Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore we ought to support such men, so that we may be fellow workers with the truth.

King James Version

We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellowhelpers to the truth.

Holman Bible

Therefore, we ought to support such men, so that we can be co-workers with the truth.

International Standard Version

Therefore, we ought to support such people so that we can become genuine helpers with them.

A Conservative Version

We therefore ought to welcome such men, so that we might become fellow workmen for the truth.

American Standard Version

We therefore ought to welcome such, that we may be fellow-workers for the truth.

Amplified

So we ourselves ought to support such people [to welcome and provide for them], in order that we may be fellow workers in the Truth (the whole Gospel) and cooperate with its teachers.

An Understandable Version

Therefore, we should show hospitality to such men, so that we can be fellow-workers [with them] in [the cause of] the truth.

Anderson New Testament

We, there fore, ought to receive such, that we may be fellow-helpers to the truth.

Bible in Basic English

So it is right for us to take in such men as guests, so that we may take our part in the work of the true faith.

Common New Testament

Therefore we ought to support such men, so that we may be fellow workers in the truth.

Daniel Mace New Testament

it behoves us to give a kind reception to such, that we may be assistant in promoting the truth.

Darby Translation

We therefore ought to receive such, that we may be fellow-workers with the truth.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

We, therefore, ought to entertain such, that we may be joint laborers in the truth.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore we ought to receive such, in order that we may be fellow-workers with the truth.

Goodspeed New Testament

So we ought to support such men, to show that we are ready to co-operate with the truth.

John Wesley New Testament

We ought therefore to receive such, that we may be fellow-helpers to the truth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

We, therefore, ought to receive such, that we might be fellow workers to the truth.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore ought we to receive such, that we might be workers together in the truth.

King James 2000

We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellow helpers to the truth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore we ought to support such [people], so that we become fellow workers with [the] truth.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore we ought to entertain such, so that we might be co-workers in the truth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We therefore ought to receive such, that we also might be helpers to the truth.

Moffatt New Testament

hence we are bound to support such men, to prove ourselves allies of the Truth.

Montgomery New Testament

Hence we ought to support such, so that we may become fellow workers for the truth.

NET Bible

Therefore we ought to support such people, so that we become coworkers in cooperation with the truth.

New Heart English Bible

We therefore ought to receive such, that we may be fellow workers for the truth.

Noyes New Testament

We therefore ought to sustain such persons, that we may be fellowworkers for the truth.

Sawyer New Testament

We therefore ought to receive such, that we may be co-laborers for the truth.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

We therefore ought to assist such men, that we may become fellow-labourers in the truth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

We, therefore, ought to give such people a hearty welcome, and so take our share in their work for the Truth.

Webster

We therefore ought to receive such, that we may be fellow-helpers to the truth.

Weymouth New Testament

It is therefore our duty to show hospitality to such men, so that we may be fellow workers in promoting the truth.

Williams New Testament

So we ought to show hospitality to such men, to prove that we cooperate with them for the truth.

World English Bible

We therefore ought to receive such, that we may be fellow workers for the truth.

Worrell New Testament

We ought, therefore, to welcome such persons, that we may become fellow-workers for the truth.

Worsley New Testament

We ought therefore to receive such, that we may become fellow-laborers in the truth.

Youngs Literal Translation

we, then, ought to receive such, that fellow-workers we may become to the truth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
We
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

ὀφείλω ὀφειλέω 
Opheilo 
ought, owe, be bound, be duty, be a debtor, be guilty, be indebted,
Usage: 24

ἀπολαμβάνω 
Apolambano 
Usage: 7

τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

we might be
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

References

Context Readings

Encouragement For Gaius

7 For they went out for the sake of the Name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles. 8 Therefore we ought to support such men, so that we may be fellow workers with the truth. 9 I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.



Cross References

Matthew 10:14

"Whoever does not receive you, nor heed your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake the dust off your feet.

Matthew 10:40

"He who receives you receives Me, and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.

Luke 11:7

and from inside he answers and says, 'Do not bother me; the door has already been shut and my children and I are in bed; I cannot get up and give you anything.'

1 Corinthians 3:5-9

What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, even as the Lord gave opportunity to each one.

1 Corinthians 16:10-11

Now if Timothy comes, see that he is with you without cause to be afraid, for he is doing the Lord's work, as I also am.

2 Corinthians 6:1

And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain--

2 Corinthians 7:2-3

Make room for us in your hearts; we wronged no one, we corrupted no one, we took advantage of no one.

2 Corinthians 8:23

As for Titus, he is my partner and fellow worker among you; as for our brethren, they are messengers of the churches, a glory to Christ.

Philippians 4:3

Indeed, true companion, I ask you also to help these women who have shared my struggle in the cause of the gospel, together with Clement also and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.

Colossians 4:11

and also Jesus who is called Justus; these are the only fellow workers for the kingdom of God who are from the circumcision, and they have proved to be an encouragement to me.

1 Thessalonians 3:2

and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you as to your faith,

1 Thessalonians 3:2

and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you as to your faith,

1 Thessalonians 3:2

and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you as to your faith,

3 John 1:10

For this reason, if I come, I will call attention to his deeds which he does, unjustly accusing us with wicked words; and not satisfied with this, he himself does not receive the brethren, either, and he forbids those who desire to do so and puts them out of the church.

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