Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

The farmer who labors must be the first to partake of the fruits.

New American Standard Bible

The hard-working farmer ought to be the first to receive his share of the crops.

King James Version

The husbandman that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits.

Holman Bible

The hardworking farmer ought to be the first to get a share of the crops.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, it is the hard working farmer who should have the first share of the crops.

American Standard Version

The husbandmen that laboreth must be the first to partake of the fruits.

Amplified

[It is] the hard-working farmer [who labors to produce] who must be the first partaker of the fruits.

An Understandable Version

[And] the farmer who works hard should be the first one to receive a share of the crops.

Anderson New Testament

It is necessary that, the farmer should labor, before he partakes of the fruits.

Bible in Basic English

It is right for the worker in the fields to be the first to take of the fruit.

Common New Testament

The hard-working farmer ought to be the first to receive his share of the crops.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the labourer must work before he can obtain his reward.

Darby Translation

The husbandman must labour before partaking of the fruits.

Godbey New Testament

It behooves the toiling farmer first to partake of the fruits.

Goodspeed New Testament

The farmer who does the work ought to be the first to have some of the produce.

John Wesley New Testament

The husbandman, that laboureth first, must be partaker of the fruits.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The husbandman, in order to receive the fruits, must first work hard.

Julia Smith Translation

The farmer toiling must first participate in the fruits.

King James 2000

The farmer that labors must be first partaker of the fruits.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The farmer who works hard must [be] the first to receive a share of the crops.

Modern King James verseion

It is right for the laboring farmer to partake first of the fruits.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The husbandman that laboureth must first receive of the fruits.

Moffatt New Testament

The farmer who has done the work must have the first share of the fruit.

Montgomery New Testament

The farmer who has done the work should be the first to get a share of the crop.

NET Bible

The farmer who works hard ought to have the first share of the crops.

New Heart English Bible

The farmers who labor must be the first to get a share of the crops.

Noyes New Testament

The husbandman that laboreth must be the first partaker of the fruits.

Sawyer New Testament

The husbandman who labors must first partake of the fruits of the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

The toiling husbandman, ought, first, of the fruits, to partake:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The husbandman who toils is the first who ought to partake of the fruits.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The labourer who does the work should be the first to receive a share of the fruits of the earth.

Webster

The husbandman that laboreth must be first partaker of the fruits.

Weymouth New Testament

The harvestman who labours in the field must be the first to get a share of the crop.

Williams New Testament

The toiling farmer ought to be the first to share the crop.

World English Bible

The farmers who labor must be the first to get a share of the crops.

Worrell New Testament

The toiling husbandman must first partake of the fruits.

Worsley New Testament

The husbandman must labour first, in order to partake of the fruits.

Youngs Literal Translation

the labouring husbandman it behoveth first of the fruits to partake;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γεωργός 
Georgos 
Usage: 3

κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17

δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

be
μεταλαμβάνω 
metalambano 
Usage: 6

πρῶτον 
Proton 
first, at the first Trans, first of all,
Usage: 40

μεταλαμβάνω 
metalambano 
Usage: 6

References

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

Exhortation To Be Strong In Grace

5 And also if any man competes, he is not crowned unless he competes lawfully. 6 The farmer who labors must be the first to partake of the fruits. 7 Consider what I say, for may the Lord give thee understanding in all things.


Cross References

Isaiah 28:24-26

Does he who plows to sow plow continually? Does he [continually] open and harrow his ground?

Matthew 9:37-38

Then he says to his disciples, The harvest truly is plentiful, but the workmen are few.

Matthew 20:1

For the kingdom of the heavens is compared to a man, a house-ruler, who went out in the early morning at the same time to hire workmen for his vineyard.

Matthew 21:33-41

Hear ye another parable. There was a certain man who was a house-ruler, who planted a vineyard, and placed a hedge around it, and dug a winepress in it, and built a tower, and leased it to farmers, and went on a journey.

Luke 10:2

Therefore he said to them, The harvest indeed is plentiful, but the workmen are few. Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth workmen into his harvest.

John 4:35-38

Do ye not say, There are still four months and the harvest comes? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and see the fields, that they are already white for harvest.

1 Corinthians 3:6-9

I planted, Apollos watered, but God caused growth.

1 Corinthians 9:7-11

Who ever enlists in an army at his own wage? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat from the fruit of it? Or who feeds a flock and does not eat from the milk of the flock?

1 Corinthians 9:23

And I do this for sake of the good-news, so that I might become a fellow participant of it.

Hebrews 10:36

For ye have need of perseverance, so that, having done the will of God, ye may receive the promise.

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