Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and those who use the world, as though they did not make full use of it; for the form of this world is passing away.

King James Version

And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.

Holman Bible

and those who use the world as though they did not make full use of it. For this world in its current form is passing away.

International Standard Version

and those who use the things in the world as though they were not dependent on them. For the world in its present form is passing away.

A Conservative Version

and those who use this world, as not making full use, for the form of this world passes away.

American Standard Version

and those that use the world, as not using it to the full: for the fashion of this world passeth away.

Amplified

And those who deal with this world [ overusing the enjoyments of this life] as though they were not absorbed by it and as if they had no dealings with it. For the outward form of this world (the present world order) is passing away.

An Understandable Version

And those who make use of the things of the world [should live] as though they were not [really] involved with them. For the world as we know it is passing away. [Note: The five "as though's" of verses 29-31 are intended to emphasize that Christians should live with eternity in mind and not to become preoccupied with even legitimate earthly circumstances].

Anderson New Testament

and those who use this world, as not abusing it; for the outward show of this world passes away.

Bible in Basic English

And for those who make use of the world, not to be using it fully; for this world's way of life will quickly come to an end.

Common New Testament

and those who use the world, as though they did not make full use of it. For the form of this world is passing away.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and they that possess this world, as those that can't make an ill use of it. for the scene of this world is continually shifting. I would have you free from anxiety.

Darby Translation

and they that use the world, as not disposing of it as their own; for the fashion of this world passes.

Godbey New Testament

and those using the world, as those not using it thoroughly: for the fashion of this world is passing away.

Goodspeed New Testament

and those who mix in the world, as though they were not absorbed in it. For the present shape of the world is passing away.

John Wesley New Testament

and they that buy, as if they possessed not; And they that use this world, as not abusing it; for the fashion of this world passeth away: Now I would have you without carefulness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and those that use this world, as not using it as their own, for the fashion of this world passes away.

Julia Smith Translation

And they using this world, as not using; for the form of this world passes away.

King James 2000

And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passes away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and those who make use of the world as [if they] do not make full use of [it]. For the present form of this world is passing away.

Modern King James verseion

And they who use this world are as not abusing it, for the fashion of this world is passing away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they that use this world, be as though they used it not: For the fashion of this world goeth away.

Moffatt New Testament

let those who mix in the world live as if they were not engrossed in it, for the present phase of things is passing away.

Montgomery New Testament

and those who use the world as though using it sparingly. For the present phase of the world is passing away.

NET Bible

those who use the world as though they were not using it to the full. For the present shape of this world is passing away.

New Heart English Bible

and those who use the world, as not using it to the fullest. For the mode of this world passes away.

Noyes New Testament

and they that use this world as not abusing it; for the outward condition of this world is passing away;

Sawyer New Testament

and those who use the world as those not abusing it; for the fashion of this world passes away.

The Emphasized Bible

And, they who use the world, as though they used it not to the full, - for the fashion of this world passeth away;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and they who use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And those who use the good things of the world as using them sparingly; for this world as we see it is passing away.

Webster

And they that use this world, as not abusing it. For the fashion of this world passeth away.

Weymouth New Testament

and those who use the world as not using it to the full. For the world as it now exists is passing away.

Williams New Testament

and those who are enjoying the world as though they were not entirely absorbed in it. For the outward order of this world is passing away.

World English Bible

and those who use the world, as not using it to the fullest. For the mode of this world passes away.

Worrell New Testament

and those who use the world, as not using it to the full; for the fashion of this world is passing away.

Worsley New Testament

and they, that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.

Youngs Literal Translation

and those using this world, as not using it up; for passing away is the fashion of this world.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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


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

χράομαι 
Chraomai 
Usage: 11

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

κόσμος 
Kosmos 
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109
Usage: 109

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

καταχράομαι 
Katachraomai 
Usage: 2

it for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

the fashion
σχῆμα 
Schema 
Usage: 2

of this
τούτου 
Toutou 
Usage: 53

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Concerning The Unmarried

30 and those who weep, as though they did not weep; and those who rejoice, as though they did not rejoice; and those who buy, as though they did not possess; 31 and those who use the world, as though they did not make full use of it; for the form of this world is passing away. 32 But I want you to be free from concern. One who is unmarried is concerned about the things of the Lord, how he may please the Lord;


Cross References

1 John 2:17

The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.

Psalm 39:6

"Surely every man walks about as a phantom; Surely they make an uproar for nothing; He amasses riches and does not know who will gather them.

1 Corinthians 9:18

What then is my reward? That, when I preach the gospel, I may offer the gospel without charge, so as not to make full use of my right in the gospel.

1 Peter 1:24

For, "ALL FLESH IS LIKE GRASS, AND ALL ITS GLORY LIKE THE FLOWER OF GRASS. THE GRASS WITHERS, AND THE FLOWER FALLS OFF,

1 Peter 4:7

The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.

Psalm 73:20

Like a dream when one awakes, O Lord, when aroused, You will despise their form.

Ecclesiastes 1:4

A generation goes and a generation comes, But the earth remains forever.

Ecclesiastes 2:24-25

There is nothing better for a man than to eat and drink and tell himself that his labor is good This also I have seen that it is from the hand of God.

Ecclesiastes 3:12-13

I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and to do good in one's lifetime;

Ecclesiastes 5:18-20

Here is what I have seen to be good and fitting: to eat, to drink and enjoy oneself in all one's labor in which he toils under the sun during the few years of his life which God has given him; for this is his reward.

Ecclesiastes 9:7-10

Go then, eat your bread in happiness and drink your wine with a cheerful heart; for God has already approved your works.

Ecclesiastes 11:2

Divide your portion to seven, or even to eight, for you do not know what misfortune may occur on the earth.

Ecclesiastes 11:9-10

Rejoice, young man, during your childhood, and let your heart be pleasant during the days of young manhood. And follow the impulses of your heart and the desires of your eyes Yet know that God will bring you to judgment for all these things.

Matthew 24:48-50

"But if that evil slave says in his heart, 'My master is not coming for a long time,'

Matthew 25:14-29

"For it is just like a man about to go on a journey, who called his own slaves and entrusted his possessions to them.

Luke 12:15-21

Then He said to them, "Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions."

Luke 16:1-2

Now He was also saying to the disciples, "There was a rich man who had a manager, and this manager was reported to him as squandering his possessions.

Luke 19:17-26

"And he said to him, 'Well done, good slave, because you have been faithful in a very little thing, you are to be in authority over ten cities.'

Luke 21:34

"Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;

1 Timothy 6:17-18

Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.

James 1:10-11

and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away.

James 4:14

Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.

James 5:1-5

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.

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