Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

American Standard Version

Now for a recompense in like kind (I speak as unto my 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.

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 contracted in us, but ye are contracted in your bowels. 13 And for the same recompense, (I speak as to children,) be ye yourselves also enlarged. 14 Be not unequally yoked together with the unbelieving: for what participation to justice and iniquity and what communion to light with darkness?



Cross References

2 Kings 13:14-19

And Elisha was sick with his sickness which he will die in it. And Joash king of Israel will come down to him and weep over his face, and say, My father! my father the chariot of Israel and its horsemen

Psalm 81:10

I am Jehovah thy God bringing thee up from the land of Egypt: make broad thy mouth and I will fill it

Matthew 9:28-29

And having come into the house, the blind came to him: and Jesus says to them, Believe ye that I can do this? They say to him, Yes, Lord.

Matthew 17:19-20

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

Mark 6:4-6

And Jesus said to them, That a prophet Is not unhonoured, except in his native land, and in kinsmen, and in his house.

Mark 11:24

For this I say to you, All things whatever, praying, ye ask, believe that ye receive, and it shall be to you.

1 Corinthians 4:14-15

Not shaming you, write I these, but as my beloved children I admonish you.

Galatians 4:12

Be ye as I, for I also as you, brethren, I pray you: ye injured me nothing.

Galatians 4:19

My children, for whom I am again in travail until Christ be formed in you,

1 Thessalonians 2:11

As ye know how each one of you, as a father his children, comforting and encouraging, and testifying,

Hebrews 12:5-6

And ye have totally forgotten the entreaty which is spoken to you as to sons, My son, neglect not the instruction of the Lord, nor be enervated being rebuked by him:

James 1:6-7

And let him ask in faith, being at variance in nothing. For he being at variance is like the surge of the sea being moved by the wind and put in motion.

1 John 2:1

My little children, I write these to you, that ye sin not. And if any sin, we have an intercessor with the Father, Jesus Christ the just:

1 John 2:12-14

I write to you, little children, for your sins are let go for his name.

1 John 3:7

Little children, let none deceive you: he doing justice is just, as he is just.

1 John 3:18

My little children, we should not love in word, neither in tongue; but in work and truth.

1 John 5:14-15

And this is the freedom of speech which we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us:

3 John 1:4

I have no joy greater than these that I hear my children walking in truth.

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