Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many. 7 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. 8 Therefore I beseech you that you would confirm your love toward him.


Cross References

Ephesians 4:32

And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake has forgiven you.

2 Samuel 20:19-20

I am one of them that are peaceable and faithful in Israel: you seek to destroy a city and a mother in Israel: why will you swallow up the inheritance of the LORD?

Psalm 21:9

You shall make them as a fiery oven in the time of your anger: the LORD shall swallow them up in his wrath, and the fire shall devour them.

Psalm 56:1-2

[To the Chief Musician upon jonathelemrechokim. A michtam of David, when the Philistines took him to Gath.] Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresses me.

Psalm 57:3

He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.

Psalm 124:3

Then they would have swallowed us up alive, when their wrath was kindled against us:

Proverbs 1:12

Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit:

Proverbs 17:22

A merry heart does good like a medicine: but a broken spirit dries the bones.

Isaiah 28:7

But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up by wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

1 Corinthians 15:54

So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.

2 Corinthians 5:4

For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation not to be regretted: but the sorrow of the world works death.

Galatians 6:1-2

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness; considering yourself, lest you also be tempted.

Philippians 2:27

For indeed he was sick near unto death: but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow.

Colossians 3:13

Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do you.

1 Thessalonians 4:13

But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them who are asleep, that you sorrow not, even as others who have no hope.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you withdraw yourselves from every brother that walks disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received from us.

2 Thessalonians 3:14-15

And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.

Hebrews 12:12-15

Therefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees;

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