Parallel Verses

Amplified

Contribute to the needs of God's people [sharing in the necessities of the saints]; pursue the practice of hospitality.

New American Standard Bible

contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality.

King James Version

Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

Holman Bible

Share with the saints in their needs; pursue hospitality.

International Standard Version

Supply the needs of the saints. Extend hospitality to strangers.

A Conservative Version

sharing for the needs of the sanctified, pursuing love for strangers.

American Standard Version

communicating to the necessities of the saints; given to hospitality.

An Understandable Version

Contribute to the needs of God's people. Be eager in showing hospitality.

Anderson New Testament

administer to the necessities of the saints; be careful to entertain strangers;

Bible in Basic English

Giving to the needs of the saints, ready to take people into your houses.

Common New Testament

Contribute to the needs of the saints, practice hospitality.

Daniel Mace New Testament

distribute to the necessity of the saints; cultivate hospitality.

Darby Translation

distributing to the necessities of the saints; given to hospitality.

Godbey New Testament

communicating to necessities of the saints; pursuing hospitality.

Goodspeed New Testament

Supply the needs of God's people, be unfailing in hospitality.

John Wesley New Testament

Communicate to the necessities of the saints, pursue hospitality, Bless them who persecute you;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

sharing for the needs of the saints, and given to hospitality.

Julia Smith Translation

Participating in the necessities of the holy ones; pursuing hospitality.

King James 2000

Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

Lexham Expanded Bible

contributing to the needs of the saints, pursuing hospitality.

Modern King James verseion

distributing to the needs of the saints, pursuing hospitality.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Distribute unto the necessity of the saints, and diligently to harbour.

Moffatt New Testament

contribute to needy saints, make a practice of hospitality.

Montgomery New Testament

Be liberal to needy saints. Practise hospitality.

NET Bible

Contribute to the needs of the saints, pursue hospitality.

New Heart English Bible

contributing to the needs of the saints; given to hospitality.

Noyes New Testament

Relieve the wants of the holy; be given to hospitality.

Sawyer New Testament

contribute to the necessity of saints, practise hospitality.

The Emphasized Bible

With the needs of the saints, having fellowship, - hospitality, pursuing.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

communicating to the wants of the saints; prompt to hospitality.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Relieving the wants of Christ's People; devoted to hospitality.

Webster

Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

Weymouth New Testament

Relieve the necessities of God's people; always practise hospitality.

Williams New Testament

always supplying the needs of God's people, ever practicing hospitality.

World English Bible

contributing to the needs of the saints; given to hospitality.

Worrell New Testament

communicating to the necessities of the saints; cultivating hospitality.

Worsley New Testament

communicating to the necessities of the saints, given to hospitality.

Youngs Literal Translation

to the necessities of the saints communicating; the hospitality pursuing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
κοινωνέω 
Koinoneo 
Usage: 8

to the necessity
χρεία 
Chreia 
Usage: 36

of saints
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

given to
διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 12:13

Context Readings

Living In Love

12 Rejoice and exult in hope; be steadfast and patient in suffering and tribulation; be constant in prayer. 13 Contribute to the needs of God's people [sharing in the necessities of the saints]; pursue the practice of hospitality. 14 Bless those who persecute you [who are cruel in their attitude toward you]; bless and do not curse them.


Cross References

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unrighteous to forget or overlook your labor and the love which you have shown for His name's sake in ministering to the needs of the saints (His own consecrated people), as you still do.

2 Corinthians 9:1

Now about the offering that is [to be made] for the saints (God's people in Jerusalem), it is quite superfluous that I should write you;

2 Corinthians 9:12

For the service that the ministering of this fund renders does not only fully supply what is lacking to the saints (God's people), but it also overflows in many [cries of] thanksgiving to God.

1 Timothy 3:2

Now a bishop (superintendent, overseer) must give no grounds for accusation but must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, circumspect and temperate and self-controlled; [he must be] sensible and well behaved and dignified and lead an orderly (disciplined) life; [he must be] hospitable [showing love for and being a friend to the believers, especially strangers or foreigners, and be] a capable and qualified teacher,

Hebrews 13:16

Do not forget or neglect to do kindness and good, to be generous and distribute and contribute to the needy [of the church as embodiment and proof of fellowship], for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

1 Peter 4:9

Practice hospitality to one another (those of the household of faith). [Be hospitable, be a lover of strangers, with brotherly affection for the unknown guests, the foreigners, the poor, and all others who come your way who are of Christ's body.] And [in each instance] do it ungrudgingly (cordially and graciously, without complaining but as representing Him).

Genesis 18:2-8

He lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, three men stood at a little distance from him. He ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the ground

Genesis 19:1-3

It was evening when the two angels came to Sodom. Lot was sitting at Sodom's [city] gate. Seeing them, Lot rose up to meet them and bowed to the ground.

Psalm 41:1

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is he who considers the weak and the poor; the Lord will deliver him in the time of evil and trouble.

Matthew 25:35

For I was hungry and you gave Me food, I was thirsty and you gave Me something to drink, I was a stranger and you brought Me together with yourselves and welcomed and entertained and lodged Me,

Acts 4:35

And laid it at the feet of the apostles (special messengers). Then distribution was made according as anyone had need.

Acts 9:36-41

Now there was at Joppa a disciple [a woman] named [in Aramaic] Tabitha, which [in Greek] means Dorcas. She was abounding in good deeds and acts of charity.

Acts 10:4

And he, gazing intently at him, became frightened and said, What is it, Lord? And the angel said to him, Your prayers and your [generous] gifts to the poor have come up [as a sacrifice] to God and have been remembered by Him.

Acts 20:34-35

You yourselves know personally that these hands ministered to my own needs and those [of the persons] who were with me.

Romans 12:8

He who exhorts (encourages), to his exhortation; he who contributes, let him do it in simplicity and liberality; he who gives aid and superintends, with zeal and singleness of mind; he who does acts of mercy, with genuine cheerfulness and joyful eagerness.

Romans 15:25-28

For the present, however, I am going to Jerusalem to bring aid (relief) for the saints (God's people there).

1 Corinthians 16:1-2

Now concerning the money contributed for [the relief of] the saints (God's people): you are to do the same as I directed the churches of Galatia to do.

1 Corinthians 16:15

Now, brethren, you know that the household of Stephanas were the first converts and our firstfruits in Achaia (most of Greece), and how they have consecrated and devoted themselves to the service of the saints (God's people).

2 Corinthians 8:1-4

We want to tell you further, brethren, about the grace (the favor and spiritual blessing) of God which has been evident in the churches of Macedonia [arousing in them the desire to give alms];

Galatians 6:10

So then, as occasion and opportunity open up to us, let us do good [ morally] to all people [not only being useful or profitable to them, but also doing what is for their spiritual good and advantage]. Be mindful to be a blessing, especially to those of the household of faith [those who belong to God's family with you, the believers].

1 Timothy 5:10

And she must have a reputation for good deeds, as one who has brought up children, who has practiced hospitality to strangers [of the brotherhood], washed the feet of the saints, helped to relieve the distressed, [and] devoted herself diligently to doing good in every way.

Titus 1:8

But he must be hospitable (loving and a friend to believers, especially to strangers and foreigners); [he must be] a lover of goodness [of good people and good things], sober-minded (sensible, discreet), upright and fair-minded, a devout man and religiously correct, temperate and keeping himself in hand.

Titus 1:8

But he must be hospitable (loving and a friend to believers, especially to strangers and foreigners); [he must be] a lover of goodness [of good people and good things], sober-minded (sensible, discreet), upright and fair-minded, a devout man and religiously correct, temperate and keeping himself in hand.

Hebrews 13:2

Do not forget or neglect or refuse to extend hospitality to strangers [in the brotherhood -- "being friendly, cordial, and gracious, sharing the comforts of your home and doing your part generously], for through it some have entertained angels without knowing it.

1 John 3:17

But if anyone has this world's goods (resources for sustaining life) and sees his brother and fellow believer in need, yet closes his heart of compassion against him, how can the love of God live and remain in him?

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