Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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. 2 And let those whose masters are of the faith have respect for them because they are brothers, working for them the more readily, because those who take part in the good work are of the faith and are dear. Give orders and teaching about these things.


Cross References

Titus 2:5

To be wise in mind, clean in heart, kind; working in their houses, living under the authority of their husbands; so that no evil may be said of the word of God.

Isaiah 52:5

Now then, what have I here? says the Lord, for my people are taken away without cause; they are made waste and give cries of sorrow, says the Lord, and all the day the nations put shame on my name.

Romans 2:24

For the name of God is shamed among the Gentiles because of you, as it is said in the holy Writings.

Genesis 13:7-8

And there was an argument between the keepers of Abram's cattle and the keepers of Lot's cattle: at that time the Canaanites and Perizzites were still living in the land.

Genesis 16:9

And the angel said to her, Go back, and put yourself under her authority.

Genesis 24:2

And Abraham said to his chief servant, the manager of all his property, Come now, put your hand under my leg:

Genesis 24:12

And he said, O Lord, the God of my master Abraham, let me do well in what I have undertaken this day, and give your mercy to my master Abraham.

Genesis 24:27

And said, Praise be to the Lord, the God of my master Abraham, who has given a sign that he is good and true to my master, by guiding me straight to the house of my master's family.

Genesis 24:35-67

The Lord has given my master every blessing, and he has become great: he has given him flocks and herds and silver and gold, and men-servants and women-servants and camels and asses.

Deuteronomy 28:48

For this cause you will become servants to those whom the Lord your God will send against you, without food and drink and clothing, and in need of all things: and he will put a yoke of iron on your neck till he has put an end to you.

2 Samuel 12:14

But still, because you have had no respect for the Lord, death will certainly overtake the child who has newly come to birth.

2 Kings 5:2-3

Now the Aramaeans had gone out in bands, and taken prisoner from Israel a little girl, who became servant to Naaman's wife.

2 Kings 5:13

Then his servants came to him and said, If the prophet had given you orders to do some great thing, would you not have done it? how much more then, when he says to you, Be washed and become clean?

Nehemiah 9:5

Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabneiah, Sherebiah, Hodiah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah said, Get up and give praise to the Lord your God for ever and ever. Praise be to your great name which is lifted up high over all blessing and praise.

Isaiah 47:6

I was angry with my people, I put shame on my heritage, and gave them into your hands: you had no mercy on them; you put a cruel yoke on those who were old;

Isaiah 58:6

Is not this the holy day for which I have given orders: to let loose those who have wrongly been made prisoners, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the crushed go free, and every yoke be broken?

Ezekiel 36:20

And when they came among the nations, wherever they went, they made my holy name unclean, when it was said of them, These are the people of the Lord who have gone out from his land.

Ezekiel 36:23

And I will make holy my great name which has been made unclean among the nations, which you have made unclean among them; and it will be clear to the nations that I am the Lord, says the Lord, when I make myself holy in you before their eyes.

Malachi 1:6

A son gives honour to his father, and a servant has fear of his master: if then I am a father, where is my honour? and if I am a master, where is the fear of me? says the Lord of armies to you, O priests, who give no value to my name. And you say, How have we not given value to your name?

Matthew 11:9

But why did you go out? to see a prophet? Yes, I say to you, and more than a prophet.

Matthew 11:30

For my yoke is good, and the weight I take up is not hard.

Luke 17:1

And he said to his disciples, It is necessary for causes of trouble to come about, but unhappy is he by whom they come.

Acts 10:7

And when the angel who said these words to him had gone away, he sent for two of his house-servants, and a God-fearing man of the army, one of those who were waiting on him at all times;

Acts 10:22

And they said, Cornelius, a captain, an upright and God-fearing man, respected by all the nation of the Jews, had word from God by an angel to send for you to his house, and to give hearing to your words.

Acts 15:10

Why then are you testing God, by putting on the neck of the disciples a yoke so hard that not even our fathers or we were strong enough for it?

1 Corinthians 7:21-22

If you were a servant when you became a Christian, let it not be a grief to you; but if you have a chance to become free, make use of it.

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give no cause of trouble to Jews, or to Greeks, or to the church of God.

Galatians 5:1

Christ has truly made us free: then keep your free condition and let no man put a yoke on you again.

Ephesians 6:5-8

Servants, do what is ordered by those who are your natural masters, having respect and fear for them, with all your heart, as to Christ;

Colossians 3:22-25

Servants, in all things do the orders of your natural masters; not only when their eyes are on you, as pleasers of men, but with all your heart, fearing the Lord:

1 Timothy 5:14

So it is my desire that the younger widows may be married and have children, controlling their families, and giving the Evil One no chance to say anything against them,

Titus 2:8-10

Saying true and right words, against which no protest may be made, so that he who is not on our side may be put to shame, unable to say any evil of us.

1 Peter 2:12

Being of good behaviour among the Gentiles; so that though they say now that you are evil-doers, they may see your good works and give glory to God when he comes to be their judge.

1 Peter 2:17-20

Have respect for all, loving the brothers, fearing God, honouring the king.

1 Peter 3:16

Being conscious that you have done no wrong; so that those who say evil things about your good way of life as Christians may be put to shame.

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