Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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;

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 them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; 18 That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; 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 exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth 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 have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

Hebrews 13:16

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

Luke 12:21

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

Titus 3:8

This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly, that they which 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 thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy 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 shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

Psalm 112:9

He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.

Proverbs 11:24-25

There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth 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 thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

Isaiah 32:8

But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.

Isaiah 58:7

Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?

Luke 6:33-35

And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same.

Luke 14:12-14

Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee.

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 Ghost 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 which dwelt in Judaea:

1 Corinthians 16:2

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

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

Moreover, brethren, we do you to wit of the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia;

2 Corinthians 8:9

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

2 Corinthians 8:12

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

2 Corinthians 9:6-15

But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth 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, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God.

Titus 2:14

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

James 2:5

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

1 Peter 3:11

Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.

1 John 3:17

But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

3 John 1:11

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

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