Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

No one should seek his own welfare, but rather his neighbor's.

New American Standard Bible

Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor.

King James Version

Let no man seek his own, but every man another's wealth.

Holman Bible

No one should seek his own [good], but [the good] of the other person.

A Conservative Version

Let not one man seek that of himself, but each man that of the other.

American Standard Version

Let no man seek his own, but each his neighbor's good .

Amplified

Let no one then seek his own good and advantage and profit, but [rather] each one of the other [let him seek the welfare of his neighbor].

An Understandable Version

No one should look out for his own interests [only], but for the interests of others [as well].

Anderson New Testament

Let no one seek his own, but each the welfare of the other.

Bible in Basic English

Let a man give attention not only to what is good for himself, but equally to his neighbour's good.

Common New Testament

Let no one seek his own good, but the good of his neighbor.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let no man consult barely his own interest: but every man that of others.

Darby Translation

Let no one seek his own advantage, but that of the other.

Godbey New Testament

Let no one seek his own, but that of another.

Goodspeed New Testament

No one should look after his own advantage but after that of his neighbor.

John Wesley New Testament

Let no one seek his own, but every one another's welfare.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let no one seek his own good, but that of the other.

Julia Smith Translation

Let none seek his own, but each another's.

King James 2000

Let no man seek his own, but every man another's good.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let no one seek {his own good} but the [good] of the other.

Modern King James verseion

Let no one seek his own, but each one another's.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let no man seek his own profit: but let every man seek another's wealth.

Moffatt New Testament

Each of us must consult his neighbour's interests, not his own.

Montgomery New Testament

Let not each one be always seeking his own, but rather his neighbor's good.

NET Bible

Do not seek your own good, but the good of the other person.

New Heart English Bible

Let no one seek his own, but his neighbor's good.

Noyes New Testament

Let no one seek his own pleasure, but the good of others.

Sawyer New Testament

Let no one seek his own but the good of another.

The Emphasized Bible

Let, no one, be seeking, what concerneth himself, but that which concerneth some one else.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let no man seek his own gratification, but every one another's good.

Twentieth Century New Testament

A man must not study his own interests, but the interests of others.

Webster

Let no man seek his own, but every man another's wealth.

Weymouth New Testament

Let no one be for ever seeking his own good, but let each seek that of his fellow man.

Williams New Testament

No one should always be looking after his own welfare, but also that of his neighbor.

World English Bible

Let no one seek his own, but each one his neighbor's good.

Worrell New Testament

Let no one seek his own, but each another's good.

Worsley New Testament

Let no one seek his own only, but every one another's benefit.

Youngs Literal Translation

let no one seek his own -- but each another's.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let no man
μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man , nothing , no , none , not , anything ,
Usage: 79

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
seek , seek for , go about , desire ,
Usage: 79

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

ἕτερος 
heteros 
Usage: 76

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Freedom In Christ

23 Everything is permissible, but not everything is helpful. Everything is permissible, but not everything builds up. 24 No one should seek his own welfare, but rather his neighbor's. 25 Eat anything that is sold in the meat market without raising any question about it on the grounds of conscience,



Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:33

just as I myself try to please everybody in every way. I don't look out for my own benefit, but rather for the benefit of many people, so that they might be saved.

1 Corinthians 13:5

and she is never rude; she never thinks just of herself or ever gets annoyed. She never is resentful;

Philippians 2:21

For all the others look after their own interests, not after those of Jesus the Messiah.

Romans 15:1-2

Now we who are strong ought to be patient with the weaknesses of those who are not strong and must stop pleasing ourselves.

1 Corinthians 9:19-23

Although I am free from everyone's expectations, I have made myself a servant to all of them to win more people.

2 Corinthians 12:14

Now I'm ready to visit you for a third time, and I will not bother you for help. I do not want your things, but rather you yourselves. Children should not have to support their parents, but parents their children.

Philippians 2:4-5

Do not be concerned about your own interests, but also be concerned about the interests of others.

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