Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and the praise of those who do right.

King James Version

Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.

Holman Bible

or to governors as those sent out by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good.

International Standard Version

or to governors who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to praise those who do right.

A Conservative Version

or to governors as being sent by him for vengeance of evil-doers and praise of well-doers.

American Standard Version

or unto governors, as sent by him for vengeance on evil-doers and for praise to them that do well.

Amplified

Or to governors as sent by him to bring vengeance (punishment, justice) to those who do wrong and to encourage those who do good service.

An Understandable Version

or to governors who are appointed by him to punish wrongdoers, and to commend those who do right.

Anderson New Testament

or to governors, as those sent by him for the punishment of evil-doers, and for the praise of those who do well.

Bible in Basic English

And those of the rulers who are sent by him for the punishment of evil-doers and for the praise of those who do well.

Common New Testament

or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to praise those who do right.

Daniel Mace New Testament

as supreme; or to governors, as being deputed by him to punish those who do ill,

Darby Translation

or to rulers as sent by him, for vengeance on evildoers, and praise to them that do well.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

or to governor, as those sent by him for the punishment, indeed, of evil doers; but for the praise of them who do good.

Godbey New Testament

or to governors, as those having been sent out by him unto the condemnation of evil doers, and the praise of those doing good;

Goodspeed New Testament

and to governors, as sent by him to punish evil-doers, and to encourage those who do right.

John Wesley New Testament

as sent by him, for the punishment of evil-doers, and the praise of them that do well.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and unto governors as unto those that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and for the praise of those that do well.

Julia Smith Translation

Or to chiefs, as sent by him for the punishing of them doing evil, and the praise of them doing good.

King James 2000

Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.

Lexham Expanded Bible

or to governors as those sent out by him for the punishment of those who do evil and the praise of those who do good.

Modern King James verseion

or to governors as sent by Him for vengeance on evildoers, but for praise on well-doers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

other unto rulers, as unto them that are sent of him, for the punishment of evil doers: but for the laud of them that well do.

Moffatt New Testament

and to governors as deputed by him for the punishment of wrongdoers and the encouragement of honest people ??15 for it is the will of God that by your honest lives you should silence the ignorant charges of foolish persons.

Montgomery New Testament

or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evil-doers and for the encouragement of well-doers.

NET Bible

or to governors as those he commissions to punish wrongdoers and praise those who do good.

New Heart English Bible

or to governors, as sent by him for vengeance on evildoers and for praise to those who do well.

Noyes New Testament

or to governors, as being sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and the praise of those who do well.

Sawyer New Testament

to governors, sent by him for the punishment of evil doers and the praise of those who do well;

The Emphasized Bible

Or unto governors, as, through him, sent - for vengeance on evil-doers, but praise to such as do good;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

or to governors, as sent by him for the punishment of wicked doers, but the praise of those who do well.

Twentieth Century New Testament

and to governors as the men sent by him to punish evil-doers and to commend those who do right.

Webster

Or to governors, as to them that are sent by him for the punishment of evil-doers, and for the praise of them that do well.

Weymouth New Testament

or to provincial Governors as sent by him for the punishment of evil-doers and the encouragement of those who do what is right.

Williams New Testament

and to governors as sent by Him to punish those who do evil and to reward those who do right.

World English Bible

or to governors, as sent by him for vengeance on evildoers and for praise to those who do well.

Worrell New Testament

or to governors, as sent through him for the punishment of evil-doers, and for praise to those who do well;

Worsley New Testament

or to governors as persons sent by him for the punishment of evil-doers, and the praise of them that do well.

Youngs Literal Translation

whether to governors, as to those sent through him, for punishment, indeed, of evil-doers, and a praise of those doing good;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Or
εἴτε 
Eite 
or, whether, or whether, if
Usage: 64

ἡγεμών 
hegemon 
Usage: 19

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

πέμπω 
Pempo 
Usage: 39

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527


Usage: 0

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ἐκδίκησις 
Ekdikesis 
Usage: 6

κακοποιός 
Kakopoios 
Usage: 5

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

for the praise
ἔπαινος 
Epainos 
Usage: 11

References

Context Readings

A Call To Good Works

13 Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority, 14 or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and the praise of those who do right. 15 For such is the will of God that by doing right you may silence the ignorance of foolish men.



Cross References

Romans 13:3-4

For rulers are not a cause of fear for good behavior, but for evil. Do you want to have no fear of authority? Do what is good and you will have praise from the same;



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