Parallel Verses

Amplified

And become useful and helpful and kind to one another, tenderhearted (compassionate, understanding, loving-hearted), forgiving one another [readily and freely], as God in Christ forgave you.

New American Standard Bible

Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.

King James Version

And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.

Holman Bible

And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.

International Standard Version

And be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another just as God has forgiven you in the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

And become good toward each other, compassionate, forgiving each other, even as also God in Christ forgave us.

American Standard Version

and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, even as God also in Christ forgave you.

An Understandable Version

and be kind and compassionate toward one another, forgiving each other, just as God also forgave you [because of your fellowship] in Christ.

Anderson New Testament

and be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you.

Bible in Basic English

And be kind to one another, full of pity, having forgiveness for one another, even as God in Christ had forgiveness for you.

Common New Testament

Be kind and tenderhearted to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

be mutually kind, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.

Darby Translation

and be to one another kind, compassionate, forgiving one another, so as God also in Christ has forgiven you.

Godbey New Testament

But be ye kind toward one another, merciful, forgiving one another, as indeed God in Christ forgave you.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must be kind to one another, you must be tender-hearted, and forgive one another just as God through Christ has forgiven you.

John Wesley New Testament

And be ye kind one to another, tender-hearted; forgiving one another; as God also for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another even as God has forgiven you in Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

And be ye kind one to another, having good bowels, favoring each other, as also God in Christ Jesus favored you.

King James 2000

And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake has forgiven you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Become kind toward one another, compassionate, forgiving one another, just as also God in Christ has forgiven you.

Modern King James verseion

And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake has forgiven you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be ye courteous one to another, and merciful, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake forgave you.

Moffatt New Testament

be kind to each other, be tender-hearted, be generous to each other as God has been generous to you in Christ.

Montgomery New Testament

and be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ has forgiven you.

NET Bible

Instead, be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ also forgave you.

New Heart English Bible

And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, just as God also in Christ forgave you.

Noyes New Testament

and be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.

Sawyer New Testament

But be kind one to another, merciful, giving one to another, as God also in Christ gave to you.

The Emphasized Bible

And be ye gracious one to another, tenderly affectionate, in favour forgiving one another - even as, God also, in Christ, hath in favour forgiven you;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but be ye kind one to another, full of sensibility, forgiving mutually, even as God in Christ hath forgiven you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, ready to forgive one another, just as God, in Christ, forgave you.

Webster

And be ye kind one to another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.

Weymouth New Testament

On the contrary learn to be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ has also forgiven you.

Williams New Testament

You must practice being kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has graciously forgiven you.

World English Bible

And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, just as God also in Christ forgave you.

Worrell New Testament

and become kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God also in Christ forgave you.

Worsley New Testament

tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgiveth you.

Youngs Literal Translation

and become one to another kind, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, according as also God in Christ did forgive you.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

be ye
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

χρηστός 
Chrestos 
Usage: 4

one
ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

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

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

εὔσπλαγχνος 
Eusplagchnos 
Usage: 2

χαρίζομαι 
Charizomai 
Usage: 21

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249


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

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

χαρίζομαι 
Charizomai 
Usage: 21

Images Ephesians 4:32

Context Readings

Old Behavior, New Behavior, And Motivation

31 Let all bitterness and indignation and wrath (passion, rage, bad temper) and resentment (anger, animosity) and quarreling (brawling, clamor, contention) and slander (evil-speaking, abusive or blasphemous language) be banished from you, with all malice (spite, ill will, or baseness of any kind). 32 And become useful and helpful and kind to one another, tenderhearted (compassionate, understanding, loving-hearted), forgiving one another [readily and freely], as God in Christ forgave you.


Cross References

Colossians 3:12-13

Clothe yourselves therefore, as God's own chosen ones (His own picked representatives), [who are] purified and holy and well-beloved [by God Himself, by putting on behavior marked by] tenderhearted pity and mercy, kind feeling, a lowly opinion of yourselves, gentle ways, [and] patience [which is tireless and long-suffering, and has the power to endure whatever comes, with good temper].

2 Corinthians 2:10

If you forgive anyone anything, I too forgive that one; and what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, has been for your sakes in the presence [and with the approval] of Christ (the Messiah),

Matthew 6:12

And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven ( left, remitted, and let go of the debts, and have given up resentment against) our debtors.

Matthew 6:14-15

For if you forgive people their trespasses [their reckless and willful sins, leaving them, letting them go, and giving up resentment], your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

Mark 11:25

And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him and let it drop (leave it, let it go), in order that your Father Who is in heaven may also forgive you your [own] failings and shortcomings and let them drop.

Luke 6:37

Judge not [neither pronouncing judgment nor subjecting to censure], and you will not be judged; do not condemn and pronounce guilty, and you will not be condemned and pronounced guilty; acquit and forgive and release (give up resentment, let it drop), and you will be acquitted and forgiven and released.

Romans 12:20-21

But if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals upon his head.

1 Corinthians 13:4

Love endures long and is patient and kind; love never is envious nor boils over with jealousy, is not boastful or vainglorious, does not display itself haughtily.

2 Corinthians 2:7

So [instead of further rebuke, now] you should rather turn and [graciously] forgive and comfort and encourage [him], to keep him from being overwhelmed by excessive sorrow and despair.

Ephesians 5:1

Therefore be imitators of God [copy Him and follow His example], as well-beloved children [imitate their father].

1 Peter 3:8-9

Finally, all [of you] should be of one and the same mind (united in spirit), sympathizing [with one another], loving [each other] as brethren [of one household], compassionate and courteous (tenderhearted and humble).

1 John 1:9

If we [freely] admit that we have sinned and confess our sins, He is faithful and just (true to His own nature and promises) and will forgive our sins [dismiss our lawlessness] and [continuously] cleanse us from all unrighteousness [everything not in conformity to His will in purpose, thought, and action].

Genesis 50:17-18

So shall you say to Joseph: Forgive (take up and away all resentment and all claim to requital concerning), I pray you now, the trespass of your brothers and their sin, for they did evil to you. Now, we pray you, forgive the trespass of the servants of your father's God. And Joseph wept when they spoke thus to him.

Ruth 2:20

And Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, Blessed be he of the Lord who has not ceased his kindness to the living and to the dead. And Naomi said to her, The man is a near relative of ours, one who has the right to redeem us.

Psalm 112:4-5

Light arises in the darkness for the upright, gracious, compassionate, and just [who are in right standing with God].

Psalm 112:9

He has distributed freely [he has given to the poor and needy]; his righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God) endures forever; his horn shall be exalted in honor.

Psalm 145:9

The Lord is good to all, and His tender mercies are over all His works [the entirety of things created].

Proverbs 12:10

A [consistently] righteous man regards the life of his beast, but even the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Proverbs 19:22

That which is desired in a man is loyalty and kindness [and his glory and delight are his giving], but a poor man is better than a liar.

Isaiah 57:1

The righteous man perishes, and no one lays it to heart; and merciful and devout men are taken away, with no one considering that the uncompromisingly upright and godly person is taken away from the calamity and evil to come [even through wickedness].

Matthew 18:21-35

Then Peter came up to Him and said, Lord, how many times may my brother sin against me and I forgive him and let it go? [As many as] up to seven times?

Luke 1:78

Because of and through the heart of tender mercy and loving-kindness of our God, a Light from on high will dawn upon us and visit [us]

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies and be kind and do good [doing favors so that someone derives benefit from them] and lend, expecting and hoping for nothing in return but considering nothing as lost and despairing of no one; and then your recompense (your reward) will be great (rich, strong, intense, and abundant), and you will be sons of the Most High, for He is kind and charitable and good to the ungrateful and the selfish and wicked.

Luke 11:4

And forgive us our sins, for we ourselves also forgive everyone who is indebted to us [who has offended us or done us wrong]. And bring us not into temptation but rescue us from evil.

Luke 17:4

And even if he sins against you seven times in a day, and turns to you seven times and says, I repent [I am sorry], you must forgive him (give up resentment and consider the offense as recalled and annulled).

Acts 28:2

And the natives showed us unusual and remarkable kindness, for they kindled a fire and welcomed and received us all, since it had begun to rain and was cold.

Romans 12:10

Love one another with brotherly affection [as members of one family], giving precedence and showing honor to one another.

2 Corinthians 6:6

By innocence and purity, knowledge and spiritual insight, longsuffering and patience, kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in unfeigned love;

James 5:11

You know how we call those blessed (happy) who were steadfast [who endured]. You have heard of the endurance of Job, and you have seen the Lord's [purpose and how He richly blessed him in the] end, inasmuch as the Lord is full of pity and compassion and tenderness and mercy.

2 Peter 1:7

And in [exercising] godliness [develop] brotherly affection, and in [exercising] brotherly affection [develop] Christian love.

1 John 2:12

I am writing to you, little children, because for His name's sake your sins are forgiven [pardoned through His name and on account of confessing His name].

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