Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Beloved, you are acting faithfully in whatever you accomplish for the brethren, and especially when they are strangers;

King James Version

Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers;

Holman Bible

Dear friend, you are showing faithfulness by whatever you do for the brothers, especially when they are strangers.

International Standard Version

Dear friend, you are faithful in whatever you do for the brothers, especially when they are strangers.

A Conservative Version

Beloved, thou do a faithful thing, whatever thou work for the brothers and for strangers,

American Standard Version

Beloved, thou doest a faithful work in whatsoever thou doest toward them that are brethren and strangers withal;

Amplified

Beloved, you are acting faithfully in what you are providing for the brothers, and especially when they are strangers;

An Understandable Version

Dear [friend], you are accomplishing a faithful work whenever you do something for the brothers [traveling in the Lord's work], especially when they are strangers [to you].

Anderson New Testament

Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do to the brethren, and to strangers,

Bible in Basic English

My loved one, you are doing a good work in being kind to those brothers who come from other places;

Common New Testament

Beloved, you are acting faithfully in whatever you accomplish for the brethren, and especially when they are strangers;

Daniel Mace New Testament

My dear child, whatever you do in behalf of the brethren, and of those who are strangers, is commendable.

Darby Translation

Beloved, thou doest faithfully in whatever thou mayest have wrought towards the brethren and that strangers,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Beloved, you do faithfully what you perform for the brethren, and for the strangers.

Godbey New Testament

Beloved, whatsoever faithful deed thou mayest do to the brethren, thou art also dispensing to the strangers,

Goodspeed New Testament

Dear friend, it is loyal of you to do anything you can for the brothers, especially as they are strangers;

John Wesley New Testament

Beloved, thou dost faithfully whatsoever thou dost to the brethren and to strangers,

Julia Smith Translation

Dearly beloved, thou doest faithfully whatever thou dost work for the brethren, and for strangers;

King James 2000

Beloved, you do faithfully whatsoever you do for the brethren, and for strangers;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Dear friend, you act faithfully [in] whatever you do for the brothers, {even though they are strangers}.

Modern King James verseion

Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you work for the brothers and for strangers,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Dearly beloved, thou dost faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers,

Moffatt New Testament

Beloved, you are acting loyally in rendering any service to the brothers and especially to strangers;

Montgomery New Testament

You are acting faithfully, beloved, in whatever you are doing for the brothers and the strangers.

NET Bible

Dear friend, you demonstrate faithfulness by whatever you do for the brothers (even though they are strangers).

New Heart English Bible

Beloved, you do a faithful work in whatever you accomplish for those who are brothers and strangers.

Noyes New Testament

Beloved, thou doest a faithful thing whatever thou doest to the brethren, and that to strangers,

Sawyer New Testament

Beloved, you did faithfully whatever you do to the brothers, and that to strangers,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever services thou performest for the brethren, and for strangers;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Dear friend, whatever you do for our Brothers is done in a Christian spirit--even when they are strangers to you.

Webster

Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers;

Weymouth New Testament

My dear friend, you are acting faithfully in all your behaviour towards the brethren, even when they are strangers to you.

Williams New Testament

Dearly beloved, you are acting faithfully in doing what you can for the brothers, especially as they are strangers.

World English Bible

Beloved, you do a faithful work in whatever you accomplish for those who are brothers and strangers.

Worrell New Testament

Beloved, you do a faithful work, in whatsoever you do to the brethren, and that to strangers,

Worsley New Testament

Beloved, thou actest faithfully in whatsoever service thou dost to the brethren, and to strangers too;

Youngs Literal Translation

Beloved, faithfully dost thou do whatever thou mayest work to the brethren and to the strangers,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

thou doest
ποιέω 
Poieo 
ἐργάζομαι 
Ergazomai 
Usage: 372
Usage: 28

πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

to
εἰς 
Eis 
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267
Usage: 1267

the brethren
G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

and

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

Context Readings

Encouragement For Gaius

4 I have no greater joy than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth. 5 Beloved, you are acting faithfully in whatever you accomplish for the brethren, and especially when they are strangers; 6 and they have testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on their way in a manner worthy of God.



Cross References

Matthew 24:45

Who then is the faithful and sensible slave whom his master put in charge of his household to give them their food at the proper time?

Luke 12:42

And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and sensible steward, whom his master will put in charge of his servants, to give them their rations at the proper time?

Luke 16:10-12

He who is faithful in a very little thing is faithful also in much; and he who is unrighteous in a very little thing is unrighteous also in much.

2 Corinthians 4:1-3

Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart,

Galatians 6:10

So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.

Colossians 3:17

Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.

1 Peter 4:10-11

As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

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