Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

The one who plants and the one who waters have the same goal, and each will receive a reward for his own action.

New American Standard Bible

Now he who plants and he who waters are one; but each will receive his own reward according to his own labor.

King James Version

Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.

Holman Bible

Now the one planting and the one watering are one in purpose, and each will receive his own reward according to his own labor.

A Conservative Version

Now he who plants and he who waters are one, but each man will receive his own payment according to his own labor.

American Standard Version

Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: but each shall receive his own reward according to his own labor.

Amplified

He who plants and he who waters are one [in importance and esteem, working toward the same purpose]; but each will receive his own reward according to his own labor.

An Understandable Version

Now the person who plants and the person who waters have the same [purpose], and each one will receive his own wages, according to the work each one does.

Anderson New Testament

But he that plants and he that waters are one; and each one shall receive his own reward, according to his own labor.

Bible in Basic English

Now the planter and the waterer are working for the same end: but they will have their separate rewards in the measure of their work.

Common New Testament

Now he who plants and he who waters are one, and each will receive his own reward according to his own labor.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that planteth, and he that watereth, have the same design: and each shall receive his proper reward, in proportion to his own labour.

Darby Translation

But the planter and the waterer are one; but each shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.

Godbey New Testament

But he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and each one shall receive his own reward according to his own labor.

Goodspeed New Testament

The planter and the waterer are all one, though each of us will be paid for his own work.

John Wesley New Testament

But he that planteth and he that watereth are one; and every one shall receive his own reward, according to his own labour.

Julia Smith Translation

And he planting and he watering are one: and each shall receive his own reward according to his own labor.

King James 2000

Now he that plants and he that waters are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the one who plants and the one who waters are one, but each one will receive his own reward according to his own labor.

Modern King James verseion

So he planting, and he watering, are one, and each one shall receive his own reward according to his own labor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that planteth, and he that watereth, are neither better than the other. Every man yet shall receive his reward according to his labour.

Moffatt New Testament

Still, though planter and waterer are on the same level, each will get his own wage for the special work that he has done.

Montgomery New Testament

Now, though he who plants and he who waters are one, each will receive his own reward, according to his own service.

NET Bible

The one who plants and the one who waters work as one, but each will receive his reward according to his work.

New Heart English Bible

Now he who plants and he who waters are the same, but each will receive his own reward according to his own labor.

Noyes New Testament

And he that planteth and he that watereth are one; and each will receive his own reward, according to his own labor.

Sawyer New Testament

He that plants and he that waters are one; and each shall receive his reward according to his labor.

The Emphasized Bible

Moreover, he that planteth and he that watereth, are one: - howbeit, each one, his own reward, shall receive, - according to his own labour.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: but every one shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In this the man who plants and the man who waters are one; yet each will receive his own reward in proportion to his own labor.

Webster

Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward, according to his own labor.

Weymouth New Testament

Now in aim and purpose the planter and the waterer are one; and yet each will receive his own special reward, answering to his own special work.

Williams New Testament

The planter and the waterer are one in aim, and yet each of us will get his own pay in accordance with his own work,

World English Bible

Now he who plants and he who waters are the same, but each will receive his own reward according to his own labor.

Worrell New Testament

And he that plants and he that waters are one; but each shall receive his own reward, according to his own labor.

Worsley New Testament

And he that planteth, and he that watereth, are as one: but each shall receive his own reward according to his own labor.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he who is planting and he who is watering are one, and each his own reward shall receive, according to his own labour,

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

he that



which, who, the things, the son,
which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

φυτεύω 
Phuteuo 
Usage: 4

and


δέ 
De 
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 0
Usage: 2184

ποτίζω 
Potizo 
Usage: 9

are
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

ἴδιος 
Idios 
ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96
Usage: 96

μισθός 
Misthos 
Usage: 13

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 Corinthians 3:8

References

American

Hastings

Context Readings

Divisiveness And Immaturity

7 So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is significant, but God, who keeps everything growing, is the one who matters. 8 The one who plants and the one who waters have the same goal, and each will receive a reward for his own action. 9 For we are God's co-workers. You are God's farmland and God's building.



Cross References

Psalm 62:12

Also to you, Lord, belongs gracious love, because you reward each person according to what he does. A Davidic Psalm, while he was in the Judean wilderness.

Matthew 16:27

The Son of Man is going to come with his angels in his Father's glory, and then he will repay everyone according to what he has done.

Romans 2:6

For he will repay everyone according to what that person has done:

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, unmovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord, because you know that the work that you do for the Lord isn't wasted.

2 John 1:8

See to it that you don't destroy what we have worked for, but that you receive your full reward.

Daniel 12:3

Those who manifest wisdom will shine like the brightness of the expanse of heaven, and those who turn many to righteousness will shine like the stars for ever and ever.

Matthew 5:11-12

"How blessed are you whenever people insult you, persecute you, and say all sorts of evil things against you falsely because of me!

Matthew 10:41-42

The one who receives a prophet as a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and the one who receives a righteous person as a righteous person will receive a righteous person's reward.

John 4:36-38

The one who harvests is already receiving his wages and gathering a crop for eternal life, so that the one who sows and the one who harvests may rejoice together.

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are God's co-workers. You are God's farmland and God's building.

1 Corinthians 3:14

If what a person has built on the foundation survives, he will receive a reward.

1 Corinthians 4:5-6

Therefore, stop judging prematurely, before the Lord comes, for he will bring to light what is now hidden in darkness and reveal the motives of our hearts. Then each person will receive his praise from God.

1 Corinthians 9:17-18

For if I preach voluntarily, I get a reward, but if I am unwilling to do it, I am still entrusted with that obligation.

Galatians 6:4

Each person must examine his own actions, and then he can boast about his own accomplishments and not about someone else.

Galatians 6:7-8

Stop being deceived; God is not to be ridiculed. A person harvests whatever he plants:

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not so unjust as to forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have ministered to the saints and continue to minister to them.

1 Peter 5:4

Then, when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the victor's crown of glory that will never fade away.

Revelation 2:23

I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am the one who searches minds and hearts. I will reward each of you as your actions deserve.

Revelation 22:12

"See! I am coming soon! My reward is with me to repay everyone according to his behavior.

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