Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

Do not neglect to show kindness to strangers; for, in this way, some, without knowing it, have had angels as their guests.

New American Standard Bible

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it.

King James Version

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Holman Bible

Don’t neglect to show hospitality, for by doing this some have welcomed angels as guests without knowing it.

International Standard Version

Stop neglecting to show hospitality to strangers, for by showing hospitality some have had angels as their guests without being aware of it.

A Conservative Version

Do not forget love for strangers, for by this some lodged heavenly agents, unaware.

American Standard Version

Forget not to show love unto strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Amplified

Do not forget or neglect or refuse to extend hospitality to strangers [in the brotherhood -- "being friendly, cordial, and gracious, sharing the comforts of your home and doing your part generously], for through it some have entertained angels without knowing it.

An Understandable Version

Do not forget to show hospitality toward strangers, for by doing this, some people have entertained angels without realizing it.

Anderson New Testament

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for, by this means, some have unconsciously entertained angels.

Bible in Basic English

Take care to keep open house: because in this way some have had angels as their guests, without being conscious of it.

Common New Testament

Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

be not unmindful of hospitality: for thereby some have unknowingly entertained angels.

Darby Translation

Be not forgetful of hospitality; for by it some have unawares entertained angels.

Godbey New Testament

Forget not hospitality: for by it some having entertained angels were incognizant.

Goodspeed New Testament

Do not forget to be hospitable to strangers, for by being so some, without knowing it, have had angels as their guests.

John Wesley New Testament

Forget not to entertain strangers, for hereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Julia Smith Translation

Forget not hospitality: for by this some knew not having treated angels with friendship.

King James 2000

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not neglect hospitality, because through this some have received angels as guests without knowing [it].

Modern King James verseion

Do not be forgetful of hospitality, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be not forgetful to lodge strangers. For thereby have divers received angels into their houses unawares.

Moffatt New Testament

Never forget to be hospitable, for by hospitality some have entertained angels unawares.

Montgomery New Testament

Do not neglect to show hospitality; for by it some have even entertained angels unawares.

NET Bible

Do not neglect hospitality, because through it some have entertained angels without knowing it.

New Heart English Bible

Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for in doing so, some have entertained angels without knowing it.

Noyes New Testament

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers; for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Sawyer New Testament

Forget not hospitality; for by this some without knowing it have entertained angels.

The Emphasized Bible

Of the entertaining of strangers, be not forgetful, for, hereby, unawares, have some entertained, messengers.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Forget not to exercise hospitality: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not neglect to show hospitality; for, through being hospitable, men have all unawares entertained angels.

Webster

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for by this some have entertained angels unawares.

Williams New Testament

Do not remain neglectful of hospitality to strangers, for by it some have entertained angels without knowing it.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

Do not forget to show love for strangers; for thereby some entertained angels unawares.

Worsley New Testament

Be not forgetful of hospitality; for thereby some have entertained angels, not knowing it.

Youngs Literal Translation

of the hospitality be not forgetful, for through this unawares certain did entertain messengers;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be
ἐπιλανθάνομαι 
Epilanthanomai 
Usage: 7

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ἐπιλανθάνομαι 
Epilanthanomai 
Usage: 7

φιλονεξία 
Philoxenia 
Usage: 2

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

ξενίζω 
Xenizo 
Usage: 10

G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

Context Readings

Concluding Ethical Instructions

1 Let brotherly love always continue. 2 Do not neglect to show kindness to strangers; for, in this way, some, without knowing it, have had angels as their guests. 3 Remember prisoners, as if you were in prison with them; and remember those suffering ill-treatment, for you yourselves also are still in the body.


Cross References

Matthew 25:35

For when I was hungry, you gave me food; when I was thirsty, you gave me drink; when I was homeless, you gave me a welcome;

1 Peter 4:9

Extend ungrudging hospitality towards one another.

Romans 12:13

Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.

Romans 12:13-3

Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.

Romans 12:13

Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.

Romans 12:13-19

Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.

Romans 12:13-25

Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.

Romans 12:13-16

Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.

Romans 12:13

Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.

Romans 12:13

Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.

Romans 12:13

Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.

Romans 12:13

Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.

Matthew 25:40

"But the King will answer them, "'In solemn truth I tell you that in so far as you rendered such services to one of the humblest of these my brethren, you rendered them to myself.'

Matthew 25:43

when homeless, you gave me no welcome; ill-clad, you clothed me not; sick or in prison, you visited me not.'

Acts 16:15

When she and her household had been baptized, she urged us, saying, "If in your judgement I am a believer in the Lord, come and stay at my house." And she made us go there.

Romans 16:23

Gaius, my host, who is also the host of the whole Church, greets you. So do Erastus, the treasurer of the city, and Quartus our brother.

1 Timothy 3:2

A minister then must be a man of irreproachable character, true to his one wife, temperate, sober-minded, well-behaved, hospitable to strangers, and with a gift for teaching;

1 Timothy 5:10

She must have been true to her one husband, and well reported of for good deeds, as having brought up children, received strangers hospitably, washed the feet of God's people, given relief to the distressed, and devoted herself to good works of every kind.

Titus 1:8

but hospitable to strangers, a lover of goodness, sober-minded, upright, saintly, self-controlled;

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