Parallel Verses

World English Bible

But in giving you this command, I don't praise you, that you come together not for the better but for the worse.

New American Standard Bible

But in giving this instruction, I do not praise you, because you come together not for the better but for the worse.

King James Version

Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.

Holman Bible

Now in giving the following instruction I do not praise you, since you come together not for the better but for the worse.

International Standard Version

Now I am not praising you in giving you the following instructions. When you gather, it is not for the better but for the worse.

A Conservative Version

Now in this that is commanded, I do not praise you, because ye do not assemble for the better but for the worse.

American Standard Version

But in giving you this charge, I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better but for the worse.

Amplified

But in what I instruct [you] next I do not commend [you], because when you meet together, it is not for the better but for the worse.

An Understandable Version

But in giving you these instructions, I have a criticism to make [about you people]. It is that your assemblies are doing more harm than good.

Anderson New Testament

But I praise you not in this, which I now mention, that you come together, not for the better, but for the worse.

Bible in Basic English

But in giving you this order, there is one thing about which I am not pleased: it is that when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse.

Common New Testament

But in the following instructions, I do not praise you, because you come together not for the better but for the worse.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Now in what I am going to say, I do not commend you, because your assemblies are not to your advantage, but to your prejudice.

Darby Translation

But in prescribing to you on this which I now enter on, I do not praise, namely, that ye come together, not for the better, but for the worse.

Godbey New Testament

And proclaiming this, I do not praise you, because you come together not for the better but for the worse.

Goodspeed New Testament

But while I am on this subject, I cannot approve of your meetings, because they are doing you more harm than good.

John Wesley New Testament

But in this which I declare, I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you not: that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.

Julia Smith Translation

And this announcing I approve not, that not for the better come ye together, but for the worse.

King James 2000

Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you not, that you come together not for the better, but for the worse.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But in giving this instruction I do not praise [you], because you come together not for the better but for the worse.

Modern King James verseion

But in enjoining this, I do not praise you, because you come together not for the better, but for the worse.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This I warn you of, and commend not that ye come together: not after a better manner but after a worse.

Moffatt New Testament

But in giving you the following injunction I cannot commend you; for you are the worse, not the better, for assembling together.

Montgomery New Testament

But in giving you the following instructions, I cannot praise you; your solemn assemblies do more harm than good.

NET Bible

Now in giving the following instruction I do not praise you, because you come together not for the better but for the worse.

New Heart English Bible

But in giving you this command, I do not praise you, that you come together not for the better but for the worse.

Noyes New Testament

But I give you this charge, not praising you, because ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.

Sawyer New Testament

But I tell you this, not to praise you, that you come together not for the better but for the worse.

The Emphasized Bible

But, in giving you the following charge, I praise you not, - in that, not for the better, but for the worse, ye come together.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But in the matter I am going to denounce, I do not commend you, that ye meet together not for the better, but for the worse.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In giving directions on the next subject, I cannot praise you; because your meetings do more harm than good.

Webster

Now in this that I declare to you, I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.

Weymouth New Testament

But while giving you these instructions, there is one thing I cannot praise--your meeting together, with bad rather than good results.

Williams New Testament

But as I am giving you these instructions I cannot approve of your meetings, because they do not turn out for the better but for the worse.

Worrell New Testament

But, in giving this charge, I praise you not; because, not for the better, but for the worse, do ye come together.

Worsley New Testament

But whilst I am declaring this, I do not commend you, that ye assemble together not for the better, but for the worse.

Youngs Literal Translation

And this declaring, I give no praise, because not for the better, but for the worse ye come together;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

in this
τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

παραγγέλλω 
Paraggello 
Usage: 30

ἐπαινέω 
Epaineo 
Usage: 5

you not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

συνέρχομαι 
sunerchomai 
come together, go with, come with, resort, come, come with Trans, company with, accompany, assemble with
Usage: 31

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

for
εἰς 
Eis 
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267
Usage: 1267

the better
κρείττων 
Kreitton 
Usage: 19

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

Improper Conduct At The Lord's Supper

16 But if any man seems to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither do God's assemblies. 17 But in giving you this command, I don't praise you, that you come together not for the better but for the worse. 18 For first of all, when you come together in the assembly, I hear that divisions exist among you, and I partly believe it.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 11:2

Now I praise you, brothers, that you remember me in all things, and hold firm the traditions, even as I delivered them to you.

1 Corinthians 11:22

What, don't you have houses to eat and to drink in? Or do you despise God's assembly, and put them to shame who don't have? What shall I tell you? Shall I praise you? In this I don't praise you.

1 Corinthians 11:34

But if anyone is hungry, let him eat at home, lest your coming together be for judgment. The rest I will set in order whenever I come.

1 Corinthians 14:23

If therefore the whole assembly is assembled together and all speak with other languages, and unlearned or unbelieving people come in, won't they say that you are crazy?

1 Corinthians 14:26

What is it then, brothers? When you come together, each one of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a revelation, has another language, has an interpretation. Let all things be done to build each other up.

Hebrews 10:25

not forsaking our own assembling together, as the custom of some is, but exhorting one another; and so much the more, as you see the Day approaching.

1 Peter 2:14

or to governors, as sent by him for vengeance on evildoers and for praise to those who do well.

Leviticus 19:17

"'You shall not hate your brother in your heart. You shall surely rebuke your neighbor, and not bear sin because of him.

Proverbs 27:5

Better is open rebuke than hidden love.

Isaiah 1:13-14

Bring no more vain offerings. Incense is an abomination to me; new moons, Sabbaths, and convocations: I can't bear with evil assemblies.

Isaiah 58:1-4

"Cry aloud, don't spare, lift up your voice like a trumpet, and declare to my people their disobedience, and to the house of Jacob their sins.

Jeremiah 7:9-10

Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense to Baal, and walk after other gods that you have not known,

Romans 13:3

For rulers are not a terror to the good work, but to the evil. Do you desire to have no fear of the authority? Do that which is good, and you will have praise from the same,

1 Corinthians 11:20

When therefore you assemble yourselves together, it is not the Lord's supper that you eat.

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