Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Bless those who persecute you. Bless ye and do not curse.

New American Standard Bible

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.

King James Version

Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not.

Holman Bible

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.

International Standard Version

Bless those who persecute you. Keep on blessing them, and never curse them.

American Standard Version

Bless them that persecute you; bless, and curse not.

Amplified

Bless those who persecute you [who cause you harm or hardship]; bless and do not curse [them].

An Understandable Version

Ask God's blessing on people who persecute you, instead of cursing them.

Anderson New Testament

bless them that persecute you; bless, and curse not;

Bible in Basic English

Give blessing and not curses to those who are cruel to you.

Common New Testament

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.

Daniel Mace New Testament

bless them who persecute you:

Darby Translation

Bless them that persecute you; bless, and curse not.

Godbey New Testament

Bless them that persecute you; bless, and scold not.

Goodspeed New Testament

Bless your persecutors; bless them; do not curse them.

John Wesley New Testament

bless and curse not.

Julia Smith Translation

Praise them driving you out: praise ye, and curse not.

King James 2000

Bless them who persecute you: bless, and curse not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Bless those who persecute, bless and do not curse [them].

Modern King James verseion

Bless those who persecute you; bless, and do not curse.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Bless them which persecute you: bless, but curse not.

Moffatt New Testament

Bless those who make a practice of persecuting you; bless them instead of cursing them.

Montgomery New Testament

Bless your persecutors, bless, and curse not.

NET Bible

Bless those who persecute you, bless and do not curse.

New Heart English Bible

Bless those who persecute [you]; bless, and do not curse.

Noyes New Testament

Bless those who persecute you; bless, and curse not.

Sawyer New Testament

Bless those that persecute, bless and curse not.

The Emphasized Bible

Bless them that persecute, bless, and do not curse.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Bless them who persecute you; bless, and curse not.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Bless your persecutors--bless and never curse.

Webster

Bless them who persecute you; bless, and curse not.

Weymouth New Testament

Invoke blessings on your persecutors--blessings, not curses.

Williams New Testament

Keep on blessing your persecutors; keep on blessing and stop cursing them.

World English Bible

Bless those who persecute you; bless, and don't curse.

Worrell New Testament

Bless those who persecute you; bless, and curse not.

Worsley New Testament

Bless them that persecute you: bless them, I say, and do not curse them.

Youngs Literal Translation

Bless those persecuting you; bless, and curse not;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εὐλογέω 
Eulogeo 
Usage: 39

διώκω 
Dioko 
Usage: 28

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

εὐλογέω 
Eulogeo 
Usage: 39

and

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

καταράομαι 
Kataraomai 
Usage: 3

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 12:14

References

American

Context Readings

Living In Love

13 sharing for the needs of the sanctified, pursuing love for strangers. 14 Bless those who persecute you. Bless ye and do not curse. 15 Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep,


Cross References

Matthew 5:44

But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you,

Luke 6:28

Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who mistreat you.

1 Peter 3:9

not rendering evil for evil, or reviling for reviling, but instead giving praise, knowing that ye were called for this, so that ye might inherit a blessing.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that not any man repays evil for evil to any man, but always pursue the good, both for each other and for all.

Job 31:29-30

if I have rejoiced at the destruction of him who hated me, or lifted up myself when evil found him

Luke 23:34

And Jesus said, Father, forgive them, for they know not what they are doing. And dividing his garments, they cast a lot.

Acts 7:60

And having knelt down, he cried out in a great voice, Lord, place not this sin to them. And after saying this, he slept.

Romans 12:21

Be thou not overcome by evil, but overcome evil by good.

1 Corinthians 4:12-13

And we toil, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;

James 3:10

Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and curse. My brothers, these things ought not to happen this way.

1 Peter 2:21-23

For ye were called for this. Because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example, so that ye should follow his footsteps.

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