Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

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

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.

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 our affections are as enlarged towards you, as yours are contracted towards us. 13 I address myself to you as a parent, be not you wanting in the returns of filial respect to me. 14 Are you not become associates with infidels? but what affinity is there between virtue and vice? and what communication has light with darkness?



Cross References

Matthew 9:28-29

and when he was got into the house, the blind men advanc'd: and Jesus said to them, do ye think I am able to effect this cure? they answer'd, yes, Lord.

Matthew 17:19-20

then came the disciples to Jesus in private, and said, why could not we cast him out?

Mark 6:4-6

but Jesus said to him, a prophet is never despis'd, except in his own country, among his own kindred, and in his own family:

Mark 11:24

therefore whenever you pray, be fully persuaded of obtaining your request, and I assure you it shall be granted, whatever it be.

1 Corinthians 4:14-15

This I don't write to give you any confusion, but by way of remonstrance, to you who are my dear children.

Galatians 4:12

I beseech you, brethren, be as I am, for I was as you are.

Galatians 4:19

my dear children, how am I in pain, till Christ be formed in you?

1 Thessalonians 2:11

you likewise know, that we exhorted and encouraged every one of you, as a father doth his children,

Hebrews 12:5-6

have you forgot the exhortation which is address'd to you, as to children? "my son, despise not thou the chastning of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him.

James 1:6-7

but let him be fully persuaded of the lawfulness of what he asks: for he that is diffident about that, is like the waves that fluctuate with the wind.

1 John 2:1

My dear children, these things I write unto you, that ye may avoid sin. but if any man has failed, we have an advocate with the father, Jesus Christ the just.

1 John 2:12-14

I write to you, dear children, because your sins are forgiven you upon the account of Christ.

1 John 3:7

dear children, let no man deceive you: only he that acts justly is just, as he is just.

1 John 3:18

my dear children, let not our love be only in the language of our lips, but in the real effects of the heart.

1 John 5:14-15

Besides, we have this confidence in him, that if we ask any thing according to his will, he will hear us.

3 John 1:4

greater joy I cannot have, than to hear that my children are attach'd to the truth.

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