Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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, believer goes to court against believer, and that before unbelievers!

International Standard Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

but instead, brother goes to law against brother, and that before [judges who are] unbelievers?

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.

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

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302
Usage: 302

goeth to law
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

References

Context Readings

Lawsuits Between Believers

5 I speak shame about you. So there is not among you not even one wise man who will be able to arbitrate between his brother? 6 But brother goes to law against brother, and this before unbelievers? 7 Now therefore it is indeed altogether a defeat for you because ye have legal disputes against yourselves. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded?


Cross References

Genesis 13:7-9

And there was a strife between the herdsmen of Abram's cattle and the herdsmen of Lot's cattle. And the Canaanite and the Perizzite then dwelt in the land.

Genesis 45:24

So he sent his brothers away, and they departed. And he said to them, See that ye not fall out by the way.

Nehemiah 5:8-9

And I said to them, According to our ability we have redeemed our brothers the Jews, who were sold to the nations, and would ye even sell your brothers, and should they be sold to us? Then they were silent, and found not a word.

Psalm 133:1-3

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

Acts 7:26

And on the next day he was seen by them as they fought, and he was reconciling them for peace, having said, Men, ye are brothers. Why is it that ye wrong each other?

1 Corinthians 6:1

Dare any of you, having a matter against the other, go to law before the unrighteous and not before the sanctified?

1 Corinthians 6:7

Now therefore it is indeed altogether a defeat for you because ye have legal disputes against yourselves. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded?

2 Corinthians 6:14

Do not become unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what partnership has righteousness and lawlessness? And what fellowship has light with darkness?

Philippians 2:14-15

Do all things without grumblings and arguments,

1 John 2:9-11

He who claims to be in the light, and hates his brother, is in the darkness until now.

1 John 3:11-15

Because this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love each other.

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