Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

I am afraid of you, lest somehow I have labored toward you in vain.

New American Standard Bible

I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored over you in vain.

King James Version

I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain.

Holman Bible

I am fearful for you, that perhaps my labor for you has been wasted.

International Standard Version

I am afraid for you! I don't want my work for you to have been wasted!

American Standard Version

I am afraid of you, lest by any means I have bestowed labor upon you in vain.

Amplified

I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored [to the point of exhaustion] over you in vain.

An Understandable Version

I am afraid for you, [i.e., for your spiritual safety], that possibly I may have spent a lot of effort on your behalf for nothing.

Anderson New Testament

fear for you, lest I have bestowed labor upon you in vain.

Bible in Basic English

I am in fear of you, that I may have been working for you to no purpose.

Common New Testament

I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored over you in vain.

Daniel Mace New Testament

you make me apprehensive, that the labour I have bestowed upon you will be all in vain.

Darby Translation

I am afraid of you, lest indeed I have laboured in vain as to you.

Goodspeed New Testament

I begin to be afraid that perhaps the labor I spent on you was wasted.

John Wesley New Testament

Brethren, I beseech you, be ye as I am; for I also am as ye were: ye have not injured me at all.

Julia Smith Translation

I am afraid of you, lest I have been wearied for you in vain.

King James 2000

I am afraid for you, lest I have bestowed upon you labor in vain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I am afraid [for] you, lest perhaps I have labored for you in vain!

Modern King James verseion

I fear for you, lest somehow I have labored among you in vain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I am in fear of you, lest I have bestowed on you labour in vain.

Moffatt New Testament

Why, you make me afraid I may have spent my labour on you for nothing!

Montgomery New Testament

I am alarmed about you for fear lest I may have bestowed labor on you to no purpose.

NET Bible

I fear for you that my work for you may have been in vain.

New Heart English Bible

I am afraid for you, that I might have wasted my labor for you.

Noyes New Testament

I fear for you, lest I may have bestowed upon you labor in vain.

Sawyer New Testament

I am afraid of you, lest I have expended labor on you in vain.

The Emphasized Bible

I am afraid of you - lest by any means, in vain, I should have toiled for you!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I am afraid for you, lest haply I have bestowed on you labour in vain.

Twentieth Century New Testament

You make me fear that the labor which I have spent on you may have been wasted.

Webster

I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labor in vain.

Weymouth New Testament

I am alarmed about you, and am afraid that I have perhaps bestowed labour upon you to no purpose.

Williams New Testament

I am beginning to fear that I have bestowed my labors on you for nothing.

World English Bible

I am afraid for you, that I might have wasted my labor for you.

Worrell New Testament

I am afraid of you, lest by any means I have toiled for you in vain.

Worsley New Testament

so that I am afraid for you, least I have indeed bestowed upon you labour in vain.

Youngs Literal Translation

I am afraid of you, lest in vain I did labour toward you.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I am afraid of
φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear, be afraid, be afraid of, reverence,
Usage: 68

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314
Usage: 314

μήπως μήπως 
mepos 
Usage: 12

κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17

Devotionals

Devotionals about Galatians 4:11

References

Images Galatians 4:11

Prayers for Galatians 4:11

Context Readings

Do Not Be Enslaved Again

10 Ye observe days, and months, and times, and years. 11 I am afraid of you, lest somehow I have labored toward you in vain. 12 I beseech you, brothers, become like me, because I also am like ye. Ye wronged me in nothing.


Cross References

1 Thessalonians 3:5

Because of this, I too, no longer covering over it, sent in order to know your faith, lest somehow he who tempts was tempting you, and our labor became in vain.

Galatians 2:2

And I went up according to revelation, and I declared to them the good-news that I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to those who were of repute, lest somehow I might be running or ran in vain.

Isaiah 49:4

But I said, I have labored in vain. I have spent my strength for nothing and vanity. Yet surely the justice [due] to me is with LORD, and my recompense with my God.

Acts 16:6

But having passed through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia,

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brothers, become ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not empty in Lord.

2 Corinthians 11:2-3

For I am jealous for you with a jealousy of God. For I betrothed you to one husband, a pure virgin to present to the Christ.

2 Corinthians 12:20-21

For I fear lest somehow, having come, I may find you not such as I want, and I may be found by you such as ye do not want, lest somehow there be strifes, envyings, wraths, selfish ambitions, slanderings, whisperings, puffings up, t

Galatians 4:20

But I was wishing to be present with you now and to change my tone, because I am perplexed at you.

Galatians 5:2-4

Behold, I Paul say to you, that if ye are circumcised, Christ will benefit you nothing.

Philippians 2:16

Holding firm the word of life, for a boast by me in the day of Christ, that I did not run in vain nor labor in vain.

2 John 1:8

Watch yourselves, so that we may not lose what we have wrought, but may receive a full reward.

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