Parallel Verses

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.

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

I do not mean 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.

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
Not
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 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

are
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

συνεργός 
sunergos 
Usage: 13

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

joy
χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

by faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

References

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Context Readings

Paul Delays His Visit To Corinth

23 But I call upon God as my soul's witness: it was to avoid hurting you that I refrained from coming to Corinth -- " 24 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.


Cross References

Romans 11:20

That is true. But they were broken (pruned) off because of their unbelief (their lack of real faith), and you are established through faith [because you do believe]. So do not become proud and conceited, but rather stand in awe and be reverently afraid.

1 Corinthians 15:1

And now let me remind you [since it seems to have escaped you], brethren, of the Gospel (the glad tidings of salvation) which I proclaimed to you, which you welcomed and accepted and upon which your faith rests,

1 Peter 5:3

Not domineering [as arrogant, dictatorial, and overbearing persons] over those in your charge, but being examples (patterns and models of Christian living) to the flock (the congregation).

Matthew 23:8-10

But you are not to be called rabbi (teacher), for you have one Teacher and you are all brothers.

Matthew 24:49

And begins to beat his fellow servants and to eat and drink with the drunken,

Romans 1:12

That is, that we may be mutually strengthened and encouraged and comforted by each other's faith, both yours and mine.

Romans 5:2

Through Him also we have [our] access (entrance, introduction) by faith into this grace (state of God's favor) in which we [firmly and safely] stand. And let us rejoice and exult in our hope of experiencing and enjoying the glory of God.

1 Corinthians 3:5

What then is Apollos? What is Paul? Ministering servants [not heads of parties] through whom you believed, even as the Lord appointed to each his task:

2 Corinthians 2:1-3

But I definitely made up my mind not to grieve you with another painful and distressing visit.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For what we preach is not ourselves but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves [merely] as your servants (slaves) for Jesus' sake.

2 Corinthians 5:7

For we walk by faith [we regulate our lives and conduct ourselves by our conviction or belief respecting man's relationship to God and divine things, with trust and holy fervor; thus we walk] not by sight or appearance.

Ephesians 6:14-16

Stand therefore [hold your ground], having tightened the belt of truth around your loins and having put on the breastplate of integrity and of moral rectitude and right standing with God,

Philippians 1:25-26

Since I am convinced of this, I know that I shall remain and stay by you all, to promote your progress and joy in believing,

2 Timothy 2:24-26

And the servant of the Lord must not be quarrelsome (fighting and contending). Instead, he must be kindly to everyone and mild-tempered [preserving the bond of peace]; he must be a skilled and suitable teacher, patient and forbearing and willing to suffer wrong.

1 Peter 5:8-9

Be well balanced (temperate, sober of mind), be vigilant and cautious at all times; for that enemy of yours, the devil, roams around like a lion roaring [ in fierce hunger], seeking someone to seize upon and devour.

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