Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

New American Standard Bible

for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.

King James Version

For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

Holman Bible

For they loved praise from men more than praise from God.

International Standard Version

For they loved the praise of human beings more than the praise of God.

American Standard Version

for they loved the glory that is of men more than the glory that is of God.

Amplified

for they loved the approval of men more than the approval of God.

An Understandable Version

For they loved the honor they received from people more than the honor they [could] receive from God.

Anderson New Testament

for they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.

Bible in Basic English

For the praise of men was dearer to them than the approval of God.

Common New Testament

for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for they preferr'd their own reputation to the glory of God.

Darby Translation

for they loved glory from men rather than glory from God.

Godbey New Testament

for they loved the glory of the people more than the glory of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

for they cared more for the approval of men than for the approval of God.

John Wesley New Testament

For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

Julia Smith Translation

For they loved the honour of men more than the honour of God.

King James 2000

For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For they loved the praise of men more than praise from God.

Modern King James verseion

for they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they loved the praise that is given of men, more than the praise that cometh of God.

Moffatt New Testament

are relocated after vs 50] With these words Jesus went away and hid from them.

Montgomery New Testament

For they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.

NET Bible

For they loved praise from men more than praise from God.

New Heart English Bible

for they loved men's praise more than God's praise.

Noyes New Testament

for they loved the glory that is of men more than the glory that is of God.

Sawyer New Testament

for they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.

The Emphasized Bible

for they loved the glory of men, more than the glory of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for they loved honour from men, more than honour from God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For they valued honor from men more than honor from God.

Webster

For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

Weymouth New Testament

For they loved the glory that comes from men rather than the glory that comes from God.

Williams New Testament

for they loved the praise of men instead of the praise of God.

World English Bible

for they loved men's praise more than God's praise.

Worrell New Testament

for they loved the glory of men, rather than the glory of God.

Worsley New Testament

For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

for they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.

Interlinear

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

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

the praise
δόξα 
Doxa 
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141
Usage: 141

of men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

μᾶλλον 
Mallon 
more, rather, the more, better ,
Usage: 66

ἤπερ 
Eper 
Usage: 1

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The People Still Refuse To Believe

42 Yet, nevertheless, even many of the rulers believed in him, but because of the Pharisees they did not confess, so that they would not become excommunicated from the synagogue, 43 for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God. 44 And Jesus cried out and said, He who believes in me, believes not in me, but in him who sent me.



Cross References

John 5:44

How can ye believe, who receive glory from each other, and seek not the glory from the only God?

John 5:41

I do not receive glory from men.

1 Samuel 2:30

Therefore LORD, the God of Israel, says, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me forever, but now LORD says, Be it far from me, for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me

Psalm 22:29

All the fat ones of the earth shall eat and worship. All those who go down to the dust shall bow before him, even he who cannot keep his soul alive.

Matthew 6:2

When therefore thou do charity, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.

Matthew 23:5-7

But all their works they do in order to be seen by men. And they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the hems of their garments.

Luke 16:15

And he said to them, Ye are those who declare yourselves righteous in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts. Because what is lofty among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

Luke 19:17

And he said to him, Well, thou good bondman. Because thou became faithful in the least, be thou having authority over ten cities.

John 8:54

Jesus answered, If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. My Father is he who glorifies me, of whom ye say, He is our God.

John 12:26

If any man serves me, let him follow me, and where I am, there my helper will also be. And if any man serves me, the Father will value him.

Romans 2:7

to those who indeed seek by perseverance of good work, glory and esteem and immortality--eternal life--

1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore do not judge anything before time, until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make public the deliberations of the hearts. And then praise will come to each man from God.

2 Corinthians 10:18

For he who commends himself, that man is not approved, but whom the Lord commends.

1 Thessalonians 2:6

nor seeking glory from men, neither from you nor from others. While able to bear down as apostles of Christ,

1 Peter 1:7-8

so that the proof of your faith, much more precious than gold that perishes, and though proven by fire, may be found for praise and esteem and for glory at the revealing of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 3:4

but the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible, of the meek and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God.

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