ROMANS 15:13

“God of hope”

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.”

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Romans 15:13 Translation & Meaning

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Now δὲ But, and, etc Now
the of τῆς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the of
God θεὸς A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
hope ἐλπίδος Expectation (abstractly or concretely) or confidence hope
fill πληρώσαι To make replete, i.e., (literally) to cram (a net), level up (a hollow), or (figuratively) to furnish (or imbue, diffuse, influence), satisfy, execute (an office), finish (a period or task), verify (or coincide with a prediction), etc fill
you ὑμᾶς You (as the objective of a verb or preposition) you
with χαρᾶς Cheerfulness, i.e., calm delight with
all πάσης All, any, every, the whole all
joy χαρᾶς Cheerfulness, i.e., calm delight joy
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
peace εἰρήνης Peace (literally or figuratively); by implication, prosperity peace
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
believing, πιστεύειν To have faith (in, upon, or with respect to, a person or thing), i.e., credit; by implication, to entrust (especially one's spiritual well-being to Christ) believing
that εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases that
ye ὑμᾶς You (as the objective of a verb or preposition) ye
may abound περισσεύειν To superabound (in quantity or quality), be in excess, be superfluous; also (transitively) to cause to superabound or excel abound
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
hope, ἐλπίδι Expectation (abstractly or concretely) or confidence hope
through ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc through
the power δυνάμει Force (literally or figuratively); specially, miraculous power (usually by implication, a miracle itself) power
of the πνεύματος A current of air, i.e., breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively, a spirit, i.e., (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, demon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy Spirit of the
Holy ἁγίου Sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated) Holy
Ghost. πνεύματος A current of air, i.e., breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively, a spirit, i.e., (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, demon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy Spirit Ghost

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  • 11  And again, Praise the Lord, all ye Gentiles; and laud him, all ye people.

  • 12  And again, Esaias saith, There shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall rise to reign over the Gentiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust.

  • 13  Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

  • 14  And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.

  • 15  Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God,




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