Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

And masters, treat your slaves the same way, without threatening them, because you know that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no favoritism with Him.

New American Standard Bible

And masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with Him.

King James Version

And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.

International Standard Version

Masters, treat your slaves the same way. Do not threaten them, for you know that both of you have the same Master in heaven, and there is no favoritism with him.

A Conservative Version

And ye masters, do the same things to them, easing up the threats, knowing also that the master of you yourselves is in the heavens, and there is no partiality from him.

American Standard Version

And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, and forbear threatening: knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no respect of persons with him.

Amplified

You masters, act on the same [principle] toward them and give up threatening and using violent and abusive words, knowing that He Who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and that there is no respect of persons (no partiality) with Him.

An Understandable Version

And you masters should treat your slaves the same way; do not threaten them, knowing that God, who is both their Master and yours, is in heaven and He does not respect any particular person [over another].

Anderson New Testament

And you masters, do the same things to them, leaving off threatening, knowing that you yourselves have a master in heaven, and there is no respect of persons with him.

Bible in Basic English

And, you masters, do the same things to them, not making use of violent words: in the knowledge that their Master and yours is in heaven, and he has no respect for a man's position.

Common New Testament

Masters, do the same to them, and give up threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and that there is no partiality with him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and you masters have a just regard to them, by softning your authority: knowing that both their and your master is in heaven, where there is no respect of persons with him.

Darby Translation

And, masters, do the same things towards them, giving up threatening, knowing that both their and your Master is in heaven, and there is no acceptance of persons with him.

Godbey New Testament

And, ye masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatening: knowing that their Master and yours is in the heavens, and that there is no respect of persons with him.

Goodspeed New Testament

You who are masters, too, must treat your slaves in the same way, and cease to threaten them, for you know that their Master and yours is in heaven, and that he will show no partiality.

John Wesley New Testament

And ye masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatning, knowing that your master is in heaven, and there is no respect of persons with him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And, ye masters, do the same unto them, forbearing threats, knowing that their Master and yours is also in the heavens and that he is no respecter of persons.

Julia Smith Translation

And, lords, do ye the same things to them, letting go threatening: knowing that also your own Lord is in the heavens; and distinction of persons is not with him.

King James 2000

And, you masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And masters, do the same [things] to them, giving up threats, knowing that both their Lord and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with him.

Modern King James verseion

And masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatening, knowing that your Master also is in Heaven. There is no respect of persons with Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And ye masters, do even the same things unto them, putting away threatenings: and remember that even your master also is in heaven, neither is there any respect of person with him.

Moffatt New Testament

And as for you masters, act by your servants in the same way, and stop threatening them; be sure that they and you have a Lord and Master in heaven, and there is no partiality about him.

Montgomery New Testament

And you masters, show the same spirit to your slaves, and stop threatening them; for you know that your masters and theirs is in heaven, and that there is no respect of persons with him.

NET Bible

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.

New Heart English Bible

You masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with him.

Noyes New Testament

And, ye masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatening; knowing that both they and you have a Master in heaven, and that there is no respect of persons with him.

Sawyer New Testament

And, masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatening, knowing also that their master and yours is in heaven, and there is no respect of persons with him.

The Emphasized Bible

And ye masters, the same things, be doing towards them, forbearing your threat - knowing that, both their and your Master, is in the heavens, and, respect of persons, there is none, with him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And ye masters, do the same things to them, avoiding menacing language: knowing that you also yourselves have a master in heaven; and there is no respect of persons with him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And masters, treat your slaves in the same spirit. Give up threatening them; for you know that he who is both their Master and yours is in Heaven, and that before him there is no distinction of rank.

Webster

And, ye masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.

Weymouth New Testament

And you masters, act towards your slaves on the same principles, and refrain from threats. For you know that in Heaven there is One who is your Master as well as theirs, and that merely earthly distinctions there are none with Him.

Williams New Testament

You slave-owners, too, must maintain the same attitude toward your slaves, and stop threatening them, for you know that their real Lord and yours is in heaven, and that He never shows partiality.

World English Bible

You masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with him.

Worrell New Testament

And, masters, do the same thing to them, forbearing the threat; knowing that both their Master and yours is in Heaven, and there is no respect of persons with Him.

Worsley New Testament

And ye masters, do the same to them, forbearing threatening: knowing that ye yourselves also have a Master in heaven, and there is no respect of persons with Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the masters! the same things do ye unto them, letting threatening alone, having known that also your Master is in the heavens, and acceptance of persons is not with him.

Interlinear

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

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

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

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

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

the same things

Usage: 0

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412


Usage: 0

ἀνίημι 
Aniemi 
Usage: 4

ἀπειλή 
Apeile 
Usage: 4

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643


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

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

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

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

is there
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

προσωποληψία 
Prosopolepsia 
Usage: 4

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

References

Context Readings

Slaves And Masters

8 knowing that whatever good each one does, slave or free, he will receive this back from the Lord. 9 And masters, treat your slaves the same way, without threatening them, because you know that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no favoritism with Him. 10 Finally, be strengthened by the Lord and by His vast strength.


Cross References

Job 31:13-15

If I have dismissed the case of my male or female servants
when they made a complaint against me,

John 13:13

You call Me Teacher and Lord. This is well said, for I am.

Acts 10:34

Then Peter began to speak: “Now I really understand that God doesn’t show favoritism,

Colossians 3:25-1

25 For the wrongdoer will be paid back for whatever wrong he has done, and there is no favoritism.

Leviticus 19:13

“You must not oppress your neighbor or rob him. The wages due a hired hand must not remain with you until morning.

Leviticus 25:39-46

“If your brother among you becomes destitute and sells himself to you, you must not force him to do slave labor.

Deuteronomy 10:17

For the Lord your God is the God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, mighty, and awesome God, showing no partiality and taking no bribe.

Deuteronomy 15:11-16

For there will never cease to be poor people in the land; that is why I am commanding you, ‘You must willingly open your hand to your afflicted and poor brother in your land.’

Deuteronomy 24:14-15

“Do not oppress a hired hand who is poor and needy, whether one of your brothers or one of the foreigners residing within a town in your land.

1 Samuel 15:17

Samuel continued, “Although you once considered yourself unimportant, have you not become the leader of the tribes of Israel? The Lord anointed you king over Israel

Nehemiah 5:5

We and our children are just like our countrymen and their children, yet we are subjecting our sons and daughters to slavery. Some of our daughters are already enslaved, but we are powerless because our fields and vineyards belong to others.”

Nehemiah 5:8-9

and said, “We have done our best to buy back our Jewish countrymen who were sold to foreigners, but now you sell your own countrymen, and we have to buy them back.” They remained silent and could not say a word.

Job 24:10-12

Without clothing, they wander about naked.
They carry sheaves but go hungry.

Psalm 140:12

I know that the Lord upholds
the just cause of the poor,
justice for the needy.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see oppression of the poor and perversion of justice and righteousness in the province, don’t be astonished at the situation, because one official protects another official, and higher officials protect them.

Isaiah 47:6

I was angry with My people;
I profaned My possession,
and I placed them under your control.
You showed them no mercy;
you made your yoke very heavy on the elderly.

Isaiah 58:3-6

“Why have we fasted, but You have not seen?
We have denied ourselves, but You haven’t noticed!”
“Look, you do as you please on the day of your fast,
and oppress all your workers.

Daniel 3:6

But whoever does not fall down and worship will immediately be thrown into a furnace of blazing fire.”

Daniel 3:15

Now if you’re ready, when you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, drum, and every kind of music, fall down and worship the statue I made. But if you don’t worship it, you will immediately be thrown into a furnace of blazing fire—and who is the god who can rescue you from my power?”

Daniel 5:19-20

Because of the greatness He gave him, all peoples, nations, and languages were terrified and fearful of him. He killed anyone he wanted and kept alive anyone he wanted; he exalted anyone he wanted and humbled anyone he wanted.

Amos 8:4-7

Hear this, you who trample on the needy
and do away with the poor of the land,

Malachi 3:5

“I will come to you in judgment, and I will be ready to witness against sorcerers and adulterers; against those who swear falsely; against those who oppress the widow and the fatherless, and cheat the wage earner; and against those who deny justice to the foreigner. They do not fear Me,” says the Lord of Hosts.

Matthew 7:12

Therefore, whatever you want others to do for you, do also the same for them—this is the Law and the Prophets.

Matthew 22:8

“Then he told his slaves, ‘The banquet is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy.

Matthew 22:10

So those slaves went out on the roads and gathered everyone they found, both evil and good. The wedding banquet was filled with guests.

Matthew 24:48

But if that wicked slave says in his heart, ‘My master is delayed,’

Matthew 24:51

He will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the hypocrites. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Luke 6:31

Just as you want others to do for you, do the same for them.

Luke 12:45-46

But if that slave says in his heart, ‘My master is delaying his coming,’ and starts to beat the male and female slaves, and to eat and drink and get drunk,

Romans 2:11

There is no favoritism with God.

1 Corinthians 1:2

To God’s church at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus and called as saints, with all those in every place who call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord—both their Lord and ours.

1 Corinthians 7:22

For he who is called by the Lord as a slave is the Lord’s freedman. Likewise he who is called as a free man is Christ’s slave.

Ephesians 6:5-7

Slaves, obey your human masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ.

Philippians 2:10-11

so that at the name of Jesus
every knee will bow
of those who are in heaven and on earth
and under the earth

James 2:8

Indeed, if you keep the royal law prescribed in the Scripture, Love your neighbor as yourself, you are doing well.

James 2:13

For judgment is without mercy to the one who hasn’t shown mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

James 5:4

Look! The pay that you withheld from the workers who reaped your fields cries out, and the outcry of the harvesters has reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts.

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