Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

for indeed you do practice it toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia But we urge you, brethren, to excel still more,

King James Version

And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more;

Holman Bible

In fact, you are doing this toward all the brothers in the entire region of Macedonia. But we encourage you, brothers, to do so even more,

International Standard Version

In fact, you are showing love to all the brothers throughout Macedonia, but we urge you, brothers, to keep on doing this even more.

A Conservative Version

For ye are also doing it toward all the brothers in all Macedonia. But we exhort you, brothers, to abound more,

American Standard Version

for indeed ye do it toward all the brethren that are in all Macedonia. But we exhort you, brethren, that ye abound more and more;

Amplified

And indeed you already are [extending and displaying your love] to all the brethren throughout Macedonia. But we beseech and earnestly exhort you, brethren, that you excel [in this matter] more and more,

An Understandable Version

For you certainly do practice it toward all the brothers [and sisters] throughout Macedonia. [Note: This was the province in which Thessalonica was located]. Yet we urge you, brothers, to continue doing it more and more.

Anderson New Testament

and indeed you do this to all the brethren that are in all Macedonia. But we exhort you, brethren, that you abound in love more and more,

Bible in Basic English

And, truly, you are lovers of all the brothers in Macedonia; but it is our desire that your love may be increased still more;

Common New Testament

and indeed you do love all the brethren throughout Macedonia. But we urge you, brethren, to do so more and more.

Daniel Mace New Testament

this indeed you practise towards all our brethren in Macedonia; and we only exhort you to advance more and more therein:

Darby Translation

For also ye do this towards all the brethren in the whole of Macedonia; but we exhort you, brethren, to abound still more,

Godbey New Testament

for you indeed are doing the same thing unto all the brethren in all Macedonia. And we exhort you, brethren, that you abound more and more;

Goodspeed New Testament

and you are doing it to all the brothers all over Macedonia. But we do entreat you, brothers, to surpass yourselves

John Wesley New Testament

And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren that are in all Macedonia; but we exhort you, brethren, that ye increase more and more,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia, but we beseech you, brethren, that ye continue to grow

Julia Smith Translation

For also ye do the same to all the brethren, them in the whole of Macedonia: and we beseech you, brethren, to more abound;

King James 2000

And indeed you do it toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that you increase more and more;

Lexham Expanded Bible

for indeed you are practicing it toward all the brothers in all of Macedonia. But we urge you, brothers, to progress even more,

Modern King James verseion

And indeed you do it toward all the brothers who are in all Macedonia. But we beseech you, brothers, that you abound more and more,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, and that thing verily ye do unto all the brethren, which are throughout all Macedonia. We beseech you brethren that ye increase, more and more,

Moffatt New Testament

as indeed is your practice towards all the brothers throughout all Macedonia. We beseech you, brothers, to excel in this more and more;

Montgomery New Testament

As indeed you do love all the brothers in Macedonia. But I exhort you, brothers, to abound in this yet more.

NET Bible

And indeed you are practicing it toward all the brothers and sisters in all of Macedonia. But we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more,

New Heart English Bible

for indeed you do it toward all the brothers who are in all Macedonia. But we exhort you, brothers, that you abound more and more;

Noyes New Testament

for indeed ye do it toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia. But we exhort you, brethren, to abound in love still more;

Sawyer New Testament

for you also do the same to all the brothers in all Macedonia. But we exhort you, brothers, to abound still more,

The Emphasized Bible

And, in fact, ye are doing it unto all the brethren who arein the whole of Macedonia; but we exhort you, brethren, to abound still more,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And indeed ye practise it towards all the brethren that are throughout Macedonia: but we conjure you, brethren, to abound more and more;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And indeed you do act in this spirit towards all the Brethren throughout Macedonia. Yet, Brothers, we urge you to still further efforts.

Webster

And indeed ye do it towards all the brethren who are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more;

Weymouth New Testament

and indeed you do love all the brethren throughout Macedonia. And we exhort you to do so more and more,

Williams New Testament

as you are practicing it toward all the brothers all over Macedonia. We beg you, brothers, to continue to live better and better;

World English Bible

for indeed you do it toward all the brothers who are in all Macedonia. But we exhort you, brothers, that you abound more and more;

Worrell New Testament

and, in fact, ye do it to all the brethren who are in all Macedonia; but we exhort you, brethren, to abound yet more;

Worsley New Testament

And indeed ye do it to all the brethren, that are in all Macedonia; but we exhort you, brethren, to abound in it more and more:

Youngs Literal Translation

for ye do it also to all the brethren who are in all Macedonia; and we call upon you, brethren, to abound still more,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ye do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

it

Usage: 0

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

πᾶς 
Pas 
ὅλος 
Holos 
Usage: 704
Usage: 83

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302


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

are in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Μακεδονία 
Makedonia 
Usage: 22

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

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

περισσεύω 
Perisseuo 
Usage: 31

Context Readings

Affirmation Of Continuing Love

9 Now as to the love of the brethren, you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another; 10 for indeed you do practice it toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia But we urge you, brethren, to excel still more, 11 and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 1:7

so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia.

1 Thessalonians 3:12

and may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all people, just as we also do for you;

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia,

2 Corinthians 8:8-10

I am not speaking this as a command, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity of your love also.

Ephesians 1:15

For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you and your love for all the saints,

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,

Philippians 3:13-15

Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead,

Colossians 1:4

since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and the love which you have for all the saints;

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;

2 Peter 3:18

but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

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