New Living Translation
Such things were written in the Scriptures long ago to teach us. And the Scriptures give us hope and encouragement as we wait patiently for God's promises to be fulfilled.
King James Bible
For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
Darby Bible Translation
For as many things as have been written before have been written for our instruction, that through endurance and through encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.
World English Bible
For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that through patience and through encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
Young's Literal Translation
for, as many things as were written before, for our instruction were written before, that through the endurance, and the exhortation of the Writings, we might have the hope.
Romans 15:4 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:4 Aforetime - In the Old Testament. That we through patience and consolation of the scriptures may have hope - That through the consolation which God gives us by these, we may have patience and a joyful hope.
LibraryA Sermon of the Reverend Father Master Hugh Latimer, Preached in the Shrouds at St. Paul's Church in London, on the Eighteenth Day of January, Anno 1548.
Quaeunque scripta sunt ad nostram doctrinam scripta sunt.--Rom. xv. 4. "All things which are written, are written for our erudition and knowledge. All things that are written in God's book, in the Bible book, in the book of the holy scripture, are written to be our doctrine." I told you in my first sermon, honourable audience, that I purposed to declare unto you two things. The one, what seed should be sown in God's field, in God's plough land; and the other, who should be the sowers: that is …
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Seventh Day. Unselfishness.
Let this be recorded for future generations, so that a people not yet born will praise the LORD.
Your promise revives me; it comforts me in all my troubles.
Then the LORD said to me, "Write my answer plainly on tablets, so that a runner can carry the correct message to others.
And when God counted him as righteous, it wasn't just for Abraham's benefit. It was recorded
1 Thessalonians 1:3
As we pray to our God and Father about you, we think of your faithful work, your loving deeds, and the enduring hope you have because of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.
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