Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Salt is good. But if salt loses its taste, how can you restore its flavor? Keep on having salt among yourselves, and live in peace with one another."

New American Standard Bible

Salt is good; but if the salt becomes unsalty, with what will you make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.”

King James Version

Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his saltness, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.

Holman Bible

Salt is good, but if the salt should lose its flavor, how can you make it salty? Have salt among yourselves and be at peace with one another.”

A Conservative Version

The salt material is good, but if the salt material becomes saltless, by what will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace among each other.

American Standard Version

Salt is good: but if the salt have lost its saltness, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace one with another.

Amplified

Salt is good and useful; but if salt has lost its saltiness (purpose), how will you make it salty? Have salt within yourselves continually, and be at peace with one another.”

An Understandable Version

"Salt is good, but if it loses its salty flavor, what will you use to restore it? [i.e., it is difficult to restore the "salt" of sacrificial commitment to God once it is lost]. You should have salt in yourselves [i.e., develop the qualities of preserving, purifying commitment to God], and live peacefully with one another [i.e., instead of in rivalry. See 9:33-34].

Anderson New Testament

Salt is good; but if the salt shall have become saltless, by what means will you season it? Have salt in your selves, and be at peace with one another.

Bible in Basic English

Salt is good; but if the taste goes from it, how will you make it salt again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace one with another.

Common New Testament

Salt is good, but if the salt loses its flavor, how will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another."

Daniel Mace New Testament

salt is good, but if the salt become insipid, how shall it recover its savour? don't lose your seasoning, nor your peaceable behaviour to one another.

Darby Translation

Salt is good, but if the salt is become saltless, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.

Godbey New Testament

Salt is good: but if the salt may become savorless, with what will you salt it? Have salt in yourselves, and live in peace with one another.

Goodspeed New Testament

Salt is a good thing, but if salt loses its strength, what will you use to season it? You must have salt within you, and live in peace with one another."

John Wesley New Testament

Salt is good: but if the salt have lost its saltness, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.

Julia Smith Translation

Salt good: but if the salt be saltless, with what will ye prepare it? Have salt in yourselves, and live in peace one with another.

King James 2000

Salt is good: but if the salt has lost its saltiness, how will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Salt [is] good, but if the salt becomes deprived of its salt content, by what can you make it salty? Have salt among yourselves, and be at peace with one another."

Modern King James verseion

Salt is good; but if the salt becomes saltless, with what will you season? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Salt is good. But if the salt be unsavoury: what shall ye salt therewith? See that ye have salt in yourselves. And have peace among yourselves, one with another."

Moffatt New Testament

Salt is excellent: but if salt is tasteless, how are you to restore its flavour? Let there be 'salt between you'; be at peace with one another."

Montgomery New Testament

salt is excellent, but if the salt has lost its savor, what will you use to restore its saltness? Then have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another."

NET Bible

Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with each other."

New Heart English Bible

Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness, with what will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another."

Noyes New Testament

Salt is good; but if the salt have lost its saltness, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.

Sawyer New Testament

Salt is good; but if the salt has become insipid, with what will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace one with another.

The Emphasized Bible

Salt is, good: but, if, salt, become, saltless, wherewith will ye, prepare, it? Have, within yourselves, salt, and be at peace, one with another.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Salt is good: but if the salt become insipid, with what will you season it? have salt in yourselves, and live in peace with each other.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Salt is good, but, if the salt should lose its saltiness, what will you use to season it? You must have salt in yourselves, and live at peace with one another."

Webster

Salt is good: but if the salt hath lost its saltness, with what will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.

Weymouth New Testament

Salt is a good thing, but if the salt should become tasteless, what will you use to give it saltness? Have salt within you and live at peace with one another."

Williams New Testament

You must keep on having salt within you, and keep on living in peace with one another."

World English Bible

Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness, with what will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another."

Worrell New Testament

Salt is good; but, if the salt becomes saltless, with what will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace one with another."

Worsley New Testament

Salt is useful, but if the salt become insipid, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt therefore in yourselves, and as a proof of it be at peace one with another.

Youngs Literal Translation

The salt is good, but if the salt may become saltless, in what will ye season it? Have in yourselves salt, and have peace in one another.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἅλας 
Halas 
Usage: 1

is good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

the salt
ἅλας 
Halas 
Usage: 1

ἄναλος 
Analos 
Usage: 0

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

will ye season
ἀρτύω 
Artuo 
Usage: 1

it

Usage: 0

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

ἅλας 
Halas 
Usage: 1

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

and

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

εἰρηνεύω 
Eireneuo 
Usage: 3

one
ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

with
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

References

Context Readings

Temptations To Sin

49 Because everyone will be salted with fire, and every sacrifice will be salted with salt. 50 Salt is good. But if salt loses its taste, how can you restore its flavor? Keep on having salt among yourselves, and live in peace with one another."


Cross References

Romans 12:18

If possible, so far as it depends on you, live in peace with all people.

Matthew 5:13

"You are the salt of the world. But if the salt should lose its taste, how can it be made salty again? It's good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled on by people.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brothers, goodbye. Keep on growing to maturity. Keep listening to my appeals. Continue agreeing with each other and living in peace. Then the God of love and peace will be with you.

Colossians 4:6

Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer everyone.

Luke 14:34-35

"Now, salt is good. But if the salt should lose its taste, how can its flavor be restored?

Ephesians 4:29

Let no filthy talk be heard from your mouths, but only what is good for building up people and meeting the need of the moment. This way you will administer grace to those who hear you.

1 Thessalonians 5:13

Hold them in the highest regard, loving them because of their work. Live in peace with each other.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with everyone, as well as holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.

Job 6:6

Tasteless food isn't eaten without salt, is it? Is there any taste in an egg white?

Psalm 34:14

Avoid evil and do good! Seek peace and pursue it!

Psalm 133:1

Look how good and how pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!

Mark 9:34

But they kept silent, because they had argued on the road with one another about who was the greatest.

John 13:34-35

I'm giving you a new commandment"to love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.

John 15:17-18

I am giving you these commandments so that you may love one another."

Romans 14:17-19

For God's kingdom does not consist of food and drink, but of righteousness, peace, and joy produced by the Holy Spirit.

Galatians 5:14-15

For the whole Law is summarized in a single statement: "You must love your neighbor as yourself."

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 4:2-6

demonstrating all expressions of humility, gentleness, and patience, accepting one another in love.

Ephesians 4:31-32

Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, quarreling, and slander be put away from you, along with all hatred.

Philippians 1:27

The only thing that matters is that you continue to live as good citizens in a manner worthy of the gospel of the Messiah. Then, whether I come to see you or whether I stay away, I may hear all about you that you are standing firm in one spirit, struggling with one mind for the faith of the gospel,

Philippians 2:1-3

Therefore, if there is any encouragement in the Messiah, if there is any comfort of love, if there is any fellowship in the Spirit, if there is any compassion and sympathy,

Colossians 3:12

Therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.

2 Timothy 2:22

Flee from youthful passions. Instead, pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace together with those who call on the Lord with a pure heart.

James 1:20

For human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.

James 3:14-18

But if you have bitter jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, stop boasting and slandering the truth.

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, all of you must live in harmony, be sympathetic, love as brothers, and be compassionate and humble.

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