Parallel Verses

Amplified

So then, as occasion and opportunity open up to us, let us do good [ morally] to all people [not only being useful or profitable to them, but also doing what is for their spiritual good and advantage]. Be mindful to be a blessing, especially to those of the household of faith [those who belong to God's family with you, the believers].

New American Standard Bible

So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.

King James Version

As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.

Holman Bible

Therefore, as we have opportunity, we must work for the good of all, especially for those who belong to the household of faith.

International Standard Version

So then, whenever we have the opportunity, let's practice doing good to everyone, especially to the family of faith.

A Conservative Version

So then as we have time, let us work what is good toward all men, and especially toward those belonging to a household of the faith.

American Standard Version

So then, as we have opportunity, let us work that which is good toward all men, and especially toward them that are of the household of the faith.

An Understandable Version

So then, we should do the right thing toward every person whenever we have the opportunity, and especially toward people who are part of God's family [i.e., those making up "the faith"].

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, but especially to those who are the household of the faith.

Bible in Basic English

So then, as we have the chance, let us do good to all men, and specially to those who are of the family of the faith.

Common New Testament

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.

Daniel Mace New Testament

therefore as we have opportunity, let us do good offices to all men, especially to the family of believers.

Darby Translation

So then, as we have occasion, let us do good towards all, and specially towards those of the household of faith.

Godbey New Testament

Then therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.

Goodspeed New Testament

So then whenever we have an opportunity, let us do good to all men, especially to those who belong to the family of the faith.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore as we have opportunity, let us do good unto all men; but especially to them who are of the houshold of faith.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore as long as we have the opportunity, let us do good unto everyone, especially unto those who are of the household of faith.

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore then as we have time, let us work good to all, and chiefly to them of the household of faith.

King James 2000

As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all [people], and especially to those who belong to the household of faith.

Modern King James verseion

So then as we have time, let us work good toward all, especially toward those of the household of faith.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

While we have, therefore, time; let us do good unto all men, and specially, unto them which are of the household of faith.

Moffatt New Testament

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all men and in particular to the household of the faith.

Montgomery New Testament

So then, as we have opportunity, let is do good to all men, but especially to those who are of the household of faith.

NET Bible

So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who belong to the family of faith.

New Heart English Bible

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do what is good toward all men, and especially toward those who are of the household of the faith.

Noyes New Testament

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.

Sawyer New Testament

As we have opportunity, therefore, let us do good to all, but especially to the members of the family of the faith.

The Emphasized Bible

Hence, then, as we have opportunity, let us be working what is good, towards all, - but, especially, towards the family of the faith.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Well then, whilst we have opportunity, let us do good unto all men, but especially unto those who are of the household of faith.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore, I say, as the opportunity occurs, let us treat every one with kindness, and especially members of the Household of the Faith.

Webster

As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good to all men, especially to them who are of the household of faith.

Weymouth New Testament

So then, as we have opportunity, let us labour for the good of all, and especially of those who belong to the household of the faith.

Williams New Testament

So then whenever we have an opportunity, let us practice doing good to everybody, but especially to the members of the family of faith.

World English Bible

So then, as we have opportunity, let's do what is good toward all men, and especially toward those who are of the household of the faith.

Worrell New Testament

So, then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all men, but especially to those of the household of the faith.

Worsley New Testament

And therefore as we have opportunity, let us do good to all men, but especially to those who are of the houshold of faith.

Youngs Literal Translation

therefore, then, as we have opportunity, may we work the good to all, and especially unto those of the household of the faith.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

we have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

καιρός 
Kairos 
Usage: 63

let us do
ἐργάζομαι 
Ergazomai 
Usage: 28

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

μάλιστα 
Malista 
Usage: 12


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

of the household
οἰκεῖος 
Oikeios 
of the household, of own house
Usage: 3

Context Readings

Do Good To All People

9 And let us not lose heart and grow weary and faint in acting nobly and doing right, for in due time and at the appointed season we shall reap, if we do not loosen and relax our courage and faint. 10 So then, as occasion and opportunity open up to us, let us do good [ morally] to all people [not only being useful or profitable to them, but also doing what is for their spiritual good and advantage]. Be mindful to be a blessing, especially to those of the household of faith [those who belong to God's family with you, the believers]. 11 See with what large letters I am writing with my own hand. [ Mark carefully these closing words of mine.]



Cross References

Ephesians 2:19

Therefore you are no longer outsiders (exiles, migrants, and aliens, excluded from the rights of citizens), but you now share citizenship with the saints (God's own people, consecrated and set apart for Himself); and you belong to God's [own] household.

John 12:35

So Jesus said to them, You will have the Light only a little while longer. Walk while you have the Light [keep on living by it], so that darkness may not overtake and overcome you. He who walks about in the dark does not know where he goes [he is drifting].

Hebrews 3:6

But Christ (the Messiah) was faithful over His [own Father's] house as a Son [and Master of it]. And it is we who are [now members] of this house, if we hold fast and firm to the end our joyful and exultant confidence and sense of triumph in our hope [in Christ].

Proverbs 3:27

Withhold not good from those to whom it is due [its rightful owners], when it is in the power of your hand to do it.

John 9:4

We must work the works of Him Who sent Me and be busy with His business while it is daylight; night is coming on, when no man can work.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that none of you repays another with evil for evil, but always aim to show kindness and seek to do good to one another and to everybody.

Hebrews 13:16

Do not forget or neglect to do kindness and good, to be generous and distribute and contribute to the needy [of the church as embodiment and proof of fellowship], for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

Psalm 37:3

Trust (lean on, rely on, and be confident) in the Lord and do good; so shall you dwell in the land and feed surely on His faithfulness, and truly you shall be fed.

Psalm 37:27

Depart from evil and do good; and you will dwell forever [securely].

Ecclesiastes 3:12

I know that there is nothing better for them than to be glad and to get and do good as long as they live;

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for there is no work or device or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol (the place of the dead), where you are going.

Matthew 5:43

You have heard that it was said, You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy;

Matthew 10:25

It is sufficient for the disciple to be like his teacher, and the servant or slave like his master. If they have called the Master of the house Beelzebub [ master of the dwelling], how much more will they speak evil of those of His household.

Matthew 12:50

For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven is My brother and sister and mother!

Matthew 25:40

And the King will reply to them, Truly I tell you, in so far as you did it for one of the least [ in the estimation of men] of these My brethren, you did it for Me.

Mark 3:4

And He said to them, Is it lawful and right on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save life or to take it? But they kept silence.

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies and be kind and do good [doing favors so that someone derives benefit from them] and lend, expecting and hoping for nothing in return but considering nothing as lost and despairing of no one; and then your recompense (your reward) will be great (rich, strong, intense, and abundant), and you will be sons of the Most High, for He is kind and charitable and good to the ungrateful and the selfish and wicked.

Ephesians 3:15

For Whom every family in heaven and on earth is named [that Father from Whom all fatherhood takes its title and derives its name].

Ephesians 5:16

Making the very most of the time [buying up each opportunity], because the days are evil.

Philippians 4:10

I was made very happy in the Lord that now you have revived your interest in my welfare after so long a time; you were indeed thinking of me, but you had no opportunity to show it.

Colossians 4:5

Behave yourselves wisely [living prudently and with discretion] in your relations with those of the outside world (the non-Christians), making the very most of the time and seizing (buying up) the opportunity.

1 Timothy 6:17-18

As for the rich in this world, charge them not to be proud and arrogant and contemptuous of others, nor to set their hopes on uncertain riches, but on God, Who richly and ceaselessly provides us with everything for [our] enjoyment.

Titus 2:14

Who gave Himself on our behalf that He might redeem us (purchase our freedom) from all iniquity and purify for Himself a people [to be peculiarly His own, people who are] eager and enthusiastic about [living a life that is good and filled with] beneficial deeds.

Titus 3:8

This message is most trustworthy, and concerning these things I want you to insist steadfastly, so that those who have believed in (trusted in, relied on) God may be careful to apply themselves to honorable occupations and to doing good, for such things are [not only] excellent and right [in themselves], but [they are] good and profitable for the people.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous to forget or overlook your labor and the love which you have shown for His name's sake in ministering to the needs of the saints (His own consecrated people), as you still do.

1 John 3:13-19

Do not be surprised and wonder, brethren, that the world detests and pursues you with hatred.

1 John 5:1

Everyone who believes (adheres to, trusts, and relies on the fact) that Jesus is the Christ (the Messiah) is a born-again child of God; and everyone who loves the Father also loves the one born of Him (His offspring).

3 John 1:5-8

Beloved, it is a fine and faithful work that you are doing when you give any service to the [Christian] brethren, and [especially when they are] strangers.

3 John 1:11

Beloved, do not imitate evil, but imitate good. He who does good is of God; he who does evil has not seen (discerned or experienced) God [has enjoyed no vision of Him and does not know Him at all].

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