Parallel Verses

World English Bible

See then the goodness and severity of God. Toward those who fell, severity; but toward you, goodness, if you continue in his goodness; otherwise you also will be cut off.

New American Standard Bible

Behold then the kindness and severity of God; to those who fell, severity, but to you, God’s kindness, if you continue in His kindness; otherwise you also will be cut off.

King James Version

Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.

Holman Bible

Therefore, consider God’s kindness and severity: severity toward those who have fallen but God’s kindness toward you—if you remain in His kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off.

International Standard Version

Consider, then, the kindness and severity of God: his severity toward those who fell, but God's kindness toward you if you continue receiving his kindness. Otherwise, you too will be cut off.

A Conservative Version

Behold therefore the goodness and the severity of God. Indeed toward those who fell, severity, but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness, otherwise thou too will be cut off.

American Standard Version

Behold then the goodness and severity of God: toward them that fell, severity; but toward thee, God's goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.

Amplified

Then appreciate the gracious kindness and the severity of God: to those who fell [into spiritual ruin], severity, but to you, God’s gracious kindness—if you continue in His kindness [by faith and obedience to Him]; otherwise you too will be cut off.

An Understandable Version

So, look at God's kindness and severity. He was severe with those [Jews] who have fallen, but He is kind to you [Gentiles], if you continue to accept His kindness [i.e., by living for Him faithfully]. Otherwise, you too will be cut off [like the Jews were].

Anderson New Testament

Behold, then, the goodness and severity of God: toward them that fell,. severity; but toward you, goodness, if you continue in his goodness; otherwise, you also shall be cut off.

Bible in Basic English

See then that God is good but his rules are fixed: to those who were put away he was hard, but to you he has been good, on the condition that you keep in his mercy; if not, you will be cut off as they were.

Common New Testament

Therefore consider the kindness and the severity of God: severity toward those who fell, but kindness to you, provided you continue in his kindness; otherwise you also will be cut off.

Daniel Mace New Testament

consider then the divine benignity, and his severity: his severity to those who fell, and his benignity to you, provided you adhere thereto; otherwise you likewise will be lopt off.

Darby Translation

Behold then the goodness and severity of God: upon them who have fallen, severity; upon thee goodness of God, if thou shalt abide in goodness, since otherwise thou also wilt be cut away.

Godbey New Testament

Then behold the goodness and severity of God: upon those who fell indeed, severity; but upon you the goodness of God, if you may abide in his goodness: since you too may be cut off.

Goodspeed New Testament

Observe then the goodness and the severity of God??everity to those who have fallen, but goodness to you, provided you abide by his goodness, for otherwise, you in your turn will be pruned away.

John Wesley New Testament

Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God! Toward them that fell severity; but toward thee goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: else shalt thou also be cut off.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold then the goodness and severity of God: truly upon the fallen, severity; and upon thee, goodness, if thou continue in goodness: otherwise shalt thou also be cut off.

King James 2000

Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them who fell, severity; but toward you, goodness, if you continue in his goodness: otherwise you also shall be cut off.

Lexham Expanded Bible

See, then, the kindness and severity of God: severity upon those who have fallen, but upon you the kindness of God--if you continue in his kindness, for otherwise you also will be cut off.

Modern King James verseion

Behold then the kindness, and the severity of God; on those having fallen, severity; but on you, kindness, if you continue in the kindness. Otherwise you also will be cut off.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold the kindness and rigorousness of God: on them which fell, rigorousness: but towards thee, kindness; if thou continue in his kindness. Or else thou shalt be hewn off,

Moffatt New Testament

Consider both the kindness and the severity of God; those who fall come under his severity, but you come under the divine kindness, provided you adhere to that kindness. Otherwise, you will be cut away too.

Montgomery New Testament

Fix your gaze, therefore, on the goodness and the severity of God; towards those who fell, severity, but towards you, God's goodness, if you continue stedfast in his goodness; otherwise you, too, will be cut off.

NET Bible

Notice therefore the kindness and harshness of God -- harshness toward those who have fallen, but God's kindness toward you, provided you continue in his kindness; otherwise you also will be cut off.

New Heart English Bible

See then the goodness and severity of God. Toward those who fell, severity; but toward you, goodness, if you continue in his goodness; otherwise you also will be cut off.

Noyes New Testament

Behold then the goodness and the severity of God; toward those who fell, severity; but toward thee Gods goodness, if thou continue in his goodness; otherwise thou also wilt be cut off.

Sawyer New Testament

See then the goodness and severity of God; towards those that fell, severity, but towards you, the goodness of God, if you continue in goodness, for otherwise you also will be cut off.

The Emphasized Bible

See, then, the kindness and the severity of God: upon them who have fallen, severity, - but, upon thee, the kindness of God, if thou abide still in the kindness, - otherwise, thou also, shalt he cut out;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Behold therefore the kindness and severity of God: to those indeed who fell, severity; but unto thee, kindness, if thou continuest in that kindness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.

Twentieth Century New Testament

See, then, both the goodness and the severity of God--his severity towards those who fell, and his goodness towards you, provided that you continue to confide in that goodness; otherwise you, also, will be cut off.

Webster

Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them who fell, severity; but towards thee, goodness, if thou shalt continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.

Weymouth New Testament

Notice therefore God's kindness and God's severity. On those who have fallen His severity has descended, but upon you His kindness has come, provided that you do not cease to respond to that kindness. Otherwise you will be cut off also.

Williams New Testament

So take a look at the goodness and the severity of God; severity to those who have fallen, but goodness to you, on condition that you continue to live by His goodness; otherwise, you too will be pruned away.

Worrell New Testament

Behold, then, God's kindness and severity; toward those who fell, severity; but toward you, God's kindness, if you continue in His kindness; otherwise, you also shall be cut off.

Worsley New Testament

Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: towards them that fell, severity; but towards thee, goodness; if thou continue in his goodness: for else thou also shalt be cut off.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, then, goodness and severity of God -- upon those indeed who fell, severity; and upon thee, goodness, if thou mayest remain in the goodness, otherwise, thou also shalt be cut off.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

the goodness
χρηστότης 
Chrestotes 
Usage: 10

and

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

ἀποτομία 
Apotomia 
ἀποτομία 
Apotomia 
Usage: 2
Usage: 2

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

πίπτω πέτω 
Pipto 
Usage: 56

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

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

σέ 
Se 
thee, thou, thy house, not tr
Usage: 110

χρηστότης 
Chrestotes 
Usage: 10

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

thou continue
ἐπιμένω 
Epimeno 
Usage: 18

in
χρηστότης 
Chrestotes 
Usage: 10

χρηστότης 
Chrestotes 
Usage: 10

ἐπεί 
Epei 
Usage: 26

thou
σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132


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

Context Readings

Gentile Branches Grafted In

21 for if God didn't spare the natural branches, neither will he spare you. 22 See then the goodness and severity of God. Toward those who fell, severity; but toward you, goodness, if you continue in his goodness; otherwise you also will be cut off. 23 They also, if they don't continue in their unbelief, will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.



Cross References

John 15:2

Every branch in me that doesn't bear fruit, he takes away. Every branch that bears fruit, he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.

1 Corinthians 15:2

by which also you are saved, if you hold firmly the word which I preached to you -- unless you believed in vain.

Hebrews 3:6

but Christ is faithful as a Son over his house; whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the glorying of our hope firm to the end.

Hebrews 3:14

For we have become partakers of Christ, if we hold fast the beginning of our confidence firm to the end:

Numbers 14:18-22

'Yahweh is slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, forgiving iniquity and disobedience; and that will by no means clear [the guilty], visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and on the fourth generation.'

Deuteronomy 32:39-43

"See now that I, even I, am he, There is no god with me. I kill, and I make alive. I wound, and I heal. There is no one who can deliver out of my hand.

Joshua 23:15-16

It shall happen that as all the good things have come on you of which Yahweh your God spoke to you, so Yahweh will bring on you all the evil things, until he has destroyed you from off this good land which Yahweh your God has given you,

Psalm 58:10-11

The righteous shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance. He shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked;

Psalm 78:49-52

He threw on them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, indignation, and trouble, and a band of angels of evil.

Psalm 136:15-22

But overthrew Pharaoh and his army in the Red Sea; for his loving kindness endures forever:

Isaiah 66:14

You will see [it], and your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like the tender grass: and the hand of Yahweh shall be known toward his servants; and he will have indignation against his enemies.

Ezekiel 3:20

Again, when a righteous man does turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumbling block before him, he shall die: because you have not given him warning, he shall die in his sin, and his righteous deeds which he has done shall not be remembered; but his blood will I require at your hand.

Ezekiel 18:24

But when the righteous turns away from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, and does according to all the abominations that the wicked man does, shall he live? None of his righteous deeds that he has done shall be remembered: in his trespass that he has trespassed, and in his sin that he has sinned, in them shall he die.

Ezekiel 33:17-19

Yet the children of your people say, The way of the Lord is not equal: but as for them, their way is not equal.

Matthew 3:9-10

Don't think to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones.

Luke 8:15

That in the good ground, these are such as in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, hold it tightly, and bring forth fruit with patience.

John 8:31

Jesus therefore said to those Jews who had believed him, "If you remain in my word, then you are truly my disciples.

John 15:4-10

Remain in me, and I in you. As the branch can't bear fruit by itself, unless it remains in the vine, so neither can you, unless you remain in me.

Acts 11:23

who, when he had come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad. He exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they should remain near to the Lord.

Acts 14:22

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that through many afflictions we must enter into the Kingdom of God.

Romans 2:4-5

Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

Romans 2:7

to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory, honor, and incorruptibility, eternal life;

Romans 9:22-23

What if God, willing to show his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath made for destruction,

Galatians 6:9

Let us not be weary in doing good, for we will reap in due season, if we don't give up.

1 Thessalonians 3:5

For this cause I also, when I couldn't stand it any longer, sent that I might know your faith, for fear that by any means the tempter had tempted you, and our labor would have been in vain.

1 Thessalonians 3:8

For now we live, if you stand fast in the Lord.

Hebrews 10:23

let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering; for he who promised is faithful.

Hebrews 10:35-39

Therefore don't throw away your boldness, which has a great reward.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they didn't belong to us; for if they had belonged to us, they would have continued with us. But they left, that they might be revealed that none of them belong to us.

Jude 1:20-21

But you, beloved, keep building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit.

Revelation 2:5

Remember therefore from where you have fallen, and repent and do the first works; or else I am coming to you swiftly, and will move your lampstand out of its place, unless you repent.

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