Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

but if you love only them who love you, what reward can ye have? do not the heathens themselves do as much?

New American Standard Bible

"For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?

King James Version

For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?

Holman Bible

For if you love those who love you, what reward will you have? Don’t even the tax collectors do the same?

International Standard Version

If you love those who love you, what reward will you have? Even the tax collectors do the same, don't they?

A Conservative Version

For if ye love those who love you, what reward have ye? Do not even the tax collectors the same?

American Standard Version

For if ye love them that love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?

Amplified

For if you love those who love you, what reward can you have? Do not even the tax collectors do that?

An Understandable Version

For if you love [only] those who love you, what reward will you get for that? Do not even the publicans [Note: These were people with a bad reputation for their dishonest tax collecting activities] do that much?

Anderson New Testament

For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the publicans the same?

Bible in Basic English

For if you have love for those who have love for you, what credit is it to you? do not the tax-farmers the same?

Common New Testament

For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?

Darby Translation

For if ye should love those who love you, what reward have ye? Do not also the tax-gatherers the same?

Godbey New Testament

For if you love those that love you, what reward have ye? because the publicans also do the same.

Goodspeed New Testament

For if you love only those who love you, what reward can you expect? Do not the very tax-collectors do that?

John Wesley New Testament

For if ye love them that love you, what reward have ye?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For if ye love those who love you, what reward shall ye have? Do not even the publicans the same?

Julia Smith Translation

For if ye love them loving you, what reward. have you? do not also the tax collectors the same?

King James 2000

For if you love them who love you, what reward have you? do not even the tax collectors the same?

Lexham Expanded Bible

For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not the tax collectors also do the same?

Modern King James verseion

For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax-collectors do the same?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if ye love them which love you, what reward shall ye have? Do not the Publicans even so?

Moffatt New Testament

For if you love only those who love you, what reward do you get for that? do not the very taxgatherers do as much?

Montgomery New Testament

"For if you love only those who love you, what reward have you?

NET Bible

For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Even the tax collectors do the same, don't they?

New Heart English Bible

For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?

Noyes New Testament

For if ye love those who love you, what reward have ye? Do not even the publicans the same?

Sawyer New Testament

For if you love those that love you, what reward have you? Do not the publicans the same?

The Emphasized Bible

For, if ye love them that love you, what reward have ye? are not, even the tax-collectors, the same thing, doing?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For if ye love those who love you, what reward have you? do not even the publicans the same thing?

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, if you love only those who love you, what reward will you have? Even the tax-gatherers do this!

Webster

For if ye love them who love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?

Weymouth New Testament

For if you love only those who love you, what reward have you earned? Do not even the tax-gatherers do that?

Williams New Testament

For if you practice loving only those who love you, what reward will you get? Do not even the tax-collectors practice that?

World English Bible

For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Don't even the tax collectors do the same?

Worrell New Testament

For, if ye love those who love you, what reward have ye? do not even the tax-collectors the same?

Worsley New Testament

For if ye love only them that love you, what reward do ye expect? do not even the publicans the same?

Youngs Literal Translation

'For, if ye may love those loving you, what reward have ye? do not also the tax-gatherers the same?

Interlinear

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

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

ye love
G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

μισθός 
Misthos 
Usage: 13

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

do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

not
οὐχί 
Ouchi 
not, nay, not, not so
Usage: 32


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

the publicans
τελώνης 
Telones 
Usage: 12

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Love For Enemies

45 that ye may be the children of your father who is in heaven, for he causes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. 46 but if you love only them who love you, what reward can ye have? do not the heathens themselves do as much? 47 and if ye salute your brethren only, what mighty matter is that? do not even the heathens do the same?


Cross References

Luke 6:32-35

for if you only love those, who love you, where's the obligation? the very heathen return love for love.

Matthew 6:1

Take care not to perform any religious act in order to be observed by men: otherwise you will have no reward from your father who is in heaven.

Matthew 9:10-11

and while Jesus was at table in Matthew's house, several publicans and loose people happen'd to come in, who sat down with him and his disciples.

Matthew 11:19

the son of man does not abstain from eating and drinking, and they cry there's a glutton, and a sot, a friend of publicans and sinners: "but wisdom is justified by her children."

Matthew 18:17

if he does not relent, tell it to the church: but if he is not moved by the church, show him no more regard than you would to a pagan or a publican.

Matthew 21:31-32

which of the two obey'd his father? they said, the first. Jesus reply'd, I declare to you, that the publicans and licentious people enter into the gospel kingdom before you.

Luke 15:1

Then many of the Publicans, and people of a bad reputation gather'd about Jesus to hear him;

Luke 18:13

but the Publican, who stood a good way lower, not daring to lift up even his eyes to heaven, only smote his breast, and said, O God, be merciful to me, who am a sinner.

Luke 19:2

one Zaccheus, a rich man, and collector-general of the customs,

Luke 19:7

upon seeing this, they all murmur'd, saying, he is going to be treated by a dissolute person.

1 Peter 2:20-23

from a principle of conscience. what glory is there in suffering corporal punishment for real offences? but if you meet with ill usage for doing your duty, and bear it with constancy,

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