Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Not that we lord it over your faith, but are workers with you for your joy; for in your faith you are standing firm.

King James Version

Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.

Holman Bible

Not that we have control of your faith, but we are workers with you for your joy, because you stand by faith.

International Standard Version

It is not that we are trying to rule over your faith, but rather to work with you for your joy, because you have been standing firm in the faith.

A Conservative Version

Not because we lord over your faith, but are co-workmen of your joy, for by faith ye stand.

American Standard Version

Not that we have lordship over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for in faith ye stand fast.

Amplified

Not that we have dominion [over you] and lord it over your faith, but [rather that we work with you as] fellow laborers [to promote] your joy, for in [your] faith ( in your strong and welcome conviction or belief that Jesus is the Messiah, through Whom we obtain eternal salvation in the kingdom of God) you stand firm.

An Understandable Version

For we do not have [the right to] rule over your faith [i.e., to dictate concerning your personal relationship with God], but we want to work with you for your happiness. For you are [already] standing firm in your faith. [Note: This whole narrative alludes to some unresolved problems still existing there in Corinth].

Anderson New Testament

not that we are lords over your faith, but fellow- workers for your joy: for by faith you stand.

Bible in Basic English

Not that we have authority over your faith, but we are helpers of your joy: for it is faith which is your support.

Common New Testament

Not that we lord it over your faith; but we work with you for your joy, for you stand firm in your faith.

Daniel Mace New Testament

not that I would arbitrarily prescribe what you should believe, but rather encourage you to go on: for 'tis by faith you have stood.

Darby Translation

Not that we rule over your faith, but are fellow-workmen of your joy: for by faith ye stand.

Godbey New Testament

not that we domineer over your faith, but we are fellow-workers of your joy: for by faith you stand.

Goodspeed New Testament

Not that we are the masters of you and your faith; we are working with you to make you happy, for in your faith you stand firm enough.

John Wesley New Testament

Not that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy; for by faith ye have stood.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy, for by faith ye stand.

Julia Smith Translation

Not that we are masters of your faith, but we are aiders of your joy: for ye have stood in the faith.

King James 2000

Not that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith you stand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Not that we lord it over your faith, but we are fellow workers for your joy, because by faith you stand firm.

Modern King James verseion

Not that we have dominion over your faith, but we are helpers of your joy; for by faith you stand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Not that we be lords over your faith: but helpers of your joy. For by faith ye stand.

Moffatt New Testament

(Not that we lord it over your faith ??no, we co-operate for your joy: you have a standing of your own in the faith.)

Montgomery New Testament

(not that I am attempting to lord it over your faith, but rather to work with you for your happiness); for your faith is stedfast.

NET Bible

I do not mean that we rule over your faith, but we are workers with you for your joy, because by faith you stand firm.

New Heart English Bible

Not that we have lordship over your faith, but are fellow workers with you for your joy. For you stand firm in faith.

Noyes New Testament

not that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy. For in respect to faith ye stand firm.

Sawyer New Testament

Not that we are lords of your faith, but co-laborers of your joy; for you stand firm by the faith.

The Emphasized Bible

Not that we have lordship over your faith, but are, helpers, of your joy, for, by your faith, ye stand.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

not that we have dominion over your faith, but are fellow-helpers of your joy; for by faith ye stand.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I do not mean that we are to dictate to you with regard to your faith; on the contrary, we work with you for your true happiness; indeed, it is through your faith that you are standing firm.

Webster

Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.

Weymouth New Testament

Not that we want to lord it over you in respect of your faith--we do, however, desire to help your joy--for in the matter of your faith you are standing firm.

Williams New Testament

Not that we are trying to lord it over your faith, but we are workers with you to promote your joy, for in your faith you are standing firm.

World English Bible

Not that we have lordship over your faith, but are fellow workers with you for your joy. For you stand firm in faith.

Worrell New Testament

Not that we have lordship over your faith, but are helpers of your joy; for by faith ye have been standing.

Worsley New Testament

not that we are lords over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.

Youngs Literal Translation

not that we are lords over your faith, but we are workers together with your joy, for by the faith ye stand.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

κυριεύω 
Kurieuo 
Usage: 6

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

συνεργός 
sunergos 
Usage: 13

of your
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

by faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

References

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

Paul Delays His Visit To Corinth

23 But I call God as witness to my soul, that to spare you I did not come again to Corinth. 24 Not that we lord it over your faith, but are workers with you for your joy; for in your faith you are standing firm.


Cross References

Romans 11:20

Quite right, they were broken off for their unbelief, but you stand by your faith Do not be conceited, but fear;

1 Corinthians 15:1

Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand,

1 Peter 5:3

nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge, but proving to be examples to the flock.

Matthew 23:8-10

"But do not be called Rabbi; for One is your Teacher, and you are all brothers.

Matthew 24:49

and begins to beat his fellow slaves and eat and drink with drunkards;

Romans 1:12

that is, that I may be encouraged together with you while among you, each of us by the other's faith, both yours and mine.

Romans 5:2

through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we stand; and we exult in hope of the glory of God.

1 Corinthians 3:5

What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, even as the Lord gave opportunity to each one.

2 Corinthians 2:1-3

But I determined this for my own sake, that I would not come to you in sorrow again.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus' sake.

2 Corinthians 5:7

for we walk by faith, not by sight--

Ephesians 6:14-16

Stand firm therefore, HAVING GIRDED YOUR LOINS WITH TRUTH, and HAVING PUT ON THE BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS,

Philippians 1:25-26

Convinced of this, I know that I will remain and continue with you all for your progress and joy in the faith,

2 Timothy 2:24-26

The Lord's bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged,

1 Peter 5:8-9

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

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