Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead even expose them;

King James Version

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

Holman Bible

Don't participate in the fruitless works of darkness, but instead, expose them.

International Standard Version

and have nothing to do with the unfruitful actions that darkness produces. Instead, expose them for what they are.

A Conservative Version

And do not associate with the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead even rebuke them.

American Standard Version

and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather even reprove them;

Amplified

Take no part in and have no fellowship with the fruitless deeds and enterprises of darkness, but instead [let your lives be so in contrast as to] expose and reprove and convict them.

An Understandable Version

Do not have fellowship with [people who practice] worthless deeds of darkness [i.e., sinful living], but expose them instead.

Anderson New Testament

and do not participate in the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather even reprove them;

Bible in Basic English

And have no company with the works of the dark, which give no fruit, but make their true quality clear;

Common New Testament

Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead expose them.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and be not accomplices in the fruitless practices of vice; on the contrary, condemn them.

Darby Translation

and do not have fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather also reprove them,

Godbey New Testament

and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather indeed convict them.

Goodspeed New Testament

Have nothing to do with the profitless doings of the darkness; expose them instead.

John Wesley New Testament

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

Julia Smith Translation

And participate not with the unfruitful works of darkness, and rather also confute.

King James 2000

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but rather even expose [them].

Modern King James verseion

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness: but rather rebuke them.

Moffatt New Testament

Have nothing to do with the fruitless enterprises of the darkness; rather expose them.

Montgomery New Testament

and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of the darkness, but rather expose them.

NET Bible

Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.

New Heart English Bible

Have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather even reprove them.

New simplified Bible

Have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead reprove (expose) (convict) them.

Noyes New Testament

and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather even reprove them.

Sawyer New Testament

and be not partakers of the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

The Emphasized Bible

And be not joining in fellowship in the unfruitful works of darkness, but, rather, be even administering reproof;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And have no society with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather rebuke them.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Take no part in deeds of Darkness, from which no good can come; on the contrary, expose them.

Webster

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

Weymouth New Testament

Have nothing to do with the barren unprofitable deeds of darkness, but, instead of that, set your faces against them;

Williams New Testament

Stop having anything to do with the profitless doings of darkness; instead you must continue to expose them.

World English Bible

Have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather even reprove them.

Worrell New Testament

and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather even reprove them;

Worsley New Testament

And have no communion with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

Youngs Literal Translation

and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of the darkness and rather even convict,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

συγκοινωνέω 
Sugkoinoneo 
have fellowship with , communicate with , be partaker of
Usage: 3

no
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

συγκοινωνέω 
Sugkoinoneo 
have fellowship with , communicate with , be partaker of
Usage: 3

with the unfruitful
ἄκαρπος 
Akarpos 
Usage: 5

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

σκότος 
Skotos 
Usage: 23

but
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
more , rather , the more , better ,
Usage: 66

ἐλέγχω 
Elegcho 
Usage: 12

References

Context Readings

Light Versus Darkness

10 trying to learn what is pleasing to the Lord. 11 Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead even expose them; 12 for it is disgraceful even to speak of the things which are done by them in secret.



Cross References

Romans 13:12

The night is almost gone, and the day is near Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

1 Timothy 5:20

Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning.

Leviticus 19:17

'You shall not hate your fellow countryman in your heart; you may surely reprove your neighbor, but shall not incur sin because of him.

Romans 6:21

Therefore what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those things is death.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from every brother who leads an unruly life and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

Genesis 20:16

To Sarah he said, "Behold, I have given your brother a thousand pieces of silver; behold, it is your vindication before all who are with you, and before all men you are cleared."

Genesis 49:5-7

"Simeon and Levi are brothers; Their swords are implements of violence.

Job 24:13-17

"Others have been with those who rebel against the light; They do not want to know its ways Nor abide in its paths.

Psalm 1:1-2

How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!

Psalm 26:4-5

I do not sit with deceitful men, Nor will I go with pretenders.

Psalm 94:20-21

Can a throne of destruction be allied with You, One which devises mischief by decree?

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous smite me in kindness and reprove me; It is oil upon the head; Do not let my head refuse it, For still my prayer is against their wicked deeds.

Proverbs 1:31

"So they shall eat of the fruit of their own way And be satiated with their own devices.

Proverbs 4:14-15

Do not enter the path of the wicked And do not proceed in the way of evil men.

Proverbs 9:6-8

"Forsake your folly and live, And proceed in the way of understanding."

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and shame will come to him who neglects discipline, But he who regards reproof will be honored.

Proverbs 15:12

A scoffer does not love one who reproves him, He will not go to the wise.

Proverbs 19:25

Strike a scoffer and the naive may become shrewd, But reprove one who has understanding and he will gain knowledge.

Proverbs 25:12

Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold Is a wise reprover to a listening ear.

Proverbs 29:1

A man who hardens his neck after much reproof Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy.

Isaiah 3:10-11

Say to the righteous that it will go well with them, For they will eat the fruit of their actions.

Isaiah 29:21

Who cause a person to be indicted by a word, And ensnare him who adjudicates at the gate, And defraud the one in the right with meaningless arguments.

Jeremiah 15:17

I did not sit in the circle of merrymakers, Nor did I exult Because of Your hand upon me I sat alone, For You filled me with indignation.

Matthew 18:15

"If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother.

Luke 3:19

But when Herod the tetrarch was reprimanded by him because of Herodias, his brother's wife, and because of all the wicked things which Herod had done,

John 3:19-21

"This is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light, for their deeds were evil.

Romans 1:22-32

Professing to be wise, they became fools,

Romans 16:17

Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them.

1 Corinthians 5:9-11

I wrote you in my letter not to associate with immoral people;

1 Corinthians 10:20-21

No, but I say that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons and not to God; and I do not want you to become sharers in demons.

2 Corinthians 6:14-18

Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?

Galatians 6:8

For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

Ephesians 4:22

that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit,

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For those who sleep do their sleeping at night, and those who get drunk get drunk at night.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

If anyone does not obey our instruction in this letter, take special note of that person and do not associate with him, so that he will be put to shame.

1 Timothy 6:5

and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain.

2 Timothy 3:5

holding to a form of godliness, although they have denied its power; Avoid such men as these.

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.

Titus 2:15

These things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority Let no one disregard you.

2 John 1:10-11

If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house, and do not give him a greeting;

Revelation 18:4

I heard another voice from heaven, saying, "Come out of her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins and receive of her plagues;

Ephesians 5:7

Therefore do not be partakers with them;



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