Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be 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,

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;

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.

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 those who are rich in this present world that they not be haughty, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy; 18 that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be 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 of that which is truly life.


Cross References

Romans 12:8

or he who exhorts, to his exhorting: he who gives, let him do it with liberality; he who rules, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Romans 12:13

contributing to the needs of the saints; given to hospitality.

1 Timothy 5:10

being approved by good works, if she has brought up children, if she has been hospitable to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, and if she has diligently followed every good work.

Hebrews 13:16

But do not forget to be doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Luke 12:21

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

Titus 3:8

This saying is faithful, and concerning these things I desire that you affirm confidently, so that those who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men;

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

If a poor man, one of your brothers, is with you 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

They buried him in the City of David among the kings, because he had done good in Israel, and toward God and his house.

Psalm 37:3

Trust in the LORD, and do good. Dwell in the land, and enjoy safe pasture.

Psalm 112:9

He has dispersed, he has given to the poor. His righteousness endures forever. His horn will be exalted with honor.

Proverbs 11:24-25

There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.

Ecclesiastes 3:12

I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice, and to do good as long as they live.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow your seed, and in the evening do not withhold your hand; for you do not know which will prosper, whether this or that, or whether they both will be equally good.

Isaiah 32:8

But the noble devises noble things; and he will continue in noble things.

Isaiah 58:7

Isn't it to distribute your bread to the hungry, and that you bring the poor who are cast out to your house? When you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you not hide yourself from your own flesh?

Luke 6:33-35

If you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.

Luke 14:12-14

He also said to the one who had invited him, "When you make a dinner or a supper, do not call your friends, nor your brothers, nor your kinsmen, nor rich neighbors, or perhaps they might also return the favor, and pay you back.

Acts 2:44-45

All who believed were together, and had all things in common.

Acts 4:34-37

For neither was there among them any who lacked, for as many as were owners of lands or houses sold them, and brought the proceeds of the things that were sold,

Acts 9:36

Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha (which when translated, means Dorcas). This woman was full of good works and acts of mercy which she did.

Acts 10:38

even Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed him with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.

Acts 11:29

As any of the disciples had plenty, each determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea;

1 Corinthians 16:2

On the first day of the week, let each one of you save, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come.

2 Corinthians 8:1-2

Moreover, brothers, 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, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might become rich.

2 Corinthians 8:12

For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according to what you have, not according to what you do not have.

2 Corinthians 9:6-15

Remember this: he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly. He who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Galatians 6:10

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do what is good toward all men, and especially toward those who are of the household of the faith.

Philippians 4:18-19

But I have all things, and abound. I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things that came from you, a sweet-smelling fragrance, an acceptable and well-pleasing sacrifice to God.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good works.

James 2:5

Listen, my beloved brothers. Did not God choose those who are poor in this world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the Kingdom which he promised to those who 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 the world's goods, and sees his brother in need, and closes his heart of compassion against him, how does the love of God remain in him?

3 John 1:11

Beloved, do not imitate that which is evil, but that which is good. He who does good is of God. He who does evil hasn't seen God.

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