Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

bless and curse not.

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.

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 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.

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 Communicate to the necessities of the saints, pursue hospitality, Bless them who persecute you; 14 bless and curse not. 15 Rejoice with them that rejoice, and weep with them that weep.


Cross References

Matthew 5:44

But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them that despitefully use you and persecute you:

Luke 6:28

Bless them that curse you, pray for them that despitefully use you.

1 Peter 3:9

Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing, but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are called to this, to inherit a blessing.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that none render to any man evil for evil, but ever follow that which is good, both to one another and to all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:15-30

See that none render to any man evil for evil, but ever follow that which is good, both to one another and to all men.

Luke 23:34

Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment and cast lots.

Acts 7:60

And kneeling down, he cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And having said this, he fell asleep: And Saul was consenting to his death.

Romans 12:21

Be not overcome with evil, but overcome evil with good.

1 Corinthians 4:12-13

being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it:

James 3:10

Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

1 Peter 2:21-23

For even hereunto are ye called; for Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye might follow his steps:

King James Version Public Domain

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

American Standard Version Public Domain

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain