Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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,

Godbey New Testament

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

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;

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 them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy; 18 That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to share; 19 Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.


Cross References

Romans 12:8

Or he that exhorts, on exhortation: he that gives, let him do it in simplicity; he that rules, with diligence; he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Romans 12:13

Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

1 Timothy 5:10

Well reported of for good works; if she has brought up children, if she has lodged strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.

Hebrews 13:16

But to do good and to share forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Luke 12:21

So is he that lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

Titus 3:8

This is a faithful saying, and these things I desire that you affirm constantly, that they who have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men.

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

If there be among you a poor man of one of your brethren within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother:

2 Chronicles 24:16

And they buried him in the city of David among the kings, because he had done good in Israel, both toward God, and toward his house.

Psalm 37:3

Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shall you dwell in the land, and verily you shall be fed.

Psalm 112:9

He has dispersed, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his strength shall be exalted with honor.

Proverbs 11:24-25

There is one that scatters, and yet increases; and there is one that withholds more than is right, but it leads to poverty.

Ecclesiastes 3:12

I know that there is no good in them, but for a man to rejoice, and to do good in his life.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast your bread upon the waters: for you shall find it after many days.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow your seed, and in the evening withhold not your hand: for you know not which shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both alike shall be good.

Isaiah 32:8

But the noble plans noble things; and by noble things shall he stand.

Isaiah 58:7

Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and that you bring the poor that are cast out to your house? when you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you hide not yourself from your own flesh?

Luke 6:33-35

And if you do good to them who do good to you, what thanks have you? for sinners also do even the same.

Luke 14:12-14

Then said he also to him that bade him, When you give a dinner or a supper, call not your friends, nor your brethren, neither your kinsmen, nor your rich neighbors; lest they also bid you again, and a recompense be made you.

Acts 2:44-45

And all that believed were together, and had all things common;

Acts 4:34-37

Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold,

Acts 9:36

Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

Acts 10:38

How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.

Acts 11:29

Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren who dwelt in Judea:

1 Corinthians 16:2

Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

Moreover, brethren, we want you to know of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia;

2 Corinthians 8:9

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

2 Corinthians 8:12

For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to what a man has, and not according to what he has not.

2 Corinthians 9:6-15

But this I say, He who sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he who sows bountifully shall reap also bountifully.

Galatians 6:10

As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.

Philippians 4:18-19

But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, a fragrant offering, 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 unto himself a people for his own, zealous of good works.

James 2:5

Hearken, my beloved brethren, Has not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he has promised to them that love him?

1 Peter 3:11

Let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it.

1 John 3:17

But whoever has this world's goods, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his heart of compassion from him, how dwells the love of God in him?

3 John 1:11

Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.

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