Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

See that no one render to any evil for evil, but pursue always what is good towards one another and towards all;

New American Standard Bible

See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people.

King James Version

See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

Holman Bible

See to it that no one repays evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good for one another and for all.

International Standard Version

Make sure that no one pays back evil for evil. Instead, always pursue what is good for each other and for everyone else.

A Conservative Version

See that not any man repays evil for evil to any man, but always pursue the good, both for each other and for all.

American Standard Version

See that none render unto any one evil for evil; but always follow after that which is good, one toward another, and toward all.

Amplified

See that none of you repays another with evil for evil, but always aim to show kindness and seek to do good to one another and to everybody.

An Understandable Version

Make sure that no one does anything wrong to someone who wrongs him, but always look for something good you can do for one another and for everyone.

Anderson New Testament

See that no one render evil for evil to any, but always pursue that which is good toward one another and toward all.

Bible in Basic English

Let no one give evil for evil; but ever go after what is good, for one another and for all.

Common New Testament

See that none of you repays evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to all.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Don't allow any one to return evil for evil, but strive to do all the good you can to one another, and to all the world.

Godbey New Testament

See that no one may return evil for evil to any one; but always pursue good toward one another, and toward all.

Goodspeed New Testament

Take care that none of you ever pays back evil for evil, but always try to treat one another and everybody with kindness.

John Wesley New Testament

See that none render to any man evil for evil, but ever follow that which is good, both to one another and to all men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

See that no one renders evil for evil unto anyone, but always follow that which is good, both among yourselves and to all men.

Julia Smith Translation

See that any return not evil to any: but always pursue good to one another, and to all.

King James 2000

See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

See to it that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue good toward one another and toward all [people].

Modern King James verseion

See that none gives evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue the good, both towards one another and towards all.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

See that none recompense evil for evil unto any man: but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

Moffatt New Testament

see that none of you pays back evil for evil, but always aim at what is kind to one another and to all the world;

Montgomery New Testament

Take care that none of you ever return evil for evil, but always pursue what is kind to one another and to all.

NET Bible

See that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good for one another and for all.

New Heart English Bible

See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always follow after that which is good, for one another, and for all.

Noyes New Testament

See that none render evil for evil to any one; but ever follow that which is good, both toward one another and toward all.

Sawyer New Testament

See that no one renders evil for evil, but always pursue the good both one to another and to all.

The Emphasized Bible

See that none, evil for evil, unto any, do render: but, evermore, what is good, be pursuing, towards one another, and towards all:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

See that no man return evil for evil to any man; but always pursue that which is good, both towards one another, and towards all men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Take care that none of you ever pays back wrong for wrong, but always follow the kindest course with one another and with every one.

Webster

See that none render evil for evil to any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

Weymouth New Testament

See to it that no one ever repays another with evil for evil; but always seek opportunities of doing good both to one another and to all the world.

Williams New Testament

Take care that none of you ever pays back evil for evil, but always keep looking for ways to show kindness to one another and everybody.

World English Bible

See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always follow after that which is good, for one another, and for all.

Worrell New Testament

See that no one render to any one evil for evil; but always pursue that which is good, toward one another, and toward all.

Worsley New Testament

See that no one render evil for evil to any man; but always pursue that which is good, both to each other and to all men.

Youngs Literal Translation

see no one evil for evil may render to any one, but always that which is good pursue ye, both to one another and to all;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
See
ὁράω 
Horao 
see, take heed, behold, perceive, not tr
Usage: 36

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ἀποδίδωμι 
Apodidomi 
Usage: 25

κακός 
Kakos 
κακός 
Kakos 
Usage: 46
Usage: 46

for
ἀντί 
Anti 
for, because 9, for ... cause, therefore 9, in the room of
Usage: 14

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

man but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

πάντοτε 
Pantote 
Usage: 30

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70


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

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

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

and

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

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

Context Readings

Final Exhortations And Benediction

14 But we exhort you, brethren, admonish the disorderly, comfort the faint-hearted, sustain the weak, be patient towards all. 15 See that no one render to any evil for evil, but pursue always what is good towards one another and towards all; 16 rejoice always;


Cross References

1 Peter 3:9

not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing; but on the contrary, blessing others, because ye have been called to this, that ye should inherit blessing.

Galatians 6:10

So then, as we have occasion, let us do good towards all, and specially towards those of the household of faith.

Genesis 45:24

And he sent his brethren away, and they departed. And he said to them, Do not quarrel on the way.

Exodus 23:4-5

If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt certainly bring it back to him.

Leviticus 19:18

Thou shalt not avenge thyself, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am Jehovah.

Deuteronomy 16:20

Perfect justice shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and possess the land that Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

1 Samuel 24:13

As saith the proverb of the ancients, Wickedness proceedeth from the wicked; but my hand shall not be upon thee.

Psalm 7:4

If I have rewarded evil to him that was at peace with me; (indeed I have freed him that without cause oppressed me;)

Psalm 38:20

And they that render evil for good are adversaries unto me; because I pursue what is good.

Proverbs 17:13

Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Proverbs 20:22

Say not, I will recompense evil: wait on Jehovah, and he shall save thee.

Proverbs 24:17

Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thy heart be glad when he stumbleth;

Proverbs 24:29

Say not, I will do so to him as he hath done to me, I will render to the man according to his work.

Proverbs 25:21

If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink:

Matthew 5:39

But I say unto you, not to resist evil; but whoever shall strike thee on thy right cheek, turn to him also the other;

Matthew 5:44-45

But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you,

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return, and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be sons of the Highest; for he is good to the unthankful and wicked.

Romans 12:9

Let love be unfeigned; abhorring evil; cleaving to good:

Romans 12:17-21

recompensing to no one evil for evil: providing things honest before all men:

Romans 14:19

So then let us pursue the things which tend to peace, and things whereby one shall build up another.

1 Corinthians 6:7

Already indeed then it is altogether a fault in you that ye have suits between yourselves. Why do ye not rather suffer wrong? why are ye not rather defrauded?

1 Corinthians 14:1

Follow after love, and be emulous of spiritual manifestations, but rather that ye may prophesy.

1 Corinthians 16:10

Now if Timotheus come, see that he may be with you without fear; for he works the work of the Lord, even as I.

Ephesians 5:15

See therefore how ye walk carefully, not as unwise but as wise,

Ephesians 5:33

But ye also, every one of you, let each so love his own wife as himself; but as to the wife I speak that she may fear the husband.

1 Thessalonians 2:12

that ye should walk worthy of God, who calls you to his own kingdom and glory.

1 Timothy 6:11

But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness of spirit.

2 Timothy 2:24

And a bondman of the Lord ought not to contend, but be gentle towards all; apt to teach; forbearing;

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be mild, shewing all meekness towards all men.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with all, and holiness, without which no one shall see the Lord:

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls by obedience to the truth to unfeigned brotherly love, love one another out of a pure heart fervently;

1 Peter 2:17

Shew honour to all, love the brotherhood, fear God, honour the king.

1 Peter 2:22-23

who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth;

1 Peter 3:11-13

And let him avoid evil, and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it;

3 John 1:11

Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. He that does good is of God. He that does evil has not seen God.

Revelation 19:10

And I fell before his feet to do him homage. And he says to me, See thou do it not. I am thy fellow-bondman, and the fellow-bondman of thy brethren who have the testimony of Jesus. Do homage to God. For the spirit of prophecy is the testimony of Jesus.

Revelation 22:9

And he says to me, See thou do it not. I am thy fellow-bondman, and the fellow-bondman of thy brethren the prophets, and of those who keep the words of this book. Do homage to God.

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