Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

For by hope were we saved: but hope being seen is not hope: for what any one sees, why does he also hope?

New American Standard Bible

For in hope we have been saved, but hope that is seen is not hope; for who hopes for what he already sees?

King James Version

For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?

Holman Bible

Now in this hope we were saved, yet hope that is seen is not hope, because who hopes for what he sees?

International Standard Version

For we were saved with this hope in mind. Now a hope that can be observed is not really hope, for who hopes for what can be seen?

A Conservative Version

For we were saved to hope. But hope that is seen is not hope. For what is seen, why also hope for that?

American Standard Version

For in hope were we saved: but hope that is seen is not hope: for who hopeth for that which he seeth?

Amplified

For in this hope we were saved [by faith]. But hope [the object of] which is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he already sees?

An Understandable Version

For in [this] hope we were saved [i.e., we received the hope of future blessings]; but if we [already] see what we hope for, it is not [really] hope. For who hopes for what he [already] sees?

Anderson New Testament

For we are saved by this hope; but hope that is seen is not hope; for, what any one sees, why does he also hope for it?

Bible in Basic English

For our salvation is by hope: but hope which is seen is not hope: for who is hoping for what he sees?

Common New Testament

For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees?

Daniel Mace New Testament

for we are saved but by hope: but hope supposes things not yet present; for how can a man hope for what he has now in possession?

Darby Translation

For we have been saved in hope; but hope seen is not hope; for what any one sees, why does he also hope?

Godbey New Testament

For we are saved by hope: but hope which is seen is not hope: for why does any one indeed hope for that which he sees?

Goodspeed New Testament

It was in this hope that we were saved. But a hope that can be seen is not a hope, for who hopes for what he sees?

John Wesley New Testament

For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope; for what a man seeth, how doth he yet hope for?

King James 2000

For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man sees, why does he yet hope for?

Lexham Expanded Bible

For in hope we were saved, but hope that is seen is not hope, for who hopes for what he sees?

Modern King James verseion

For we are saved by hope. But hope that is seen is not hope; for what anyone sees, why does he also hope for it?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For we are saved by hope. But hope that is seen is no hope. For how can a man hope for that which he seeth?

Moffatt New Testament

We were saved with this hope in view. Now when an object of hope is seen, there is no further need to hope. Who ever hopes for what he sees already?

Montgomery New Testament

For by hope we are saved; but hope which is clearly seen is no longer hope.

NET Bible

For in hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope, because who hopes for what he sees?

New Heart English Bible

For we were saved in hope, but hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for that which he sees?

Noyes New Testament

For we were saved only in hope. But hope which is seen is not hope; how can a man hope for that which he seeth?

Sawyer New Testament

For we are saved by hope; but a hope that is seen is not a hope; for why does one hope for what he sees?

The Emphasized Bible

For, by our hope, have we been saved, - but, hope beheld, is not hope, for, what one beholdeth, why doth he hope for?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For by hope we have been saved: now hope seen is not hope; for that which any man seeth how doth he yet hope for?

Twentieth Century New Testament

By our hope we were saved. But the thing hoped for is no longer an object of hope when it is before our eyes; for who hopes for what is before his eyes?

Webster

For we are saved by hope: But hope that is seen, is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?

Weymouth New Testament

It is *in hope* that we have been saved. But an object of hope is such no longer when it is present to view; for when a man has a thing before his eyes, how can he be said to hope for it?

Williams New Testament

For we were saved in such a hope.

World English Bible

For we were saved in hope, but hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for that which he sees?

Worrell New Testament

For by hope we were saved; but hope that is seen is not hope; for who hopes for that which he sees?

Worsley New Testament

For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen, is not hope; for what any one sees, how doth he yet hope for?

Youngs Literal Translation

for in hope we were saved, and hope beheld is not hope; for what any one doth behold, why also doth he hope for it?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

we are saved
σώζω 
Sozo 
Usage: 79

by hope
ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

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

ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54
Usage: 54

that is seen
βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

a man
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

why
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

doth he
ἐλπίζω 
Elpizo 
Usage: 29

yet

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

A Two-Stage Healing

23 And not only, but also they having the first fruits of the Spirit, and we ourselves groan in ourselves, waiting for the adoption as a son, the redemption of our body. 24 For by hope were we saved: but hope being seen is not hope: for what any one sees, why does he also hope? 25 And if what we see not, we hope for, by patience we wait.



Cross References

1 Thessalonians 5:8

And we, being of the day, let us be sober, putting on the coat of mail of faith and love; and a helmet, the hope of salvation.

Hebrews 11:1

And faith is the foundation of things hoped for, the proof of things not seen.

2 Corinthians 4:18

We looking not at things seen, but at things not seen: for things seen, temporary; and things not seen, eternal

2 Corinthians 5:7

(For we walk by faith, and not by external appearance:)

Psalm 33:18

Behold, the eye of Jehovah upon those fearing him, upon those hoping for his mercy;

Psalm 33:22

Thy mercy, O Jehovah, shall be upon us according as we hoped for thee.

Psalm 146:5

Happy is he the God of Jacob for his help, his hope upon Jehovah his God:

Proverbs 14:32

The unjust one shall be driven away in his evil: and the just one trusted in his death.

Jeremiah 17:7

Blessed the man who shall trust in Jehovah, and his trust was Jehovah.

Zechariah 9:12

Turn back to the fortress, ye captives of hope: also announcing this day I will turn back double to thee;

Romans 5:2

By whom also we have had access by faith into this grace in which we have stood, and we boast upon hope of the glory of God.

Romans 12:12

Rejoicing in hope; holding out under pressure; persevering in prayer;

Romans 15:4

For whatever before was written before are for our instruction was before written that by patience and consolation able of the writings we might have hope.

Romans 15:13

And may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, for you to abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 13:13

And now remains faith, hope, love, these three; and the greater of these, love.

Galatians 5:5

For we in spirit by faith expect the hope of justice.

Colossians 1:5

By the hope laid up for you in the heavens, which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the good news;

Colossians 1:23

If indeed ye remain in the faith, founded and firmly fixed, and not moved aside from the hope of the good news, which ye heard, being proclaimed in all creation under heaven; of which I Paul was a servant;

Colossians 1:27

To whom God would make known what the riches of the glory of this mystery in the nations; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

2 Thessalonians 2:16

And our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, also our Father, having loved us, and given us eternal consolation and good hope in grace,

Titus 2:11-13

For the grace of God who saves, was manifested to all men,

Hebrews 6:18-19

That by two unalterable deeds, in which it is impossible for God to deceive we might have a strong consolation, taking refuge in holding firmly the hope set before:

1 Peter 1:3

Praised the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy having begotten us again to a living hope, by the rising up of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 1:10-11

For which salvation the prophets sought and inquired anxiously, they having prophesied of the grace to you:

1 Peter 1:21

Who by him believing in God, having raised him from the dead, and having given him glory; that your faith and hope should be in God.

1 John 3:3

And every one having this hope in him purifies himself, as he himself is pure.

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