Parallel Verses

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?

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 bound together with unbelievers [do not make mismatched alliances with them, inconsistent with your faith]. For what partnership can righteousness have with lawlessness? Or what fellowship can light have 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?

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?

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 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? 15 And what conformity to Christ with Belial? and what part to the believing with the unbelieving?


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:33

Be not deceived: evil intercourses corrupt good habits.

Psalm 139:21-22

Shall I not hate those hating thee, O Jehovah? and I shall loathe against those rising up against thee.

Ephesians 5:6-14

Let none lead you astray with vain words: for by these things comes the anger of God upon the sons of disobedience.

Deuteronomy 7:2-3

And Jehovah thy God gave them before thee, and thou didst smite them: exterminating, thou shalt exterminate them; thou shalt not make to them a covenant and thou shalt not show them mercy.

Deuteronomy 22:9-11

Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with a diversity, lest the fulness of thy seed which thou shalt sow shall be consecrated, and the produce of the vineyard.

1 Kings 18:21

And Elijah will draw near to all the people and say, How long halt ye upon two opinions? if Jehovah is God, go ye after him: and if Baal, go ye after him. And the people answered him not a word.

John 15:18-19

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

1 Corinthians 5:9

I wrote to you in the epistle not to mix together with fornicators.

1 Corinthians 7:39

The woman was bound by law for as much time as her husband lives; and if her husband be set to sleep, she is free to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 10:21

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

James 4:4

Adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is the enmity of God? whoever therefore would wish to be the friend of the world is set the enemy of God.

1 Peter 2:9-10

And ye a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for acquisition; so that ye should proclaim the excellencies of him having called you out of darkness into his wonderful light:

1 Peter 4:2-4

That no more to the eager desires of men, but to the will of God, should he live the remaining time in the flesh.

Leviticus 19:19

My laws shall ye watch: thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with two diverse kinds: thy field thou shalt not sow with two diverse kinds; and a garment of two diverse kinds (of linen and woolen) shall not come upon thee.

1 Samuel 5:2-3

And Philisteim will take the ark of God and bring it to the house of Dagon, and they will set it up by Dagon.

2 Chronicles 19:2

And Jehu son of Hanani the seer will go forth to his face, and say to king Jehoshaphat, Wilt thou love to help to the unjust, and to those hating Jehovah? and in this, wrath upon you from before Jehovah.

Ezra 9:1-2

And in these things being finished, the chiefs came near to me, saying, The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites were not separated from the people of the lands according to their abominations, to the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Perizzite, the Jebusite, the Ammonite, the Moabite, the Egyptian and the imorite.

Ezra 9:11-12

Which thou didst command by the hand of thy servants the prophets, saying, The land which ye are coming in to inherit it being a land of uncleanness in the uncleanness of the people of the lands in their abominations which filled it from mouth to mouth in their pollution.

Ezra 10:19

And they will give their hand to bring forth their wives; and being guilty, a ram of the flock for their guilt.

Nehemiah 13:1-3

In that day was read in the book of Moses in the ears of the people; and it was found written in it that there shall not come in an Ammonite and a Moabite to the convocation of God, even to forever;

Nehemiah 13:23-26

Also in those days I saw Jews who caused to dwell women, Ashdodites, Ammonites, Moabites:

Psalm 16:3

To the holy ones that are upon the earth, they and the mighty ones, all my delight is in them.

Psalm 26:4-5

I sat not with men of vanity, and I will not go in with those lying hid.

Psalm 26:9-10

Thou wilt not gather my soul with the sinning, and my life with men of bloods:

Psalm 44:20-21

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

Psalm 101:3-5

I will not set a word of Belial before mine eyes: I hated him doing transgressions; he shall not cleave to me.

Psalm 106:35

And they will mingle with the nations, and they will learn their works.

Psalm 119:63

I am a companion to all who will fear thee, and to those watching thy charges.

Proverbs 8:18-19

Riches and honor are with me; splendid riches and justice.

Proverbs 22:24

Thou shalt not be companion of the possessor of anger, and with the man of wrath thou shalt not go:

Proverbs 29:27

A man of iniquity is an abomination of the just; and the upright of way, an abomination of the unjust one.

Malachi 2:11

Judah dealt faithlessly, and an abomination was done in Israel and in Jerusalem; for Judah profaned the holy place of Jehovah which he loved, and married the daughter of a strange god.

Malachi 2:15

And did he not make one? And the remainder of the spirit to him. And why one? Seeking a seed of God. And ye matched in your spirit, and he shall not deal faithlessly against the wife of thy youth.

John 7:7

The world cannot hate you: but me it hates, for I testify of it, that its works are evil.

Acts 4:23

And having been loosed, they came to their own, and announced to them what the chief priests and elders said.

Romans 13:12-14

The night has advanced, and the day has drawn near: therefore let us lay down the works of darkness, and put on the weapons of light.

Ephesians 4:17-20

Therefore this I say, and testify in the Lord, that ye no more walk as also the rest of the nations, in the vanity of their mind,

Philippians 2:15

That ye be complete and pure, children of God, blameless in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation, among whom ye appear as luminaries in the world;

1 Thessalonians 5:4-8

And ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day as a thief overtake you.

1 John 1:5-7

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

1 John 3:12-14

Not as Cain was of the evil one, and slew his brother. And for what slew he him? Because his works were evil, and those of his brother just.

Exodus 34:16

And thou didst take from his daughters to thy sons, and they committed fornication after their gods, and they made thy sons commit fornication after their gods.

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