Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

but brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers?

King James Version

But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.

Holman Bible

Instead, brother goes to law against brother, and that before unbelievers!

International Standard Version

Instead, one brother goes to court against another brother, and before unbelieving judges, at that!

A Conservative Version

But brother goes to law against brother, and this before unbelievers?

American Standard Version

but brother goeth to law with brother, and that before unbelievers?

Amplified

But brother goes to law against brother, and that before [Gentile judges who are] unbelievers [without faith or trust in the Gospel of Christ]?

An Understandable Version

But [instead], a brother goes to court against his brother, and that in front of an unbelieving [judge]!

Anderson New Testament

But brother goes to law with brother, and this before the unbelievers?

Bible in Basic English

But a brother who has a cause at law against another takes it before Gentile judges.

Common New Testament

but brother goes to law against brother, and that before unbelievers?

Daniel Mace New Testament

but when a contest arises, you must refer the decision to infidels?

Darby Translation

But brother prosecutes his suit with brother, and that before unbelievers.

Godbey New Testament

But does brother go to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers?

Goodspeed New Testament

but one Christian has to go to law with another, and before unbelievers too?

John Wesley New Testament

But brother goeth to law with brother, and this before the infidels.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But brother goes to judgment against brother, and that before the unbelievers.

Julia Smith Translation

But brother with brother is judged, and this by the unbelieving.

King James 2000

But brother goes to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But brother goes to court with brother, and this before unbelievers!

Modern King James verseion

But brother goes to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But one brother goeth to law with another: and that under the unbelievers?

Moffatt New Testament

instead of one brother going to law with another ??and before unbelievers too!

Montgomery New Testament

Must brother go to law with brother, and that, too, before unbelievers?

NET Bible

Instead, does a Christian sue a Christian, and do this before unbelievers?

New Heart English Bible

But brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers.

Noyes New Testament

Nay, brother goeth to law with brother, and that before unbelievers.

Sawyer New Testament

But brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers.

The Emphasized Bible

But, brother with brother, sueth for judgment, and that before unbelievers?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But brother goes to law with brother, and this before the unbelievers.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Must Brother go to law with Brother, and that, too, before unbelievers?

Webster

But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before unbelievers.

Weymouth New Testament

but brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers?

Williams New Testament

but one brother has to go to law with another, and that before unbelieving judges?

World English Bible

But brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers!

Worrell New Testament

But brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers!

Worsley New Testament

But one brother goeth to law with another, and this before infidels.

Youngs Literal Translation

but brother with brother doth go to be judged, and this before unbelievers!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302
Usage: 302

κρίνω 
Krino 
Usage: 84

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

and

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

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

Context Readings

Lawsuits Between Believers

5 I say this to your shame Is it so, that there is not among you one wise man who will be able to decide between his brethren, 6 but brother goes to law with brother, and that before unbelievers? 7 Actually, then, it is already a defeat for you, that you have lawsuits with one another. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded?


Cross References

Genesis 13:7-9

And there was strife between the herdsmen of Abram's livestock and the herdsmen of Lot's livestock Now the Canaanite and the Perizzite were dwelling then in the land.

Genesis 45:24

So he sent his brothers away, and as they departed, he said to them, "Do not quarrel on the journey."

Nehemiah 5:8-9

I said to them, "We according to our ability have redeemed our Jewish brothers who were sold to the nations; now would you even sell your brothers that they may be sold to us?" Then they were silent and could not find a word to say.

Psalm 133:1-3

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is For brothers to dwell together in unity!

Acts 7:26

"On the following day he appeared to them as they were fighting together, and he tried to reconcile them in peace, saying, 'Men, you are brethren, why do you injure one another?'

1 Corinthians 6:1

Does any one of you, when he has a case against his neighbor, dare to go to law before the unrighteous and not before the saints?

1 Corinthians 6:7

Actually, then, it is already a defeat for you, that you have lawsuits with one another. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded?

2 Corinthians 6:14

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

Philippians 2:14-15

Do all things without grumbling or disputing;

1 John 2:9-11

The one who says he is in the Light and yet hates his brother is in the darkness until now.

1 John 3:11-15

For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;

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