Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Bless those who persecute you [who are cruel in their attitude toward you]; 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 Supply the needs of the saints. Extend hospitality to strangers. 14 Bless those who persecute you. Keep on blessing them, and never curse them. 15 Rejoice with those who are rejoicing. Cry with those who are crying.


Cross References

Matthew 5:44

But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,

Luke 6:28

Bless those who curse you, and pray for those who insult you.

1 Peter 3:9

Do not pay others back evil for evil or insult for insult. Instead, keep blessing them, because you were called to inherit a blessing.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

Make sure that no one pays back evil for evil. Instead, always pursue what is good for each other and for everyone else.

Job 31:29-30

"Have I rejoiced in the destruction of those who hate me, or have I been happy that evil caught up with him?

Luke 23:34

Jesus kept saying, "Father, forgive them, because they don't know what they're doing." Then they divided his clothes among them by throwing dice.

Acts 7:60

Then he knelt down and cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, don't hold this sin against them!" After he had said this, he died.

Romans 12:21

Do not be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.

1 Corinthians 4:12-13

We wear ourselves out from working with our own hands. When insulted, we bless. When persecuted, we endure.

James 3:10

From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. It should not be like this, my brothers!

1 Peter 2:21-23

This is, in fact, what you were called to do, because: The Messiah also suffered for you and left an example for you to follow in his steps.

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