Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For every one that partakes of milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe;

New American Standard Bible

For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he is an infant.

King James Version

For every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.

Holman Bible

Now everyone who lives on milk is inexperienced with the message about righteousness, because he is an infant.

International Standard Version

For everyone who lives on milk is still a baby and does not yet know the difference between right and wrong.

A Conservative Version

For every man partaking of milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, for he is childlike.

American Standard Version

For every one that partaketh of milk is without experience of the word of righteousness; for he is a babe.

Amplified

For everyone who continues to feed on milk is obviously inexperienced and unskilled in the doctrine of righteousness (of conformity to the divine will in purpose, thought, and action), for he is a mere infant [not able to talk yet]!

An Understandable Version

For everyone who has to drink "milk" is inexperienced in the teaching about righteousness, for he is [still] a [spiritual] baby.

Anderson New Testament

For every one that partakes of milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.

Bible in Basic English

For everyone who takes milk is without experience of the word of righteousness: he is a child.

Common New Testament

for every one who lives on milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now he that is disciplined like a child, is not prepared for the doctrine of justification:

Godbey New Testament

For every one partaking of milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness; for he is a babe;

Goodspeed New Testament

For anyone who is limited to milk is unacquainted with Christian teaching, for he is only an infant.

John Wesley New Testament

For every one that useth milk is unexperienced in the word of righteousness; for he is a babe.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For any one that uses milk is not qualified in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe.

Julia Smith Translation

For every one partaking of milk is inexperienced in the word of justice: for he is a child.

King James 2000

For every one that uses milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For everyone who partakes of milk [is] unacquainted with the message of righteousness, because he is an infant.

Modern King James verseion

For everyone partaking of milk is unskillful in the Word of Righteousness, for he is an infant.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For every man that is fed with milk is inexpert in the word of righteousness: For he is but a babe.

Moffatt New Testament

(For anyone who is fed on milk is unskilled in moral truth; he is a mere babe.

Montgomery New Testament

For every one who feeds on milk is inexperienced in the word of righteousness. He is still an infant.

NET Bible

For everyone who lives on milk is inexperienced in the message of righteousness, because he is an infant.

New Heart English Bible

For everyone who lives on milk is not experienced in the word of righteousness, for he is a baby.

Noyes New Testament

For every one that feedeth on milk is unacquainted with the word of righteousness; for he is a babe;

Sawyer New Testament

For every one that partakes of milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe;

The Emphasized Bible

For, every one partaking of milk, is unskilled in discourse of righteousness, for he is, a babe;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For every one who useth milk is inexperienced in the word of righteousness: for he is an infant.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For every one who still has to take 'milk' knows nothing of the Teaching of Righteousness; he is a mere infant.

Webster

For every one that useth milk, is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.

Weymouth New Testament

By people who live on milk I mean those who are imperfectly acquainted with the teaching concerning righteousness.

Williams New Testament

For everyone who uses milk alone is inexperienced in the message of right-doing; he is only an infant.

World English Bible

For everyone who lives on milk is not experienced in the word of righteousness, for he is a baby.

Worrell New Testament

for every one who partakes of milk is inexperienced in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe;

Worsley New Testament

For every one that wanteth milk, is unacquainted with the doctrine of justification; for he is an infant:

Youngs Literal Translation

for every one who is partaking of milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness -- for he is an infant,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

μετέχω 
metecho 
Usage: 8

γάλα 
Gala 
Usage: 5

ἄπειρος 
Apeiros 
Usage: 1

in the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

he is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

Advanced Teaching Hindered By Immaturity

12 For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have again need that one should teach you what are the elements of the beginning of the oracles of God, and are become such as have need of milk, and not of solid food. 13 For every one that partakes of milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe; 14 but solid food belongs to full-grown men, who, on account of habit, have their senses exercised for distinguishing both good and evil.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brethren, be not children in your minds, but in malice be babes; but in your minds be grown men.

1 Peter 2:2

as newborn babes desire earnestly the pure mental milk of the word, that by it ye may grow up to salvation,

Isaiah 28:9

Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand the report? Them that are weaned from the milk, withdrawn from the breasts?

Psalm 119:123

Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness.

Matthew 11:25

At that time, Jesus answering said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes.

Mark 10:15

Verily I say to you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, shall in no wise enter into it.

Romans 1:17-18

for righteousness of God is revealed therein, on the principle of faith, to faith: according as it is written, But the just shall live by faith.

Romans 10:5-6

For Moses lays down in writing the righteousness which is of the law, The man who has practised those things shall live by them.

1 Corinthians 13:11

When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I felt as a child, I reasoned as a child; when I became a man, I had done with what belonged to the child.

2 Corinthians 3:9

For if the ministry of condemnation be glory, much rather the ministry of righteousness abounds in glory.

Ephesians 4:14

in order that we may be no longer babes, tossed and carried about by every wind of that teaching which is in the sleight of men, in unprincipled cunning with a view to systematized error;

2 Timothy 3:16

Every scripture is divinely inspired, and profitable for teaching, for conviction, for correction, for instruction in righteousness;

1 Corinthians 3:1

And I, brethren, have not been able to speak to you as to spiritual, but as to fleshly; as to babes in Christ.

Romans 2:20

an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, having the form of knowledge and of truth in the law:

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