Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Be not diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what participation is there between righteousness and lawlessness? or what fellowship of light with darkness?

New American Standard Bible

Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?

King James Version

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

Holman Bible

Do not be mismatched with unbelievers. For what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship does light have with darkness?

International Standard Version

Stop becoming unevenly yoked with unbelievers. What partnership can righteousness have with lawlessness? What fellowship can light have with darkness?

A Conservative Version

Do not become unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what partnership has righteousness and lawlessness? And what fellowship has light with darkness?

American Standard Version

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers: for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? or what communion hath light with darkness?

Amplified

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers [do not make mismated alliances with them or come under a different yoke with them, inconsistent with your faith]. For what partnership have right living and right standing with God with iniquity and lawlessness? Or how can light have fellowship with darkness?

An Understandable Version

Do not team up with unbelievers [i.e., in close relationships, such as marriage, etc.]. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or, what fellowship can light have with darkness?

Anderson New Testament

Be not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? What communion has light with darkness?

Bible in Basic English

Do not keep company with those who have not faith: for what is there in common between righteousness and evil, or between light and dark?

Common New Testament

Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

Daniel Mace New Testament

Are you not become associates with infidels? but what affinity is there between virtue and vice? and what communication has light with darkness?

Godbey New Testament

Be not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what participation is there to righteousness and unrighteousness? or what fellowship has light unto darkness?

Goodspeed New Testament

Do not get into close and incongruous relations with unbelievers. What partnership can uprightness have with iniquity, or what can light have to do with darkness?

John Wesley New Testament

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? or what communion hath light with darkness?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers, for what fellowship does righteousness have with unrighteousness? and what communion does light have with darkness?

Julia Smith Translation

Be not unequally yoked together with the unbelieving: for what participation to justice and iniquity and what communion to light with darkness?

King James 2000

Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness? and what partnership has light with darkness?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not become unevenly yoked with unbelievers, for what participation [is there between] righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship [does] light [have] with darkness?

Modern King James verseion

Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers; for what fellowship does righteousness have with lawlessness? And what partnership does light have with darkness?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Set yourselves therefore at large, and bear not a stranger's yoke with the unbelievers. For what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? What company hath light with darkness?

Moffatt New Testament

[Keep out of all incongruous ties with unbelievers. What have righteousness and iniquity in common, or how can light associate with darkness?

Montgomery New Testament

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? what communion has light with darkness?

NET Bible

Do not become partners with those who do not believe, for what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship does light have with darkness?

New Heart English Bible

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

Noyes New Testament

Be not strangely yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? Or what communion hath light with darkness?

Sawyer New Testament

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what participation has righteousness with wickedness? or what communion has light with darkness?

The Emphasized Bible

Be not getting diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship hath light with darkness?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be not unequally yoked with infidels; for what participation hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what fellowship [is there] between light and darkness?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not enter into inconsistent relations with those who reject the Faith. For what partnership can there be between righteousness and lawlessness? or what has light to do with darkness?

Webster

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

Weymouth New Testament

Do not come into close association with unbelievers, like oxen yoked with asses. For what is there in common between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what partnership has light with darkness?

Williams New Testament

Stop forming intimate and inconsistent relations with unbelievers. What partnership can right-doing have with law-breaking, or how can light participate with darkness?

World English Bible

Don't be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

Worrell New Testament

Become not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship have righteousness and lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness?

Worsley New Testament

Be not unsuitably connected with infidels: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? or what communion hath light with darkness?

Youngs Literal Translation

Become not yoked with others -- unbelievers, for what partaking is there to righteousness and lawlessness?

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be ye
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ἑτεροζυγέω 
heterozugeo 
Usage: 1

ἄπιστος 
Apistos 
Usage: 17

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

τίς 
Tis 
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344
Usage: 344

μετοχή 
metoche 
Usage: 1

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

with


πρός 
Pros 
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 0
Usage: 412

ἀνομία 
Anomia 
Usage: 10

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

κοινωνία 
Koinonia 
Usage: 20

φῶς 
Phos 
Usage: 44

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 6:14

Devotionals containing 2 Corinthians 6:14

References

Images 2 Corinthians 6:14

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 6:14

Context Readings

Do Not Become Unevenly Yoked With Unbelievers

13 but for an answering recompense, (I speak as to children,) let your heart also expand itself. 14 Be not diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what participation is there between righteousness and lawlessness? or what fellowship of light with darkness? 15 and what consent of Christ with Beliar, or what part for a believer along with an unbeliever?


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:33

Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

Psalm 139:21-22

Do not I hate them, O Jehovah, that hate thee? and do not I loathe them that rise up against thee?

Ephesians 5:6-14

Let no one deceive you with vain words, for on account of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Deuteronomy 7:2-3

and when Jehovah thy God shall give them up before thee and thou shalt smite them, then shalt thou utterly destroy them: thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor shew mercy unto them.

Deuteronomy 22:9-11

Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with seed of two sorts, lest the whole of thy seed which thou hast sown, and the produce of thy vineyard, be forfeited.

1 Kings 18:21

Then Elijah drew near to all the people, and said, How long do ye halt between two opinions? if Jehovah be God, follow him; and if Baal, follow him. And the people answered him not a word.

John 15:18-19

If the world hate you, know that it has hated me before you.

1 Corinthians 5:9

I have written to you in the epistle not to mix with fornicators;

1 Corinthians 7:39

A wife is bound for whatever time her husband lives; but if the husband be fallen asleep, she is free to be married to whom she will, only in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 10:21

Ye cannot drink the Lord's cup, and the cup of demons: ye cannot partake of the Lord's table, and of the table of demons.

James 4:4

Adulteresses, know ye not that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore is minded to be the friend of the world is constituted enemy of God.

1 Peter 2:9-10

But ye are a chosen race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a possession, that ye might set forth the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness to his wonderful light;

1 Peter 4:2-4

no longer to live the rest of his time in the flesh to men's lusts, but to God's will.

Leviticus 19:19

My statutes shall ye observe. Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with another sort; thou shalt not sow thy field with seed of two sorts; and a garment woven of two materials shall not come upon thee.

1 Samuel 5:2-3

And the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.

2 Chronicles 19:2

And Jehu the son of Hanani, the seer, went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate Jehovah? Therefore is wrath upon thee from Jehovah.

Ezra 9:1-2

Now when these things were completed, the princes came to me, saying, The people of Israel, and the priests and the Levites, have not separated themselves from the peoples of the lands, according to their abominations, even of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites;

Ezra 9:11-12

which thou hast commanded by thy servants the prophets, saying, The land, unto which ye go to possess it, is an unclean land through the filthiness of the peoples of the lands, through their abominations with which they have filled it from one end to another through their uncleanness.

Ezra 10:19

And they gave their hand to send away their wives; and they offered a ram of the flock, as trespass-offering for their guilt.

Nehemiah 13:1-3

On that day they read in the book of Moses in the audience of the people; and there was found written in it that the Ammonite and the Moabite should not come into the congregation of God for ever;

Nehemiah 13:23-26

In those days also I saw Jews that had married wives of Ashdod, of Ammon, and of Moab.

Psalm 16:3

To the saints that are on the earth, and to the excellent thou hast said, In them is all my delight.

Psalm 26:4-5

I have not sat with vain persons, neither have I gone in with dissemblers;

Psalm 26:9-10

Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with men of blood;

Psalm 44:20-21

If we had forgotten the name of our God, and stretched out our hands to a strange god,

Psalm 101:3-5

I will set no thing of Belial before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.

Psalm 106:35

But they mingled with the nations, and learned their works;

Psalm 119:63

I am the companion of all that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.

Proverbs 8:18-19

Riches and honour are with me; durable wealth and righteousness.

Proverbs 22:24

Make no friendship with an angry man, and go not with a furious man;

Proverbs 29:27

An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous; and he that is of upright way is an abomination to the wicked man.

Malachi 2:11

Judah hath dealt unfaithfully, and an abomination is committed in Israel and in Jerusalem; for Judah hath profaned the sanctuary of Jehovah which he loved, and hath married the daughter of a strange god.

Malachi 2:15

And did not one make them? and the remnant of the Spirit was his. And wherefore the one? He sought a seed of God. Take heed then to your spirit, and let none deal unfaithfully against the wife of his youth,

John 7:7

The world cannot hate you, but me it hates, because I bear witness concerning it that its works are evil.

Acts 4:23

And having been let go, they came to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said to them.

Romans 13:12-14

The night is far spent, and the day is near; let us cast away therefore the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.

Ephesians 4:17-20

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye should no longer walk as the rest of the nations walk in the vanity of their mind,

Philippians 2:15

that ye may be harmless and simple, irreproachable children of God in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation; among whom ye appear as lights in the world,

1 Thessalonians 5:4-8

But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day should overtake you as a thief:

1 John 1:5-7

And this is the message which we have heard from him, and declare to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

1 John 3:12-14

not as Cain was of the wicked one, and slew his brother; and on account of what slew he him? because his works were wicked, and those of his brother righteous.

Exodus 34:16

and thou take of their daughters unto thy sons, and their daughters go a whoring after their gods, and make thy sons go a whoring after their gods.

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