Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to what a man has, and not according to what he has not.

New American Standard Bible

For if the readiness is present, it is acceptable according to what a person has, not according to what he does not have.

King James Version

For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.

Holman Bible

For if the eagerness is there, it is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have.

International Standard Version

For if the eagerness is there, the gift is acceptable according to what you have, not according to what you do not have.

A Conservative Version

For if the willingness is present, it is acceptable to the extent if some man has, not to the extent he does not have.

American Standard Version

For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according as a man hath, not according as he hath not.

Amplified

For if the eagerness [to give] is there, it is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have.

An Understandable Version

For if the eagerness is there, [then] whatever a person has [to give] is acceptable, and not what he does not have.

Anderson New Testament

For if there is a readiness of mind, one is accepted according to what he has, not according to what he has not.

Bible in Basic English

For if there is a ready mind, a man will have God's approval in the measure of what he has, and not of what he has not.

Common New Testament

For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according to what a man has, not according to what he does not have.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for what a man gives with a ready mind, according to his abilities, is well received; but not when he goes beyond his circumstances.

Darby Translation

For if the readiness be there, a man is accepted according to what he may have, not according to what he has not.

Godbey New Testament

For if there is first a willing mind, it is acceptable according to what one may have, and not according to what he has not.

Goodspeed New Testament

If a man is willing to give, the value of his gift is in its proportion to what he has, not to what he has not.

John Wesley New Testament

For if there be first a ready mind, a man is accepted, according to what he hath, not according to what he hath not.

Julia Smith Translation

For if a forwardness lie before, according as any has, it is acceptable, not as he has not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For if the eagerness is present {according to what one has}, [it is] acceptable not {according to what one does not have}.

Modern King James verseion

For if the eagerness is present, it is acceptable according to what one has, and not according to what one does not have.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.

Moffatt New Testament

If only one is ready to give, according to his means, it is acceptable; he is not asked to give what he has not got.

Montgomery New Testament

For if there be first willing mind, the gift is accepted according to what a man has, and not according to what he has not.

NET Bible

For if the eagerness is present, the gift itself is acceptable according to whatever one has, not according to what he does not have.

New Heart English Bible

For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according to what you have, not according to what you do not have.

Noyes New Testament

For if there be first the willing mind, it is accepted according to what a man hath, not according to what he hath not.

Sawyer New Testament

For if there is a willing mind, a man is acceptable according to what he has, and not according to what he has not.

The Emphasized Bible

For, if the forwardness is set forth, according to what one may have, he is well approved, not according to what one hath not.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For if there is first a ready mind, a man is acceptable according to what he hath, and not according to what he hath not.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, where there is willingness, a man's gift is valued by its comparison with what he has, and not with what he has not.

Webster

For if there is first a willing mind, it is accepted according to what a man hath, and not according to what he hath not.

Weymouth New Testament

For, assuming the earnest willingness, the gift is acceptable according to whatever a man has, and not according to what he has not.

Williams New Testament

If a man is ready and willing to give, his gift is acceptable in accordance with what he has, not with what he does not have.

World English Bible

For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according to what you have, not according to what you don't have.

Worrell New Testament

for, if the readiness is present, it is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he has not.

Worsley New Testament

For if there be first a willing mind, any me is accepted according to what he hath, not according to what he hath not.

Youngs Literal Translation

for if the willing mind is present, according to that which any one may have it is well-accepted, not according to that which he hath not;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

πρόκειμαι 
Prokeimai 
be set before, be first, be set forth
Usage: 5

προθυμία 
Prothumia 
Usage: 5

it is accepted
εὐπρόσδεκτος 
Euprosdektos 
Usage: 5

καθό 
Katho 
according to, as, inasmuch as
Usage: 4

a man
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

and not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

καθό 
Katho 
according to, as, inasmuch as
Usage: 4

that he hath
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

References

Morish

Verse Info

Context Readings

Generosity In Giving

11 Now therefore perform the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which you have. 12 For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to what a man has, and not according to what he has not. 13 For I mean not that other men be eased, and you burdened:


Cross References

2 Corinthians 9:7

Every man according as he purposes in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loves a cheerful giver.

Exodus 25:2

Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me an offering: of every man that gives it willingly with his heart you shall take my offering.

Exodus 35:5

Take from among you an offering unto the LORD: whosoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it, an offering of the LORD; gold, and silver, and bronze,

Exodus 35:21-22

And they came, every one whose heart stirred him up, and every one whom his spirit made willing, and they brought the LORD'S offering to the work of the tabernacle of meeting, and for all its service, and for the holy garments.

Exodus 35:29

The children of Israel brought a willing offering unto the LORD, every man and woman, whose heart made them willing to bring for all manner of work, which the LORD had commanded to be made by the hand of Moses.

1 Chronicles 29:3-18

Moreover, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, I have of my own things, of gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,

2 Chronicles 6:8

But the LORD said to David my father, Since it was in your heart to build a house for my name, you did well in that it was in your heart:

Proverbs 19:22

The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar.

Mark 12:42-44

And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing.

Mark 14:7-8

For you have the poor with you always, and whenever you will you may do them good: but me you have not always.

Luke 7:44-46

And he turned to the woman, and said unto Simon, See this woman? I entered into your house, you gave me no water for my feet: but she has washed my feet with tears, and wiped them with the hairs of her head.

Luke 12:47-48

And that servant, who knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.

Luke 16:10

He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.

Luke 21:1-4

And he looked up, and saw the rich men casting their gifts into the treasury.

1 Peter 4:10

As every man has received a gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

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