Romans 14:18



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For he who in this way serves Christ is acceptable to God and approved by men.

King James Version

For he that in these things serveth Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

International Standard Version

For the person who serves the Messiah in this way is pleasing to God and approved by people.

A Conservative Version

For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

American Standard Version

For he that herein serveth Christ is well-pleasing to God, and approved of men.

Amplified

He who serves Christ in this way is acceptable and pleasing to God and is approved by men.

An Understandable Version

For the person who serves Christ with these qualities is very pleasing to God and wins the approval of people.

Anderson New Testament

For he who serves the Christ in these things is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

Bible in Basic English

And he who in these things is Christ's servant, is pleasing to God and has the approval of men.

Common New Testament

he who serves Christ in this way is acceptable to God and approved by men.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for he that thus pays his allegiance to Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

Darby Translation

For he that in this serves the Christ is acceptable to God and approved of men.

Godbey New Testament

For in this the one serving Christ is acceptable to God, and approved unto men.

Goodspeed New Testament

Whoever serves Christ in that way pleases God and gains the approval of men.

Holman Bible

Whoever serves the Messiah in this way is acceptable to God and approved by men.

John Wesley New Testament

And he that in these serveth Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he that in these things serves the Christ is well pleasing unto God and approved of men.

Julia Smith Translation

For he in these serving Christ, pleasing to God, and acceptable to men.

King James 2000

For he that in these things serves Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the one who serves Christ in this [way] [is] well-pleasing to God and approved by people.

Modern King James verseion

For he who serves Christ in these things is well-pleasing to God, and approved by men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For whosoever in these things serveth Christ, pleaseth well God: and is commended of men.

Moffatt New Testament

he who serves Christ on these lines, is acceptable to God and esteemed by men.

Montgomery New Testament

Those who are slaving for Christ devotedly in these ways, are well pleasing to God and highly commended by man.

NET Bible

For the one who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by people.

New Heart English Bible

For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God and approved by men.

New simplified Bible

For he that serves Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of by men.

Noyes New Testament

for he who in this matter serveth Christ is wellpleasing to God, and approved by men.

Sawyer New Testament

for he that in this serves Christ is well pleasing to God and approved by men.

The Emphasized Bible

For, he that in this doeth service unto the Christ, is acceptable unto God, and approved unto men.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For he who in these things is the servant of Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He who serves the Christ in this way pleases God, and wins the approval of his fellow men.

Webster

For he that in these things serveth Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

Weymouth New Testament

and whoever in this way devotedly serves Christ, God takes pleasure in him, and men highly commend him.

Williams New Testament

whoever in this way continues serving Christ is well-pleasing to God and approved by men.

World English Bible

For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God and approved by men.

Worrell New Testament

For he that in these things serves Christ, is well-pleasing to God, and approved by men.

Worsley New Testament

that in these serveth Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

Youngs Literal Translation

for he who in these things is serving the Christ, is acceptable to God and approved of men.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

he that
δουλεύω 
Douleuo 
serve , be in bondage , do service
Usage: 20

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

τούτοις 
Toutois 
Usage: 17

δουλεύω 
Douleuo 
serve , be in bondage , do service
Usage: 20

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

εὐάρεστος 
Euarestos 
Usage: 9

to God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

δόκιμος 
Dokimos 
Usage: 7

References

Context Readings

Do Not Pass Judgment On One Another

17 for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18 For he who in this way serves Christ is acceptable to God and approved by men. 19 So then we pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another.



Cross References

2 Corinthians 8:21

for we have regard for what is honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Romans 16:18

For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

Genesis 4:7

"If you do well, will not your countenance be lifted up? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door; and its desire is for you, but you must master it."

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go then, eat your bread in happiness and drink your wine with a cheerful heart; for God has already approved your works.

Mark 13:34

"It is like a man away on a journey, who upon leaving his house and putting his slaves in charge, assigning to each one his task, also commanded the doorkeeper to stay on the alert.

John 12:26

"If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.

Acts 10:35

but in every nation the man who fears Him and does what is right is welcome to Him.

Romans 6:22

But now having been freed from sin and enslaved to God, you derive your benefit, resulting in sanctification, and the outcome, eternal life.

Romans 12:1-2

Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.

Romans 12:11

not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord;

Romans 14:4

Who are you to judge the servant of another? To his own master he stands or falls; and he will stand, for the Lord is able to make him stand.

1 Corinthians 7:22

For he who was called in the Lord while a slave, is the Lord's freedman; likewise he who was called while free, is Christ's slave.

2 Corinthians 4:2

but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 5:11

Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are made manifest to God; and I hope that we are made manifest also in your consciences.

2 Corinthians 6:4

but in everything commending ourselves as servants of God, in much endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,

Galatians 6:15-16

For neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.

Philippians 4:18

But I have received everything in full and have an abundance; I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you have sent, a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.

Colossians 3:24

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance It is the Lord Christ whom you serve.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-4

constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,

1 Timothy 2:3

This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,

1 Timothy 5:4

but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

James 2:18-26

But someone may well say, "You have faith and I have works; show me your faith without the works, and I will show you my faith by my works."

1 Peter 2:5

you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 2:20

For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience? But if when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it, this finds favor with God.

1 Peter 3:16

and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.

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