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Luke 8:15 New King James Version (NKJV)

15 But the ones that fell on the good ground are those who, having heard the word with a noble and good heart, keep it and bear fruit with patience.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 8:15 endurance
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Luke 8:15 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

15 But the seed in the good soil, these are the ones who have heard the word [a]with a good and virtuous heart, and hold it firmly, and produce fruit with [b]perseverance.

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 8:15 Or in
  2. Luke 8:15 Or endurance
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Luke 8:15 Amplified Bible (AMP)

15 But as for that seed in the good soil, these are the ones who have heard the word with a good and noble heart, and hold on to it tightly, and bear fruit with patience.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Luke 8:15 New International Version (NIV)

15 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.

New International Version (NIV)

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Luke 8:15 King James Version (KJV)

15 But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

James 1:3-4 New King James Version (NKJV)

knowing that the testing of your faith produces [a]patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be [b]perfect and complete, lacking nothing.

Footnotes:

  1. James 1:3 endurance or perseverance
  2. James 1:4 mature
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

James 1:3-4 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

knowing that the testing of your faith produces [a]endurance. And let [b]endurance have its perfect [c]result, so that you may be [d]perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Footnotes:

  1. James 1:3 Or steadfastness
  2. James 1:4 Or steadfastness
  3. James 1:4 Lit work
  4. James 1:4 Or mature
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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James 1:3-4 Amplified Bible (AMP)

Be assured that the testing of your faith [through experience] produces endurance [leading to spiritual maturity, and inner peace]. And let endurance have its perfect result and do a thorough work, so that you may be perfect and completely developed [in your faith], lacking in nothing.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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James 1:3-4 New International Version (NIV)

because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.

New International Version (NIV)

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James 1:3-4 King James Version (KJV)

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

2 Thessalonians 1:4-5 New King James Version (NKJV)

so that we ourselves boast of you among the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and [a]tribulations that you endure, which is manifest[b] evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you also suffer;

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Thessalonians 1:4 afflictions
  2. 2 Thessalonians 1:5 plain
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

2 Thessalonians 1:4-5 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

As a result, we ourselves speak proudly of you among the churches of God for your [a]perseverance and faith [b]in the midst of all your persecutions and afflictions which you endure. This is [c]a plain indication of God’s righteous judgment so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you indeed are suffering.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Thessalonians 1:4 Or steadfastness
  2. 2 Thessalonians 1:4 Or during all
  3. 2 Thessalonians 1:5 Or proof of
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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2 Thessalonians 1:4-5 Amplified Bible (AMP)

Therefore, we speak of you with pride among the churches of God for your steadfastness [your unflinching endurance, and patience] and your firm faith in the midst of all the persecution and [crushing] distress which you endure. This is a positive proof of the righteous judgment of God [a sign of His fair verdict], so that you will be considered worthy of His kingdom, for which indeed you are suffering.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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2 Thessalonians 1:4-5 New International Version (NIV)

Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring.

All this is evidence that God’s judgment is right, and as a result you will be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are suffering.

New International Version (NIV)

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2 Thessalonians 1:4-5 King James Version (KJV)

So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye endure:

Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

Romans 5:3-4 New King James Version (NKJV)

And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces [a]perseverance; and perseverance, [b]character; and character, hope.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 5:3 endurance
  2. Romans 5:4 approved character
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Romans 5:3-4 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

And not only this, but [a]we also celebrate in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope;

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 5:3 Lit we also boast; or let’s also boast
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Romans 5:3-4 Amplified Bible (AMP)

And not only this, but [with joy] let us exult in our sufferings and rejoice in our hardships, knowing that hardship (distress, pressure, trouble) produces patient endurance; and endurance, proven character (spiritual maturity); and proven character, hope and confident assurance [of eternal salvation].

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Romans 5:3-4 New International Version (NIV)

Not only so, but we[a] also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 5:3 Or let us
New International Version (NIV)

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Romans 5:3-4 King James Version (KJV)

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;

And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

Luke 21:19 New King James Version (NKJV)

19 By your patience possess your souls.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Luke 21:19 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

19 By your endurance you will gain your [a]lives.

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 21:19 Lit souls
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Luke 21:19 Amplified Bible (AMP)

19 By your [patient] endurance [empowered by the Holy Spirit] you will gain your souls.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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