Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore it is not surprising if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness, whose end will be according to their deeds.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

So it is no great thing if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. Their destiny will be according to their works.

International Standard Version

So it is not surprising if his servants also masquerade as servants of righteousness. Their doom will match their deeds!

A Conservative Version

Therefore, it is no great thing if his helpers also disguise themselves as helpers of righteousness, whose end will be according to their works.

American Standard Version

It is no great thing therefore if his ministers also fashion themselves as ministers of righteousness, whose end shall be according to their works.

Amplified

So it is not surprising if his servants also masquerade as ministers of righteousness. [But] their end will correspond with their deeds.

An Understandable Version

Therefore, it should not be surprising for Satan's ministers to disguise themselves as ministers of righteousness. Their [final] end will be what they deserve for such actions.

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, it is no great thing if his ministers also transform themselves so as to be like the ministers of righteousness; of such, the end shall be according to their works.

Bible in Basic English

So it is no great thing if his servants make themselves seem to be servants of righteousness; whose end will be the reward of their works.

Common New Testament

Therefore it is not surprising if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. Their end will be according to their deeds.

Daniel Mace New Testament

therefore it is not strange if his agents are so disguised as to appear like ministers of the gospel; but their end shall be answerable to their actions.

Darby Translation

It is no great thing therefore if his ministers also transform themselves as ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.

Godbey New Testament

Then it is no great wonder if his ministers are transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose, end shall be according to their works.

Goodspeed New Testament

So it is nothing strange if his servants also masquerade as servants of uprightness. But their doom will fit their actions.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers transform themselves as ministers of righteousness, whose end shall be according to their works.

Julia Smith Translation

No great thing therefore if also his servants are transformed as servants of justice; whose end shall be according to their works.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore [it is] not a great thing if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness, whose end will be according to their deeds.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also transform themselves as ministers of righteousness, whose end shall be according to their works.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore it is no great thing, though his ministers fashion themselves as though they were the ministers of righteousness: whose end shall be according to their deeds.

Moffatt New Testament

So it is no surprise if his ministers also masquerade as ministers of righteousness. Their doom will answer to their deeds.

Montgomery New Testament

It is no great marvel, then, if his ministers also disguise themselves as ministers of righteousness. Their end will be according to their works.

NET Bible

Therefore it is not surprising his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness, whose end will correspond to their actions.

New Heart English Bible

It is no great thing therefore if his servants also masquerade as servants of righteousness, whose end will be according to their works.

Noyes New Testament

It is no great thing, then, if his ministers also transform themselves as ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.

Sawyer New Testament

It is no great thing, therefore, if his ministers transform themselves as ministers of righteousness, whose end will be according to their works.

The Emphasized Bible

No great thing, therefore, if, his ministers also, are transfiguring themselves as ministers of righteousness! - whose end, shall be according to their works.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

It is no wonder therefore if his ministers also be transformed as ministers of righteousness; whose end will be according to their works.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is not surprising, therefore, if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of Righteousness. But their end will be in accordance with their actions.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

It is therefore no great thing for his servants also to disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. Their end will be in accordance with their actions.

Williams New Testament

So it is no surprise if his servants also masquerade as ministers for doing right, whose doom shall be in accordance with what they do.

World English Bible

It is no great thing therefore if his servants also masquerade as servants of righteousness, whose end will be according to their works.

Worrell New Testament

It is no great thing, therefore, if his ministers also transform themselves as ministers of righteousness; whose end will be according to their works.

Worsley New Testament

It is therefore no great thing, if his ministers also be transformed into ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.

Youngs Literal Translation

no great thing, then, if also his ministrants do transform themselves as ministrants of righteousness -- whose end shall be according to their works.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore , then , so , and , now , wherefore , but , not tr ,
Usage: 417

it is no
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

μέγας 
megas 
great , loud ,
Usage: 167

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if , whether , that , not tr ,
Usage: 218

his

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

διάκονος 
Diakonos 
Usage: 24


and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

μετασχηματίζω 
metaschematizo 
Usage: 5

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as , when , how , as it were , about ,
Usage: 417

the ministers
διάκονος 
Diakonos 
Usage: 24

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

end
τέλος 
Telos 
Usage: 28

shall be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be , will be , be , shall have , shall come to pass , shall , not tr ,
Usage: 83

κατά 
Kata 
according to , after , against , in , by , daily , as ,
Usage: 428


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

Paul Defends His Apostleship

14 And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. 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. 16 I say again, Let no man think me foolish; but if otherwise, yet as a fool receive me, that I may boast myself a little.


Cross References

Philippians 3:19

Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.)

2 Corinthians 3:9

For if the ministry of condemnation be glory, much more does the ministry of righteousness exceed in glory.

2 Kings 5:13

And his servants came near, and spoke unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid you do some great thing, would you not have done it? how much rather then, when he says to you, Wash, and be clean?

Isaiah 9:14-15

Therefore the LORD will cut off from Israel head and tail, palm branch and reed, in one day.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their own power; and my people love to have it so: and what will you do in the end?

Jeremiah 23:14-15

I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem a horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of evildoers, that none does return from his wickedness: they are all of them unto me as Sodom, and its inhabitants as Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 28:15-17

Then said the prophet Jeremiah unto Hananiah the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah; The LORD has not sent you; but you make this people to trust in a lie.

Jeremiah 29:32

Therefore thus says the LORD; Behold, I will punish Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and his descendants: he shall not have a man to dwell among this people; neither shall he behold the good that I will do for my people, says the LORD; because he has taught rebellion against the LORD.

Ezekiel 13:10-15

Because, even because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; and there was no peace; and one built up a wall, and, lo, others daubed it with untempered mortar:

Ezekiel 13:22

Because with lies you have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not turn from his wicked way, to save his life:

Matthew 7:15-16

Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Acts 13:10

And said, O full of all deceit and all mischief, you child of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?

1 Corinthians 9:11

If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great thing if we shall reap your material things?

2 Corinthians 11:13

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

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes beyond measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths often.

Galatians 1:8-9

But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.

Ephesians 6:12

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in heavenly places.

2 Thessalonians 2:8-12

And then shall that Wicked One be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the breath of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:

2 Peter 2:3

And through covetousness shall they with false words exploit you: whose judgment of old now lingers not, and their destruction slumbers not.

2 Peter 2:13-22

And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to revel in the daytime. Spots they are and blemishes, reveling themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you;

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.

Jude 1:10-13

But these speak evil of those things which they know not: but what they know naturally, as brute beasts, in those things they corrupt themselves.

Revelation 9:11

And they had a king over them, who is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue he has the name Apollyon.

Revelation 13:2

And the beast that I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his throne, and great authority.

Revelation 13:14

And deceives them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, that had the wound by a sword, and did live.

Revelation 19:19-21

And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army.

Revelation 20:2-3

And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, who is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,

Revelation 20:7-10

And when the thousand years are ended, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,



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