2 Corinthians 6:14



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?

King James Version

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

International Standard Version

Stop becoming unevenly yoked with unbelievers. What partnership can righteousness have with lawlessness? What fellowship can light have with darkness?

A Conservative Version

Do not become unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what partnership has righteousness and lawlessness? And what fellowship has light with darkness?

American Standard Version

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers: for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? or what communion hath light with darkness?

Amplified

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers [do not make mismated alliances with them or come under a different yoke with them, inconsistent with your faith]. For what partnership have right living and right standing with God with iniquity and lawlessness? Or how can light have fellowship with darkness?

An Understandable Version

Do not team up with unbelievers [i.e., in close relationships, such as marriage, etc.]. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or, what fellowship can light have with darkness?

Anderson New Testament

Be not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? What communion has light with darkness?

Bible in Basic English

Do not keep company with those who have not faith: for what is there in common between righteousness and evil, or between light and dark?

Common New Testament

Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

Daniel Mace New Testament

Are you not become associates with infidels? but what affinity is there between virtue and vice? and what communication has light with darkness?

Darby Translation

Be not diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what participation is there between righteousness and lawlessness? or what fellowship of light with darkness?

Godbey New Testament

Be not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what participation is there to righteousness and unrighteousness? or what fellowship has light unto darkness?

Goodspeed New Testament

Do not get into close and incongruous relations with unbelievers. What partnership can uprightness have with iniquity, or what can light have to do with darkness?

Holman Bible

Do not be mismatched with unbelievers. For what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship does light have with darkness?

John Wesley New Testament

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? or what communion hath light with darkness?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers, for what fellowship does righteousness have with unrighteousness? and what communion does light have with darkness?

Julia Smith Translation

Be not unequally yoked together with the unbelieving: for what participation to justice and iniquity and what communion to light with darkness?

King James 2000

Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness? and what partnership has light with darkness?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not become unevenly yoked with unbelievers, for what participation [is there between] righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship [does] light [have] with darkness?

Modern King James verseion

Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers; for what fellowship does righteousness have with lawlessness? And what partnership does light have with darkness?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Set yourselves therefore at large, and bear not a stranger's yoke with the unbelievers. For what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? What company hath light with darkness?

Moffatt New Testament

[Keep out of all incongruous ties with unbelievers. What have righteousness and iniquity in common, or how can light associate with darkness?

Montgomery New Testament

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? what communion has light with darkness?

NET Bible

Do not become partners with those who do not believe, for what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship does light have with darkness?

New Heart English Bible

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

New simplified Bible

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers: for what fellowship does righteousness have with lawlessness? Or what communion does light have with darkness?

Noyes New Testament

Be not strangely yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? Or what communion hath light with darkness?

Sawyer New Testament

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what participation has righteousness with wickedness? or what communion has light with darkness?

The Emphasized Bible

Be not getting diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship hath light with darkness?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be not unequally yoked with infidels; for what participation hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what fellowship [is there] between light and darkness?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not enter into inconsistent relations with those who reject the Faith. For what partnership can there be between righteousness and lawlessness? or what has light to do with darkness?

Webster

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

Weymouth New Testament

Do not come into close association with unbelievers, like oxen yoked with asses. For what is there in common between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what partnership has light with darkness?

Williams New Testament

Stop forming intimate and inconsistent relations with unbelievers. What partnership can right-doing have with law-breaking, or how can light participate with darkness?

World English Bible

Don't be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

Worrell New Testament

Become not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship have righteousness and lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness?

Worsley New Testament

Be not unsuitably connected with infidels: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? or what communion hath light with darkness?

Youngs Literal Translation

Become not yoked with others -- unbelievers, for what partaking is there to righteousness and lawlessness?

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be ye
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be , come to pass , be made , be done , come , become , God forbid , arise , have , be fulfilled , be married to , be preferred , not tr , , vr done
Usage: 531

not
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

ἑτεροζυγέω 
heterozugeo 
Usage: 1

ἄπιστος 
Apistos 
Usage: 17

γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

τίς 
Tis 
τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344
Usage: 344

μετοχή 
metoche 
Usage: 1

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

with


πρός 
Pros 
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
unto , to , with , for , against , among , at , not tr , , vr to
Usage: 0
Usage: 412

ἀνομία 
Anomia 
Usage: 10

and
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

κοινωνία 
Koinonia 
Usage: 20

φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

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Context Readings

Do Not Become Unevenly Yoked With Unbelievers

13 Now in a like exchange--I speak as to children--open wide to us also. 14 Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness? 15 Or what harmony has Christ with Belial, or what has a believer in common with an unbeliever?


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:33

Do not be deceived: "Bad company corrupts good morals."

Psalm 139:21-22

Do I not hate those who hate You, O LORD? And do I not loathe those who rise up against You?

Ephesians 5:6-14

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Deuteronomy 7:2-3

and when the LORD your God delivers them before you and you defeat them, then you shall utterly destroy them You shall make no covenant with them and show no favor to them.

Deuteronomy 22:9-11

"You shall not sow your vineyard with two kinds of seed, or all the produce of the seed which you have sown and the increase of the vineyard will become defiled.

1 Kings 18:21

Elijah came near to all the people and said, "How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him." But the people did not answer him a word.

John 15:18-19

"If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you.

1 Corinthians 5:9

I wrote you in my letter not to associate with immoral people;

1 Corinthians 7:39

A wife is bound as long as her husband lives; but if her husband is dead, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 10:21

You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; you cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons.

James 4:4

You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.

1 Peter 2:9-10

But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

1 Peter 4:2-4

so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.

Leviticus 19:19

'You are to keep My statutes. You shall not breed together two kinds of your cattle; you shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed, nor wear a garment upon you of two kinds of material mixed together.

1 Samuel 5:2-3

Then the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it to the house of Dagon and set it by Dagon.

2 Chronicles 19:2

Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him and said to King Jehoshaphat, "Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD and so bring wrath on yourself from the LORD?

Ezra 9:1-2

Now when these things had been completed, the princes approached me, saying, "The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites have not separated themselves from the peoples of the lands, according to their abominations, those of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians and the Amorites.

Ezra 9:11-12

which You have commanded by Your servants the prophets, saying, 'The land which you are entering to possess is an unclean land with the uncleanness of the peoples of the lands, with their abominations which have filled it from end to end and with their impurity.

Ezra 10:19

They pledged to put away their wives, and being guilty, they offered a ram of the flock for their offense.

Nehemiah 13:1-3

On that day they read aloud from the book of Moses in the hearing of the people; and there was found written in it that no Ammonite or Moabite should ever enter the assembly of God,

Nehemiah 13:23-26

In those days I also saw that the Jews had married women from Ashdod, Ammon and Moab.

Psalm 16:3

As for the saints who are in the earth, They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.

Psalm 26:4-5

I do not sit with deceitful men, Nor will I go with pretenders.

Psalm 26:9-10

Do not take my soul away along with sinners, Nor my life with men of bloodshed,

Psalm 44:20-21

If we had forgotten the name of our God Or extended our hands to a strange god,

Psalm 101:3-5

I will set no worthless thing before my eyes; I hate the work of those who fall away; It shall not fasten its grip on me.

Psalm 106:35

But they mingled with the nations And learned their practices,

Psalm 119:63

I am a companion of all those who fear You, And of those who keep Your precepts.

Proverbs 8:18-19

"Riches and honor are with me, Enduring wealth and righteousness.

Proverbs 22:24

Do not associate with a man given to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man,

Proverbs 29:27

An unjust man is abominable to the righteous, And he who is upright in the way is abominable to the wicked.

Malachi 2:11

"Judah has dealt treacherously, and an abomination has been committed in Israel and in Jerusalem; for Judah has profaned the sanctuary of the LORD which He loves and has married the daughter of a foreign god.

Malachi 2:15

"But not one has done so who has a remnant of the Spirit And what did that one do while he was seeking a godly offspring? Take heed then to your spirit, and let no one deal treacherously against the wife of your youth.

John 7:7

"The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me because I testify of it, that its deeds are evil.

Acts 4:23

When they had been released, they went to their own companions and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.

Romans 13:12-14

The night is almost gone, and the day is near Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

Ephesians 4:17-20

So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,

Philippians 2:15

so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,

1 Thessalonians 5:4-8

But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day would overtake you like a thief;

1 John 1:5-7

This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.

1 John 3:12-14

not as Cain, who was of the evil one and slew his brother And for what reason did he slay him? Because his deeds were evil, and his brother's were righteous.

Exodus 34:16

and you might take some of his daughters for your sons, and his daughters might play the harlot with their gods and cause your sons also to play the harlot with their gods.



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