Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

Do not complain against one another, brothers, so that you will not [have to] be judged [and condemned for it]. Look, the Judge [i.e., Christ] is standing at the door! [See verse 8].

New American Standard Bible

Do not complain, brethren, against one another, so that you yourselves may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing right at the door.

King James Version

Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge standeth before the door.

Holman Bible

Brothers, do not complain about one another, so that you will not be judged. Look, the judge stands at the door!

International Standard Version

Do not complain about each other, brothers, or you will be condemned. Look! The Judge is standing at the door!

A Conservative Version

Do not grumble, brothers, against each other, so that ye not be judged. Behold, the judge stands before the doors.

American Standard Version

Murmur not, brethren, one against another, that ye be not judged: behold, the judge standeth before the doors.

Amplified

Do not complain, brethren, against one another, so that you [yourselves] may not be judged. Look! The Judge is [already] standing at the very door.

Anderson New Testament

Indulge not in complaints against one another, brethren, lest you be condemned: behold, the judge stands before the door.

Bible in Basic English

Say no hard things against one another, brothers, so that you will not be judged; see, the judge is waiting at the doors.

Common New Testament

Do not grumble, brethren, against one another, that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing at the door.

Daniel Mace New Testament

don't repine, my brethren, against one another, for fear you should be condemn'd. behold, the judge is at the gate.

Darby Translation

Complain not one against another, brethren, that ye be not judged. Behold, the judge stands before the door.

Godbey New Testament

Do not complain against one another, brethren, in order that you may not be judged: behold, the judge stands before the doors.

Goodspeed New Testament

Do not complain of one another, brothers, or you will be judged. The judge is standing right at the door!

John Wesley New Testament

Murmur not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned; behold the judge standeth before the door.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Complain not one against another, brethren, that ye not be condemned: behold, the judge stands before the door.

Julia Smith Translation

Groan not against one another, brethren, that ye be not condemned: behold, the judge stands before the door.

King James 2000

Murmur not one against another, brethren, lest you be judged: behold, the judge stands before the door.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Brothers, do not complain against one another, in order that you may not be judged. Behold, the judge stands before the doors!

Modern King James verseion

Do not grudge against one another, brothers, lest you be condemned. Behold, the Judge stands before the door.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be damned. Behold, the judge standeth before the door.

Moffatt New Testament

Do not murmur against one another, brothers, lest you are judged; look, the Judge is standing at the very door!

Montgomery New Testament

Do not make complaints against each other, brothers, lest you yourselves be condemned. Behold the Judge is standing before the very door!

NET Bible

Do not grumble against one another, brothers and sisters, so that you may not be judged. See, the judge stands before the gates!

New Heart English Bible

Do not grumble, brothers, against one another, so that you won't be judged. Behold, the judge stands at the door.

Noyes New Testament

Murmur not against each other, brethren, that ye be not judged. Behold, the Judge standeth before the door.

Sawyer New Testament

Complain not, brothers, against one another, that you be not judged; behold, the judge stands before the doors.

The Emphasized Bible

Be not sighing, brethren, one against another, lest ye be judged, - Lo! the Judge, before the doors, is standing.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest be ye condemned: lo! the judge standeth at the gates.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not make complaints against one another, Brothers, or judgment will be passed upon you. The Judge is already standing at the door!

Webster

Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge standeth before the door.

Weymouth New Testament

Do not cry out in condemnation of one another, brethren, lest you come under judgement. I tell you that the Judge is standing at the door.

Williams New Testament

Stop muttering against one another, brothers, so as to keep from being judged yourselves. Look! The Judge is standing at the very door.

World English Bible

Don't grumble, brothers, against one another, so that you won't be judged. Behold, the judge stands at the door.

Worrell New Testament

Murmur not against one another, brethren, that ye be not judged: behold, The Judge has taken His stand before the doors!

Worsley New Testament

Repine not, my brethren, against each other, that ye be not condemned: behold, the judge is at the door.

Youngs Literal Translation

murmur not against one another, brethren, that ye may not be condemned; lo, the Judge before the door hath stood.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
στενάζω 
Stenazo 
Usage: 6

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

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

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

ye be condemned
κατακρίνω 
Katakrino 
Usage: 10

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

the judge
πρό 
Pro 
before, above, above ... ago, or ever
Usage: 34

ἵστημι 
histemi 
Usage: 129


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

References

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Exhortation To Patience

8 [So], you people should be patient also; strengthen your hearts because the Lord's coming is near [Note: This may refer to the destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70, or to Christ's final coming and judgment]. 9 Do not complain against one another, brothers, so that you will not [have to] be judged [and condemned for it]. Look, the Judge [i.e., Christ] is standing at the door! [See verse 8]. 10 Brothers, take the [Old Testament] prophets, who spoke in the name [i.e., by the authority] of the Lord, as your examples of suffering and patience.


Cross References

Matthew 24:33

In the same way also, when you see all these things happening, you [should] know that He [i.e., Jesus] is as near as your [front] door.

1 Corinthians 4:5

So, do not judge anything until the appointed time, when the Lord returns [i.e., to do the judging]. He will both shed light on the hidden things done in the dark and make known the motives of people's hearts. Then each person [i.e., who deserves it] will receive praise from God.

James 4:11

Do not slander one another, brothers, [for] the person who speaks against his brother, or judges him, is [guilty of] speaking against the law [of God]. But when you judge the law, you are not obeying it but acting as its judge.

James 4:11

Do not slander one another, brothers, [for] the person who speaks against his brother, or judges him, is [guilty of] speaking against the law [of God]. But when you judge the law, you are not obeying it but acting as its judge.

1 Peter 4:5

But, they will have to answer to God, who will judge both those who are now alive and those who have already died, [for the way they have lived].

1 Peter 4:5

But, they will have to answer to God, who will judge both those who are now alive and those who have already died, [for the way they have lived].

1 Peter 4:5

But, they will have to answer to God, who will judge both those who are now alive and those who have already died, [for the way they have lived].

Matthew 6:14-15

For if you forgive the wrongs people have done [to you], your heavenly Father will also forgive the wrongs you have done [to Him].

Matthew 7:1-2

"Do not pass [condemning] judgment [on other people] so that you do not receive such judgment [on yourselves].

Mark 6:19

Now [because of this] Herodias had a grudge against John and wanted to kill him, but had not been able to.

Mark 13:29

In the same way also, when you see these things happening, you [should] know that He [i.e., Jesus] is as near as your [front] door.

1 Corinthians 10:11

Now these events happened to those people as examples [to us], and they were written as warnings to us, to whom the fulfillment of the ages has come. [Note: This refers to past ages concluding with the coming of Christ in that day].

2 Corinthians 9:7

Each person should give what he has decided to in his heart, not grudgingly, nor out of a feeling that he has to, for God loves a cheerful giver.

Galatians 5:14

For the whole law of Moses can be fulfilled by [obeying this] one requirement [Lev. 19:18]: "You should love your neighbor the way you love yourself."

Galatians 5:26

We should avoid foolish pride as well as provoking or envying one another.

1 Peter 4:9

Extend hospitality to one another without complaining [that you have to].

Revelation 3:20

Look, I am standing at [your] door and knocking; if anyone hears my voice [i.e., the sound of my knocking], and opens the door, I will [surely] come in to him and eat with him and he [will eat] with me.

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