Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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?

Darby Translation

Be not diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what participation is there between righteousness and lawlessness? or what fellowship of 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 Do us a favor I ask you as my children and open wide your hearts. 14 Stop becoming unevenly yoked with unbelievers. What partnership can righteousness have with lawlessness? What fellowship can light have with darkness? 15 What harmony exists between the Messiah and Beliar, or what do a believer and an unbeliever have in common?


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:33

Stop being deceived: "Wicked friends lead to evil ends."

Psalm 139:21-22

I hate those who hate you, LORD, do I not? I loathe those who rebel against you, do I not ?

Ephesians 5:6-14

Do not let anyone deceive you with meaningless words, for it is because of these things that God becomes angry with those who disobey.

Deuteronomy 7:2-3

So when the LORD your God delivers them to you and you have defeated them, then utterly destroy them. You are not to make any covenant with them nor be gracious to them.

Deuteronomy 22:9-11

"Don't plant two kinds of seeds in your vineyard. Otherwise, the entire crop will have to be forfeited, both the seed that you have sown and the produce from it.

1 Kings 18:21

where Elijah approached all the people and asked them, "How long will you keep hesitating between both sides? If the LORD is God, go after him. If Baal, go after him." But the people didn't say a word.

John 15:18-19

"If the world hates you, you should realize that it hated me before you.

1 Corinthians 5:9

I wrote to you in my letter to stop associating with people who are sexually immoral

1 Corinthians 7:39

A wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives. But if her husband dies, she is free to marry anyone she wishes, only in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 10:21

You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons. You cannot dine with the Lord and dine with demons,

James 4:4

You adulterers! Don't you know that friendship with the world means hostility with God? So whoever wants to be a friend of this world is an enemy of God.

1 Peter 2:9-10

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people to be his very own and to proclaim the wonderful deeds of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

1 Peter 4:2-4

so that he can live the rest of his mortal life guided, not by human desires, but by the will of God.

Leviticus 19:19

"Observe my statutes. "You are not to let your cattle breed with a different species. "You are not to sow your fields with two different kinds of seeds. "You are not to wear clothing made from two different kinds of material.

1 Samuel 5:2-3

Then the Philistines took the Ark of God, brought it to the temple of Dagon, and placed it beside Dagon.

2 Chronicles 19:2

where Hanani's son Jehu, the seer, went out to meet him. He asked King Jehoshaphat, "Should you be helping those who are wicked, yes or no? Should you love those who hate the LORD? Wrath is headed your way directly from the LORD because of this.

Ezra 9:1-2

After these things occurred, certain officials approached me and said "The people of Israel, the priests, and the descendants of Levi have not separated themselves from the people of the lands or from the detestable behavior of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites,

Ezra 9:11-12

that you gave in the writings of your servants, the prophets:

Ezra 10:19

Pleading guilty, they promised to divorce their wives. Then they offered a ram from their flocks for their offense.

Nehemiah 13:1-3

Later that day the book of Moses was read aloud so the people could hear it, and a written command was discovered therein permanently prohibiting the Ammonites and Moabites from coming into the congregation of God

Nehemiah 13:23-26

At that time I also noticed that Jews had married women from Ashdod, Ammon, and Moab.

Psalm 16:3

As for the saints that are in the land, they are noble, and all my delight is in them.

Psalm 26:4-5

I do not sit with those committed to what is false, nor do I travel with hypocrites.

Psalm 26:9-10

Do not group me with sinners, nor include me with men who shed blood.

Psalm 44:20-21

If we had forgotten the name of our God or lifted our hands to a foreign god,

Psalm 101:3-5

I will not even think about doing anything lawless; I hate to do evil deeds; I will have none of it.

Psalm 106:35

Instead, they mingled among the nations and learned their ways.

Psalm 119:63

I am united with all who fear you, and with everyone who keeps your precepts.

Proverbs 8:18-19

Wealth and honor accompany me, as do enduring wealth and righteousness.

Proverbs 22:24

Don't make friends with a hot-tempered man, and do not associate with someone who is easily angered,

Proverbs 29:27

The unjust man is detestable to the righteous, and whoever lives blamelessly is detestable to the wicked.

Malachi 2:11

Judah has become unfaithful, and a detestable thing was committed in Israel and Jerusalem. Indeed, Judah profaned the Holy Place of the LORD, which he loves, and married a daughter of a foreign god.

Malachi 2:15

Did he not make them one? And the vestige of the spirit remains in him. And why did he make them one? He was seeking godly offspring. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and don't be unfaithful to the wife of your youth.

John 7:7

The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify against it that its actions are evil.

Acts 4:23

After they were released, Peter and John went to their fellow believers and told them everything the high priests and the elders had said.

Romans 13:12-14

The night is almost over, and the day is near. Let's therefore put aside the actions of darkness and put on the armor of light.

Ephesians 4:17-20

Therefore, I tell you and insist on in the Lord not to live any longer like the gentiles live, thinking worthless thoughts.

Philippians 2:15

so that you may be blameless and innocent, God's children without any faults among a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world

1 Thessalonians 5:4-8

However, brothers, you are not in the darkness, in order that the Day of the Lord might surprise you like a thief.

1 John 1:5-7

This is the message that we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light, and in him there is no darkness none at all!

1 John 3:12-14

Do not be like Cain, who was from the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because what he was doing was evil and his brother's actions were righteous.

Exodus 34:16

"You are not to take any of their daughters for your sons. Otherwise, when their daughters prostitute themselves with their gods, they may cause your sons to prostitute themselves with their gods.

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