Parallel Verses

Godbey New Testament

that they do good, be rich in good works, be cheerful givers, ready communicators;

New American Standard Bible

Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share,

King James Version

That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

Holman Bible

Instruct them to do what is good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, willing to share,

International Standard Version

They are to do good, to be rich in good actions, to be generous, and to share.

A Conservative Version

to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, willing to share,

American Standard Version

that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

Amplified

Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, willing to share [with others].

An Understandable Version

[Urge them] to do what is good, to be rich in [the practice of] good deeds, to be generous and willing to share [with others].

Anderson New Testament

that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be ready to distribute, liberal,

Bible in Basic English

And to do good, having wealth in good works, being quick to give, taking part with one another;

Common New Testament

Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, to be generous and ready to share,

Daniel Mace New Testament

to be beneficent, to be rich in good works, to be liberal to the common fund,

Darby Translation

to do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal in distributing, disposed to communicate of their substance,

Goodspeed New Testament

Charge them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, open-handed and generous,

John Wesley New Testament

To do good, to be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate,

Julia Smith Translation

To do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal, qualified for participation;

King James 2000

That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to share;

Lexham Expanded Bible

to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, sharing freely,

Modern King James verseion

that they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to share, to be generous,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and that they do good and be rich in good works, and ready to give and to distribute,

Moffatt New Testament

tell them to be bountiful, rich in good works, open-handed and generous,

Montgomery New Testament

Charge them to practise benevolence, to be rich in good works, to be open-handed and generous,

NET Bible

Tell them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, to be generous givers, sharing with others.

New Heart English Bible

that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

Noyes New Testament

that they be rich in good works, liberal in imparting, willing to communicate,

Sawyer New Testament

to perform good works, to be rich in good works, to be liberal, benevolent,

The Emphasized Bible

To be doing good, to be rich in noble works, to be, generous in giving, ready for fellowship, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

to do good, to be rich in generous actions, to take pleasure in liberality, ready to distribute;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Urge upon them to show kindness, to exhibit a wealth of good actions, to be open-handed and generous,

Webster

That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

Weymouth New Testament

They must be beneficent, rich in noble deeds, open-handed and liberal;

Williams New Testament

charge them to continue doing good and being rich in good deeds, open-handed and generous hearted,

World English Bible

that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

Worrell New Testament

that they do good, that they be rich in good works, free to impart, liberal;

Worsley New Testament

to be rich in good works, to be ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

Youngs Literal Translation

to do good, to be rich in good works, to be ready to impart, willing to communicate,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G14
ἀγαθοεργέω 
Agathoergeo 
do good
Usage: 1

πλουτέω 
Plouteo 
be rich, be made rich, rich, wax rich, be increased with goods
Usage: 9

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

εὐμετάδοτος 
Eumetadotos 
Usage: 1

References

Context Readings

Instructions To The Rich

17 Charge the rich in this world not to think high things, nor to hope in uncertain riches, but in God, who richly supplies us all things for our enjoyment; 18 that they do good, be rich in good works, be cheerful givers, ready communicators; 19 laying up for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold on the life which is life indeed.


Cross References

Romans 12:8

or he that exhorteth, in exhortation; or he that giveth, with a single eye; he that presideth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness.

Romans 12:13

communicating to necessities of the saints; pursuing hospitality.

1 Timothy 5:10

being witness in beautiful works; if she has brought up children, if she has entertained strangers, if she has washed the feet of saints, if she has succored those in tribulation, if she has followed in every good work.

Hebrews 13:16

But do not forget benefaction and fellowship: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Luke 12:21

So is every one laying up treasure for himself, and not rich toward God.

Titus 3:8

The word is faithful, and I wish you to be established concerning these things, in order that those having believed in God may think to excel in good works. These things are beautiful and useful to the people:

Titus 3:8-11

The word is faithful, and I wish you to be established concerning these things, in order that those having believed in God may think to excel in good works. These things are beautiful and useful to the people:

Titus 3:8

The word is faithful, and I wish you to be established concerning these things, in order that those having believed in God may think to excel in good works. These things are beautiful and useful to the people:

Titus 3:8

The word is faithful, and I wish you to be established concerning these things, in order that those having believed in God may think to excel in good works. These things are beautiful and useful to the people:

Titus 3:8

The word is faithful, and I wish you to be established concerning these things, in order that those having believed in God may think to excel in good works. These things are beautiful and useful to the people:

Titus 3:8-25

The word is faithful, and I wish you to be established concerning these things, in order that those having believed in God may think to excel in good works. These things are beautiful and useful to the people:

Titus 3:8

The word is faithful, and I wish you to be established concerning these things, in order that those having believed in God may think to excel in good works. These things are beautiful and useful to the people:

Titus 3:8-2

The word is faithful, and I wish you to be established concerning these things, in order that those having believed in God may think to excel in good works. These things are beautiful and useful to the people:

Titus 3:8

The word is faithful, and I wish you to be established concerning these things, in order that those having believed in God may think to excel in good works. These things are beautiful and useful to the people:

Titus 3:8

The word is faithful, and I wish you to be established concerning these things, in order that those having believed in God may think to excel in good works. These things are beautiful and useful to the people:

Titus 3:8

The word is faithful, and I wish you to be established concerning these things, in order that those having believed in God may think to excel in good works. These things are beautiful and useful to the people:

Luke 6:33-35

And if you may do good to those doing good to you, what grace is there to you? for sinners also do the same.

Luke 14:12-14

And He spoke to the one having also invited Him, When you may make a dinner or a supper, do not call your rich friends, nor your brothers, nor your kindred, nor your neighbors; lest they may also invite thee in turn, and there may be a recompense unto thee.

Acts 2:44-45

And all those who believed were together and had all things common,

Acts 4:34-37

For no one among them was in need; for so many possessions of lands or houses as belonged to them, selling, they were bringing the prices of the things having been sold,

Acts 9:36

But there was a certain disciple in Joppa, by name Tabitha, who being interpreted is called Dorcas: and she was full of good works and alms which she was doing.

Acts 10:38

Jesus, the one from Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Ghost and power: who went about doing good, and healing all oppressed by the devil: because God is with Him.

Acts 11:29

And they determined that each one of them should send to the ministry to the brethren dwelling in Judea, as each one of the disciples was prosperous;

1 Corinthians 16:2

On the first day of the week let each one of you lay by with himself treasuring up, that as to whatsoever he may be prospered, in order that there may be no collections at that time when I may come.

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

But, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia;

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

2 Corinthians 8:12

For if there is first a willing mind, it is acceptable according to what one may have, and not according to what he has not.

2 Corinthians 9:6-15

But it is this, he that soweth sparingly shall also reap sparingly; and he that soweth bountifully shall also reap bountifully.

Galatians 6:10

Then therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.

Philippians 4:18-19

But I have all things, and I abound: I am full, having received from Epaphroditus those things from you, an odor of a sweet savor, a sacrifice acceptable, well-pleasing to God.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

James 2:5

Hear, my beloved brethren. Has not God chosen the poor in the world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he has promised to those who love him with divine love?

1 Peter 3:11

let him depart from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it:

1 John 3:17

Whosoever may have the sustenance of the world, and see his brother having need, and shut up his sympathies from him, how dwells the divine love of God in him?

3 John 1:11

Beloved, imitate not the evil, but the good. The one doing good is of God: the one doing evil has not seen God.

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