Parallel Verses

Amplified

Let the [latter] one be sure that whoever turns a sinner from his evil course will save [that one's] soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins [ procure the pardon of the many sins committed by the convert].

New American Standard Bible

let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

King James Version

Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.

Holman Bible

let him know that whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his life from death and cover a multitude of sins.

International Standard Version

you may be sure that whoever brings a sinner back from his wrong path will save his soul from death and cover a multitude of sins.

A Conservative Version

let him know that he who converts a sinful man from his wandering way, will save a soul from death, and will hide a multitude of sins.

American Standard Version

let him know, that he who converteth a sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall cover a multitude of sins.

An Understandable Version

that person should know that whoever brings a sinner back from the error of his way will save that soul from [spiritual] death and will cover over a large number of sins [i.e., the many sins of that person will become forgiven].

Anderson New Testament

let him know that he who turns back a sinner from the error of his way, will save a soul from death, and cover a multitude of sins.

Bible in Basic English

Be certain that he through whom a sinner has been turned from the error of his way, keeps a soul from death and is the cause of forgiveness for sins without number.

Common New Testament

let him know that whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

Daniel Mace New Testament

that the retrieving of a sinner from his erroneous habits, is saving a soul from ruin, and cancels a multitude of sins.

Darby Translation

let him know that he that brings back a sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death and shall cover a multitude of sins.

Godbey New Testament

let him know, that the one having turned a sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and hide a multitude of sins.

Goodspeed New Testament

you may be sure that whoever brings a sinner back from his misguided way will save the man's soul from death, and cover up a host of sins.

John Wesley New Testament

Let him know, that he who converteth a sinner from the error of his way, shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

let that one know, that whosoever causes the sinner to convert from the error of his way shall save a soul from death and shall cover a multitude of sins.

Julia Smith Translation

Let him know, that he having turned the sinful from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall cover a multitude of sins.

King James 2000

Let him know, that he who converts the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.

Lexham Expanded Bible

he should know that the one who turns a sinner back from the error of his way will save that person's soul from death, and will cover over a great number of sins.

Modern King James verseion

know that he who turns back the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

let the same know, that he which converted the sinner from going astray out of his way, shall save a soul from death, and shall hide the multitude of sins. {Here ends the General Epistle of James}

Moffatt New Testament

understand that he who brings a sinner back from the error of his way saves his soul from death and hides a host of sins.

Montgomery New Testament

let him know that he who brings a sinner back from the error of his ways, saves his soul from death, and hides a multitude of sins.

NET Bible

he should know that the one who turns a sinner back from his wandering path will save that person's soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

New Heart English Bible

let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death, and will cover a multitude of sins.

Noyes New Testament

let him know that he who converteth a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death, and will cover a multitude of sins.

Sawyer New Testament

let him know that he who converts a sinner from an error of [his] way, shall save a soul from death, and hide a multitude of sins.

The Emphasized Bible

Be ye taking note - that, he that turneth back a sinner out of the error of his way - will save his soul out of death, and hide a multitude of sins.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

let him know, that he that converteth a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death, and will cover a multitude of sins.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Be sure that he who brings a sinner back from his mistaken ways will save that man's soul from Death, and throw a veil over countless sins.

Webster

Let him know, that he who converteth a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death, and will hide a multitude of sins.

Weymouth New Testament

let him know that he who brings a sinner back from his evil ways will save the man's soul from death and throw a veil over a multitude of sins.

Williams New Testament

you may be sure that whoever brings a sinner back from his evil ways will save the man's soul from death, and cover up a multitude of sins.

World English Bible

let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death, and will cover a multitude of sins.

Worrell New Testament

let him know that he who converted a sinner from the error of his way, will save a soul from death, and cover a multitude of sins.

Worsley New Testament

let him know that he, who turneth back a sinner from the error of his way, shall save a soul from death, and shall cover a multitude of sins.

Youngs Literal Translation

let him know that he who did turn back a sinner from the straying of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall cover a multitude of sins.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ἐπιστρέφω 
Epistrepho 
Usage: 29

the sinner
ἁμαρτωλός 
Hamartolos 
Usage: 31

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709
Usage: 709

the error
πλάνη 
Plane 
Usage: 10

of his

Usage: 0

way
ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

σώζω 
Sozo 
Usage: 79

a soul
ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

θάνατος 
Thanatos 
Usage: 100

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

καλύπτω 
Kalupto 
Usage: 5

πλῆθος 
Plethos 
Usage: 32

Context Readings

Help Those Who Have Wandered Away From The Truth

19 [My] brethren, if anyone among you strays from the Truth and falls into error and another [person] brings him back [to God], 20 Let the [latter] one be sure that whoever turns a sinner from his evil course will save [that one's] soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins [ procure the pardon of the many sins committed by the convert].



Cross References

Romans 11:14

In the hope of making my fellow Jews jealous [in order to stir them up to imitate, copy, and appropriate], and thus managing to save some of them.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirs up contentions, but love covers all transgressions.

1 Peter 4:8

Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins [forgives and disregards the offenses of others].

Psalm 32:1

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is he who has forgiveness of his transgression continually exercised upon him, whose sin is covered.

Proverbs 11:30

The fruit of the [uncompromisingly] righteous is a tree of life, and he who is wise captures human lives [for God, as a fisher of men -- "he gathers and receives them for eternity].

Proverbs 11:4

Riches provide no security in any day of wrath and judgment, but righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God) delivers from death.

John 5:24

I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, the person whose ears are open to My words [who listens to My message] and believes and trusts in and clings to and relies on Him Who sent Me has (possesses now) eternal life. And he does not come into judgment [does not incur sentence of judgment, will not come under condemnation], but he has already passed over out of death into life.

1 Corinthians 9:22

To the weak (wanting in discernment) I have become weak (wanting in discernment) that I might win the weak and overscrupulous. I have [in short] become all things to all men, that I might by all means (at all costs and in any and every way) save some [by winning them to faith in Jesus Christ].

1 Timothy 4:16

Look well to yourself [to your own personality] and to [your] teaching; persevere in these things [hold to them], for by so doing you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

1 Timothy 4:16

Look well to yourself [to your own personality] and to [your] teaching; persevere in these things [hold to them], for by so doing you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

James 1:15

Then the evil desire, when it has conceived, gives birth to sin, and sin, when it is fully matured, brings forth death.

James 5:19

[My] brethren, if anyone among you strays from the Truth and falls into error and another [person] brings him back [to God],

Proverbs 10:2

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation) delivers from death.

Revelation 20:6

Blessed (happy, to be envied) and holy (spiritually whole, of unimpaired innocence and proved virtue) is the person who takes part (shares) in the first resurrection! Over them the second death exerts no power or authority, but they shall be ministers of God and of Christ (the Messiah), and they shall rule along with Him a thousand years.

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