Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 use the world [taking advantage of its opportunities], as though they did not make full use of it. For the outward form of this world [its present social and material nature] 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.

Julia Smith Translation

And they using this world, as not using; for the form 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

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

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Concerning The Unmarried

30 And they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possessed not; 31 And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passes away. 32 But I would have you without concern. He that is unmarried cares for the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord:


Cross References

1 John 2:17

And the world passes away, and the lust thereof: but he that does the will of God abides forever.

Psalm 39:6

Surely every man walks in a vain show: surely they are in turmoil in vain: he heaps up riches, and knows not who shall gather them.

1 Corinthians 9:18

What is my reward then? Verily that, when I preach the gospel, I may make the gospel of Christ without charge, that I abuse not my right in the gospel.

1 Peter 1:24

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower thereof falls away:

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things is at hand: be therefore sober minded, and watch unto prayer.

Psalm 73:20

As a dream when one awakes; so, O Lord, when you awake, you shall despise their image.

Ecclesiastes 1:4

One generation passes away, and another generation comes: but the earth abides forever.

Ecclesiastes 2:24-25

There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labor. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God.

Ecclesiastes 3:12-13

I know that there is no good in them, but for a man to rejoice, and to do good in his life.

Ecclesiastes 5:18-20

Behold that which I have seen: it is good and fitting for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labor that he takes under the sun all the days of his life, which God gives him: for this is his lot.

Ecclesiastes 9:7-10

Go your way, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God now accepts your works.

Ecclesiastes 11:2

Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for you know not what evil shall be upon the earth.

Ecclesiastes 11:9-10

Rejoice, O young man, in your youth; and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth, and walk in the ways of your heart, and in the sight of your eyes: but know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.

Matthew 24:48-50

But if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delays his coming;

Matthew 25:14-29

For the kingdom of heaven is as a man traveling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.

Luke 12:15-21

And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.

Luke 16:1-2

And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, who had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.

Luke 19:17-26

And he said unto him, Well done, good servant: because you have been faithful in a very little, have authority over ten cities.

Luke 21:34

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be weighed down with carousing, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

1 Timothy 6:17-18

Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

James 1:10-11

But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

James 4:14

Whereas you know not what shall be tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away.

James 5:1-5

Come now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.

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