2 Tim. 1:8 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Be not
me (Greek #3361)
(adverb) not, (conjunction) lest; also (as an interrogative implying a negative answer (whereas 3756 expects an affirmative one)) whether
KJV usage: any but (that), X forbear, + God forbid, + lack, lest, neither, never, no (X wise in), none, nor, (can-)not, nothing, that not, un(-taken), without. Often used in compounds in substantially the same relations. See also 3362, 3363, 3364, 3372, 3373, 3375, 3378.
Pronounce: may
Origin: a primary particle of qualified negation (whereas 3756 expresses an absolute denial)
thou
epaischunomai (Greek #1870)
to feel shame for something
KJV usage: be ashamed.
Pronounce: ep-ahee-skhoo'-nom-ahee
Origin: from 1909 and 153
therefore
oun (Greek #3767)
(adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly
KJV usage: and (so, truly), but, now (then), so (likewise then), then, therefore, verily, wherefore.
Pronounce: oon
Origin: apparently a primary word
ashamed of
epaischunomai (Greek #1870)
to feel shame for something
KJV usage: be ashamed.
Pronounce: ep-ahee-skhoo'-nom-ahee
Origin: from 1909 and 153
the testimony
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
marturion (Greek #3142)
something evidential, i.e. (genitive case) evidence given or (specially), the Decalogue (in the sacred Tabernacle)
KJV usage: to be testified, testimony, witness.
Pronounce: mar-too'-ree-on
Origin: neuter of a presumed derivative of 3144
of our
hemon (Greek #2257)
of (or from) us
KJV usage: our (company), us, we.
Pronounce: hay-mone'
Origin: genitive case plural of 1473
Lord
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
kurios (Greek #2962)
supreme in authority, i.e. (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title)
KJV usage: God, Lord, master, Sir.
Pronounce: koo'-ree-os
Origin: from κῦρος (supremacy)
, nor
mede (Greek #3366)
but not, not even; in a continued negation, nor
KJV usage: neither, nor (yet), (no) not (once, so much as).
Pronounce: may-deh'
Origin: from 3361 and 1161
of me
eme (Greek #1691)
me
KJV usage: I, me, my(-self).
Pronounce: em-eh'
Origin: a prolonged form of 3165
his
autos (Greek #846)
the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative 1438) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
KJV usage: her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare 848.
Pronounce: ow-tos'
Origin: from the particle αὖ (perhaps akin to the base of 109 through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward)
prisoner
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
desmios (Greek #1198)
a captive (as bound)
KJV usage: in bonds, prisoner.
Pronounce: des'-mee-os
Origin: from 1199
: but
alla (Greek #235)
properly, other things, i.e. (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations)
KJV usage: and, but (even), howbeit, indeed, nay, nevertheless, no, notwithstanding, save, therefore, yea, yet.
Pronounce: al-lah'
Origin: neuter plural of 243
be thou partakeru of the afflictions
sugkakopatheo (Greek #4777)
to suffer hardship in company with
KJV usage: be partaker of afflictions.
Pronounce: soong-kak-op-ath-eh'-o
Origin: from 4862 and 2553
of the gospel
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
euaggelion (Greek #2098)
a good message, i.e. the gospel
KJV usage: gospel.
Pronounce: yoo-ang-ghel'-ee-on
Origin: from the same as 2097
according to
kata (Greek #2596)
(prepositionally) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined)
KJV usage: about, according as (to), after, against, (when they were) X alone, among, and, X apart, (even, like) as (concerning, pertaining to touching), X aside, at, before, beyond, by, to the charge of, (charita-)bly, concerning, + covered, (dai-)ly, down, every, (+ far more) exceeding, X more excellent, for, from ... to, godly, in(-asmuch, divers, every, -to, respect of), ... by, after the manner of, + by any means, beyond (out of) measure, X mightily, more, X natural, of (up-)on (X part), out (of every), over against, (+ your) X own, + particularly, so, through(-oughout, -oughout every), thus, (un-)to(-gether, -ward), X uttermost, where(-by), with. In composition it retains many of these applications, and frequently denotes opposition, distribution, or intensity.
Pronounce: kat-ah'
Origin: a primary particle
the power
dunamis (Greek #1411)
force (literally or figuratively); specially, miraculous power (usually by implication, a miracle itself)
KJV usage: ability, abundance, meaning, might(-ily, -y, -y deed), (worker of) miracle(-s), power, strength, violence, mighty (wonderful) work.
Pronounce: doo'-nam-is
Origin: from 1410
of God
theos (Greek #2316)
a deity, especially (with 3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very
KJV usage: X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
Pronounce: theh'-os
Origin: of uncertain affinity
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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ashamed.
the testimony.
Psa. 19:7•  (Psa. 19:7)
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Isa. 8:20•  (Isa. 8:20)
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John 15:27• 27and ye too testify, because ye are with me from [the] beginning. (John 15:27)
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John 19:35• 35And he that hath seen hath borne witness, and his witness is true, and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye also may believe. (John 19:35)
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Eph. 4:17• 17This then I say and testify in [the] Lord that ye should no longer walk even as also the rest of the nations walk in vanity of their mind, (Eph. 4:17)
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1 Tim. 2:6• 6who gave himself a ransom for all, the testimony in its own times, (1 Tim. 2:6)
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1 John 4:14• 14And we have beheld, and testify that the Father hath sent his Son as Saviour of the world. (1 John 4:14)
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1 John 5:11‑12• 11And this is the witness that God gave to us life eternal, and this life is in his Son.
12He that hath the Son hath life; he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.
(1 John 5:11‑12)
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Rev. 1:2• 2who testified the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ—whatsoever things he saw. (Rev. 1:2)
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Rev. 12:11• 11And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb, and because of the word of their testimony; and they loved not their life unto death. (Rev. 12:11)
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Rev. 19:10• 10And I fell before his feet to worship him. And he saith to me, See thou do it not: I am fellow-servant of thee and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God. For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy. (Rev. 19:10)
his prisoner.
be thou.
2 Tim. 2:3,11‑12• 3Take thy share of suffering hardship as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
11Faithful [is] the word: for if we died together with [him], we shall also live together;
12if we endure, we shall also reign together; if we shall deny [him], he also will deny us;
(2 Tim. 2:3,11‑12)
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2 Tim. 4:5• 5But be thou sober in all things, suffer hardship [evils], do an evangelist’s work, fully perform thy ministry. (2 Tim. 4:5)
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Rom. 8:17‑18,36• 17and, if children, heirs also; heirs of God and joint-heirs with Christ; if at least we suffer together, that we may also together be glorified.
18For I reckon that the sufferings of the present time [are] not worthy of comparison with the glory about to be revealed in regard to us.
36according as it is written, "For thy sake are we being put to death all the day long, we have been reckoned as sheep of slaughter."
(Rom. 8:17‑18,36)
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1 Cor. 4:9‑13• 9For, I think, God set us the apostles last as devoted to death, because we became a spectacle to the world, to both angels and men:
10we, fools for Christ, but ye prudent in Christ; we weak, but ye strong; ye illustrious, but we disgraced.
11Until the present hour we both hunger and thirst, and are naked and are buffeted and are homeless wanderers,
12and we toil, working with our own hands; reviled, we bless, persecuted, we suffer;
13slandered, we beseech. We became as the world's scum, off-scouring of all, until now.
(1 Cor. 4:9‑13)
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2 Cor. 11:23‑27• 23Are they ministers of Christ? (Beside myself I speak) I above measure; in labours very abundantly, in prisons very abundantly, in stripes exceedingly, in deaths often.
24From Jews five times I received forty [stripes] save one;
25thrice was I beaten with rods, once I was stoned, thrice I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep;
26by wayfarings often, by dangers of rivers, by dangers of robbers, by dangers from countrymen, by dangers from Gentiles, by dangers in town, by dangers in desert, by dangers at sea, by dangers among false brethren, by toil and trouble;
27in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
(2 Cor. 11:23‑27)
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Phil. 3:10• 10to know him, and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of his sufferings, being conformed to his death, (Phil. 3:10)
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Col. 1:24• 24who now rejoice in sufferings for you, and fill up what is wantingof the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body, which is the assembly, (Col. 1:24)
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1 Thess. 3:4• 4For even when we were with you we told you beforehand that we are to suffer affliction, even as it came to pass, and ye know. (1 Thess. 3:4)
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1 Peter 4:13‑15• 13but inasmuch as ye share in the sufferings of Christ, rejoice, that in the revelation of his glory also ye may rejoice exultingly.
14If ye are reproached in Christ’s name, blessed [are ye], because the [Spirit] of glory and the Spirit of God resteth upon you: [on their part he is blasphemed, but on your part he is glorified].
15Let none of you suffer as murderer or thief or evil-doer or as overseer of other’s affairs;
(1 Peter 4:13‑15)
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Rev. 1:9• 9I, John, your brother and joint-partaker in tribulation and the kingdom and patience in Christ [Jesus], was in the isle that is called Patmos, because of the word of God and [because of] the testimony of Jesus [Christ]. (Rev. 1:9)
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Rev. 12:11• 11And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb, and because of the word of their testimony; and they loved not their life unto death. (Rev. 12:11)
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 the maintenance of the truth of God depended upon the faithfulness of one man, and he a captive (article #86467)
 to have been ashamed of Paul, being what he was, would have been to be ashamed of the testimony of the Lord. (article #86467)
 The gospel is in a way personified, and Timothy is urged to cast in his lot with it fully and entirely, at whatever cost, that the reproaches which might fall upon it might also be borne by him (article #86467)
 no human energy, no steadfastness of purpose, nothing short of divine power, will avail in the conflicts of service in the gospel. (article #86467)
 How precious to possess that which is eternal, that which is founded on the power and on the work of God Himself! (2 Timothy 1 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Be not therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner; but suffer evil along with the glad tidingsg, according to the power of God;

JND Translation Notes

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This personification of the gospel is very common with Paul.

W. Kelly Translation

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aBe not ashamed therefore of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner; but suffer hardship with the gospel, according to the power of God,

WK Translation Notes

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suffer hardship with the gospel: the truer force appears [in the RV], "suffer hardship with the gospel," etc. (Bible Treasury 14:30)