Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

So that on the contrary ye should rather show kindness, and console, lest perhaps such be swallowed down with more abundant sadness.

New American Standard Bible

so that on the contrary you should rather forgive and comfort him, otherwise such a one might be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.

King James Version

So that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow.

Holman Bible

As a result, you should instead forgive and comfort him. Otherwise, this one may be overwhelmed by excessive grief.

International Standard Version

So forgive and comfort him, or else he will drown in his excessive grief.

A Conservative Version

so that instead, for you rather to forgive and encourage, lest perhaps such a man would be swallowed up with too much sorrow.

American Standard Version

so that contrariwise ye should rather forgive him and comfort him, lest by any means such a one should be swallowed up with his overmuch sorrow.

Amplified

so instead [of further rebuke, now] you should rather [graciously] forgive and comfort and encourage him, to keep him from being overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.

An Understandable Version

So instead, you people should [now] forgive and comfort him, in order that such a person does not become overwhelmed with extreme grief.

Anderson New Testament

so that, on the other hand, you should rather forgive and comfort him, lest such a one should be swallowed up in too much sorrow.

Bible in Basic English

So that now, on the other hand, it is right for him to have forgiveness and comfort from you, for fear that his sorrow may be over-great.

Common New Testament

so you should rather turn to forgive and comfort him, so that he will not be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.

Daniel Mace New Testament

so that now you ought rather to forgive, and comfort him, for fear he should be overwhelm'd by an excess of sorrow.

Darby Translation

so that on the contrary ye should rather shew grace and encourage, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with excessive grief.

Godbey New Testament

so on the contrary you should rather forgive and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one may be swallowed up with excessive grief.

Goodspeed New Testament

and so you must now turn around and forgive and comfort him, or he may be overwhelmed by his remorse.

John Wesley New Testament

So that on the contrary ye should rather forgive and comfort him, lest such an one should be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow.

King James 2000

So that instead you ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with too much sorrow.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So then, you should rather forgive and comfort him, lest somehow this person should be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.

Modern King James verseion

so that, on the contrary, you should rather forgive and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overwhelming sorrow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So that now contrariwise ye ought to forgive him and comfort him: lest that same person should be swallowed up with overmuch heaviness.

Moffatt New Testament

so that instead of censuring you should now forgive him and comfort him, in case the man is overwhelmed by excessive remorse.

Montgomery New Testament

so that now you ought rather to forgive and comfort him, lest he should be overwhelmed by the excess of his grief.

NET Bible

so that now instead you should rather forgive and comfort him. This will keep him from being overwhelmed by excessive grief to the point of despair.

New Heart English Bible

so that on the contrary you should rather forgive him and comfort him, lest by any means such a one should be swallowed up with his excessive sorrow.

Noyes New Testament

so that on the contrary ye ought rather to forgive, and console him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow.

Sawyer New Testament

so that on the other hand you ought to forgive and comfort him, that he may not be overwhelmed with excessive sorrow.

The Emphasized Bible

So that, on the contrary, ye should forgive and encourage, lest, by any means, by his excessive grief, such a one should be swallowed up.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wherefore, on the contrary, ye rather ought to forgive and comfort him, lest such a one be swallowed up with excess of sorrow.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So that now you must take the opposite course, and forgive and encourage him, or else he may be overwhelmed by the intensity of his pain.

Webster

So that on the other hand, ye ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such one should be swallowed up with excessive sorrow.

Weymouth New Testament

So that you may now take the opposite course, and forgive him rather and comfort him, for fear he should perhaps be driven to despair by his excess of grief.

Williams New Testament

so you must do the opposite, freely forgive and comfort him, to keep him from being overwhelmed by his excessive sadness.

World English Bible

so that on the contrary you should rather forgive him and comfort him, lest by any means such a one should be swallowed up with his excessive sorrow.

Worrell New Testament

so that, on the contrary, ye ought rather to forgive and console him, lest by any means such a one should be swallowed up with his excessive sorrow.

Worsley New Testament

So that on the contrary, ye ought rather to forgive and comfort him, least such a one should be swallowed up with excessive sorrow.

Youngs Literal Translation

so that, on the contrary, it is rather for you to forgive and to comfort, lest by over abundant sorrow such a one may be swallowed up;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So that
ὥστε 
hoste 
Usage: 72

τοὐναντίον 
Tounantion 
Usage: 3

ye
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
more, rather, the more, better ,
Usage: 66

to forgive
χαρίζομαι 
Charizomai 
Usage: 21

him, and

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

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

μήπως μήπως 
mepos 
Usage: 12

such a one
τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

καταπίνω 
Katapino 
Usage: 6

Context Readings

Forgive And Comfort The Offender

6 Sufficient to such a one this enjoyment of the esteem of the many. 7 So that on the contrary ye should rather show kindness, and console, lest perhaps such be swallowed down with more abundant sadness. 8 Wherefore I beseech you to confirm love to him.


Cross References

Ephesians 4:32

And be ye kind one to another, having good bowels, favoring each other, as also God in Christ Jesus favored you.

2 Samuel 20:19-20

I peaceful of the faithful of Israel: thou seeking to kill a city and a mother in Israel: wherefore wilt thou swallow up the inheritance of Jehovah?

Psalm 21:9

Thou wilt set them as a furnace of fire for the time of thy face: Jehovah in his anger will swallow them down, and the fire shall devour them.

Psalm 56:1-2

To the overseer for the silent dove of those far off: to David, a poem in the rovers taking him in Gath. Compassionate me, O God, for man panted after me; warring all the day, he will press me.

Psalm 57:3

He will send from the heavens and he will save me; he rebuked him panting after me. Silence. God will send forth his mercy and his truth.

Psalm 124:3

Then they swallowed us down living, in the kindling of their anger against us:

Proverbs 1:12

We will swallow them down living, as hades, and whole, as they going down to the pit:

Proverbs 17:22

A joyful heart shall make good healing: and a dejected spirit shall dry up the bones.

Isaiah 28:7

And these also went astray by wine, and by strong drink they erred; the priest and the prophet went astray by strong drink, they were swallowed up from wine, they erred from strong drink, they went astray in seeing, they wavered in judgment.

1 Corinthians 15:54

And when this corrupted shall put on incorruption, and this mortal shall put on immortality, then shall be the word written, Death was swallowed down in victory.

2 Corinthians 5:4

For also being in the tent we groan, being loaded: since we wish not to be unclothed, but to be clothed, that the mortal should be swallowed up of life.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For grief according to God works repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but grief of the world works death.

Galatians 6:1-2

Brethren, if a man be taken in any fault, ye the spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness; observing thyself narrowly, lest thou also be tempted.

Philippians 2:27

For also he was sick near to death: but God compassionated him; and not him only, but also me, lest I should have grief upon grief.

Colossians 3:13

(Bearing one another, propitiating one another, if any have a complaint against any: as also Christ propitiated for you, so also ye.)

1 Thessalonians 4:13

And I wish you not to be ignorant, brethren, of them having been asleep, that ye should not grieve, as also the rest, they hating no hope.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

And we proclaim to you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, for you to shrink from every brother walking disorderly, and not according to the doctrine which he received of us.

2 Thessalonians 3:14-15

And if any listen not to our word by the epistle, mark him, and mix not together with him, that he may change.

Hebrews 12:12-15

Wherefore set upright the relaxed hands, and palsied knees;

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