Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

New American Standard Bible

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

King James Version

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

Holman Bible

For such people are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

International Standard Version

Such people are false apostles, dishonest workers who are masquerading as apostles of the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

For such men are FALSE apostles, deceitful workmen, disguising themselves into apostles of Christ.

American Standard Version

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, fashioning themselves into apostles of Christ.

Amplified

For such men are false apostles [spurious, counterfeits], deceitful workmen, masquerading as apostles (special messengers) of Christ (the Messiah).

An Understandable Version

For such men are false apostles; they are deceitful workers, who disguise themselves as [true] apostles of Christ.

Anderson New Testament

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, trans forming themselves into the apostles of Christ;

Bible in Basic English

For such men are false Apostles, workers of deceit, making themselves seem like Apostles of Christ.

Common New Testament

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for these are false apostles, deceitful workmen, disguised so as to pass for true apostles.

Darby Translation

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

Godbey New Testament

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

Goodspeed New Testament

Such men are sham apostles, dishonest workmen, masquerading as apostles of Christ.

John Wesley New Testament

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For these false apostles are deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

For such the falsely sent, crafty workers, being transformed into the sent of Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For such people [are] false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

Modern King James verseion

For such ones are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For these false apostles are deceitful workers, and fashion themselves like unto the apostles of Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

'Apostles'? They are spurious apostles, false workmen ??they are masquerading as 'apostles of Christ.'

Montgomery New Testament

For such fellows are sham apostles of Christ.

NET Bible

For such people are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

New Heart English Bible

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as Christ's apostles.

Noyes New Testament

For such are false apostles, deceitful workmen, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

Sawyer New Testament

For such false apostles, deceitful laborers, transform themselves into apostles of Christ.

The Emphasized Bible

For, such as these, are false apostles, deceitful workers, transfiguring themselves into apostles of Christ.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For such are fake apostles, deceitful labourers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Men of this stamp are false apostles, treacherous workers, disguising themselves as Apostles of Christ!

Webster

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

Weymouth New Testament

For men of this stamp are sham apostles, dishonest workmen, assuming the garb of Apostles of Christ.

Williams New Testament

For such men are sham apostles, dishonest workmen, masquerading as apostles of Christ.

World English Bible

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as Christ's apostles.

Worrell New Testament

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ;

Worsley New Testament

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transformed into apostles of Christ.

Youngs Literal Translation

for those such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

ψευδαπόστολος 
Pseudapostolos 
Usage: 1

δόλιος 
Dolios 
Usage: 1

ἐργάτης 
Ergates 
Usage: 6

μετασχηματίζω 
metaschematizo 
Usage: 5

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the apostles
ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

References

Context Readings

Paul Defends His Apostleship

12 But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them who desire occasion; that when they glory, they may be found even as we. 13 For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. 14 And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.


Cross References

Revelation 2:2

I know your works, and your labor, and your patience, and how you can not bear them who are evil: and you have tried them who say they are apostles, and are not, and have found them liars:

Galatians 1:7

Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ.

Galatians 2:4

And because of false brethren brought in unawares, who came in secretly to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage:

Philippians 3:2

Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the mutilators.

Acts 20:30

Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.

2 Corinthians 11:15

Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.

Galatians 6:12

As many as desire to make a fair show in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of Christ.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but test the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

Matthew 25:24

Then he who had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I knew you that you are a hard man, reaping where you have not sown, and gathering where you have not spread:

Acts 15:1

And certain men who came down from Judea taught the brethren, and said, Except you be circumcised after the manner of Moses, you cannot be saved.

Acts 15:24

Since we have heard that certain who went out from us have troubled you with words, unsettling your souls, saying, You must be circumcised, and keep the law: to whom we gave no such commandment:

Romans 16:18

For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the innocent.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not as many, who corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:2

But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

Galatians 4:17

They are zealous of you, but not for good; yea, they would exclude you, that you might be zealous of them.

Ephesians 4:14

That we from now on be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, by which they lie in wait to deceive;

Philippians 1:15-16

Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:

Colossians 2:4

And this I say, lest any man should deceive you with enticing words.

Colossians 2:8

Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.

1 Timothy 1:4-7

Neither give heed to myths and endless genealogies, which cause questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do.

1 Timothy 4:1-3

Now the Spirit speaks expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to deceitful spirits, and doctrines of demons;

1 Timothy 6:3-5

If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

2 Timothy 2:17-19

And their word will eat as does a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;

2 Timothy 3:5-9

Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

2 Timothy 4:3-4

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they draw to themselves teachers, having itching ears;

Titus 1:10-11

For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, especially they of the circumcision:

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who shall secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.

1 John 2:18

Little children, it is the last time: and as you have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; by which we know that it is the last time.

2 John 1:7-11

For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist.

Jude 1:4

For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into licentiousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

Revelation 2:9

I know your works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but you are rich) and I know the blasphemy of them who say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:20

Nevertheless I have a few things against you, because you allow that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.

Revelation 19:20

And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that worked miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshiped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

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