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I am the Pastor/Teacher of Rivers of Joy Baptist Church in Minford, Ohio since August 2008.  I am married to Charity since June 14, 1969.  I have four grown children.   Having served in the local church for over forty years as Pastor/Teacher, Asso., Youth Pastor, Minister of Education, Building Upkeep, Camp Director, Sunday School Teacher, etc. Also I have worked in the public place for as many years as I have preached. Charity and her sister are co owner of Union Mills Conf. (Bakery) in West Portsmouth Ohio

Romans 12:12 Scripture Study / Word Study and Translation Study / Exegesis Study

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Romans 12:12  Christian Ethics  marks of the true Christian
Charles e Whisnant Pastor/Teacher


Rejoicing5463 in hope; patient5278 in tribulation;2347 continuing4323 instant in prayer; nasv (rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer (kjv)


12 rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer NKJV
12 in hope, rejoicing, in tribulation being patient; in prayer being constant Greek
12 th elpidi caironteV th qliyei upomenonteV th proseuch proskarterounteV Hort and Westcott
12 th elpidi caironteV th qliyei upomenonteV th proseuch proskarterounteV Stephens 1550 Textus Receptus
τῇ ἐλπίδι χαίροντες τῇ θλίψει ὑπομένοντες τῇ προσευχῇ προσκαρτεροῦντες
12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. ESV
12 rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing stedfastly in prayer; ASV 12 rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,(NASV)
12 Rejoice in your hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. (RV)
12 As regards hope, rejoicing: as regards tribulation, enduring: as regards prayer, persevering: darby


12 [a]Rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing in prayer. 1599 geneva Bible GNV
Footnotes:    Romans 12:12 He reckoneth up divers other virtues together with their effects, to wit, hope, patience in tribulation, equanimity, continuance in prayer, liberality towards the saints, hospitality, moderation of mind, even in helping our enemies, a selfsame feeling with others as well in adversity as prosperity, modesty, endeavor to maintain honest concord so nigh as we may with all men, which cannot be extinguished by any man’s injuries.

12 Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; be persistent in prayer. (HCSB)
12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. (NIV)
12 Be joyful because you have hope. Be patient when trouble comes, and pray at all times. NCV
12  Base your happiness on your hope in Christ. When trials come endure them patiently, steadfastly maintain the habit of prayer. (Phillips:)
12  rejoicing in the sphere of hope; patient in tribulation; with respect to prayer, persevering in it continually Wuest
12 in the hope rejoicing; in the tribulation enduring; in the prayer persevering; Young's Literal
12 full of joyful hope, patient under persecution, earnest and persistent in prayer.Weymouth New Testament


Rejoicing
    Romans 5:2 Romans 5:3 15:13 Psalms 16:9-11 ; 71:20-23 73:24-26 Proverbs 10:28 ; 14:32
    Lamentations 3:24-26 ; Habakkuk 3:17 Habakkuk 3:18 ; Matthew 5:12 ; Luke 10:20 ; 1 Corinthians 13:13 ; Philippians 3:1 ; 4:4
    Colossians 1:27 ; 1 Thessalonians 5:8 1 Thessalonians 5:16 ; 2 Thessalonians 2:16 2 Thessalonians 2:17 ; Titus 2:13 ; 3:7 Hebrews 3:6 ; 6:17-19
    1 Peter 1:3-8 ; 4:13 1 John 3:1-3

PATIENT; PERSEVERING 4378     to remain; to tarry behind ; to remain i.e. abide, not recede or flee. to preserve: under misfortunes and trials to hold fast to one's faith in Christ. to endure, bear bravely and calmly: ill treatments
    2:7 Romans 5:3 Romans 5:4 8:25 15:4 Psalms 37:7 ; 40:1 Luke 8:15 ; 21:19 Colossians 1:11
    1 Thessalonians 1:3 ; 2 Thessalonians 1:4 ; 3:5 1 Timothy 6:11 ; 2 Timothy 3:10 ; Hebrews 6:12 Hebrews 6:15 ; 10:36 12:1
    James 1:3 James 1:4 ; James 5:7 James 5:10 James 5:11 1 Peter 2:19 1 Peter 2:20 ; 2 Peter 1:6 ; Revelation 13:10

CONTINUING
    Genesis 32:24-26 ; Job 27:8-10 ; Psalms 55:16 Psalms 55:17 ; 62:8 109:4 Jeremiah 29:12 Jeremiah 29:13
    Daniel 9:18 Daniel 9:19 ; Luke 11:5-13 ; Luke 18:1-8 Luke 18:9-43 Acts 1:14 ; 2:42 6:4 12:5
    2 Corinthians 12:8 ; Ephesians 6:18 Ephesians 6:19 ; Philippians 4:6 Philippians 4:7 ; Colossians 4:2 Colossians 4:12 ; 1 Thessalonians 5:17 ; Hebrews 5:7
    James 5:15 James 5:16 ; 1 Peter 4:7 ; 1 John 5:14 1 John 5:15

TRIBULATION:   to crush, press, compress, squeeze in turn.  a pressing, pressing together, pressure.    metaph. oppression, affliction, tribulation, distress, straits 
matthew 13:21; Mark 4:17; Acts 7:10-11


Devoted:  persist obstinately in  Acts 8:13; 10:7

  1. To adhere to one, be his adherent, to be devoted or constant to one’
  2. to be steadfastly attentive unto, to give unremitting care to a thing
  3. to continue all the time in a place
  4. to persevere and not to faint
  5. to show one's self courageous for
  6. to be in constant readiness for one, wait on constantly