Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore I warn you, and I implore you in the name of the Master, no longer to live as the Gentiles in their perverseness live,

New American Standard Bible

So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,

King James Version

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Holman Bible

Therefore, I say this and testify in the Lord: You should no longer walk as the Gentiles walk, in the futility of their thoughts.

International Standard Version

Therefore, I tell you and insist on in the Lord not to live any longer like the gentiles live, thinking worthless thoughts.

A Conservative Version

This I say therefore, and solemnly declare in Lord, for you to walk no longer as also the other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

American Standard Version

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the Gentiles also walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Amplified

So this I say, and solemnly affirm together with the Lord [as in His presence], that you must no longer live as the [unbelieving] Gentiles live, in the futility of their minds [and in the foolishness and emptiness of their souls],

An Understandable Version

So, I tell you this, and insist [on it] by [the authority of] the Lord: Do not continue to live with worthless thoughts as [unconverted] Gentiles do.

Anderson New Testament

This I say, therefore, and appeal to you solemnly in the Lord, that you no longer walk as the other Gentiles walk, in the error of their minds,

Bible in Basic English

This I say, then, and give witness in the Lord, that you are to go no longer in the way of the Gentiles whose minds are turned to that which has no profit,

Common New Testament

Now this I affirm and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds,

Daniel Mace New Testament

This I say therefore, and conjure you by the Lord not to live for the future as other Gentiles do, in the vanity of their minds,

Darby Translation

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye should no longer walk as the rest of the nations walk in the vanity of their mind,

Godbey New Testament

Therefore I say this, and witness in the Lord, that you no longer walk about as the Gentiles also walk about in the vanity of their mind,

Goodspeed New Testament

So what I mean and insist upon in the Lord's name is this: You must no longer live like the heathen, with their frivolity of mind and darkened understanding.

John Wesley New Testament

This therefore I say and testify in the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles, in the vanity of your mind:

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore this I say, and testify in the Lord, that ye no more walk as also the rest of the nations, in the vanity of their mind,

King James 2000

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Lexham Expanded Bible

This therefore I say and testify in the Lord, [that] you no longer walk as the Gentiles walk: in the futility of their mind,

Modern King James verseion

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you should not walk from now on as other nations walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This I say, therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other gentiles walk; in vanity of their mind,

Moffatt New Testament

Now in the Lord I insist and protest that you must give up living like pagans; for their purposes are futile,

Montgomery New Testament

This then I tell you and implore you in the Master's name, to pass your lives no longer as the Gentiles do in the perverseness of their minds;

NET Bible

So I say this, and insist in the Lord, that you no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking.

New Heart English Bible

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,

Noyes New Testament

This therefore I say, and charge you in the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the rest of the gentiles walk in the vanity of their mind,

Sawyer New Testament

This I say then and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as the other gentiles walk, in the vanity of their minds,

The Emphasized Bible

This, therefore, am I saying and protesting in the Lord: - that, no longer, ye walk even as, the nations, walk - in the vanity of their minds,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

This then I urge and testify in the Lord, that ye walk no more as the other Gentiles walk in the vanity of their mind,

Twentieth Century New Testament

This, then, as one in union with the Lord, I say to you and urge upon you: Do not continue to live such purposeless lives as the Gentiles live,

Webster

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Williams New Testament

So I mean this and now testify to it in the name of the Lord: You must now stop living as the heathen usually do, in the frivolity of their minds,

World English Bible

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,

Worrell New Testament

This, therefore, I say, and testify in the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the gentiles also walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Worsley New Testament

This I say therefore, and charge you in the name of the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles walk,

Youngs Literal Translation

This, then, I say, and I testify in the Lord; ye are no more to walk, as also the other nations walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

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

and

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

μαρτύρομαι 
Marturomai 
Usage: 3

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

that ye
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314


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

περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
Usage: 77
Usage: 77

not
μηκέτι 
meketi 
no more, no longer, henceforth not, no, no ... henceforward, hereafter,
Usage: 16

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

λοιποί 
Loipoy 
Usage: 33

ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

the vanity
ματαιότης 
Mataiotes 
Usage: 3

of their

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Appeal For New Behavior

16 Dependent on Him, the whole body--its various parts closely fitting and firmly adhering to one another-- grows by the aid of every contributory link, with power proportioned to the need of each individual part, so as to build itself up in a spirit of love. 17 Therefore I warn you, and I implore you in the name of the Master, no longer to live as the Gentiles in their perverseness live, 18 with darkened understandings, having by reason of the ignorance which is deep-seated in them and the insensibility of their moral nature, no share in the Life which God gives.


Cross References

Romans 1:21

For when they had come to know God, they did not give Him glory as God nor render Him thanks, but they became absorbed in useless discussions, and their senseless minds were darkened.

Ephesians 2:1-3

To you Gentiles also, who were dead through your offences and sins,

Colossians 2:4

I say this to prevent your being misled by any one's plausible sophistry.

Colossians 2:4-30

I say this to prevent your being misled by any one's plausible sophistry.

Colossians 2:4

I say this to prevent your being misled by any one's plausible sophistry.

Colossians 2:4-11

I say this to prevent your being misled by any one's plausible sophistry.

Colossians 2:4

I say this to prevent your being misled by any one's plausible sophistry.

Acts 2:40

And with many more appeals he solemnly warned and entreated them, saying, "Escape from this crooked generation."

Acts 14:15

We also are but men, with natures kindred to your own; and we bring you the Good News that you are to turn from these unreal things, to worship the ever-living God, the Creator of earth and sky and sea and of everything that is in them.

Acts 18:5

Now at the time when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul was preaching fervently and was solemnly telling the Jews that Jesus is the Christ.

Acts 20:21

and urging upon both Jews and Greeks the necessity of turning to God and of believing in Jesus our Lord.

Romans 1:23-32

and, instead of worshipping the imperishable God, they worshipped images resembling perishable man or resembling birds or beasts or reptiles.

1 Corinthians 1:12

What I mean is that each of you is a partisan. One man says "I belong to Paul;" another "I belong to Apollos;" a third "I belong to Peter;" a fourth "I belong to Christ."

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

Do you not know that unrighteous men will not inherit God's Kingdom? Cherish no delusion here. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor any who are guilty of unnatural crime,

1 Corinthians 15:50

But this I tell you, brethren: our mortal bodies cannot inherit the Kingdom of God, nor will what is perishable inherit what is imperishable.

2 Corinthians 9:6

But do not forget that he who sows with a niggardly hand will also reap a niggardly crop, and that he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Galatians 3:17

I mean that the Covenant which God had already formally made is not abrogated by the Law which was given four hundred and thirty years later--so as to annul the promise.

Galatians 5:3

I once more protest to every man who receives circumcision that he is under obligation to obey the whole Law of Moses.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now you know full well the doings of our lower natures. Fornication, impurity, indecency, idol-worship, sorcery;

Ephesians 1:22

God has put all things under His feet, and has appointed Him universal and supreme Head of the Church, which is His Body,

Ephesians 4:22

to put away, in regard to your former mode of life, your original evil nature which is doomed to perish as befits its misleading impulses,

Ephesians 5:3-8

But fornication and every kind of impurity, or covetousness, let them not even be mentioned among you, for they ought not to be named among God's people.

Colossians 2:18

Let no one defraud you of your prize, priding himself on his humility and on his worship of the angels, and taking his stand on the visions he has seen, and idly puffed up with his unspiritual thoughts.

Colossians 3:5-8

Therefore put to death your earthward inclinations--fornication, impurity, sensual passion, unholy desire, and all greed, for that is a form of idolatry.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

Moreover, brethren, as you learnt from our lips the lives which you ought to live, and do live, so as to please God, we beg and exhort you in the name of the Lord Jesus to live them more and more truly.

1 Thessalonians 4:6

and that in this matter there be no encroaching on the rights of a brother Christian and no overreaching him. For the Lord is an avenger in all such cases, as we have already taught you and solemnly warned you.

1 Timothy 5:21

I solemnly call upon you, in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the elect angels, to carry out these instructions of mine without prejudice, and to do nothing from partiality.

1 Timothy 6:13

I charge you--as in the presence of God who gives life to all creatures, and of Christ Jesus who at the bar of Pontius Pilate made a noble profession of faith--

2 Timothy 4:1

I solemnly implore you, in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus who is about to judge the living and the dead, and by His Appearing and His Kingship:

1 Peter 1:18

knowing, as you do, that it was not with a ransom of perishable wealth, such as silver or gold, that you were set free from your frivolous habits of life which had been handed down to you from your forefathers,

1 Peter 4:3-4

For you have given time enough in the past to the doing of the things which the Gentiles delight in-- pursuing, as you did, a course of habitual licence, debauchery, hard drinking, noisy revelry, drunkenness and unholy image-worship.

2 Peter 2:18

For, while they pour out their frivolous and arrogant talk, they use earthly cravings--every kind of immorality--as a bait to entrap men who are just escaping from the influence of those who live in error.

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