Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

It is the hardworking farmer who 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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

The husbandmen that laboreth must be the first to partake 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 if anyone enters competitive games, he is not crowned unless he competes lawfully (fairly, according to the rules laid down). 6 [It is] the hard-working farmer [who labors to produce] who must be the first partaker of the fruits. 7 Think over these things I am saying [understand them and grasp their application], for the Lord will grant you full insight and understanding in everything.


Cross References

Isaiah 28:24-26

Does he who plows for sowing plow continually? Does he continue to plow and harrow the ground after it is smooth?

Matthew 9:37-38

Then He said to His disciples, The harvest is indeed plentiful, but the laborers are few.

Matthew 20:1

For the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of an estate who went out in the morning along with the dawn to hire workmen for his vineyard.

Matthew 21:33-41

Listen to another parable: There was a master of a house who planted a vineyard and put a hedge around it and dug a wine vat in it and built a watchtower. Then he let it out [for rent] to tenants and went into another country.

Luke 10:2

And He said to them, The harvest indeed is abundant [ there is much ripe grain], but the farmhands are few. Pray therefore the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.

John 4:35-38

Do you not say, It is still four months until harvest time comes? Look! I tell you, raise your eyes and observe the fields and see how they are already white for harvesting.

1 Corinthians 3:6-9

I planted, Apollos watered, but God [all the while] was making it grow and [He] gave the increase.

1 Corinthians 9:7-11

[Consider this:] What soldier at any time serves at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat any of the fruit of it? Who tends a flock and does not partake of the milk of the flock?

1 Corinthians 9:23

And I do this for the sake of the good news (the Gospel), in order that I may become a participator in it and share in its [blessings along with you].

Hebrews 10:36

For you have need of steadfast patience and endurance, so that you may perform and fully accomplish the will of God, and thus receive and carry away [and enjoy to the full] what is promised.

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