Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

International Standard Version

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

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 will behave properly toward outsiders [exhibiting good character, personal integrity, and moral courage worthy of the respect of the outside world], and be dependent on no one and in need of nothing [be self-supporting].

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.

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.

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 to aspire to lead a quiet life, to attend to your own business, and to work with your hands, as we commanded you. 12 In this way you will live a decent life before outsiders and not be in need. 13 Now we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve like the rest who have no hope.


Cross References

Mark 4:11

He said to them, "The secret of the kingdom of God has been given to you. But to those outside, everything is in parables,

Romans 13:13

Let us live decently as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in discord and jealousy.

Colossians 4:5

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunities.

Romans 12:17

Do not repay anyone evil for evil; consider what is good before all people.

1 Corinthians 5:12-13

For what do I have to do with judging those outside? Are you not to judge those inside?

2 Corinthians 8:20-21

We did this as a precaution so that no one should blame us in regard to this generous gift we are administering.

2 Corinthians 11:7-9

Or did I commit a sin by humbling myself so that you could be exalted, because I proclaimed the gospel of God to you free of charge?

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of respect, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if something is excellent or praiseworthy, think about these things.

1 Thessalonians 5:22

Stay away from every form of evil.

1 Timothy 3:7

And he must be well thought of by those outside the faith, so that he may not fall into disgrace and be caught by the devil's trap.

Titus 2:8-10

and a sound message that cannot be criticized, so that any opponent will be at a loss, because he has nothing evil to say about us.

1 Peter 2:12

and maintain good conduct among the non-Christians, so that though they now malign you as wrongdoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God when he appears.

1 Peter 3:1

In the same way, wives, be subject to your own husbands. Then, even if some are disobedient to the word, they will be won over without a word by the way you live,

1 Peter 3:16-17

Yet do it with courtesy and respect, keeping a good conscience, so that those who slander your good conduct in Christ may be put to shame when they accuse you.

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