Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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.

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].

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 Let's not get tired of doing what is good, for at the right time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. 10 So then, whenever we have the opportunity, let's practice doing good to everyone, especially to the family of faith. 11 Look at how large these letters are because I am writing with my own hand!



Cross References

Ephesians 2:19

That is why you are no longer strangers and foreigners but fellow citizens with the saints and members of God's household,

John 12:35

Jesus replied to the crowd, "The light is among you only for a short time. Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness may not overtake you. The person who walks in the darkness is in the darkness and does not know where he is going.

Hebrews 3:6

but the Messiah was faithful as the Son in charge of God's household, and we are his household if we hold on to our courage and the hope in which we rejoice.

Proverbs 3:27

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act.

John 9:4

I must do the work of the one who sent me while it is day. Night is approaching, when no one can work.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

Make sure that no one pays back evil for evil. Instead, always pursue what is good for each other and for everyone else.

Hebrews 13:16

Do not neglect to do good and to be generous, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.

Psalm 37:3

Trust in the LORD and do good. Dwell in the land and feed on faithfulness.

Psalm 37:27

Depart from evil, and do good, and you will live in the land forever.

Ecclesiastes 3:12

I have concluded that the only worthwhile thing for them is to take pleasure in doing good in life;

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever the activity in which you engage, do it with all your ability, because there is no work, no planning, no learning, and no wisdom in the next world where you're going.

Matthew 5:43

"You have heard that it was said, "You must love your neighbor' and hate your enemy.

Matthew 10:25

It is enough for a disciple to be like his teacher and a slave to be like his master. If they have called the head of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they do the same to those of his household!"

Matthew 12:50

because whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother."

Matthew 25:40

The king will answer them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you did it for one of the least important of these brothers of mine, you did it for me.'

Mark 3:4

Then he asked them, "Is it lawful to do good or to do evil on Sabbath days, to save a life or to destroy it?" But they remained silent.

Luke 6:35

Rather, love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind even to ungrateful and evil people.

Ephesians 3:15

from whom every family in heaven and on earth receives its name.

Ephesians 5:16

making the best use of your time because the times are evil.

Philippians 4:10

Now I rejoice in the Lord greatly, because once again you have shown your concern for me. Of course, you were concerned for me but you did not have an opportunity to show it.

Colossians 4:5

Behave wisely toward outsiders, making the best use of your time.

1 Timothy 6:17-18

Tell those who are rich in this age not to be arrogant and not to place their confidence in anything as uncertain as riches. Instead, let them place their confidence in God, who lavishly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

Titus 2:14

He gave himself for us to set us free from every wrong and to cleanse us so that we could be his special people who are enthusiastic about doing good deeds.

Titus 3:8

This saying is trustworthy. I want you to insist on these things, so that those who have put their faith in God may devote themselves to good actions. These things are good and helpful to other people.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not so unjust as to forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have ministered to the saints and continue to minister to them.

1 John 3:13-19

So do not be surprised, brothers, if the world hates you.

1 John 5:1

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Messiah has been born from God, and everyone who loves the parent also loves the child.

3 John 1:5-8

Dear friend, you are faithful in whatever you do for the brothers, especially when they are strangers.

3 John 1:11

Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The person who does what is good is from God. The person who does what is evil has never seen God.

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