, character; and character, hope.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and probation, hope:

Godbey New Testament

and endurance, approval; and approval, hope:

Goodspeed New Testament

and endurance, character, and character, hope,

John Wesley New Testament

knowing that tribulation worketh patience, And patience experience, and experience hope;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and patience, experience; and experience, hope;

Julia Smith Translation

And perseverance, proof; and proof, hope.

King James 2000

And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

Lexham Expanded Bible

and patient endurance, proven character, and proven character, hope,

Modern King James verseion

and patience works out experience, and experience works out hope.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

patience bringeth experience, experience bringeth hope,

Moffatt New Testament

endurance produces character, and character produces hope ??5 a hope which never disappoints us, since God's love floods our hearts through the holy Spirit which has been given to us.

Montgomery New Testament

and fortitude character, and character, hope??5 a hope which never disappoints us. For through the Holy Spirit who has given to us, the "brimming river of the love of God" has overflowed in our hearts.

NET Bible

and endurance, character, and character, hope.

New Heart English Bible

and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope:

Noyes New Testament

and endurance proof [of faith], and proof [of faith giveth] hope;

Sawyer New Testament

and patience, experience, and experience, hope;

The Emphasized Bible

And, our endurance, a testing, and, our testing, hope,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and patience, proof; and proof, hope;

Twentieth Century New Testament

For we know that trouble develops endurance, and endurance strength of character, and strength of character hope,


And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

Weymouth New Testament

fortitude, ripeness of character; and ripeness of character, hope;

Williams New Testament

and endurance, tested character, and tested character, hope,

World English Bible

and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope:

Worrell New Testament

and patience, approval; and approval, hope;

Worsley New Testament

and patience experience,

Youngs Literal Translation

and the endurance, experience; and the experience, hope;


Root Form
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Usage: 26

Usage: 7
Usage: 7

but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Images Romans 5:4

Context Readings

Reconciliation With God Through Faith In Christ

3 And not only that, but we also boast in tribulations, knowing that tribulation works endurance; 4 and endurance, experience; and experience, hope; 5 and hope does not make ashamed, because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit which has been given to us:

Cross References

Psalm 42:4-5

These things I remember and have poured out my soul within me: how I passed along with the multitude, how I went on with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, a festive multitude.

James 1:12

Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for, having been proved, he shall receive the crown of life, which He has promised to them that love him.

Joshua 10:24-25

And it came to pass when they had brought forth those kings to Joshua, that Joshua called to all the men of Israel, and said to the captains of the men of war who went with him, Come forward, put your feet on the necks of these kings. And they came forward and put their feet on their necks.

1 Samuel 17:34-37

And David said to Saul, Thy servant fed his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and also a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock.

Psalm 27:2-3

When evil-doers, mine adversaries and mine enemies, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

Psalm 71:14

But as for me, I will hope continually, and will praise thee yet more and more.

Psalm 71:18-24

Now also, when I am old and greyheaded, O God, forsake me not, until I have proclaimed thine arm unto this generation, thy might to every one that is to come.

Romans 15:4

For as many things as have been written before have been written for our instruction, that through endurance and through encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.

2 Corinthians 1:4-6

who encourages us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to encourage those who are in any tribulation whatever, through the encouragement with which we ourselves are encouraged of God.

2 Corinthians 4:8-12

every way afflicted, but not straitened; seeing no apparent issue, but our way not entirely shut up;

2 Corinthians 6:9-10

as unknown, and well known; as dying, and behold, we live; as disciplined, and not put to death;

2 Timothy 4:16-18

At my first defence no man stood with me, but all deserted me. May it not be imputed to them.

1 Peter 1:6-7

Wherein ye exult, for a little while at present, if needed, put to grief by various trials,

1 Peter 5:10

But the God of all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, when ye have suffered for a little while, himself shall make perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground:

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