Romans 15:4
Good News Translation
Everything written in the Scriptures was written to teach us, in order that we might have hope through the patience and encouragement which the Scriptures give us.

Contemporary English Version
And the Scriptures were written to teach and encourage us by giving us hope.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For what things soever were written were written for our learning: that, through patience and the comfort of the scriptures, we might have hope.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For what things soever were written were written for our learning: that, through patience and the comfort of the scriptures, we might have hope.

whatsoever.

Romans 4:23,24 Now it is not written only for him. that it was reputed to him unto justice, . . .

1 Corinthians 9:9,10 For it is written in the law of Moses: Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn. Doth God take care for oxen? . . .

1 Corinthians 10:11 Now all these things happened to them in figure: and they are written for our correction, upon whom the ends of the world are come.

2 Timothy 3:16,17 All scripture, inspired of God, is profitable to teach, to reprove, to correct, to instruct in justice: . . .

2 Peter 1:20,21 Understanding this first: That no prophecy of scripture is made by private interpretation. . . .

for our learning.

that.

Romans 5:3-5 And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience; . . .

Romans 8:24,25 For we are saved by hope. But hope that is seen is not hope. For what a man seeth, why doth he hope for? . . .

Romans 12:12 Rejoicing in hope. Patient in tribulation. Instant in prayer.

Psalm 119:81-83 My soul hath fainted after thy salvation: and in thy word I have very much hoped. . . .

Hebrews 6:10-19 For God is not unjust, that he should forget your work and the love which you have shewn in his name, you who have ministered and do minister to the saints. . . .

Hebrews 10:35,36 Do not therefore lose your confidence which hath a great reward. . . .

James 5:7-11 Be patient therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth: patiently bearing till he receive the early and latter rain. . . .

1 Peter 1:13 Wherefore, having the loins of your mind girt up, being sober, trust perfectly in the grace which is offered you in the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Context
Accept One Another
3For Christ did not please himself: but, as it is written: The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell upon me. 4For what things soever were written were written for our learning: that, through patience and the comfort of the scriptures, we might have hope. 5Now the God of patience and of comfort grant you to be of one mind, one towards another, according to Jesus Christ:…
Cross References
Psalm 102:18
Let these things be written unto another generation: and the people that shall be created shall praise the Lord:

Psalm 119:50
This hath comforted me in my humiliation: because thy word hath enlivened me.

Habakkuk 2:2
And the Lord answered me, and said: Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables: that he that readeth it may run over it.

Romans 4:23
Now it is not written only for him. that it was reputed to him unto justice,

1 Thessalonians 1:3
Being mindful of the work of your faith and labour and charity: and of the enduring of the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ before God and our Father.

2 Timothy 3:16
All scripture, inspired of God, is profitable to teach, to reprove, to correct, to instruct in justice:

Additional Translations
For everything that was written in the past was written for our instruction, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures, we might have hope.

For whatever was written in the past was all written for our instruction, so that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures, we might have hope.

For whatever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that through patience and through comfort of the scriptures we might have hope.

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.

For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that through patience and through comfort of the scriptures we might have hope.

For whatever things were written formerly, were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

For all that was written of old has been written for our instruction, so that we may always have hope through the power of endurance and the encouragement which the Scriptures afford.

For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that through patience and through encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

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.
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