Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And patience, 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:

Darby Translation

and endurance, experience; and experience, 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.

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 so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience; 4 And patience, experience; and experience, hope: 5 And hope makes not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who is given unto us.

Cross References

Psalm 42:4-5

When I remember these things, I pour out my soul within me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday.

James 1:12

Blessed is the man that endures trial: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to them that love him.

Joshua 10:24-25

And it came to pass, when they brought out those kings unto Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said unto the captains of the men of war who went with him, Come near, put your feet upon the necks of these kings. And they came near, and put their feet upon the necks of them.

1 Samuel 17:34-37

And David said unto Saul, Your servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock:

Psalm 27:2-3

When the wicked, even my enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

Psalm 71:14

But I will hope continually, and will yet praise you more and more.

Psalm 71:18-24

Now also when I am old and gray headed, O God, forsake me not; until I have showed your strength unto this generation, and your power to every one that is to come.

Romans 15:4

For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

2 Corinthians 1:4-6

Who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them who are in any trouble, by the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted of God.

2 Corinthians 4:8-12

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

2 Corinthians 6:9-10

As unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed;

2 Timothy 4:16-18

At my first defense no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.

1 Peter 1:6-7

In which you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you are in heaviness through manifold trials:

1 Peter 5:10

But the God of all grace, who has called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, restore, establish, strengthen, settle you.

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