Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I beg of you, brethren, become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You have done me no wrong;

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

I beg you, brothers: become like me, for I also became like you. You have not wronged me;

International Standard Version

I beg you, brothers, to become like me, since I became like you. You did not do anything wrong to me.

A Conservative Version

I beseech you, brothers, become like me, because I also am like ye. Ye wronged me in nothing.

American Standard Version

I beseech you, brethren, become as I am , for I also am become as ye are . Ye did me no wrong:

Amplified

Brethren, I beg of you, become as I am [free from the bondage of Jewish ritualism and ordinances], for I also have become as you are [ a Gentile]. You did me no wrong [ in the days when I first came to you; do not do it now].

An Understandable Version

I urge of you, brothers, become like me [in this matter], for I have become like you. You did not do anything wrong to me, [even as I have not wronged you].

Anderson New Testament

Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am; because I was as you are. You have injured me in nothing.

Bible in Basic English

My desire for you, brothers, is that you may be as I am, because I am as you are. You have done me no wrong;

Common New Testament

Brethren, I beg you, become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You have done me no wrong;

Daniel Mace New Testament

I beseech you, brethren, be as I am, for I was as you are.

Darby Translation

Be as I am, for I also am as ye, brethren, I beseech you: ye have not at all wronged me.

Goodspeed New Testament

Take my position, I beg you, brothers, just as I once took yours! You took no advantage of me then;

John Wesley New Testament

Ye know how though infirmity of the flesh, I preached the gospel to you at first.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Be ye as I, for I also as you, brethren, I pray you: ye injured me nothing.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

I ask you, brothers, become like me, because I also [have become] like you. You have done me no [wrong]!

Modern King James verseion

Brothers, I beseech you, be as I am; for I am as you. You have not injured me at all.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Brethren, I beseech you, be ye as I am: for I am as ye are. Ye have not hurt me at all.

Moffatt New Testament

Do take my line, brothers, I beg of you ??just as I once took yours. I have no complaint against you;

Montgomery New Testament

Brothers, I beseech you, become as I am, because I also have become as you are. You never did me any wrong;

NET Bible

I beg you, brothers and sisters, become like me, because I have become like you. You have done me no wrong!

New Heart English Bible

I beg you, brothers, become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You did me no wrong,

Noyes New Testament

Brethren, I beseech you, become as I am, for I also have become as ye are; ye injured me in nothing.

Sawyer New Testament

I beseech you, brothers, be as I am, for I am as you [ought to be]. You did not injure me;

The Emphasized Bible

Become ye as, I, because, I also, was as, ye, - brethren, I entreat you. Not at all, have ye wronged me.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be as I am, for I also am as ye are, brethren??his is my request to you: ye have not injured me in the least.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I entreat you, Brothers, to become like me, as I became like you. You have never done me any wrong.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

Brethren, become as I am, I beseech you; for I have also become like you. In no respect did you behave badly to me.

Williams New Testament

I beg you, brothers, take my point of view, just as I took yours. You did me no injustice then.

World English Bible

I beg you, brothers, become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You did me no wrong,

Worrell New Testament

Brethren, I beseech you, become as I am; because I also was as ye are. Ye wronged me in nothing;

Worsley New Testament

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Become as I am -- because I also am as ye brethren, I beseech you; to me ye did no hurt,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

δέομαι 
Deomai 
Usage: 18

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

be
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

am for I
κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I, I also, so I, I, even I, me also,
Usage: 39

am as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

are ye have
ἀδικέω 
Adikeo 
Usage: 24

not
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
Usage: 160

ἀδικέω 
Adikeo 
Usage: 24

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

Context Readings

Do Not Be Enslaved Again

11 I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored over you in vain. 12 I beg of you, brethren, become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You have done me no wrong; 13 but you know that it was because of a bodily illness that I preached the gospel to you the first time;



Cross References

2 Corinthians 2:5

But if any has caused sorrow, he has caused sorrow not to me, but in some degree--in order not to say too much--to all of you.

Genesis 34:15

"Only on this condition will we consent to you: if you will become like us, in that every male of you be circumcised,

1 Kings 22:4

And he said to Jehoshaphat, "Will you go with me to battle at Ramoth-gilead?" And Jehoshaphat said to the king of Israel, "I am as you are, my people as your people, my horses as your horses."

Acts 21:21

and they have been told about you, that you are teaching all the Jews who are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, telling them not to circumcise their children nor to walk according to the customs.

1 Corinthians 9:20-23

To the Jews I became as a Jew, so that I might win Jews; to those who are under the Law, as under the Law though not being myself under the Law, so that I might win those who are under the Law;

2 Corinthians 6:13

Now in a like exchange--I speak as to children--open wide to us also.

Galatians 2:14

But when I saw that they were not straightforward about the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in the presence of all, "If you, being a Jew, live like the Gentiles and not like the Jews, how is it that you compel the Gentiles to live like Jews?

Galatians 6:14

But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.

Galatians 6:18

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brethren. Amen.

Philippians 3:7-8

But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ.

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