Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 for such a one is this rebuke by many; 7 so that on the other hand you ought to forgive and comfort him, that he may not be overwhelmed with excessive sorrow. 8 I exhort you, therefore, to confirm your love to him;


Cross References

Ephesians 4:32

But be kind one to another, merciful, giving one to another, as God also in Christ gave to you.

Ephesians 4:32-20

But be kind one to another, merciful, giving one to another, as God also in Christ gave to you.

Ephesians 4:32

But be kind one to another, merciful, giving one to another, as God also in Christ gave to you.

Ephesians 4:32-2

But be kind one to another, merciful, giving one to another, as God also in Christ gave to you.

Ephesians 4:32

But be kind one to another, merciful, giving one to another, as God also in Christ gave to you.

Ephesians 4:32

But be kind one to another, merciful, giving one to another, as God also in Christ gave to you.

Ephesians 4:32

But be kind one to another, merciful, giving one to another, as God also in Christ gave to you.

Ephesians 4:32

But be kind one to another, merciful, giving one to another, as God also in Christ gave to you.

Ephesians 4:32

But be kind one to another, merciful, giving one to another, as God also in Christ gave to you.

1 Corinthians 15:54

And when this destructible has put on indestructibleness, and this mortal has put on immortality, then shall the word be accomplished that is written; Death was swallowed up in victory.

2 Corinthians 5:4

For being in this tabernacle we groan, being burdened, because we do not wish to put it off, but to put on [the other], that the mortal may be swallowed up by life.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly sorrow produces a change of mind to salvation not to be repented of; but the sorrow of the world produces death.

Galatians 6:1-2

Brothers, if a man is overtaken with any fault, do you that are spiritual restore such a one with a spirit of meekness, considering yourself; lest you also be tried.

Philippians 2:27

For indeed he was sick nigh to 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 one has a charge against any, as Christ forgave you, so [do] you also,

1 Thessalonians 4:13

And we wish you not to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those that have fallen asleep, that you may not grieve as others who have no hope.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

And we charge you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to withdraw from every brother who walks disorderly and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

2 Thessalonians 3:14-15

But if any one obeys not our word by this epistle, mark that one, and have no association with him, that he may be ashamed;

Hebrews 12:12-15

Wherefore hold up the hands that hang down, and the feeble knees,

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