Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Having regard for honorable things, not only in the sight of the 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.

A Conservative Version

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

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 take thought beforehand and aim to be honest and absolutely 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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

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Morish

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Context Readings

Arrangements For Administering The Corinthians' Gift

20 We are avoiding this, that any man should blame us concerning this abundance which is administered by us. 21 Having regard for honorable things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men. 22 We have sent with them our brother, whom we have many times proved earnest in many things, but now much more earnest, by reason of the great confidence which he has in you.


Cross References

Romans 12:17

Repay no one evil for evil. Respect what is honorable 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, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think about these things.

1 Peter 2:12

having good behavior among the nations, so in that of which they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they see, glorify God in the day of visitation.

Matthew 5:16

Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 6:1

"Be careful that you don't do your charitable giving before men, to be seen by them, or else you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 6:4

so that your merciful deeds may be in secret, then your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.

Matthew 23:5

But all their works they do to be seen by men. They make their phylacteries broad, enlarge the fringes of their garments,

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not as so many, peddling the word of God. But as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God, we speak in Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:9-11

Therefore also we make it our aim, whether at home or absent, to be well pleasing to him.

1 Thessalonians 5:22

Abstain from every form of evil.

1 Timothy 5:14

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for insulting.

Titus 2:5-8

to be sober minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that God's word may not be blasphemed.

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