But the seed on good soil stands for those with a noble and good heart, who hear the word, retain it, and by persevering produce a crop. (ESV)
As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience.
Stand firm, and you will win life. (ESV)
By your endurance you will gain your lives.
To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honour and immortality, he will give eternal life.
who by patience
in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality
, he will give eternal life
Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance;
Not only that
, but we rejoice in
, knowing that suffering produces endurance
perseverance, character; and character, hope.
and endurance produces character
, and character
But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.
we do not see
, we wait for
it with patience
For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.
was written in former days
was written for our instruction
, that through endurance and through
of the Scriptures
we might have hope
May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had,
of endurance and encouragement grant you
to live in such harmony with one another
, in accord with Christ Jesus
If we are distressed, it is for your comfort and salvation; if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which produces in you patient endurance of the same sufferings we suffer.
we are afflicted
, it is for your comfort and salvation
; and if
we are comforted
, it is for your comfort
you experience when
you patiently endure
the same sufferings that we suffer
Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses;
but as servants
we commend ourselves in every way
great endurance in afflictions hardships
I persevered in demonstrating among you the marks of a true apostle, including signs, wonders and miracles.
of a true apostle
were performed among you with utmost patience
, with signs and wonders and mighty works
And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.
praying at all times in
the Spirit with all prayer and supplication
. To that end keep alert with all perseverance
, making supplication for all
being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience,
May you be strengthened with all power
, according to his glorious might
, for all endurance and patience with joy
We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labour prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
remembering before our God and Father your work
of faith and labor
of love and steadfastness
in our Lord Jesus Christ
Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring.
Therefore we ourselves boast about you in
of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and
in the afflictions that
you are enduring
May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance.
the Lord direct your hearts to
of God and to
But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.
as for you O man
of God flee these
things. Pursue righteousness
You, however, know all about my teaching, my way of life, my purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance,
, have followed my teaching
, my conduct
, my aim in life
, my faith
, my patience
, my love
, my steadfastness
Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.
are to be sober-minded
, self-controlled sound
, in love
, and in steadfastness
You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.
you have need
, so that
when you have done
you may receive
what is promised
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,
, since we are surrounded
by so great
, let us
also lay aside every weight
, and sin
which clings so closely
, and let us run with endurance
that is set before us
because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.
for you know that
of your faith produces steadfastness
Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
let steadfastness have
its full effect
you may be perfect and complete
, lacking in nothing
As you know, we count as blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job’s perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy.
, we consider those blessed
who remained steadfast
. You have heard
of the steadfastness
you have seen
of the Lord
the Lord is compassionate and merciful
and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness;
, and self-control
, and steadfastness
I, John, your brother and companion in the suffering and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in Jesus, was on the island of Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
, your brother and partner in
the tribulation and
the kingdom and
the patient endurance
that are in Jesus
, was on
the island called Patmos
of the word
of God and
I know your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance. I know that you cannot tolerate wicked people, that you have tested those who claim to be apostles but are not, and have found them false. (ESV)
“‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false.
You have persevered and have endured hardships for my name, and have not grown weary. (ESV)
I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name’s sake, and you have not grown weary.
I know your deeds, your love and faith, your service and perseverance, and that you are now doing more than you did at first. (ESV)
“‘I know your works, your love and faith and service and patient endurance, and that your latter works exceed the first.
Since you have kept my command to endure patiently, I will also keep you from the hour of trial that is going to come on the whole world to test the inhabitants of the earth. (ESV)
Because you have kept my word about patient endurance, I will keep you from the hour of trial that is coming on the whole world, to try those who dwell on the earth.
‘If anyone is to go into captivity,
into captivity they will go.
If anyone is to be killed with the sword,
with the sword they will be killed.’
This calls for patient endurance and faithfulness on the part of God’s people.
is to be taken captive
, to captivity
; if anyone
is to be slain with
the sword must
he be slain
. Here is
a call for the endurance and faith
of the saints
This calls for patient endurance on the part of the people of God who keep his commands and remain faithful to Jesus.
a call for the endurance
of the saints
, those who keep
of God and
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