Parallel Verses

NET Bible

because you know that each person, whether slave or free, if he does something good, this will be rewarded by the Lord.

New American Standard Bible

knowing that whatever good thing each one does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether slave or free.

King James Version

Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.

Holman Bible

knowing that whatever good each one does, slave or free, he will receive this back from the Lord.

International Standard Version

because you know that everyone will receive a reward from the Lord for whatever good he has done, whether he is a slave or free.

A Conservative Version

Knowing that whatever good thing each may do, he will receive this from the Lord, whether bondman or freeman.

American Standard Version

knowing that whatsoever good thing each one doeth, the same shall he receive again from the Lord, whether he be bond or free.

Amplified

knowing that whatever good thing each one does, he will receive this back from the Lord, whether [he is] slave or free.

An Understandable Version

knowing that whatever good deed a person does, he will be rewarded for it from the Lord, whether he is a slave or a free person.

Anderson New Testament

knowing that whatever good any one does, the same shall he receive from the Lord, whether he is a servant or a freeman.

Bible in Basic English

In the knowledge that for every good thing anyone does, he will have his reward from the Lord, If he is a servant or if he is free.

Common New Testament

knowing that whatever good thing each one does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether he is a slave or free.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and not to men: considering that whatever good any man doth, he shall be rewarded for it by the Lord, whether he be a slave or free.

Darby Translation

knowing that whatever good each shall do, this he shall receive of the Lord, whether bond or free.

Godbey New Testament

knowing that if each one may do good, he will receive this with the Lord, whether bond or free.

Goodspeed New Testament

for you know that everyone, slave or free, will be rewarded by the Lord for his good conduct.

John Wesley New Testament

Knowing that whatsoever good each man doth, the same shall he receive from the Lord, whether he be a servant or free.

Julia Smith Translation

Knowing that whatever good each might do, this he shall receive from the Lord, whether a servant or free.

King James 2000

Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man does, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[because you] know that each one of you, whatever good he should do, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether slave or free.

Modern King James verseion

(knowing that whatever good thing he does, he shall receive the same from the Lord, whether he is a slave or a freeman).

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And remember that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, that shall he receive again of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.

Moffatt New Testament

Be sure that everyone, slave or free, will be paid back by the Lord and Master for the good he has done.

Montgomery New Testament

because you know that whatever good any man does, the same shall he receive from the Lord, whether he be slave or free man.

New Heart English Bible

knowing that whatever good thing each one does, he will receive the same again from the Lord, whether he is bound or free.

Noyes New Testament

knowing that whatever good each one shall have done, that shall he receive from the Lord, whether he be bondman or free.

Sawyer New Testament

knowing that whatever good each one does, for this he shall receive from the Lord, whether a servant or a freeman.

The Emphasized Bible

Knowing that, each one, whatsoever he may do that is good, the same, shall he receive back from the Lord, whether bond or free.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

knowing that whatsoever good a man doeth, the same shall he receive from the Lord, whether he be a bondman, or whether he be free.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For you know that every one will be rewarded by the Master for any honest work that he has done, whether he is a slave or a freeman.

Webster

Knowing that whatever good thing any man doeth, the same will he receive from the Lord, whether he be bond or free.

Weymouth New Testament

You well know that whatever right thing any one does, he will receive a requital for it from the Lord, whether he is a slave or a free man.

Williams New Testament

for you know that everyone, slave or free, will get his reward from the Lord for anything good he has done.

World English Bible

knowing that whatever good thing each one does, he will receive the same again from the Lord, whether he is bound or free.

Worrell New Testament

knowing that whatsoever good thing each one does, this shall he receive from the Lord, whether bond or free.

Worsley New Testament

knowing that whatever good any one doth, he shall receive the reward of it from the Lord, whether He be a slave or free.

Youngs Literal Translation

having known that whatever good thing each one may do, this he shall receive from the Lord, whether servant or freeman.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

the same
τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

κολυμβάω 
Komizo 
Usage: 10

of
παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

εἴτε 
Eite 
or, whether, or whether, if
Usage: 64

he be bond
δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

or
εἴτε 
Eite 
or, whether, or whether, if
Usage: 64

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Images Ephesians 6:8

Context Readings

Slaves And Masters

7 Obey with enthusiasm, as though serving the Lord and not people, 8 because you know that each person, whether slave or free, if he does something good, this will be rewarded by the Lord. 9 Masters, treat your slaves the same way, giving up the use of threats, because you know that both you and they have the same master in heaven, and there is no favoritism with him.


Cross References

Colossians 3:24

because you know that you will receive your inheritance from the Lord as the reward. Serve the Lord Christ.

Colossians 3:11

Here there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all and in all.

Matthew 16:27

For the Son of Man will come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will reward each person according to what he has done.

2 Corinthians 5:10

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be paid back according to what he has done while in the body, whether good or evil.

Galatians 3:28

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female -- for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked person earns deceitful wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a genuine reward.

Proverbs 23:18

For surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off.

Isaiah 3:11

Too bad for the wicked sinners! For they will get exactly what they deserve.

Matthew 5:12

Rejoice and be glad because your reward is great in heaven, for they persecuted the prophets before you in the same way.

Matthew 6:1

"Be careful not to display your righteousness merely to be seen by people. Otherwise you have no reward with your Father in heaven.

Matthew 6:4

so that your gift may be in secret. And your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you.

Matthew 10:41-42

Whoever receives a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet's reward. Whoever receives a righteous person in the name of a righteous person will receive a righteous person's reward.

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to ungrateful and evil people.

Luke 14:14

Then you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you, for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."

Romans 2:6-10

He will reward each one according to his works:

Hebrews 10:35

So do not throw away your confidence, because it has great reward.

Hebrews 11:26

He regarded abuse suffered for Christ to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for his eyes were fixed on the reward.

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