Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

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

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

Do not participate in the worthless and unproductive deeds of darkness, but instead expose them [by exemplifying personal integrity, moral courage, and godly character];

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;

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.

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.

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 and try to learn what is pleasing to the Lord. 11 Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead expose them. 12 For it is a shame even to speak of the things that they do in secret.



Cross References

Romans 13:12

The night is far gone, the day is at hand. Let us then cast off the works 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 may be fearful of sinning.

1 Timothy 5:20

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

Romans 6:21

But then what return did you get from the things of which you are now ashamed? The end 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 is living in idleness and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

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 is living in idleness and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

2 Thessalonians 3:6-7

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

2 Thessalonians 3:6-17

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

2 Thessalonians 3:6-2

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

2 Thessalonians 3:6-5

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

2 Thessalonians 3:6-21

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

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 is living in idleness and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

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 is living in idleness and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

2 Thessalonians 3:6-15

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

2 Thessalonians 3:6-8

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

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 is living in idleness and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

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 is living in idleness and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

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 is living in idleness and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

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 is living in idleness and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

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 is living in idleness and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

2 Thessalonians 3:6-11

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

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 is living in idleness and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

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 is living in idleness and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

Matthew 18:15

"If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.

Luke 3:19

But Herod the tetrarch, being rebuked by him concerning Herodias, his brother's wife, and for all the other evil things Herod had done,

John 3:19-21

And this is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.

Romans 1:22-32

Claiming to be wise, they became fools,

Romans 16:17

I urge you, brethren, to take note of those who cause divisions and difficulties, contrary to the doctrine which you have learned; avoid 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 pagans sacrifice they offer to demons and not to God. I do not want you to be partners with demons.

2 Corinthians 6:14-18

Do not be yoked 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

You were taught, with regard to your former manner of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful lusts;

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For those who sleep, sleep 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 may be ashamed.

1 Timothy 6:5

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

2 Timothy 3:5

holding a form of godliness but denying its power. Avoid such people.

2 Timothy 4:2

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

Titus 2:15

Speak these things; 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 or give him any greeting;

Revelation 18:4

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

Ephesians 5:7

Therefore do not be partners with them;

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