Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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:

Darby Translation

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

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 Although by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the basic principles of God’s revelation again. You need milk, not solid food. 13 Now everyone who lives on milk is inexperienced with the message about righteousness, because he is an infant. 14 But solid food is for the mature—for those whose senses have been trained to distinguish between good and evil.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, don’t be childish in your thinking, but be infants in regard to evil and adult in your thinking.

1 Peter 2:2

Like newborn infants, desire the pure spiritual milk, so that you may grow by it for your salvation,

Isaiah 28:9

Who is he trying to teach?
Who is he trying to instruct?
Infants just weaned from milk?
Babies removed from the breast?

Psalm 119:123

My eyes grow weary looking for Your salvation
and for Your righteous promise.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus said,“I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because You have hidden these things from the wise and learned and revealed them to infants.

Mark 10:15

I assure you: Whoever does not welcomethe kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.”

Romans 1:17-18

For in it God’s righteousness is revealed from faith to faith, just as it is written: The righteous will live by faith.

Romans 10:5-6

For Moses writes about the righteousness that is from the law: The one who does these things will live by them.

1 Corinthians 13:11

When I was a child,
I spoke like a child,
I thought like a child,
I reasoned like a child.
When I became a man,
I put aside childish things.

2 Corinthians 3:9

For if the ministry of condemnation had glory, the ministry of righteousness overflows with even more glory.

Ephesians 4:14

Then we will no longer be little children, tossed by the waves and blown around by every wind of teaching, by human cunning with cleverness in the techniques of deceit.

2 Timothy 3:16

All Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness,

1 Corinthians 3:1

Brothers, I was not able to speak to you as spiritual people but as people of the flesh, as babies in Christ.

Romans 2:20

an instructor of the ignorant, a teacher of the immature, having the full expression of knowledge and truth in the law—

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