Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Let as many as are servants under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God and the doctrine be not blasphemed.

New American Standard Bible

All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be spoken against.

King James Version

Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.

Holman Bible

All who are under the yoke as slaves must regard their own masters to be worthy of all respect, so that God’s name and His teaching will not be blasphemed.

International Standard Version

All who are under the yoke of slavery should regard their own masters as deserving of the highest respect, so that the name of God and our teaching may not be discredited.

A Conservative Version

Let bondmen, as many as are under a yoke, regard their own masters worthy of all respect, so that the name of God and the doctrine may not be blasphemed.

Amplified

All who are under the yoke as bond-servants (slaves) are to regard their own masters as worthy of honor and respect so that the name of God and the teaching [about Him] will not be spoken against.

An Understandable Version

All those people who are under the reins of slavery [i.e., in subjection to someone] should consider their own masters as deserving of full respect, so that God's name and [His] teaching will not be spoken against [i.e., by unbelievers].

Anderson New Testament

Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God, and his teaching, be not reviled.

Bible in Basic English

Let all who are servants under the yoke give all honour to their masters, so that no evil may be said against the name of God and his teaching.

Common New Testament

Let all who are under the yoke of slavery regard their masters as worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and the teaching may not be spoken against.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let those who are in a state of servitude, consider the entire respect due to their masters, that the name of God, and the doctrine of the gospel may not be blasphemed.

Darby Translation

Let as many bondmen as are under yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and the teaching be not blasphemed.

Godbey New Testament

Let the servants so many as are under the yoke, esteem those who are their masters worthy of all honor, in order that the name and doctrine of God may not be blasphemed.

Goodspeed New Testament

All who are under the yoke of slavery must treat their masters with the greatest respect, so that the name of God and our teaching may not be abused.

John Wesley New Testament

Let as many servants as are under the yoke, account their masters worthy of all honour; lest the name of God and his doctrine be blasphemed.

Julia Smith Translation

Let as many servants as are under the yoke deem their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and the doctrines be not defamed.

King James 2000

Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

All those who are under the yoke as slaves must regard their own masters as worthy of all honor, lest the name of God and the teaching be slandered.

Modern King James verseion

Let as many slaves as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, so that the name and doctrine of God may not be blasphemed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God, and his doctrine be not evil spoken of.

Moffatt New Testament

Let all servants who are under the yoke of slavery remember that their masters are entitled to perfect respect ??otherwise it will be a scandal to the Name of God and to our doctrine.

Montgomery New Testament

Let those who are under the yoke as slaves esteem their masters as worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and the teachings be not blasphemed.

NET Bible

Those who are under the yoke as slaves must regard their own masters as deserving of full respect. This will prevent the name of God and Christian teaching from being discredited.

New Heart English Bible

Let as many as are bondservants under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God and the doctrine not be blasphemed.

Noyes New Testament

Let all who are under the yoke as bondservants count their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed.

Sawyer New Testament

Let as many servants as are under the yoke account their masters worthy of all honor, that the name and doctrine of God may not be blasphemed.

The Emphasized Bible

Let, as many as are servants under a yoke, be counting, their own masters, worthy, of all honour, lest, the name of God and the teaching, be defamed.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

LET as many slaves as are under the yoke account their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and the doctrine be not blasphemed.

Twentieth Century New Testament

All who are in the position of slaves should regard their masters as deserving of the greatest respect, so that the Name of God, and our Teaching, may not be maligned.

Webster

Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God and his doctrine may not be blasphemed.

Weymouth New Testament

Let all who are under the yoke of slavery hold their own masters to be deserving of honour, so that the name of God and the Christian teaching may not be spoken against.

Williams New Testament

All who are under the yoke of slavery must esteem their masters to be deserving the highest respect, so that the name of God and our teaching may not be abused.

World English Bible

Let as many as are bondservants under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God and the doctrine not be blasphemed.

Worrell New Testament

Let as many as are slaves under a yoke account their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God and the teaching be not blasphemed.

Worsley New Testament

Let as many as are servants under the yoke account their own masters worthy of all honor; that the name of God and his doctrine may not be blasphemed:

Youngs Literal Translation

As many as are servants under a yoke, their own masters worthy of all honour let them reckon, that the name of God and the teaching may not be evil spoken of;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
ἡγέομαι 
hegeomai 
Usage: 27

as many
ὅσος 
Hosos 
Usage: 76

δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

as
ὅσος 
Hosos 
Usage: 76

are
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

the yoke
ζυγός 
Zugos 
Usage: 4

ἡγέομαι 
hegeomai 
Usage: 27

ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

δεσπότης 
Despotes 
Usage: 10

ἄξιος 
Axios 
Usage: 28

of all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

τιμή 
Time 
Usage: 43

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

the name
ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

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

διδασκαλία 
Didaskalia 
Usage: 19

be
βλασφημέω 
Blasphemeo 
Usage: 31

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

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Slaves And Masters

1 Let as many as are servants under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God and the doctrine be not blasphemed. 2 And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but let them serve them the rather, because they that partake of the benefit are believing and beloved. These things teach and exhort.


Cross References

Titus 2:5

to be'sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed:

Isaiah 52:5

Now therefore, what do I here, saith Jehovah, seeing that my people is taken away for nought? they that rule over them do howl, saith Jehovah, and my name continually all the day is blasphemed.

Romans 2:24

For the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you, even as it is written.

Genesis 13:7-8

And there was a strife between the herdsmen of Abram's cattle and the herdsmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelt then in the land.

Genesis 16:9

And the angel of Jehovah said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.

Genesis 24:2

And Abraham said unto his servant, the elder of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh.

Genesis 24:12

And he said, O Jehovah, the God of my master Abraham, send me, I pray thee, good speed this day, and show kindness unto my master Abraham.

Genesis 24:27

And he said, Blessed be Jehovah, the God of my master Abraham, who hath not forsaken his lovingkindness and his truth toward my master. As for me, Jehovah hath led me in the way to the house of my master's brethren.

Genesis 24:35-67

And Jehovah hath blessed my master greatly. And he is become great. And he hath given him flocks and herds, and silver and gold, and men-servants and maid-servants, and camels and asses.

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies that Jehovah shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.

2 Samuel 12:14

Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of Jehovah to blaspheme, the child also that is born unto thee shall surely die.

2 Kings 5:2-3

And the Syrians had gone out in bands, and had brought away captive out of the land of Israel a little maiden; and she waited on Naaman's wife.

2 Kings 5:13

And his servants came near, and spake unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean?

Nehemiah 9:5

Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabneiah, Sherebiah, Hodiah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said, Stand up and bless Jehovah your God from everlasting to everlasting; and blessed be thy glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.

Isaiah 47:6

I was wroth with my people, I profaned mine inheritance, and gave them into thy hand: thou didst show them no mercy; upon the aged hast thou very heavily laid thy yoke.

Isaiah 58:6

Is not this the fast that I have chosen: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?

Ezekiel 36:20

And when they came unto the nations, whither they went, they profaned my holy name; in that men said of them, These are the people of Jehovah, and are gone forth out of his land.

Ezekiel 36:23

And I will sanctify my great name, which hath been profaned among the nations, which ye have profaned in the midst of them; and the nations shall know that I am Jehovah, saith the Lord Jehovah, when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes.

Malachi 1:6

A son honoreth his father, and a servant his master: if then I am a father, where is mine honor? and if I am a master, where is my fear? saith Jehovah of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?

Matthew 11:9

But wherefore went ye out? to see a prophet? Yea, I say unto you, and much more than a prophet.

Matthew 11:30

For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

Luke 17:1

And he said unto his disciples, It is impossible but that occasions of stumbling should come; but woe unto him, through whom they come!

Acts 10:7

And when the angel that spake unto him was departed, he called two of his household-servants, and a devout soldier of them that waited on him continually;

Acts 10:22

And they said, Cornelius a centurion, a righteous man and one that feareth God, and well reported of by all the nation of the Jews, was warned of God by a holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words from thee.

Acts 15:10

Now therefore why make ye trial of God, that ye should put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?

1 Corinthians 7:21-22

Wast thou called being a bondservant? Care not for it: nay, even if thou canst become free, use it rather.

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give no occasions of stumbling, either to Jews, or to Greeks, or to the church of God:

Galatians 5:1

For freedom did Christ set us free: stand fast therefore, and be not entangled again in a yoke of bondage.

Ephesians 6:5-8

Servants, be obedient unto them that according to the flesh are your masters, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

Colossians 3:22-25

Servants, obey in all things them that are your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men-pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing the Lord:

1 Timothy 5:14

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, give no occasion to the adversary for reviling:

Titus 2:8-10

sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of us.

1 Peter 2:12

having your behavior seemly among the Gentiles; that, wherein they speak against you as evil-doers, they may by your good works, which they behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.

1 Peter 2:17-20

Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

1 Peter 3:16

having a good conscience; that, wherein ye are spoken against, they may be put to shame who revile your good manner of life in Christ.

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