Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

so that you may win the respect of outsiders, and have need of nothing.

New American Standard Bible

so that you will behave properly toward outsiders and not be in any need.

King James Version

That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.

Holman Bible

so that you may walk properly in the presence of outsiders and not be dependent on anyone.

A Conservative Version

so that ye may walk properly toward those outside, and may have nothing lacking.

American Standard Version

that ye may walk becomingly toward them that are without, and may have need of nothing.

Amplified

So that you may bear yourselves becomingly and be correct and honorable and command the respect of the outside world, being dependent on nobody [self-supporting] and having need of nothing.

An Understandable Version

[Do these things] so that you will live in a proper way in front of outsiders [i.e., non-Christians], and not have [to depend on people for] any needs.

Anderson New Testament

in order that you may walk with propriety toward those who are without, and may have need of nothing.

Bible in Basic English

That you may be respected by those who are outside, and may have need of nothing.

Common New Testament

so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anyone.

Daniel Mace New Testament

so that your way of life may stand fair to the world, and prevent your being dependent upon any man.

Darby Translation

that ye may walk reputably towards those without, and may have need of no one.

Godbey New Testament

in order that you may walk about circumspectly toward the aliens, and you may have need of nothing.

Goodspeed New Testament

so that you may have the respect of the outsiders, and not be dependent upon anybody.

John Wesley New Testament

That ye may walk decently toward them that are without, and may want nothing.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that ye may walk honestly toward those that are without, and that ye may desire nothing from any one.

Julia Smith Translation

That ye should walk becomingly to them without, and have need of nothing.

King James 2000

That you may walk honestly toward them that are outside, and that you may have lack of nothing.

Lexham Expanded Bible

so that you may live decently toward those outside, and may have need of nothing.

Modern King James verseion

so that you may walk becomingly toward those outside, and that you may lack nothing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that ye may behave yourselves honestly toward them that are without and that nothing be lacking unto you.

Moffatt New Testament

so that your life may be correct in the eyes of the outside world and self-supporting.

Montgomery New Testament

So that your conduct may be seemly toward those that are without, and that you may not need help from any man.

NET Bible

In this way you will live a decent life before outsiders and not be in need.

New Heart English Bible

that you may walk properly toward those who are outside, and may have need of nothing.

Noyes New Testament

that ye may walk becomingly toward those without, and may have need of nothing.

Sawyer New Testament

that you may walk becomingly towards those without and have need of nothing.

The Emphasized Bible

That ye should walk reputably toward those without, and, of no one, have, need.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that ye walk becomingly towards those without, and need no assistance from any person.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So that your conduct may win respect from those outside the Church, and that you may not want for anything.

Webster

That ye may walk honestly towards them that are without, and that ye may have need of nothing.

Weymouth New Testament

so as to live worthy lives in relation to outsiders, and not be a burden to any one.

Williams New Testament

so that you may live influentially with the outsiders, and not be dependent on anybody.

World English Bible

that you may walk properly toward those who are outside, and may have need of nothing.

Worrell New Testament

that ye walk becomingly towards those without, and that ye may have need of nothing.

Worsley New Testament

as we gave you in charge, that ye may walk decently toward those that are without, and may have need of no one's assistance.

Youngs Literal Translation

that ye may walk becomingly unto those without, and may have lack of nothing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye may walk
περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

εὐσχημόνως 
Euschemonos 
Usage: 3

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412


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

ἔξω 
Exo 
Usage: 50

and

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

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

χρεία 
Chreia 
Usage: 36

Context Readings

Affirmation Of Continuing Love

11 Also, make it your goal to live quietly, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we instructed you, 12 so that you may win the respect of outsiders, and have need of nothing. 13 But we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, about those who have died, so that you may not grieve like other people who have no hope.


Cross References

Mark 4:11

He told them, "The secret about the kingdom of God has been given to you. But to those on the outside, everything comes in parables

Romans 13:13

Let's behave decently, as people who live in the light of day. No wild parties, drunkenness, sexual immorality, promiscuity, quarreling, or jealousy!

Colossians 4:5

Behave wisely toward outsiders, making the best use of your time.

Romans 12:17

Do not pay anyone back evil for evil, but focus your thoughts on what is right in the sight of all people.

1 Corinthians 5:12-13

After all, is it my business to judge outsiders? You are to judge those who are in the community, aren't you?

2 Corinthians 8:20-21

We are trying to avoid any criticism of the way we are administering this great undertaking.

2 Corinthians 11:7-9

Did I commit a sin when I humbled myself by proclaiming to you the gospel of God free of charge, so that you could be exalted?

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is fair, whatever is pure, whatever is acceptable, whatever is commendable, if there is anything of excellence and if there is anything praiseworthy keep thinking about these things.

1 Thessalonians 5:22

Keep away from every kind of evil.

1 Timothy 3:7

He must be well thought of by outsiders, so he doesn't fall into disgrace and the trap set for him by the Devil.

Titus 2:8-10

Use wholesome speech that cannot be condemned. Then any opponent will be ashamed because he cannot say anything bad about us.

1 Peter 2:12

Continue to live such upright lives among the gentiles that, when they slander you as practicers of evil, they may see your good actions and glorify God when he visits them.

1 Peter 3:1

In a similar way, you wives must submit yourselves to your husbands so that, even if some of them refuse to obey the word, they may be won over without a word through your conduct as wives

1 Peter 3:16-17

But do this gently and respectfully, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak evil of your good conduct in the Messiah will be ashamed of slandering you.

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