Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

providing things right, not only in the sight of Lord, but also in the sight of men.

New American Standard Bible

for we have regard for what is honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

King James Version

Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Holman Bible

For we are making provision for what is right, not only before the Lord but also before men.

International Standard Version

We intend to do what is right, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of people.

American Standard Version

for we take thought for things honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Amplified

For we have regard for what is honorable [and above suspicion], not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

An Understandable Version

For we take measures to do what is honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of people.

Anderson New Testament

for we provide what is honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Bible in Basic English

For the business has been so ordered by us as to have the approval, not only of the Lord, but of men.

Common New Testament

for we have regard for what is honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Daniel Mace New Testament

always considering what is virtuous, with respect to God, and with respect to men.

Darby Translation

for we provide for things honest, not only before the Lord, but also before men.

Godbey New Testament

for we provide things honest, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also before the people.

Goodspeed New Testament

I intend to do what is right not only in the Lord's sight but in the eyes of men.

John Wesley New Testament

For we provide things honest, not only before the Lord, but also before men.

Julia Smith Translation

Providing good things beforehand, not only before the Lord, but also before men.

King James 2000

Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For we are taking into consideration what is honorable not only before the Lord, but also before people.

Modern King James verseion

providing for honest things, not only before the Lord, but also before men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and therefore make provision for honest things, not in the sight of God only, but also in the sight of men.

Moffatt New Testament

I aim at being above reproach not only from God but also from men.

Montgomery New Testament

For I aim at being above reproach, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

NET Bible

For we are concerned about what is right not only before the Lord but also before men.

New Heart English Bible

Having regard for honorable things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Noyes New Testament

for we take forethought for what is honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Sawyer New Testament

for we provide things honorable not only before the Lord, but also before men.

The Emphasized Bible

For we provide things honourable, not only before the Lord, but also before men.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

providing what is fair, not only before the Lord, but also before men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For we are trying to make arrangements which shall be right, not only in the eyes of the Lord, but also in the eyes of men.

Webster

Providing for honest things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Weymouth New Testament

For we seek not only God's approval of our integrity, but man's also.

Williams New Testament

For I am taking the precaution to do what is right, not only in the sight of the Lord but also in the eyes of men.

World English Bible

Having regard for honorable things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Worrell New Testament

for we provide things honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Worsley New Testament

looking to things that are right not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

Youngs Literal Translation

providing right things, not only before the Lord, but also before men;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
προνοέω 
Pronoeo 
Usage: 3

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

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

μόνον 
Monon 
only, alone, but
Usage: 62

in the sight of
ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
before, in the sight of, in the presence of, in sight, in presence, to, not tr
before, in the sight of, in the presence of, in sight, in presence, to, not tr
Usage: 78
Usage: 78

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Arrangements For Administering The Corinthians' Gift

20 Arranging this lest any man may criticize us in this bounty administered by us, 21 providing things right, not only in the sight of Lord, but also in the sight of men. 22 And we sent along with them our brother whom we often proved being diligent in many things, but is now much more diligent (with much confidence toward you)


Cross References

Romans 12:17

rendering to no man evil for evil, premeditating things right in the sight of all men.

Romans 14:18

For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

Philippians 4:8

Finally brothers, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honorable, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are commendable, if anything is a virtue, and if

1 Peter 2:12

Having your behavior good among the Gentiles, so that, upon which they speak against you as evil-doers, they may glorify God in the day of visitation, from having observed your good works.

Matthew 5:16

Thus your light should shine before men, so that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father in the heavens.

Matthew 6:1

Be careful not to do your charity before men in order to be seen by them, otherwise ye have no reward from your Father in the heavens.

Matthew 6:4

so that thy charity may be in secret. And thy Father who sees in secret will himself reward thee in the open.

Matthew 23:5

But all their works they do in order to be seen by men. And they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the hems of their garments.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not as other men, huckstering the word of God, but as from purity. But we speak in Christ as from God in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 5:9-11

Therefore also we aspire, whether at home or away from home, to be well-pleasing to him.

1 Thessalonians 5:22

Abstain from all appearance of evil.

1 Timothy 5:14

I desire therefore the younger women to marry, to bear children, to manage house, to give not one occasion to him who opposes on account of slander.

Titus 2:5-8

to be serious-minded, pure, homemakers, good, submissive to their own husbands, so that the word of God may not be blasphemed.

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