Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Now for a recompense in like kind (I speak as unto my children), be ye also enlarged.

New American Standard Bible

Now in a like exchange—I speak as to children—open wide to us also.

King James Version

Now for a recompence in the same, (I speak as unto my children,) be ye also enlarged.

Holman Bible

I speak as to my children. As a proper response, you should also be open to us.

International Standard Version

Do us a favor I ask you as my children and open wide your hearts.

A Conservative Version

But I speak the same recompense as to children, be ye also enlarged.

Amplified

Now in the same way as a fair exchange [for our love toward you]—I am speaking as [I would] to children—open wide [your hearts] to us also.

An Understandable Version

I am speaking to you as my [spiritual] children; open up [your hearts] to me in return.

Anderson New Testament

That you may repay me in like manner, (I speak as to children,) be you also enlarged.

Bible in Basic English

Now to give me back payment of the same sort (I am talking as to my children), let your hearts be wide open to me.

Common New Testament

Now in a fair exchangeI speak as to my childrenopen wide your hearts also.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I address myself to you as a parent, be not you wanting in the returns of filial respect to me.

Darby Translation

but for an answering recompense, (I speak as to children,) let your heart also expand itself.

Godbey New Testament

But as I speak to children, you indeed receive this reward.

Goodspeed New Testament

To pay me back, I tell you, my children, you must open your hearts too.

John Wesley New Testament

Now for a recompence of the same, (I speak as to my children) be ye also inlarged.

Julia Smith Translation

And for the same recompense, (I speak as to children,) be ye yourselves also enlarged.

King James 2000

Now in return for the same, (I speak as unto my children,) be you also enlarged in heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the same [way] [in] exchange (I am speaking as to children), you open wide [your hearts] also.

Modern King James verseion

But for the same reward, (I speak as to children), you also be enlarged.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I promise you like reward with me, as to my children.

Moffatt New Testament

A fair exchange now, as the children say! Open your hearts wide to me.

Montgomery New Testament

I pray you, therefore, in fair exchange (I speak as to my children), let your hearts also be wide open to me.

NET Bible

Now as a fair exchange -- I speak as to my children -- open wide your hearts to us also.

New Heart English Bible

Now in return, I speak as to my children, you also be open wide.

Noyes New Testament

So then in return, I speak to you as children, let your hearts be enlarged.

Sawyer New Testament

and now as a return of benefits, I speak as to children, do you also be enlarged.

The Emphasized Bible

Howbeit, by way of the like recompense - as, unto children, I speak, be enlarged, even, ye.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let us have a like return; I speak as unto children; be ye also enlarged.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Can you not in return--I appeal to you as I should to children--open your hearts to us?

Webster

Now for a recompense in the same (I speak as to my children,) be ye also enlarged.

Weymouth New Testament

And in just requital--I speak as to my children--let your hearts expand also.

Williams New Testament

To pay me back, I tell you, my children, you too must stretch your hearts with love for me.

World English Bible

Now in return, I speak as to my children, you also be open wide.

Worrell New Testament

Now, for a recompense in like kind (I am speaking as to my children), be ye also enlarged.

Worsley New Testament

Now as a return of our love (I speak as to my children) be ye also enlarged towards us.

Youngs Literal Translation

and as a recompense of the same kind, (as to children I say it,) be ye enlarged -- also ye!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Now
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἀντιμισθία 
Antimisthia 
Usage: 2

in the same

Usage: 0

I speak
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

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

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

be
πλατύνω 
Platuno 
Usage: 2

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120


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

References

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Verse Info

Context Readings

Afflictions Of God's Servants

12 Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own affections. 13 Now for a recompense in like kind (I speak as unto my children), be ye also enlarged. 14 Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers: for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? or what communion hath light with darkness?



Cross References

2 Kings 13:14-19

Now Elisha was fallen sick of his sickness whereof he died: and Joash the king of Israel came down unto him, and wept over him, and said, My father, my father, the chariots of Israel and the horsemen thereof!

Psalm 81:10

I am Jehovah thy God, Who brought thee up out of the land of Egypt: Open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.

Matthew 9:28-29

And when he was come into the house, the blind men came to him: and Jesus saith unto them, Believe ye that I am able to do this? They say unto him, Yea, Lord.

Matthew 17:19-20

Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast it out?

Mark 6:4-6

And Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honor, save in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house.

Mark 11:24

Therefore I say unto you, All things whatsoever ye pray and ask for, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.

1 Corinthians 4:14-15

I write not these things to shame you, but to admonish you as my beloved children.

Galatians 4:12

I beseech you, brethren, become as I am , for I also am become as ye are . Ye did me no wrong:

Galatians 4:19

My little children, of whom I am again in travail until Christ be formed in you--

1 Thessalonians 2:11

as ye know how we dealt with each one of you, as a father with his own children, exhorting you, and encouraging you , and testifying,

Hebrews 12:5-6

and ye have forgotten the exhortation which reasoneth with you as with sons, My son, regard not lightly the chastening of the Lord, Nor faint when thou art reproved of him;

James 1:6-7

But let him ask in faith, nothing doubting: for he that doubteth is like the surge of the sea driven by the wind and tossed.

1 John 2:1

My little children, these things write I unto you that ye may not sin. And if any man sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

1 John 2:12-14

I write unto you, my little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

1 John 3:7

My little children, let no man lead you astray: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous:

1 John 3:18

My Little children, let us not love in word, neither with the tongue; but in deed and truth.

1 John 5:14-15

And this is the boldness which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he heareth us:

3 John 1:4

Greater joy have I none than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth.

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