Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord. 11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. 12 For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.



Cross References

Romans 13:12

The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.

1 Timothy 5:20

Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear.

Leviticus 19:17

You shall not hate your brother in your heart: you shall surely rebuke your neighbor, and not bear sin because of him.

Romans 6:21

What fruit had you then in those things of which you are now ashamed? for 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 withdraw yourselves from every brother that walks disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received from us.

Genesis 20:16

And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given your brother a thousand pieces of silver: behold, he is to you a vindication of the eyes, unto all that are with you, and with all others: thus she was righted.

Genesis 49:5-7

Simeon and Levi are brothers; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations.

Job 24:13-17

They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not its ways, nor abide in its paths.

Psalm 1:1-2

Blessed is the man that walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful.

Psalm 26:4-5

I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with hypocrites.

Psalm 94:20-21

Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with you, which frames mischief by a law?

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous strike me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be against their evil.

Proverbs 1:31

Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.

Proverbs 4:14-15

Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men.

Proverbs 9:6-8

Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuses instruction: but he that regards reproof shall be honored.

Proverbs 15:12

A scoffer loves not one that reproves him: neither will he go unto the wise.

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scoffer, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that has understanding, and he will understand knowledge.

Proverbs 25:12

As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

Proverbs 29:1

He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

Isaiah 3:10-11

Say you to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Isaiah 29:21

That make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproves in the gate, and turn aside the just for a thing of nothing.

Jeremiah 15:17

I sat not in the assembly of the mockers, nor rejoiced; I sat alone because of your hand: for you have filled me with indignation.

Matthew 18:15

Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone: if he shall hear you, you have gained your brother.

Luke 3:19

But Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him for Herodias his brother Philip's wife, and for all the evils which Herod had done,

John 3:19-21

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

Romans 1:22-32

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

Romans 16:17

Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them who cause divisions and offenses contrary to the doctrine which you have learned; and avoid them.

1 Corinthians 5:9-11

I wrote unto you in an epistle not to company with fornicators:

1 Corinthians 10:20-21

But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons, and not to God: and I would not that you should have fellowship with demons.

2 Corinthians 6:14-18

Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness? and what partnership has light with darkness?

Galatians 6:8

For he that sows to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that sows to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.

Ephesians 4:22

That you put off concerning the former way of life the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that are drunk are drunk in the night.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.

1 Timothy 6:5

Perverse wranglings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw yourself.

2 Timothy 3:5

Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

2 Timothy 4:2

Preach the word; be diligent in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

Titus 2:15

These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise you.

2 John 1:10-11

If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:

Revelation 18:4

And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that you be not partakers of her sins, and that you receive not of her plagues.

Ephesians 5:7

Be not therefore partakers with them.

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