Parallel Verses

World English Bible

That which was a temptation to you in my flesh, you didn't despise nor reject; but you received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.

New American Standard Bible

and that which was a trial to you in my bodily condition you did not despise or loathe, but you received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus Himself.

King James Version

And my temptation which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.

Holman Bible

You did not despise or reject me though my physical condition was a trial for you. On the contrary, you received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus Himself.

International Standard Version

Even though my condition put you to the test, you did not despise or reject me. On the contrary, you welcomed me as if I were an angel of God, or as if I were the Messiah Jesus.

A Conservative Version

And ye did not disdain, nor did ye reject my trial in my flesh, but ye received me as an agent of God, as Christ Jesus.

American Standard Version

and that which was a temptation to you in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but ye received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.

Amplified

And [yet] although my physical condition was [such] a trial to you, you did not regard it with contempt, or scorn and loathe and reject me; but you received me as an angel of God, [even] as Christ Jesus [Himself]!

An Understandable Version

And when you could have been tempted to look down on me [because of the nature of my affliction], instead you welcomed me as [if I were] an angel, or even Christ Jesus Himself!

Anderson New Testament

and my trial, which was in my flesh, you did not despise or loathe; but you received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus.

Bible in Basic English

And you did not have a poor opinion of me because of the trouble in my flesh, or put shame on it; but you took me to your hearts as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.

Common New Testament

and though my fleshly condition was a trial to you, you did not despise or scorn me, but you received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus himself.

Daniel Mace New Testament

yet you did not despise me for the trial which attended my person, nor treated me with scorn; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.

Darby Translation

and my temptation, which was in my flesh, ye did not slight nor reject with contempt; but ye received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus.

Goodspeed New Testament

and yet what must have tried you in my physical condition, you did not scorn and despise, but you welcomed me like an angel of God, like Christ Jesus himself.

John Wesley New Testament

Where is then the blessedness ye spake of?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And my affliction which was in my flesh ye did not despise, nor reject but ye received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.

Julia Smith Translation

And my temptation in my flesh, ye counted not as nothing, nor spurned; but as an angel of God ye received me, as Christ Jesus.

King James 2000

And my trial which was in my flesh you despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you did not despise or disdain [what was] a trial for you in my flesh, but you welcomed me like an angel of God, like Christ Jesus.

Modern King James verseion

and you did not despise my temptation in my flesh, nor did you spurn it. But you received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And my temptation which I suffered by reason of my flesh, ye despised not, neither abhorred, but received me as an angel of God: yea as Christ Jesus.

Moffatt New Testament

and though my flesh was a trial to you, you did not scoff at me nor spurn me, you welcomed me like an angel of God, like Christ Jesus. You congratulated yourselves.

Montgomery New Testament

and although my bodily affliction was a trial to you, you did not scoff at it nor spurn me, but welcomed me like an angel of God, like Christ Jesus himself.

NET Bible

and though my physical condition put you to the test, you did not despise or reject me. Instead, you welcomed me as though I were an angel of God, as though I were Christ Jesus himself!

New Heart English Bible

and though my condition was a trial to you, you did not despise nor reject; but you received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.

Noyes New Testament

and my trial which was in my flesh ye did not despise nor spurn; but received me as an angel of God, yea, as Christ Jesus.

Sawyer New Testament

and my trial in my flesh you despised not nor rejected, but received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus.

The Emphasized Bible

And, your trial, in my flesh, ye despised not, neither spat ye in disgust , but, as a messenger of God, ye welcomed me - as Christ Jesus.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And my temptation, which was in my flesh, ye despised not, nor rejected with disgust; but as an angel of God ye received me, even as Christ Jesus himself.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And as for what must have tried you in my condition, it did not inspire you with scorn or disgust, but you welcomed me as if I had been an angel of God--or Christ Jesus himself!

Webster

And my temptation which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.

Weymouth New Testament

and yet the bodily infirmity which was such a trial to you, you did not regard with contempt or loathing, but you received me as if I had been an angel of God or Christ Jesus Himself!

Williams New Testament

but still you did not scorn the test my illness made of you, nor did you spurn me for it; on the contrary, you welcomed me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus Himself.

Worrell New Testament

and my trial in my flesh ye despised not, nor spurned; but ye received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus.

Worsley New Testament

and my temptation which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected me for it; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.

Youngs Literal Translation

and my trial that is in my flesh ye did not despise nor reject, but as a messenger of God ye did receive me -- as Christ Jesus;

Interlinear

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

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

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313
Usage: 313

πειρασμός 
Peirasmos 
Usage: 12


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

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

σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

ἐξουθενέω 
Exoutheneo 
Usage: 11

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

nor
οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither, nor, not, no not, not so much as, then not, not tr,
Usage: 83

ἐκπτύω 
Ekptuo 
Usage: 1

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30

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

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

an angel
G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

Context Readings

Paul's Personal Appeal

13 but you know that because of weakness of the flesh I preached the Good News to you the first time. 14 That which was a temptation to you in my flesh, you didn't despise nor reject; but you received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus. 15 What was the blessing you enjoyed? For I testify to you that, if possible, you would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.



Cross References

Matthew 10:40

He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives him who sent me.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this cause we also thank God without ceasing, that, when you received from us the word of the message of God, you accepted it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which also works in you who believe.

Malachi 2:7

For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth; for he is the messenger of Yahweh of Armies.

2 Corinthians 5:20

We are therefore ambassadors on behalf of Christ, as though God were entreating by us: we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

2 Samuel 14:17

Then your handmaid said, 'Please let the word of my lord the king bring rest; for as an angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and bad. May Yahweh, your God, be with you.'"

2 Samuel 19:27

He has slandered your servant to my lord the king; but my lord the king is as an angel of God. Do therefore what is good in your eyes.

Job 12:5

In the thought of him who is at ease there is contempt for misfortune. It is ready for them whose foot slips.

Psalm 119:141

I am small and despised. I don't forget your precepts.

Ecclesiastes 9:16

Then I said, "Wisdom is better than strength." Nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.

Isaiah 53:2-3

For he grew up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of dry ground. He has no form nor comeliness. When we see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.

Zechariah 12:8

In that day Yahweh will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem. He who is feeble among them at that day will be like David, and the house of David will be like God, like the angel of Yahweh before them.

Matthew 18:5

Whoever receives one such little child in my name receives me,

Matthew 25:40

"The King will answer them, 'Most certainly I tell you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.'

Luke 10:16

Whoever listens to you listens to me, and whoever rejects you rejects me. Whoever rejects me rejects him who sent me."

John 13:20

Most certainly I tell you, he who receives whomever I send, receives me; and he who receives me, receives him who sent me."

1 Corinthians 1:28

and God chose the lowly things of the world, and the things that are despised, and the things that are not, that he might bring to nothing the things that are:

1 Corinthians 4:10

We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You have honor, but we have dishonor.

Galatians 4:13

but you know that because of weakness of the flesh I preached the Good News to you the first time.

1 Thessalonians 4:8

Therefore he who rejects this doesn't reject man, but God, who has also given his Holy Spirit to you.

Hebrews 13:2

Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for in doing so, some have entertained angels without knowing it.

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